Photograph: Courtesy of GYC

Sailing towards preservation

Protecting the Mediterranean’s Rich Heritage

Photograph: Courtesy of GYC

Sailing towards preservation

Protecting the Mediterranean’s Rich Heritage


GYC at the platinum pinnacle

Being acknowledged as one of the Top 1% of all private clubs worldwide is a remarkable feat that commands the respect of the entire private club community.

GYC at the platinum pinnacle

Being acknowledged as one of the Top 1% of all private clubs worldwide is a remarkable feat that commands the respect of the entire private club community.


Expat adventures

At 08:05 GMT on the morning of 1 March 1999, Château-d’Oex was written into the history books. Because that was the moment when Bertrand Piccard (CH) and Brian Jones (GB) launched the Breitling Orbiter 3 on what was to become the first successful uninterrupted circumnavigation of the world ...

Expat adventures

At 08:05 GMT on the morning of 1 March 1999, Château-d’Oex was written into the history books. Because that was the moment when Bertrand Piccard (CH) and Brian Jones (GB) launched the Breitling Orbiter 3 on what was to become the first successful uninterrupted circumnavigation of the world ...

Anja von Allmen in Palma 2023

GYC Racing Team is sailing for Switzerland

The GYC Racing Team, led by Peter Erzberger, has demonstrated exceptional effectiveness and success in securing significant victories that have brought recognition to the Saanenland region. This triumph reflects the dedication of the GYC Racing Team committee. It underscores Peter Erzberger’s ...
Anja von Allmen in Palma 2023

GYC Racing Team is sailing for Switzerland

The GYC Racing Team, led by Peter Erzberger, has demonstrated exceptional effectiveness and success in securing significant victories that have brought recognition to the Saanenland region. This triumph reflects the dedication of the GYC Racing Team committee. It underscores Peter Erzberger’s ...

Photographs: Courtesy of the Zauberweg

Luna Park Winter Magic

This year’s hiking highlight to explore with friends and family, the snowshoe trail called the Zauberweg, is themed Luna Park. When you explore the magic snowshoe hike through the winter forest, it will feature 17 light, sound, and video installations all inspired by amusement parks.

Photographs: Courtesy of the Zauberweg

Luna Park Winter Magic

This year’s hiking highlight to explore with friends and family, the snowshoe trail called the Zauberweg, is themed Luna Park. When you explore the magic snowshoe hike through the winter forest, it will feature 17 light, sound, and video installations all inspired by amusement parks.


Steak Café de Paris at 1350 m.a.s.l. at the Sunne Stübli

What's cooking

Lunch suggestions for both skiers and non-skiers.

Steak Café de Paris at 1350 m.a.s.l. at the Sunne Stübli

What's cooking

Lunch suggestions for both skiers and non-skiers.


Photograph: Courtesy of GYC

Sailing splendor at the 12th Centenary Trophy

25th Anniversary Celebration The Mediterranean Circuit reached its zenith with the grand finale – the 12th Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy! Saint-Tropez during Les Voiles exceeded expectations and offered a glamorous setting once more exceeding expectations. The 2023 edition marked a pivotal ...
Photograph: Courtesy of GYC

Sailing splendor at the 12th Centenary Trophy

25th Anniversary Celebration The Mediterranean Circuit reached its zenith with the grand finale – the 12th Gstaad Yacht Club Centenary Trophy! Saint-Tropez during Les Voiles exceeded expectations and offered a glamorous setting once more exceeding expectations. The 2023 edition marked a pivotal ...

SKI KIT | (c) SEASE

Sease - it's all about the details

It feels as if a fresh breeze has blown into town with the arrival of SEASE in Gstaad. If you’re on the lookout for a contemporary wardrobe for an active lifestyle – look no further. Elegance, design, performance: The brand new shop on Suterstrasse in Gstaad provides the essentials for every ...
SKI KIT | (c) SEASE

Sease - it's all about the details

It feels as if a fresh breeze has blown into town with the arrival of SEASE in Gstaad. If you’re on the lookout for a contemporary wardrobe for an active lifestyle – look no further. Elegance, design, performance: The brand new shop on Suterstrasse in Gstaad provides the essentials for every ...

