It may appear like an enticing offer for a classic bag. But it’s actually the newest campaign unveiled by the Saanen municipality and distributed to every household in the region. Perfectly timed for the summer season, as it aims to motivate us to sort and gather our household plastics effortlessl ...
Discover Saanenland with the Gstaad Card
Enjoy the wonders of Gstaad and its picturesque surroundings, where an unforgettable summer vacation awaits. Whether you prefer hiking through charming villages, basking in the serenity of nature, or indulging in culinary delights, this idyllic destination has it all.
MOB is back on track!
The GoldenPass Express once again runs continuously from Montreux to Interlaken. By the end of July, further direct connections are expected to be added step by step.
Preserving the Beauty of Saanenland!
Are you ready to make an impact and give back to the stunning environment that surrounds us and that we call home? Then it's time to roll up our sleeves, and put on your gloves, and join forces for an extraordinary event—the Clean Up Day this Sunday, 28 May!
Visit the Spring Market on Monday the 1st of May
On May 1st, the Saanen village hosts its first of three, traditional produce markets of the year.
It takes a village!
While I'm not asserting that our article on the impressive work of the Cura Children’s Foundation directly influenced the outcome, it brings me great joy to share that Caroline and Carina were able to raise the remaining funds for the two most recent projects.
The Black Wall - Close your eyes and go!
Last week, my esteemed colleague Jocelyne Page from the "Anzeiger von Saanen" took on the daunting challenge of the Black Wall.
Her first-hand report on the newly opened downhill slope of Glacier 3000, appropriately named “The Black Wall”, which at 46 degrees is one of the steepest ...
So did you hear the latest news about....
Rumours are circulating in Saanenland regarding the Park Gstaad, including the hotel's potential sale, extended closure for renovations, and even a complete shutdown.
For the upcoming rainy days, it's worth checking out “A World Elsewhere”, a solo show by British artist Will Martyr, presented at Maddox Gallery until 25 March.
Join the club - Soroptimists in Saanenland
Whether local or part-time resident in Saanenland, there are many clubs you can join; one such is celebrating their 10th anniversary – the local branch of the women’s club – the Soroptimists.
Supporting children in need
The Cura Children’s Foundation is devoted to supporting and caring for children and families facing difficulties. Despite the prosperity of Swiss society, there are still children who are victims of abuse, children with disabilities, and homeless children who are in need of help. Three ...
Victoria Martin has launched a sweatshirt collection that showcases individuals with disabilities in a vibrant manner. Her brother is a key figure in this endeavor. “People with disabilities don’t always just walk around in sweatpants. They should feel beautiful,” says Victoria Martin, ...
Did you get the Memo? The snow is back! Go get your gear, skip work and Come Up & Slow Down!
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 ...
Out and about
If you are like me not really caught up in the football frenzy, then there is an excellent opportunity to counterweigh the public viewing of the showdown between Switzerland and Portugal at Bro's Gstaad tonight, with the Saanen Christmas market that is open until 8 pm. There will be an ...
Christmas Markets 2022
As our surrounding mountain peaks are slowly becoming white with snow and a hint of cold is in the air – it truly is beginning to look a lot like Christmas.
Christmas time in the Saanenland is a very special and magical time of year; the snow creates a perfect postcard of winter-wonderland, ...
New GstaadLife instagram account
We are back after the hack!
As you may know, the former Instagram account of GstaadLife, called gstaadlife_officialmagazine, was hacked on 26 September 2022. After several attempts to recover the account, without any response from either Instagram or Meta's customer service, ...
The 42nd Gstaader Messe opens!
It's a fully booked fair that awaits you at the Sportzentrum; with more than 70 exhibitors – it's already a success before the opening.
A wide selection of local businesses is represented plus tourism, healthcare, culture, clubs and regional projects are on display for ...
Back on track
Glacier 3000 is closed for maintenance work from 27 September until 11 November and will reopen on 12 November.
Inferno on the mountain station: Glacier 3000 is on fire.
On Monday, 19 September 2022, shortly after 04:30, the 118-Alarm Centre was informed that the Botta restaurant on the Glacier 3000 was on fire. From early in the morning the fire was hard to contain as rescue workers could only reach the site from the air. Apparently, no company employees were ...