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Visor’s choice: Famous Gstaad

By October 2, 2015 VISOR'S choice

The chic ski resort of Gstaad is centrally located in the Swiss region of Gstaad Saanenland, part of the Berner Oberland, just east of the famous lake of Geneva. The last couple of years Gstaad has become even more famous among skiers who want to enjoy a more luxurious holiday. Comparing to other luxury ski resorts as St. Moritz, Courchevel or Lech, Gstaad really has a cosier village character. The village’s centre is completely car-free and all houses are built in an attractive chalet style, which gives Gstaad a a lot of charm.

Gstaad and its surrounding villages are not just another ski area. As you would expect from a famous resort as Gstaad, the complete ski area is really impressive. Between the beautiful lakes of the Berner Oberland lies a ski area with very wide and open slopes, lovely quality restaurants with amazing sceneries.
Don’t focus only on the ski area of Gstaad but also on the connection other areas. The beauty of this resort lies in the connecting area’s that are all easily accessible by state of the art lifts. The only exception is the glacier of Les Diablerets, but your privet taxi will be more than willing to take you to this exiting part of the resort. The slopes in the resort are excellent maintained and a real playground for everybody. There is a good mixture of great beginner slopes and very challenging expert tracks. There is even a freestyle area built on the glacier.

The chic image of this resort with its frequent visit of celebrities has ensured endless luxury facilities and possibilities. Skiing is not the only main attraction; the many high-end shops, excellent restaurants and bars are also worth mentioning. If you are looking for a quiet, relax and luxury ski holiday and you don’t mind dining next to some famous royals or celebrities, VISOR definitely recommends the ski resort of Gstaad.