Gstaad a family friendly village
30% of visitors to Gstaad are families, some of whom have been regulars for several generations. This loyalty probably has its reason: Gstaad is a very family-friendly ski area. In addition to its many easy pistes, Gstaad offers optimal practice and learning conditions for children and ski beginners. There are numerous offers specially tailored to your needs: Kinderland, ski schools, snow carousels, conveyor belts, childcare. Special ski pass offers, make the stay in Gstaad even more attractive for families. Children under the age of 9 are allowed to ski for free. For children between 12 and 16 years, and young people under 24, there are also interesting ski pass offers. In addition, families in Gstaad and the other ski areas in the Gstaad Mountain Rides region are offered accommodation tailored to their specific needs.
Close to the ski lifts Rütti and Zückerli on the Wispile, the local mountain of Gstaad is a true Eldorado for families. During the winter sports, school children learn to ski, in the Kinderland they can continue to practice and have fun. In Gstaad, there are also other winter sports activities: 8 toboggan runs, airboard pistes, dog and horse sleigh rides, as well as skating on artificial or natural ice. The igloo village on Saanerslochgrat invites not only to visit but also to build your own.
Well-being, rest and adrenalin
Enough of skiing and the desire for other winter sports? Gstaad offers everything you need: an indoor pool, a curling hall, ice climbing, snow golf and above all excellent offers to relax and unwind. Since 2008 Gstaad carries the Swiss tourism Sigel "Wellness Destination". This award means attractive wellness and relaxation offers for the guests. To relax and get back in shape, there are 6 specially-designed spa facilities. The motto of Gstaad underscores the reputation as a feel-good ski area "come up, slow down", decelerating against the stress.
The main attraction of Gstaad is the "Peak Walk", the first suspension bridge in the world that connects two peaks. This architectural masterpiece stretches over 107 meters, at a dizzying height of 3000 meters, between the panoramic viewpoint of Glacier 3000 and the summit of Scex Rouge. Open all year, it is accessible for free. The "Peak Walk" offers an incomparable view of 24 four-thousand-meter peaks, including the Mont Blanc, the Cervin and the Bernese Alps.