Gstaad - Luxury holiday destination with authentic mountain villages Gstaad (950-3015 m)

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Gstaad is a holiday region in the Bernese Oberland. "Gstaad Mountain Rides" is a combination of several ski areas, which in addition to Gstaad still includes the pistes of 9 other mountain villages. As a luxury destination with discrete and authentic charm, Gstaad is home to a unique ski area on the glacier of the Bernese Oberland, offering winter sports fans 220 km of pistes between 1000 and 3000 m altitude. Skiers have a choice of 80 runs of varying degrees of difficulty. The runway network is served by 53 modern, comfortable and above all fast ski lifts.

In Gstaad, lovers of winter sports will find a unique selection of leisure activities in a unique natural environment and a convivial atmosphere. Cross-country skiers have more than 165 km of routes (classic and skating). Two floodlit pistes on the routes of Wispile and Rinderberg offer the opportunity for night skiing. 200 km of winter hiking routes are available for walking and hiking. Off-piste drivers have a large area where they can pursue their passion to their heart's content.

Ski area Gstaad Detailed information:

Length of ski slopes 220 km
easy 128 km
medium 59 km
difficult 33 km
Number of ski slopes 80
Green
Blue 41
Red 25
Black 12
Ski lifts 53
Ski tows 22
Chairlifts 17
Cable cars 14
Snow cannons 700
Glaciers
Halfpipes
Snowparks 3
Floodlight slopes 2
Cross-country skiing 90 km
Toboggan runs 7

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A family ski area with a large variety of pistes

Gstaad offers optimal conditions for an unforgettable ski holiday. The network includes both easy runs for beginners as well as challenging and exciting pistes for advanced skiers. With 128 km beginner pistes, Gstaad is the ideal destination for families. No fewer than 8 snow groves and several ski schools are available for children and beginners. For more experienced skiers there are more than 92km of medium and difficult pistes. In this category there are exciting runs for advanced skiers such as La Noire, le Bois Cheneau and the Olden piste. If you love challenges, you'll love the Tiger Run, the most important piste in Gstaad. With an average gradient of 45 °, this 2.5 km downhill run is the steepest of the Saanen region.

Those who prefer a moderate tempo are in good hands on the three "Tempo 30" pistes of Eggweid-Zweisimmen, Saanenwald-Saanenmöser and near the Zückerli lift. The aim of this max. 30 km / h of restricted pistes, it is for beginners and other skiers to ensure all safety while learning or relaxed skiing. One of the most interesting advantages of Gstaad is the successful balance between the hustle and bustle of a world-famous ski area and the tranquility of an alpine region that has retained its authenticity.

Chic and authentic: winter sports activities in Gstaad

Gstaad offers its visitors a wide range of winter sports activities. In addition to the classic alpine runs, the ski area offers its guests a permanent ski-cross-facility on the Rinderberg in Zweisimmen. Over a length of 520 m, this pistee overcomes a height difference of 100m. It is a downhill run without great difficulty for all ski lovers. Between Saanerlochgrat and Saanenmöser there is the giant slalom track BMW xDrive Skimovie, with chronometer. Snowboard and freestyle fans will love the 3 snowparks (Hornberg / Saanenmöser, Glacier 300 and HighlandPark in Château d'Oex) and the numerous freeride possibilities. Located in the area of Galcier 3000, the Monsterpark Gstaad offers snowboarding fans numerous elements, including the famous giant jump "Big Mama".

In addition to skiing and snowboarding, Gstaad offers a wide range of original activities, such as glacier skiing, heliskiing and curling, much like curling. The ski area also has 4 skating rinks, 3 of which are outdoors. For fun with friends or family, there are also 8 toboggan runs of varying difficulty levels. Younger and older ones can enjoy themselves on Funslope Gstaad, a family-friendly course unique in the Bern region. Located on the Hornberg piste, this track offers a variety of playful elements (curves, snow bridges, tunnels, snails, ...) with a guaranteed fun factor for younger and older ones.
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