The ski resort Leysin is located in Vaud, a Swiss canton that called Waadt in German, and here you will find most of what you need to know about Leysin. The skiing season in Leysin usually starts in end November to mid April.

Leysin has pistes totaling 60 kilometer, of which 43 kilometer are blue easy pistes, 15 kilometer red and slightly more challenging slopes, and 2 kilometer black and more difficult pistes. Here you'll find 12 lifts, with a total capacity of 13050 passengers/hour. The vertical drop is at most 948 meter and the highest served area by the ski lift system is at 2198 meter. The longest piste in Leysin is 4 kilometers. Other alternatives to skiing or snowboarding on the slopes are to try the fun park and halfpipe facilities in Leysin.

In case some of you feel like doing some Nordic skiing, Leysin holds 100 kilometers of prepared tracks for doing that. In addition to skiing, there is also the possibility of winter hiking here, and even a toboggan run if you want to try it.

If you want to fly to Leysin

If you want to fly to Leysin the closest airport is Geneva International Airport, with a distance of 70 kilometers from the ski resort. Other alternative airports that are possible to fly to are Belp, Bern (74 kilometers distance), as well as Aix Les Bains, Chambery (117 kilometers from the ski resort).

Other ski resorts nearby Leysin

Not far from Leysin is the ski resort Villars, the distance is only 6 kilometers. Close by you also find the ski resorts Les Mosses-La Lécherette at a distance of 9 kilometers, and Torgon, 11 kilometers from Leysin.

Rent ski equipment

Rent your skis, boots and snowboard online and save up to 50% compared to rent in the village and save both time and money.

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Ski schools

In Leysin you can book 5 different types of ski lessons, ski schools or ski instructors. You will find options for all ages and different types of skill levels. We work with CheckYeti that is a specialist in online booking of ski classes and can in many cases offer free cancellation and at best up to 15% cheaper than the original price.

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There are 28 restaurants in Leysin with 24 different types of kitchens, the most popular being European, Swiss and French.

Hotel & accommodations

Here you will find in total 58 hotel, apartments and chalets/houses in Leysin.
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