Gstaad

Gstaad Travel Guide

Articles about Gstaad

By Travel + Leisure Staff
By Bree Sposato
Trekking, Walking, and Biking Alpine Ascents Adrenaline-inducing mountaineering trips that tackle the world’s tallest peaks, including less extreme itineraries such as a seven-day hike up Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro. 206/378-1927. T+L Trip...
By Clark Mitchell
7:30 a.m. I throw open the windows in my tidy room ($100) at the Hotel Alphorn on the edge of Gstaad and stick out my head like a cuckoo from a clock. The air is crisp and cool, and I have a spectacular view of the surrounding mountains. 7:45 a....

Hotels in Gstaad

The hotel looks like a fairytale castle set against the dramatic Alps. Book one of the Tower suites where the view and personalized service are fit for a king.

Restaurants in Gstaad

Things to do in Gstaad

The lift up to this 3,000-meter-high (hence the name) mountain takes a mere 45 minutes but the ride is not for the faint of heart. At the summit, fabulous Swiss and German thirtysomethings lounge on the observation deck sipping wine, while skiers take to