"Gstaad" Gstaad by Pounder73
Gstaad Travel Guide: 26 reviews and 46 photos
Take the train from Montreux, up through the mountains for about an hour. (if i remember correctly)
I was supposed to meet a friend here, who had a place to stay, but we missed each other and I eventually caught the last train that night to Geneva. It is a very picturesque village where people like Liz Taylor and Roger Moore own Chalets. The center street of the town is less than a half mile, but filled with shops like Rolex, Cartier, and other of the sorts. Every other car I saw was either Audi’s, BMW’s, Bentley’s, Rolls Royce.
I was there a week or two after the ski season closed, and the village basically shuts down with very few places to stay, and none for the budget traveler. (Read my travelogue for the story)
- Pros:Picturesque small alpine mountain village for the rich and famous
- Cons:Makes Geneva feel like a slum
- In a nutshell:if you can afford it, more power to you
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