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-sees in the area. Many of our vacation 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 vacation home and experience everything that makes Leysin a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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

Travelers 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 24°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Leysin

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation 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 center:

  • 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 center. 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 around Leysin?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 532 vacation rentals near Leysin. From 80 Chalets to 383 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Leysin for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Leysin?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Leysin:

  • Verbier: 328 vacation rentals
  • Avoriaz: 476 vacation rentals
  • Gstaad: 129 vacation rentals
  • Villars-sur-Ollon: 235 vacation rentals
  • La Tzoumaz: 307 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Leysin?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Leysin. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Leysin-Tete d'Ai Ski Lift: 2,576 vacation rentals
  • Brion Ski Lift: 2,416 vacation rentals
  • Leysin Ski Resort: 2,040 vacation rentals
  • Leysin-Feydey Station: 2,564 vacation rentals
  • Ai-Berneuse Ski Lift: 2,021 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Chalets in Leysin?

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 383 rentals available
  • Houses: 42 rentals available
  • Villas: 12 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Leysin?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 98 vacation rentals with pool available in Leysin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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