Saanersloch | Destination Gstaad | Photo by Melanie Uhkötter

The Wait if Finally Over – Let’s hit the Slopes

Winter Wonderland: Gstaad Launches Season 23/24 this weekend!

Saanersloch | Destination Gstaad | Photo by Melanie Uhkötter

The Wait if Finally Over – Let’s hit the Slopes

Winter Wonderland: Gstaad Launches Season 23/24 this weekend!


Travel seamlessly through the winter wonderland | Photo: MOB

Winter Wanderlust: Gstaad and Lenk-Simmental Open Doors to Free Public Transport

Embracing the spirit of sustainable travel, Gstaad and Lenk-Simmental are breaking new ground by extending the complimentary public transport benefit to winter. With the Gstaad Card and Simmental Card, guests can now explore the Saanenland-Simmental adventure region with ease, from enchanting chalet ...
Travel seamlessly through the winter wonderland | Photo: MOB

Winter Wanderlust: Gstaad and Lenk-Simmental Open Doors to Free Public Transport

Embracing the spirit of sustainable travel, Gstaad and Lenk-Simmental are breaking new ground by extending the complimentary public transport benefit to winter. With the Gstaad Card and Simmental Card, guests can now explore the Saanenland-Simmental adventure region with ease, from enchanting chalet ...

The Swiss Ice Hockey Day in Gstaad attracted many ice hockey fans. PHOTOS: ERICH KÄSER

Swiss Ice Hockey Extravaganza Delights Young and Old in Gstaad

Enthusiastic young ice hockey aficionados and aspiring players alike eagerly anticipated the arrival of Sunday, November 5, for a unique training experience with the stars of SC Bern, EHC Biel, and Lausanne HC Féminin. Despite persistent rain, children flooded the ice after forming groups for ...
The Swiss Ice Hockey Day in Gstaad attracted many ice hockey fans. PHOTOS: ERICH KÄSER

Swiss Ice Hockey Extravaganza Delights Young and Old in Gstaad

Enthusiastic young ice hockey aficionados and aspiring players alike eagerly anticipated the arrival of Sunday, November 5, for a unique training experience with the stars of SC Bern, EHC Biel, and Lausanne HC Féminin. Despite persistent rain, children flooded the ice after forming groups for ...

Photo credit: Alinghi Red Bull Racing / Mihai Stetcu

Anja von Allmen Shines Bright in a Memorable Week with Alinghi Red Bull Racing

Last week, twenty talented sailors converged in Barcelona for the final phase of selection trials organised by Alinghi Red Bull Racing for their Youth & Women’s America’s Cup teams. While all participants had a busy and enriching experience, it was a particularly remarkable week for ...
Photo credit: Alinghi Red Bull Racing / Mihai Stetcu

Anja von Allmen Shines Bright in a Memorable Week with Alinghi Red Bull Racing

Last week, twenty talented sailors converged in Barcelona for the final phase of selection trials organised by Alinghi Red Bull Racing for their Youth & Women’s America’s Cup teams. While all participants had a busy and enriching experience, it was a particularly remarkable week for ...

New life for vintage race

While classic car shows and motorbike parades often take the cake when it comes to showcasing vintage vehicles, Gstaad is offering a humbler commemoration this September with the “Gstaad Velo Classic”, an event where vintage cycling enthusiasts from all over can come together to experience ...

New life for vintage race

While classic car shows and motorbike parades often take the cake when it comes to showcasing vintage vehicles, Gstaad is offering a humbler commemoration this September with the “Gstaad Velo Classic”, an event where vintage cycling enthusiasts from all over can come together to experience ...

