Travel Thoughtfully with Tim Weiland, GM of The Alpina Gstaad


My Top Tips to Conscious Travel

  • Be informed about the destination, but don’t plan ahead too much. Be spontaneous
  • Walk as much as possible. You might discover something unexpected and change your mind
  • Ask a local for directions and recommendations. Trust them
  • Travel by train or car-share, an opportunity to get to know locals and travelers
  • Bring your own travel bottle and fill it up with the healthy Swiss Mountain water

Local Experiences Around Gstaad, Switzerland

  • ARTISAN SHOP: Heimatwerk Saanen
  • DRINK & EAT: Lunch on the Wasserngrat
  • CONNECT WITH NATURE: Peak Walk at Glacier 3000
  • ENTERTAINMENT: Everday Swissfarm life
  • GIVE BACK: Visit Foundation Alpenruhe

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