A (snow)storm in a teacup
The first week of January, this year, must have been an exceptionally slow news week since the joint media squad jumped on the heliwaggon! Besides local Swiss newspapers covering the helicopter snow-dumping that happened on 27 December, the international press also picked up on the story that ...
Glacier 3000 opens the highest carnotzet in the world
A temporary restaurant solution was built only three months after the fire at the Botta restaurant on Glacier 3000. A Carnotzet with space for 70 indoor, and just as many out on the terrace.
Clean it up!
A new awareness campaign initiated by Gstaad Saanenland Tourism, the municipality of Saanen and the Saanenland Agricultural Association aims to get people involved and engaged in reducing litter in the Saanenland region. Lots of people – lots of litter The problem becomes abundantly clear ...
GstaadLife takes a look at what is new since last time. So if you need new inspiration for going out, look no further, have a glance at our selection and try something new!
The world's "quietest orbit" takes shape
Things are becoming more and more concrete: The board of the Friends of the Rellerli Association has worked diligently over the past year with the help of experts to ensure that a new mountain railway will become a reality. “We have made good progress and maintained a good relationship with ...
Dear lovers of music
Here we are again reunited for the 17th edition of the Gstaad New Year Music Festival! It is already a tremendous success. Our program is mostly dedicated to high female and male voices – from soprano coloratura to high counter tenors – without forgetting those of children.
Two friends finally get to live out their dream
Giuseppe Colella and Romuald Bour have had a long-standing friendship. They once dreamed of being work colleagues. Now it’s a reality: the chef and the hotel director are living out their dream at the Ermitage Wellness & Spa Hotel.
GSTAAD CLASSIC CAR AUCTION
This year's Gstaad Classic Car Auction on 29 December 2022 is a fitting end to the year for the Oldtimer Galerie Toffen.
Christmas Carol Service
Once again there will be a Christmas Carol Service in Gstaad on 24 December
Switch it off!
With all the snow falling from the sky, it's hard not to get into the Christmas spirit – but this is a friendly reminder to wait just a little bit longer before switching on the chalet and Christmas lights. Do your part! In a public plea to the inhabitants of Saanenland, the joint municipalities ...
Hotel Alpenland – Yak ravioli
A dream becomes reality!
11 December premiered the first direct train connection from Interlaken to Montreux. The plan for a continuous railway line from Montreux to Interlaken has existed for over a century. For a long time, the plan was to build two tracks − one standard gauge and one narrow gauge − next to each ...
Gstaad Chocolate Shop
For a short moment, the best chocolate boutique in town was hanging in thin air as Heidi, and Stefan Romang decided it was time for them to retire. Lucky for us, Jana Katancik wasn’t afraid to carry on the chocolate business, as she and the Romangs share a passion for traditional and handcrafted ...
I don’t ski anymore. I was never a super good skier anyway, but I still love the feeling of freedom that the view of the immense landscape gives you when you step out of the lift. Perhaps best of all are the lovely pitstops I take up in the terrain. One such places is on the Eggli Gstaad!
Business thrives in Saanenland – The Gstaad Fair is indeed alive and well!
Even though the Gstaad fair was primarily about presenting regional trade, the driving force of the event was indeed a high level of emotions and the local engagement was evident. A tradition since 1943, which at its core still achieves the same thing as back then: connecting people and ...
A little help goes a long way
Every year, several thousand individuals and families, as well as hundreds of churches, schools, associations and companies take part in the Christmas aid parcel drive.
We got hacked!
On Monday morning, 26 September the GstaadLife_Official Magazine Instagram account was hacked. The hacker changed the login settings so there was no way for us to regain control after we spotted the breach.
We are working hard to regain access to the account and in ...
The future might bring great challenges
The cable car industry was on the upswing. Now there is the threat of a power shortage for the coming winter. And three months before the winter season, should we be worried?
Country Night Gstaad
Each year Europe’s premier country event draws big stars of the country scene to Gstaad. For two whole days the village has entirely surrendered to cowboys and cowgirls.
Brocante is back
This year’s Brocante & Markt in Saanen will go down in the annals as the biggest of its kind to date, with around 130 registrations; the 18th market was a success! The conditions could not have been better, with glorious sunshine and temperatures around 25 degrees Celsius.