Did you know...
the municipalities of Saanen, Gsteig and Lauenen together make up the
Saanenland? Situated in the western Bernese Oberland it borders the
canton of Fribourg in the north, the canton of Vaud in the west, the
canton of Valais in the south and the Simmental and the rest of the canton
of Bern in the east?
- that 11
hamlets (Abländschen, Bissen, Ebnit, Gruben, Grund, Gstaad, Kalberhöni,
Saanen, Saanenmöser, Schönried and Turbach) belong to the municipality of
there are around 7,612 inhabitants in the entire Saanenland?
there are around 8,100 cows in the entire Saanenland?
the promenade of Gstaad has been car-free since 1996?
the first ski lodge in Switzerland was built in Saanenmöser in 1908?
- that the
first cable car in Switzerland with a turn in its route was the one at
Rellerli in Schoenried?
the church in Saanen was first mentioned in 1228?