Gstaad combines tradition and informality with grandeur and style. The shopping facilities and nightlife as well as the great number of restaurants, shops, hotels and bars lend the car-free village centre an international character. Around Gstaad lies the Saanenland with its unspoilt villages – a nature and holiday paradise, rich in contrasts and harmonious at the same time. Sports enthusiasts appreciate the extensive skiing and hiking arena which is also accessible for the nature lovers thanks to the many cableways.