Destination guide

The adventurous city of Leysin awaits you

The mountains and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Leysin. Renowned for its skiing, cheese shops and spas, this city welcomes all visitors. Aigle Castle and Freddie Mercury Statue are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Leysin

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Leysin for its skiing and swimming. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Leysin a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Leysin-Berneuse Gondola (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Leysin Ski Resort (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Parc Aventure Aigle (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Roc d'Orsay Gondola (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Golf Club Montreux (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Golf Club Villars (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Leysin

Travellers enjoy Leysin for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in March, August, February or July, when snowfall averages 0 inches and temperatures average -4°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Leysin

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Leysin. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Zen Garden (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Tanay Lake (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Peak Walk (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Glacier 3000 (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Derborence Lake (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Galeries Defago Trail (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Leysin

Fly into Sion (SIR), the closest airport, located 17.7 mi (28.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Geneva (GVA-Cointrin Intl.), which is 43.9 mi (70.7 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Leysin-Feydey Station.

Where to stay near Leysin?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 498 holiday rentals near Leysin. From 80 Chalets to 353 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Leysin for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Leysin?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Leysin. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Leysin-Tete d'Ai Ski Lift: 3,972 holiday rentals
  • Ai-Berneuse Ski Lift: 3,568 holiday rentals
  • Leysin-Feydey Station: 4,013 holiday rentals
  • Brion Ski Lift: 3,356 holiday rentals
  • Tobogganing Park: 4,123 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Leysin listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Chalets in Leysin?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 80 Chalets in Leysin. Our other popular types of Leysin holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 353 holiday houses
  • Houses: 45 holiday houses
  • Villas: 7 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Leysin?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 81 holiday homes with pool available in Leysin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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