Gstaad is one of the most attractive Swiss holiday regions in the Swiss alps for familiy-, skiing-, hiking- and biking-vacations, it is also surrounded by some of Switzerland’s finest alpine scenery in the south west , about two hours’ drive from Geneva or Zurich on the boundary between the Bernese Oberland and the Vaud Alpes.
Christmas is undoubtedly the most important holiday in Austria. The most famous Christmas carol of all time ‘Silent Night’ was written as a poem in 1816 by an Austrian priest called Joseph Mohr. The story behind this is magica itself. The St Nicholas chruch organ at Oberndorf had broken a few days before Christmas, so the priest after considering the options decided to give the poem of Silent Night (Stille Nacht) to his friend Franz Xavier Gruber and the melody for Silent Night was composed and it was composed on a guitar!!
The process of becoming resident in Spain has been simplified as much as possible, and it now involves less paperwork and time. However it is strongly advisable that new residents complete all the required procedures when registering, opening a bank account, obtaining medical cover and registering cars and driving licences. This is likely to save them an enormous amount of time and trouble when dealing with other aspects of the bureaucracy