Leysin is a small village which located in the canton of Vaud, at an altitude of 1263 meters above sea level above the Aigle. Leysin is at the eastern end of the Lake Geneva. Leysin enjoy an extraordinary amount tof sunshine enabling to offer a large selection of activities. Its sun-rich and mild climate made Leysin became a famous health resort.
In summer, 250 kilometres of hiking trails, mountain tours and interesting bike tours offer plenty of exercise in the open countryside. Nordic Walking is accessible to everybody and combines hiking adventure with optimization of your physical condition. There are 17 lifts in the beautiful ski region. Snowpark with a halfpipe, ski tours are provided for tourists. The Berneuse – Express gondola will bring tourists to one of the most breathtaking panoramic sights of Switzerland.
Aigle castle is a impressive castle in Leysin, which is dating from the 12th century, the Vaud Wine and Vine museum are located here.
Leysin is also an ideal shopping place, tourists will find Switzerland and local products, such as breads, cream, cheese, meat, cooked meats, artisans from several local & regional.
Area 18.54 km2 (7.16 sq mi)
46°20’ north latitude, 7°00’ east longitude
Map of Leysin