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Sporting highlights - Gstaad region

Gstaad-Saanenland is an outdoor paradise. The untouched natural landscape calls you outside. A feature of all activities is the healthy mountain air. 300 km of signposted routes and trails, an easily accessible hiking network, 500 km of GPS tours for mountainbikes, road bikes and e-bikes, the challenging 18-hole Gstaad Saanenland golf course in the imposing Alpine landscape and Europe’s highest wakeboard park await.

Highlights Gstaad-Saanenland:

  • Over 300 km of signposted and well maintained trails and paths
  • Alpine tours, family hikes, discovery trails or walks
  • Fondueland - 2 furnished huts and 3 giant fondue pots
  • Alpness Trail - 13 stages over the Saanenland and Obersimmental Alps
  • 500 km of GPS tours for mountainbikes, road bikes and e-bikes
  • 2 pumptracks (Zweisimmen and Saanen)
  • Fully equipped electric bike offer and more than 150 km of routes
  • 18 hole golf course Gstaad Saanenland (handicap 36)


Would you like to discover the region's people and landscapes with a local? Guided hikes and bike tours in this idyllic region and the neighbouring valleys or excursions to visit local artisans and Saanenland specialities: experience all this and much more along with Christian, Ruth or Elisabeth on weekdays.

Your benefits as an ERMITAGE guest at Frautschi Sports AG

Frautschi Sports is only 300 m from the ERMITAGE and a few steps from the Horneggli chairlift.

10% discount on the entire rental assortment at Frautschi Sports AG (mountainbikes, bike helmets, hiking poles, storage lockers)
Huge selection of current sports and leisure clothing in a wide range of sizes, accessories, shoes and sporting devices from leading brands
Expert advice and digital, efficient customer processing

  • Hiking

    With over 300 km of marked trails and paths, the Gstaad-Saanenland region is a genuine hiker’s paradise. The tours wind through moors, crevasses, Alpine valleys, high summits, charming mountain villages and guarantee a backpack full of nature.

  • Cycling

    The cycling region is home to more than 500 km of GPS tours for mountainbikes, road bikes and e-bikes, signposted routes and two pumptracks. Whether a steep climb, cosy flat sections or delightful single trails, the varied topography is a unique biking experience for every riding style.

  • Golf

    The 18-hole Gstaad-Saanenland golf course is at 1,400 metres in altitude and is one of the most beautiful locations in the Alps. The fairways are challenging and offer a view over the magical mountains of the Bernese Oberland.

  • Wakeboarding

    Wakeboarding among cowbells and bluebells Europe’s highest wakeboard park is at 1,800 m. There’s a guaranteed fun factor for adventure-seeking beginners and experts. You can get to Lake Hornberg from Schönried with the Horneggli chairlift.