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The Swiss village of Schönried lies between Gstaad and Zweisimmen at an altitude of 1,231 m above sea level and belongs to the Saanen municipality, which is home to 6,871 people. The Montreux–Oberland Bernois railway stops in Schönried.

Things to Do in Gstaad/Schönried

Located in the sunny Gstaad region, Schöried is considered the perfect place for both winter and summer vacations. Since 1984 the Schönried ski area has been connected to the one of Gstaad. Today Gstaad embodies the ultimate combination of charm, luxury, tradition and style. Every year thousands of international guests are attracted to one of the exclusive hotels or gourmet restaurants. Numerous international events and competitions are hosted in Gstaad.

Schöried offers a wide array of activities also in summer: hiking, mountain biking, via ferratas, summer tobogganing or white-water adventure on the river Saane. Summer cross-country skiing is offered at “Glacier 3000”. Lauenensee Nature Reserve displays many waterfalls, glaciers and bogs. This holiday region has a lot to offer also for families and children.

Gstaad/Schönried Ski Resort

Rellerli Gondola takes you from Schönried to Rellerligrat, which is the gate to "Gstaad Mountain Rides" Winter Sports Region. This is one of the biggest and snow-reliable ski resorts in Switzerland, comprising 53 lifts, 220 km of ski pistes and numerous terrain parks. Night skiing is possible in Wilspile and Rinderberg. The more adventurous will definitely be thrilled by glacier hikes and heli-skiing. Non-skiers will enjoy tobogganing and winter hikes.