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The Gstaad Area

This wide sunny valley situated in the Swiss Alps lies in an East-Westerly direction between Montreux and Interlaken. It is only a 1 hour drive from the Lake of Geneva. The region is 1000 2000 meters above sea level. The valley includes villages such as Chateau-d'Oex and Rougemont where the mother language is French and Saanen, Gstaad, Schoenried and Saanenmoeser where Swiss-German is spoken. However many people speak English as well. The region has made it a point to preserve its traditional, picturesque style while incorporating a modern infrastructure.

The beautiful alpine area offers regular, typical and 5-star hotels and restaurants of the finest. There are also luxurious shops as well as some excellent international schools. The village of Gstaad is an internationally-renowned winter/summer resort. There is a wide range of activities such as The Summer Music Festival started by Sir Yehudi Menuhin, The Polo Silver Cup, The Country Night, The Rado Swiss Open Tennis, FIVB Beach Volley World Tour. For the more sporty there are superb summer walks , an 18 hole golf course and a multitude of ski slopes to chose from in Winter and even the Glacier. Despite all of these attractions the major assets of this region are simply the security and the spectacular beauty of nature !

 

Mark Lenoir Immobilier  +41(0)26 9242028

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