Julie Andrews enjoys winter getaway in Gstaad, Switzerland

She is best known for playing Maria Von Trapp in beloved musical The Sound of Music, set in the Austrian city of Salzburg.

And Julie Andrews returned to her famous Alpine surroundings on Wednesday, as she was spotted enjoying a relaxing getaway to Gstaad, Switzerland.

The actress, 82, proved to be as glamorous as ever in a chic white coat and pin curls, as she embarked on a food shop with friends in the winter holiday hotspot.

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Back to the hills! Julie Andrews, 82, was spotted enjoying a holiday in Gstaad, Switzerland on Wednesday

Back to the hills! Julie Andrews, 82, was spotted enjoying a holiday in Gstaad, Switzerland on Wednesday

The hills are alive once more: Julie made her fame in the Alps - playing Maria Von Trapp in 1965 musical The Sound of Music, shot in Salzburg (above) 

The hills are alive once more: Julie made her fame in the Alps - playing Maria Von Trapp in 1965 musical The Sound of Music, shot in Salzburg (above) 

Julie looked far younger than her years in black flares and a padded white coat as she headed to the supermarket in the luxurious ski resort. 

Wrapping up warm in the cold, the actress co-ordinated her bright red jumper with a striped scarf, and kept comfortable for her outing in sturdy black ankle boots.

Yet, despite her casual look, Julie accessorised with a sleek leather handbag, embellished with silver studs, and styled her hair into tight pin curls for a touch of old school glamour.

Effortless: The star wrapped up warm in a white coat and bright red jumper, but maintained her usual glamour with dark sunglasses and pin curls as she embarked on a food shop

Effortless: The star wrapped up warm in a white coat and bright red jumper, but maintained her usual glamour with dark sunglasses and pin curls as she embarked on a food shop

Tying her look together with dark, oversized sunglasses, the musical star was the picture of sophistication as she picked up a few

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