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Mid-range restaurant $167.06
Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre $1 559.19
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About Gstaad

Gstaadis located in the southern part of Switzerland, in the Berne Canton. It is known worldwide as a major destination for Jet set and high-class society. It is situated at 1,100 meters above the sea level and has around 4,000 inhabitants. The Institute Le Rosey has its winter campus here and you can visit it after you book cheap flights to Gstaad.

If you travel to Gstaadyou must know that this small town has one of the biggest ski areas in Switzerland. The main street of the town hosts a nice promenade with many shops and boutiques, including Cartier, Ralph Lauren, Moncler, Prada, BrunelloCucinelli, Chopard, Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs, Oscar de la Renta, Dior, Burberry, Tod's, Dolce &Gabbana and Chloe.

Gstaad is well known for its winter hiking trails, cross-country slopes and ski. There are many vacationers and famous residents that are walking everyday in the town. Some current residents include American actress Julie Andrews, columnist Taki Theodoracopulos, singer Johnny Hallyday, actress Jeanne Moreauand Formula One owner Bernie Ecclestone. During its long history, the town hosts legendary names, including designer Valentino Garavani, American writer William F. Buckley, UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, Princess Diana, Prince Charles, Michael Jackson, Swiss philanthropist Philipp Braunwalder, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Grace Kelly, violinist Yehudi Menuhin, Prince Rainier, Elizabeth Taylor, Steve Wynn, George Soros and actor Roger Moore.

Even is a destination for rich people, you can find cheap flights to Gstaad. You will find during your visit that this town is old and was created during the Middle Ages. In the 15th century was built the St. Nicholas Church. The village economy was dominated by agriculture and cattle farming until the fire from 1899 when the infrastructure was rebuilt in order to support the development of the tourist industry. The first school for ski was opened in 1924 and in 1933 there were 1,100 beds in town.

The tourist offices, shopkeepers, hoteliers and many residents helped during the time to promote the town to worldwide attention. Many of them constructed sky hiking areas, ski jumps, swimming pools, tennis courts and ice rinks. The first luxury hotel was opened just before the First World War. When you book flights to Gstaadyou will find that many modern hotels were build or rebuild from wood and stone using many traditional elements.

During every year, many events are taking place in Gstaad, including the "Gstaad Promenade Party", the "Country Night Gstaad", the "Hublot Polo Gold Cup", the "Menuhin Festival Gstaad", the "Crédit Agricole Open Gstaad", the "Sommets Musicaux de Gstaad" and the famous "New Year Music Festival of Gstaad". You can enjoy all of them if you purchase some cheap flights to Gstaad.

The well-known auction company Bonhams holds every year, before Christmas an auction at the Gstaad Palace Hotel. If it is about education and science, Switzerland was all the time on top. Due to its special status, the town hosts some research institutes and very good scoured schools, like Gstaad International School and Institute Le Rosey. Visit them after you book cheap tickets to Gstaad. For admission to such a school you must be very well prepared, you should have high academic achievement and pass an entrance examination. But even if you pass all of these you must have around 50,000 Euros per year as fee to study in such a school. This makes the area one of the most expensive in the world. Both Gstaad International School and Le Rosey offer college preparatory programs, in order to send the students to universities like Oxford, Cambridge, Stanford, Harvard, MIT or Ivy League. The schools ask the students to develop good skills when is about language, including developing a fluency in French and English, beside their native language. You can reach the area to search for a good school for your children by booking airline tickets to Gstaad.

Flighthub offers the cheapest flights for you to visit Gstaad. Even most of the hotels in Gstaad are expensive and booked in advance almost all the time, you can still find some affordable place to stay. When you ask for the food, you will find out that are many restaurants with local and international menu, alongside Asian and Mediterranean dishes.

Information about travelling to Gstaad

  • Average rain for this month in Gstaad
    103.6 mm
  • Average temperature in winter for Gstaad
    2 °C
  • Average temperature in summer for Gstaad
    19 °C
  • Currency exchange rate
    CHF1.00(CHF) = $1.07(USD)

Airports near Gstaad

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