Grocery shopping after the lockdowns
Home delivery for grocery items boomed during lockdown. It is a trend that continues, although people also appreciate visiting the shops.
Swiss Stefan Bissegger sprinted to victory in Saanen
Gstaad was once again host location for the Tour de Suisse this year. At the end of the fourth stage, Switzerland’s Stefan Bissegger was the first to cross the finish line in Saanen.
Gstaad sweeps the board
In Switzerland, BDG leads the ranking. For the first time, BDG together with Gstaad Marketing, was able to take gold in the category Best Marketing. The previous International Slope Quality Seal Gold and International Tobogganing Quality Seal were extended for another three years.
Arduous work after avalanche winter
Daniel Welten tells of the chaos left behind by the avalanche on the Primelod of 3 February 2021, which was only slowly revealed as the snow melted, and the hard work it took to clean up the steep mountain pastures.
Issue 3 | 2021 Editorial
Will it...? Is it going to...? When can we...? Those are the cautious questions people ask themselves, each other and the universe these days. Apart from the obvious caution, there is an acute sense of hope that resonates every time people dare think about all the things they wish to return.
More cable cars in full operation as of 19 June
Summer is just around the corner – so the start of the cable car summer season is not to be missed. Hikes with great views, new places to enjoy and a theme trail for all the senses will make this year's mountain summer particularly enjoyable. Come up – slow down!
First Gstaad Trail Keeper Day
The Trail Keeper Saanenland-Simmental, Gstaad Saanenland Tourismus and the municipality of Saanen organised the first Trail Keeper Day in the region. Volunteers helped with the trail maintenance for a day under the guidance of the municipality of Saanen and thus gave something back to the region. ...
The canton of Bern has been issuing vaccination certificates for vaccinated people since yesterday.
Watch out for young birds!
From May to June, various young birds leave their nests around the house, gardens, and parks and are thus exposed to everyday dangers.
Finally eating out again
What a relief: the restaurateurs in the Saanenland have had an encouraging first weekend with open indoor spaces.
1500 vaccinated thanks to vaccination truck
For three days, the vaccination truck was in operation at Bahnhofplatz Ost in Saanen. All appointments were booked.
Little by little in sports and culture
The recent easing of the corona restrictions also benefits sports and culture. While sports clubs are exhausting all possibilities, music and cultural groups remain cautious.
Swiss Open Gstaad is taking place
The Swiss Open Gstaad will take place this year from 17 to 25 July 2021, with Roberto Bautista Agut and Denis Shapovalov as the top seeds.
Vaccination truck in the region
Vaccinations have been taking place on Bahnhofplatz in Saanen since Monday.