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.


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)

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.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Leysin?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 535 holiday rentals around Leysin. From 85 Chalets to 379 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Leysin is on Stayz.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Leysin:

  • Avoriaz: 527 holiday homes
  • Verbier: 343 holiday homes
  • La Tzoumaz: 304 holiday homes
  • Ovronnaz: 142 holiday homes
  • Gstaad: 140 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

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

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

  • Leysin-Tete d'Ai Ski Lift: 2,624 holiday rentals
  • Vers Vuarin Ski Lift: 2,624 holiday rentals
  • Leysin Ski Resort: 2,362 holiday rentals
  • Ai-Berneuse Ski Lift: 2,074 holiday rentals
  • Télécorde d'Aï: 2,092 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Leysin listed on Stayz 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. Stayz offers 85 Chalets in Leysin. Our other popular types of Leysin holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 379 holiday houses
  • Houses: 43 holiday houses
  • Villas: 13 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 85 holiday homes with pool available in Leysin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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