Often referred to as the ‘Alpine Garden of Eden’, Gstaad is a tiny resort town in Switzerland famed as much for its stunning views as the jet-set crowd that likes to holiday on its slopes. Whether you go to indulge in a bit of celeb-spotting or to enjoy the chalet village’s many gourmet restaurants and stylish shopping options, a visit is sure to be a treat.

How to go there

Turkish Air flies to Zurich via Istanbul from all major cities of Pakistan.

Where to stay

There’s no shortage of luxury accommodations in Gstaad, the latest amongst them being The Alpina Gstaad. From its stunning views of the Swiss Alps to an eclectic art collection, its Michelin-star restaurant to the luxurious spa, there’s a host of reasons why this picturesque chalet is ‘the’ place to stay in Gstaad.

What to do

The village center features a scenic promenade with a series of boutiques, restaurants, art galleries, and hotels. The nature preserve by the idyllic Lake Lauenen with its waterfalls and high moors is a great family excursion and the hiking trails in the region are renowned for their beauty.