1'050 m a.s.l. >>Famous, idyllic farming village and mountain village with 7'445 inhabitants, in a valley, situated at the foot of a mountain, 80 km south-west from Bern, 145 km north-east from Genf, 210 km south-west from Zürich. In the resort: shopping centre, supermarket, shops, grocery, butchery, bakery, boutiques, post office, bank, restaurant, bar, disco, night club, folklore evenings, concerts, evening entertainment, museum, cinema, attractions. Indoor aquatic centre, wellness centre, fitness centre, sauna, solarium, health cures, massage. Besides: pharmacy, doctor. Access: motorway A6 Bern - Spiez, exit number 2 "Wimmis" 50 km from Gstaad. Then road 11 Boltigen - Zweisimmen - Gstaad. Access via a natural road. Public parking. Access by train Bern - Spiez - Zweisimmen. Railway station in the resort. Bern 80 km. Genf 145 km. Zürich 210 km.
Bathing lake, 1.5 km long, up to 140 m wide, steeply shelving, 12 km from the resort. Heated outdoor swimming pool 2.8 km. Water skiing, river rafting. Tennis (3 outdoor courts, 3 indoor courts), squash 6 km, golf course 18 hole in Saanenmöser 9 km. Minigolf. Riding. Fishing (permit required). Paragliding, beach volleybally court, summer tobbogan run, long 620 m in Schönried 6 km total 8 mountain lifts and cableways 18 km. 3 cableways, 4 gondola lifts, 1 chair lift 300 km hiking paths, mountain hikes, mountain tours, climbing. 280 km bicycle paths, 500 km mountain bike routes, bicycles and mountain bikes for hire. Children's playground.
Ski-region Gstaad, total of 47 lifts. 3 cableways, 10 cable cabins, 15 chair lifts, 19 drag lifts, 7 children's ski lifts. 75 ski runs, total length 200 km (60 % easy, 28 % intermediate, 12 % difficult), snow park. Ski school (downhill, cross country), snowboard school, children's ski school. 142 km cross country ski tracks in the region (4 km illuminated), ski walking paths, winter walking paths 185 km. 6 toboggan runs. Sports centre. Natural ice rink, artificial ice rink, curling, indoor curling, curling, 3 courts indoor tennis centre, squash at 6 km. Ski bus (free of charge).