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Three sailors from Gstaad Yacht Club are nominated for the Swiss Sailing Awards.
Did you get the Memo? The snow is back! Go get your gear, skip work and Come Up & Slow Down!
Issue 1 | 2023 Editorial
Just the facts, please.
As I write this editor’s column, the snow has been falling the whole day, and the hysteria of the false snow dumping story from last year seems long gone. A storm in a glass of water, we labelled it, that with time hardly will be a bleep on the news radar. Nevertheless, ...
Why live and study at a small Swiss boarding school
Unlike in other parts of the world, the Swiss private boarding school tradition is one of close-knitted, familial connection. It isn’t easy leaving parents and siblings behind, but knowing they will find the same care and attention in their new home makes the experience easier. In fact, their ...
Going for the best - learn from natives
Cross-country skiing is a versatile workout for sports enthusiasts and a flow experience for connoisseurs.
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 ...
Anne Rosat & the art in Hermès
From paper-cutting or découpages to textiles In 1937, a century after the French luxury house Hermès was founded, Robert Dumas, Émile Hermès’ sonin-law, designed the first scarf using woodblocks.
Gallery Guide - Artwalk Saanen
In the December edition of GstaadLife we took a mini-tour of some art galleries in and around Gstaad. But that’s just the beginning of what the Saanenland art scene has to offer. So join us as we continue through the valley to explore what’s happening in Saanen.
Under the spell of the Zauberweg
We arrive at the base station of the Saanersloch, where we’re handed ski poles and headlamps. It’s only 5:30p.m., but it’s already completely dark. Only one more day of 2022 to go, and unfortunately, the weather has been rainy, and there is little snow. Not exactly the best conditions ...
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!
H.M. King Constantine II of the Hellenes (1940 - 2023)
On Tuesday the 10 of January we received the sad news that our Patron HM King Constantine has made his last voyage at the age of 82.
Sincerity at Ciné Gstaad
How lucky we are to have been blessed by extraordinary concerts this last week, it seems like the worse the weather got the more the New Year Music Festival turned up the "volume". Monday evening will mark the closing of this year's extravaganza with the performance of jazz pianist Jacky Terrasson ...
Local and emission friendly transportation
- Musicians travel from near and far to perform in Saanenland
A Mecca for outdoor enthusiasts
300 kilometres of trails for mountain bikers. 200 kilometres of pistes for skiers. Countless slopes for touring skiers. And perhaps the most versatile cross-country skiing area in Switzerland. The destination of Gstaad offers every kind of natural bliss. But the sport is only really fun if ...
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.
Winter wonderland at the Lovell Academy and Winter Camp
As the winter snow begins to fall and the ski slopes of the Saanenland open for the 2023 season, so do Lovell International Camps. Of course, wintertime is one of the most impressive seasons in the Saanenland, with beautiful views and great opportunities to ski. This is the perfect time of ...
Swiss autioneer Bernard Piguet
THE COMMERCE OF ART & THE ART OF COMMERCE