Gstaad, Switzerland

Explore the quaint and idyllic chalet village of Gstaad, Switzerland, when staying with Inspirato. The Gstaad Palace awaits you with grandiose accommodations, five restaurants, luxury spa, nightclub, and four sand tennis courts.

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Elite Ski Paradise in the Swiss Alps

As famed actress Julie Andrews once proclaimed, Gstaad is the "last paradise in a crazy world." Internationally renowned for its luxurious charm and first-class leisure activities, it remains an authentic alpine village nestled in a valley surrounded by inspiring peaks. Visitors will be delighted by the area’s unspoiled landscape and unprecedented number of activities accessible year-round—from hiking and walking trails with breathtaking vistas to cross-country and downhill skiing in the winter. Celebrities have long been drawn to this mountain haven for its fine dining, exclusive shopping, and famed architecture that provide an opulent escape in an unassuming space.

Quick Facts

  • Suggested Airport
    Bern Airport (BRN)
  • Currency
    Swiss Franc
  • Official Language
  • Time Zone
    6 hours ahead of NYC
  • Elevation
    3,445 feet

Destination Highlights

  • Lake Lauenen

    Designated a natural reserve in the 1970s, Lake Lauenen captures the essence of mountain charm. Located just outside of Gstaad, you'll find yourself detached from any indication of tourism. Pack a picnic and take a dip.

  • GoldenPass Line

    Take a day trip from Lucerne to Montreux—a journey between two worlds. The GoldenPass Line delivers a one-of-a-kind experience as you travel from the heart of traditional Switzerland to the contemporary elegance of Lake Geneva.

  • Wispile

    Fun for the entire family, Gstaad's local mountain offers everything from a petting zoo to a scooter run. A 15-minute walk from the center of Gstaad will lead you to this outdoor enthusiast's playground.



  • Forecasting Your Gstaad Vacation

    Gstaad's climate is consistently crisp and pleasant throughout the year. If you're visiting in August, note that rainfall is particularly likely at this time of year. With an average temperature of 58°F degrees, July is guaranteed to be your warmest month, while January will be the chilliest.


Map of Gstaad

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