Gstaad / Rougemont
The holiday resort of Gstaad-Saanenland in Bernese Oberland, has an interesting mix of winter holiday makers. A large number of stars and celebrities stay in the heart of the village and in the surrounding challets of Gstaad. Within some of the smaller neighbouring areas, there are some fantastic family holiday options. Gstaad's high class selection of boutiques from Prada to Gucci and its prestigious hotels, are known to have welcomed royalty along with the rich and famous. This beautiful resort is fantastic for facilitating a large variety of winter sports. Your skipass will allow you to access to the large ski domain and Gstaad's impressive sports centre. The area has over 250km of slopes at an altitude of almost 3,000m. You can choose from a choice of snowparks, cross country ski on its 80km of tracks, sledge or go ice skating ! Hikers will be thrilled by the 120km of winter walking trails on offer. Why not try the unusual sport of Eisstock (similar to curling), in central Gstaad or ski on the resort's glacier... If you're a real thrill seeker, go heli-skiing, which is guaranteed to be a truly exhilarating experience ! Finally, make sure you don't leave the cosmopolitan resort of Gstaad, without taking a trip on its little train than runs across the mountains linking the different resorts of the Gstaad ski area.