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What to do in Gstaad?

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What to do in Gstaad?

My husband and will be staying in montreux for 2 night and we r planning to visit Gruyreres ( do the choclate train route our selfs), we are not really interested in visiting the choc. factory , so we're thinking of going to Gstaad , but what can we do there ???

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1. Re: What to do in Gstaad?

Hi ummbuoor,

What do you like to do?

Gstaad has world-class shopping in its many upscale boutiques.

Gstaad also has the most gourmet restaurants of any little village that I've ever seen -- world-class dining, day and night.

Gstaad also has numerous biking and hiking paths. I went part way on the route from Bulle to Gstaad (I only went from Chateau d'Oex to Saanen), and it was absolutely gorgeous, especially around Rougemont. You can find the many hiking & biking options online at www.gstaad.ch.

You can also take a quick day-trip to Spiez and take a ferry ride on Lake Thun.

You can do the Hausweg path from Erlenbach and learn about the local architecture.

This is fast becoming my favorite area of Switzerland, and I'm spending two weeks in Chateau d'Oex in August. Can't wait!

Let me know if I can help further.

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2. Re: What to do in Gstaad?

Hi again,

Since you'll only be there for a few hours, you may want to take a cable car to a mountain peak and have a meal up there. Here's some information --

http://www.gstaad.ch/en/berge.htm

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3. Re: What to do in Gstaad?

Thanks Swandav ,

As you said we'll only be staying in Gstaad a few hours ,

I'm thinking of going to either Lauenen and seeing the lake OR taking the cable car to Wispile ... can you please give me ur opinion??

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4. Re: What to do in Gstaad?

Hi again,

No, unfortunately, I can't because I haven't done either of those things. I have only done a few walks, the cable car to Eggli, and the bike ride.

Good luck!

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5. Re: What to do in Gstaad?

I like the Rellerli mountain (cable car from Schoenbuel) most, but I think it depends on you if you prefere a beautiful lake down in the valley or to go up the mountains to get the panorama.

http://www.rellerli.ch/en/berge/rellerli.htm

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6. Re: What to do in Gstaad?

Definitely go to Lauenen. It is a charming little village at the road - beautiful views, great food, and easy access to lots of walking. The Hotel Alpenland is a great place to stay, and the hotel Wildhorn has tasty food and fun live local music on the weekends.

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