Host Cities and Venue



Gstaad is a quaint and picturesque village in the German-speaking section of the Canton of Bern in southwestern Switzerland. It is part of the municipality of Saanen and is known as a major ski resort and an extremely popular international tourist destination. The winter campus of the world renowned Institute Le Rosey is located in Gstaad. Gstaad has a population of about 3,200 and is located 1,050 meters (3,440 ft) above sea level. Situated in the Berner Oberland, Gstaad is home to one of the largest ski areas in the Alps (220 km of slopes). The middle of the village features a picturesque promenade surrounded by numerous shops, restaurants, art galleries, and hotels. Long known for its walking and hiking trails of varying degrees of difficulty, the mountain air and ambiance attracts guests from around the world year round. Gstaad is also known for its ski and cross-country slopes and year-round hiking trails.


Eisbahnareal Gstaad

Tel: +41 33 744 06 40

Fax: +41 33 744 06 42

Contact person 1: Ms Christine EISENBEIS

Mobile: +41 78 610 18 83


Contact person 2: Ms Deborah KÜBLI

Mobile: +41 79 391 92 72


Contact person 3: Rolf Küng

Mobile: +41 (0)79 229 08 03


Closest airport: Geneva International Airport / Bern-Belp Airport

Distance from the airport to the venue: 140km from Geneva, 60km from Bern-Belp

Transport from the airport to the venue: Travel time around 2.5 hours by bus; organisers will pick up and return all Main Draw players from the airports Geneva, Berne, Basel and Zurich. Free transfer for qualification players is only from and to Geneva airport.