Exploring Gstaad—Switzerland’s Most Expensive Alpine Village

From the very beginning, the history of Switzerland’s Gstaad has been the stuff of legend. According to local lore, it was God’s resting hand that shaped the illustrious hills and valleys of the Saanenland region where Gstaad is located—divine intervention seemed the only plausible explanation for such remarkable scenic beauty. 

Even if you’ve never heard the name Gstaad, you are most likely aware of its reputation. 

Think on the cultural mythology surrounding Alpine villages, of snow-covered chalets tucked away amidst a stunning mountain landscape where the world’s wealthiest and most famous, like Bernie Eccelstone, Valentino Garavani, Elizabeth Taylor, Madonna and Princess Diana, to name a few, have spent

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