Photograph: © Henrik Jasper

A tale of two events: Rally & Yachting and Golf & Yachting, all in Gstaad Yacht Club

August is synonymous with topnotch events, and the Gstaad Yacht Club (GYC) knows how to contribute to this notion with a blend of social gatherings and sporting excellence. Two of its standout events, the Rally & Yachting and Golf & Yachting, brought together enthusiasts and participants for ...
Photograph: © Henrik Jasper

A tale of two events: Rally & Yachting and Golf & Yachting, all in Gstaad Yacht Club

August is synonymous with topnotch events, and the Gstaad Yacht Club (GYC) knows how to contribute to this notion with a blend of social gatherings and sporting excellence. Two of its standout events, the Rally & Yachting and Golf & Yachting, brought together enthusiasts and participants for ...

Photograph: Unsplash @annie spratt

Expat adventures

“I don’t eat meat,” a former colleague assured me as he tucked into a plate of wild boar, “but I make an exception during game season.”

Photograph: Unsplash @annie spratt

Expat adventures

“I don’t eat meat,” a former colleague assured me as he tucked into a plate of wild boar, “but I make an exception during game season.”


Some say polo is a contact sport | © Pascal Renauldon

Great players and fast horses: Team Gstaad wins for the second time in a row

In almost tropic conditions, Team Gstaad, led by captain Sébastien Le Page, claimed its second victory at the Hublot Polo Gold Cup Gstaad. To protect the horses, the "chukkers" were shortened by 30 seconds each due to the high temperatures.

Some say polo is a contact sport | © Pascal Renauldon

Great players and fast horses: Team Gstaad wins for the second time in a row

In almost tropic conditions, Team Gstaad, led by captain Sébastien Le Page, claimed its second victory at the Hublot Polo Gold Cup Gstaad. To protect the horses, the "chukkers" were shortened by 30 seconds each due to the high temperatures.


The Polo spirit is bold – dare to add a splash of colour | Photo: Kathrin Gralla

Editor's picks: Shopping Guide to the Polo Greens

Game day is a spectacular affair, vibrant and filled with all sorts of people coming out to enjoy the day. Some are dressed to the nines, and others are sporting the practical and have carefully curated their “laid-back looks”.

The Polo spirit is bold – dare to add a splash of colour | Photo: Kathrin Gralla

Editor's picks: Shopping Guide to the Polo Greens

Game day is a spectacular affair, vibrant and filled with all sorts of people coming out to enjoy the day. Some are dressed to the nines, and others are sporting the practical and have carefully curated their “laid-back looks”.


Photograph: © R&B Press

How to watch Polo

As the nets of the Swiss Open are cast aside and the clamour of the volleyball crowds become a distant memory, Gstaad gets ready to welcome the polo. A sport with all the pomp and, at first glance, elitism as being “for the few”, it is the only summer event in town commanding no entrance ...
Photograph: © R&B Press

How to watch Polo

As the nets of the Swiss Open are cast aside and the clamour of the volleyball crowds become a distant memory, Gstaad gets ready to welcome the polo. A sport with all the pomp and, at first glance, elitism as being “for the few”, it is the only summer event in town commanding no entrance ...

Albinati Aeronautics: Redefining luxury travel in Saanenland

Albinati Aeronautics stands as the epitome of luxury travel, boasting an exclusive link to Saanenland. This prestigious private jet operator not only offers opulent aircraft management and charter services but also provides a seamless experience for those looking to own their personal flying oasis. ...

Albinati Aeronautics: Redefining luxury travel in Saanenland

Albinati Aeronautics stands as the epitome of luxury travel, boasting an exclusive link to Saanenland. This prestigious private jet operator not only offers opulent aircraft management and charter services but also provides a seamless experience for those looking to own their personal flying oasis. ...

Photograph: Courtesy of GYC

Balancing the GYC activities from authors to racers

The Gstaad Yacht Club continues to offer a diverse and enriching array of activities that cater to different interests and passions. From engaging book discussions to thrilling racing news, members of the club have plenty to look forward to.

Photograph: Courtesy of GYC

Balancing the GYC activities from authors to racers

The Gstaad Yacht Club continues to offer a diverse and enriching array of activities that cater to different interests and passions. From engaging book discussions to thrilling racing news, members of the club have plenty to look forward to.

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