Gstaad Ski Holidays Skiing & Snowboarding in Gstaad, Glacier-Alpes Vaudoises

Overview of Gstaad

Ski holidays in Gstaad - on a par with St Moritz, Gstaad is host to Switzerland's rich and famous. Its not glitzy, just chic and sophisticated with quality oozing everywhere on and off the pistes.

The holiday region of Gstaad consists of several villages ranging in height between 1000m and 1400m that normally ensures good snow coverage in the resort. On the pistes, Gstaad is part of the Glacier-Alpes Vaudoises ski area and provides over 220km of pistes, predominantly for intermediates.

The après-ski is refined and luxurious with prices to match! Piano wine bars, fine dining and nightclubs are the norm. There is even a casino in the Palace Hotel complete with cocktail bar!

Key Information (Whole Area)
Altitude1050m
Top lift3000m
Piste (km)220
Family
Beginner
Intermediate
Expert
Nearest airportBern (91km)

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Gstaad accommodation

There is a wide choice of accommodation in Gstaad with picture postcard traditional ski chalets and apartments to rent plus some superb spa hotels.

The good thing is that most of the hotels and holiday rentals in the main resort of Gstaad are within walking distance to the resort centre and ski lifts which means no ski buses in the mornings and taxis at night.

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Our view on skiing in Gstaad

Ski holidays in Gstaad for most vistors means lots of socialising off the pistes and a little skiing. For the ski enthusiasts, this is good news as the ski area is large, uncrowded and offers a good range of ski terrain from glacier skiing at 3000m to some fantastic long cruising red runs through the woods.

In a nut shell, we think Gstaad is a fantastic all year round ski resort with lots to offer both on and off the slopes especially if you like being pampered and you have deep pockets! For more information on skiing and the spa facilities, please see our Gstaad resort guide.

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