According to the Bern cantonal police, a girl fell on her bike in Schönried on Thursday morning and was slightly injured. She had previously been overtaken by a car. Witnesses are being sought to clarify the accident. Information can be given at 033 227 61 11.
Opening up the lockdown
From 6 June, the measures put in place to fight the new coronavirus will be extensively eased. That is the decision taken by the Federal Council at its meeting on 27 May in view of the positive developments in the epidemiological situation.
"Hie läbe, hie ichoufe" – a campaign to support local businesses
The Gewerbeverein Saanenland (trade association), Gstaad Saanenland Tourismus and the Hotelierverein Gstaad-Saanenland (hoteliers’ association) have jointly developed the project "Hie läbe, hie ichoufe" (living here, shopping here) to support the local businesses and the local ...
Green light for cable cars
Bergbahnen Destination Gstaad AG (BDG) announces the opening of the cable car facilities in the Saanenland after the numerous relaxations communicated by the Federal Council on Wednesday.
Full closure between Gsteig and Col du Pillon
Starting today, 25 May the heavily damaged cantonal road between Gsteig and Col du Pillon will be repaired. The affected passage will be completely closed.
Restaurant terraces may be temporarily enlarged
The protection concepts for restaurants have the effect that fewer guests can be served. Prefects of the Canton of Berne have therefore agreed that hotels and restaurants may expand their outdoor service areas without a building permit.
Glacier 3000 Run still open
With the cancellation of the Swiss Open Gstaad, the gap in Gstaad's event calendar has become wider. 27 May will probably mark the decisive moment for the events that have not been cancelled yet.
Borders to open in June
A complete opening of the border with Germany, Austria and France is planned for 15 June 2020, if the development of the pandemic does not worsen. This was agreed by Federal Councillor Karin Keller-Sutter in talks with the Interior Ministers of the three neighbouring countries.
Swiss Open Gstaad cancelled
As a result of the corona crisis, the ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) has decided to cancel all ATP tournaments scheduled until 31 July. The Swiss Open Gstaad 2020 is also affected by this decision.
Traffic bottlenecks remain until autumn/winter
Access to the Saanenland is being delayed by road works from both Zweisimmen and the Pillon. Work on the overall renewal of the road between Zweisimmen and Saanenmöser – a project that has been worked on over a couple of years already – will continue into the winter.
Reopening amid insecurities
Since yesterday the restaurants are allowed to reopen under strict conditions. This is what the hosts say about the new situation.