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Gstaad, Zermatt, or St. Moritz?

Switzerland is a mountainous country that has numerous mountain resorts but the big three are:  Gstaad, Zermatt, and St. Moritz. The dilemma of whether to go to Gstaad, Zermatt, or St. Moritz comes down to personal preference. Each town is different and has special characteristics, so best to look at the following five (5) areas and decide for yourself.

  • Location
  • Sports
  • Environment
  • Town
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Top Ten List For Gstaad, Switzerland

Gstaad, Switzerland is located approximately 90 miles (150 kilometers) from Geneva or 110 miles (180 kilometers) from Zürich in southwest Switzerland. Easily accessible by auto or train, Gstaad conjures up thoughts of a “scene” and the town can be quite the happening place, but it’s also possible to go to Gstaad and have a low-key stay. There are choices galore to fill your day and the best place to start is at or go to the Gstaad Information office, located in the center of the village at Promenade 41.   The Gstaad Information office is a one-stop information resource – either on-line or in person. Read more »


Milk With Extra Deliciousness

Several years ago while we were living in Switzerland, my daughter came home from a friend’s house and told me she drank the most delicious milk in the world that day. The milk came from a Molkerei – the Swiss German word for a dairy store – in a small mountainous village called Schonried that overlooks Gstaad. With no preservatives and an off-white color (because the milk is not bleached), the milk from Schonried was creamy and delicious – just as one would expect from a Swiss dairy. Read more »