Where to stay around Leysin?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 705 holiday lettings near Leysin. From 522 apartments to 80 chalets, find unique self catering accommodation 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 accommodations near great places in Leysin. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Leysin Ski Resort: 2,240 holiday lettings
  • Les Fers Ski Lift: 2,384 holiday lettings
  • Chaux-de-Mont Ski Lift: 2,210 holiday lettings
  • Leysin-Feydey Station: 2,483 holiday lettings
  • Leysin-Tete d'Ai Ski Lift: 2,486 holiday lettings

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 apartments in Leysin?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 522 apartments in Leysin. Our other popular types of Leysin holiday rentals include:

  • Chalets: 80 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 61 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 24 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Leysin?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 147 holiday homes with pool available in Leysin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental villa or chalet in Leysin, Switzerland your home away from home

    Deep in the mountains of southern Switzerland, Leysin originally came to be known as a scenic health resort due to the wonderfully crisp air, but in recent years, the excellent transport networks in the Alps of Vaud and the sensational natural sporting facilities have meant that Leysin is now a premier Alpine sports resort. The wonderfully friendly atmosphere and magnificent range of facilities have made Leysin, Switzerland, a wonderfully popular family holiday destination.

    Things to do in Leysin, Switzerland

    During the winter months, Leysin is a bustling ski resort, with an astonishing range of winter sports possibilities on offer. The ski schools in Leysin are world class, offering English speaking instructors, happy to teach to any level of experience and ability. There are five international ski schools in Leysin, so finding experienced tuition will certainly not pose any problems. There are 17 lifts taking skiers from their Leysin chalets up into the mountains, or to the fantastic snow park. There are some excellent challenges on the Glacier 3000 for both skiers and snowboarders, as well as a lit cross-country skiing trail. Away from the slopes, Leysin is a great destination for snow shoe trekking and tobogganing.

    Away from the slopes, there is always a massive amount happening in Leysin. The Castle of Aigle is wonderfully impressive, and well worth investigating, but for those still looking for an extra hit of adrenaline, there is plenty on offer too. The Snowtube Parc has the largest snowtube facilities in Europe, and the revolving restaurant at the summit of the Berneuse affords spectacular views. The international dog-sled race and the Leysin Nescafe Champs Open are magnificent winter events too.

    During the summer months, accommodation in Leysin remains in high demand. The 250km of hiking trails, endless mountain biking routes and challenging rock climbing means that outdoor sports enthusiasts flock to the region. The Tour d’Ai is a feather in the cap of many serious climbers, and should not be attempted by anyone without a suitable level of experience. June is a magnificent time to be in a self catering Leysin holiday rental as the Leysin Music Panorama folklore festival is an absolute joy to witness. The Rock and Blues Festival and the Midsummer Festival, both in August should also not be missed if you are staying in Leysin accommodation at the time.

    Places to visit on holiday to Leysin, Switzerland

    The nearby resort of Villars is a great destination, filled with sporting facilities, including mini golf, paragliding and Europe’s finest water park. If there are any sports that you cannot enjoy from a villa in Leysin, a short trip to Villars will quench your desire.

    Weather in Leysin, Switzerland

    The weather in Leysin, Switzerland, is exceptional, leading the region to be known for its benefits to those with lung complaints. The air is fantastically crisp, and although winter temperatures are cold, the Leysin weather in the spring and summer is surprisingly warm. During June, July and August, daily temperatures usually hover around the 24˚C mark, perfect for getting out into the mountains.

    Travel to Leysin, Switzerland

    Leysin is just an hour and a half by road from Geneva International Airport (GVA), which is fantastically linked to airports throughout the UK, both big and small. There are excellent rail links from Geneva to Leysin, and the network of cog railways within the resort means that there is no need for a car upon your arrival at your Leysin accommodation.

    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.

    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)