Gstaad Travel Guide

Rent your skis and poles here before heading for the slopes.

Take a two-hour group lesson with instructor, Walter Perren.

Head to this tiny cheese and tchotchke shop for souvenirs, such as a Swiss-flag coffee mug and schnapps.

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