Altitude: 1010 Meters

Saanen in short

  • Attractive alternative to expensive Gstaad
  • Good off-piste opportunities
  • Charming ski resort

Saanen is a nice, quiet village with 1800 inhabitants, 4 km west of Gstaad. The hotels here are generally simpler and slightly cheaper than in Gstaad. The lifts start at the other side of the river. With three consecutive lifts, you can reach the Eggli and hence there is a chairlift to La Videmanette. Cross-country skiers are (if there is enough snow) in for a treat in Saanen. On the other side of the river is the trail of Château d'Oex to Gsteig. Saanen has a unique specialized children's ski school: Schweizer Kinderskischule Saanen. Here you can find private lessons for adults too.

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 Apres-ski & entertainment Saanen

Restaurants 20 Theatre -
Bars & cafes 6 Casino -
Nightclubs & discos - Concert hall -
Cinema -  

 Ski school and ski lessons Saanen

No. of ski schools 10Private ski lessons Yes, price on request
No. of ski instructors 350Ski lessonsYes, price on request
Area for beginnersSnowboarding lessonsYes, price on request
Ski lessons in Cross-country skiingYes, price on request

 Book ski schools in Saanen online

Skiing-Adults 5 Offers available
Skiing-Kids 6 Offers available
Snowboarding 8 Offers available
Park-&-Freestyle 1 Offers available
Freeride 3 Offers available

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 Facilities Saanen

No. of hotels 7 Supermarkets -
Total no. of hotel beds - Banks
Total no. of beds -

 Tourist information for Saanen

Name
Gstaad Saanenland Tourismus
Email
Telephone
0041 - 033 - 748 81 60
Website

 Distances from Saanen

Railway station
Saanen - by bus
Airport:
Bern-Belp approx. 80 km
From the motorway:approx. 45 km 50 minuten by car

 Saanen for families and children

Childcare - Magic carpet
Playground Ski lift for children
Merry-go-round

  Leisure & sports activities Saanen

Public saunaFootpaths 162 km
Fitness centreTorchlight descent -
Public solarium - Indoor ice rink -
Massage Outdoor ice rink
Spa & wellness Curling
Indoor swimming pool Snow rafting
Hot air ballooning Dog sledding
Paragliding Snowmobile tours
Indoor tennis court - Toboggan run
Squash court -
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Ski area
Gstaad

Gstaad
Total slopes 200 (km)
Blue slopes 120 km
Red slopes 55 km
Black slopes 25 km
Off-piste 0 km
Lifts (42 )
Drag lifts 16
Chair lifts 14
Gondala lifts 12
180 cm
50 cm
hoogten