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Events & Museums

Sommets Musicaux de Gstaad: (in February)
Sommets Musicaux de Gstaad, Switzerland - classical music festival in FebruaryFestival of classical music, with around 20 concerts during the first week of February. From an artistic point of view the Sommets Musicaux is one of the few first-rate music festivals to be staged in the winter. It comprises classical music enjoyment with soloists and chamber music in local churches and in a separate concert cycle with young up-and-coming artists.

Swatch FIVB Beach Volleyball Open Gstaad(in July) 
Beach Volleyball World Tour in Gstaad, SwitzerlandGrand Slam Tournament on the Beach Volleyball World Tour. The world's best beach-volleyball teams battle it out on Centre Court in Gstaad as they compete for the Golden Crown.

Tennis Swiss Open Gstaad(in July)
Swiss Tennis Open in Gstaad, Switzerland - the Wimbledon of the AlpsGstaad and world-class tennis have been an unbeatable doubles pairing for decades. It's a message the organisers of the Swiss Open broadcast to the world whenever the world's men's tennis elite transform Gstaad into the "Wimbledon of the Alps". Every year, spectators and athletes experience peak performances against the unique backdrop of genuine mountain peaks.

Hublot Polo Cup Gstaad(in August)
Hublot Polo Gold Cup in Gstaad, SwitzerlandThe international Hublot Polo Gold Cup Gstaad has established itself as a major attraction and social highlight. Every year, the sport of kings makes a huge impact with its top-ranked players and hard-fought battles for the coveted world ranking points.

Menuhin Festival Gstaad(July - September)
Menuhin Festival Gstaad - one of the best festivals of classical music in SwitzerlandThis festival of classical music is regarded as one of the best concert series in Switzerland. When selecting the artists the organisers have only one criterion in mind: quality. Every year musicians of world standing do the honours here. The Festival's stated aim is to achieve a soothing symbiosis of art, human contact and nature. The exquisite programme features around 40 concerts from July to September.

Country Night Gstaad(in September)
Country Night in Gstaad, Switzerland - Europe's leading Country Music eventIn September, Gstaad goes all out in its celebrations of the West. It's no wonder the Gstaad Country Night is regarded by those in the know as Europe's leading Country Music event. On the strength of that reputation the organisers see each year as an even greater incentive to sign up the scene's biggest stars to perform at the event.

For information regarding current events, and/or events during your stay in the Gstaad-Saanenland region, please contact the Gstaad-Saanenland Tourist Office.

Museum der Landschaft Saanen:
regional history and culture at the Museum der Landschaft Saanen in Saanen, Switzerland(Regional History and Culture). The people of Saanen look back on an astonishing cultural and economic development. Once freedom-loving subjects of the Count of Greyerz, mostly hunters, peasants and foresters, they have now become ski instructors, hoteliers and business people. The Museum der Landschaft in Saanen bears testimony to a rich and varied cultural heritage going back more than three centuries.

Obersimmentaler Heimathuus:
antique furnishings and culture at the Obersimmentaler Heimathuus in Zweisimmen, SwitzerlandThis museum in Zweisimmen is a farmhouse dating back to 1647 which has been preserved virtually in its original state. Richly ornamented with antique furnishings and objects of cultural value is bears witness to how our ancestors in the area once lived. The small mediaeval garden features a selection of useful plants and herbs, all of which were already being cultivated in years gone by.

Menuhin Center:
Menuhin Center Saanen near Gstaad, SwitzerlandThe Menuhin Center Saanen Association has as its goal the preservation of the memory of the artistic and spiritual heritage of Yehudi Menuhin in Saanenland. Lord Menuhin’s life, cultural surroundings as well as his musical and pedagogical influences are documented and displayed in the historical Salzhüsi Chalet in the center of Saanen. As a research center and memorial archive material (photographs, texts, a small library and mediathek) is gathered, registered and presented for public access and use. And since Yehudi Menuhin guided and shaped the festival for over 40 years, the rich history of the Menuhin Festival Gstaad is also documented here.