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Leysin

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Leysin review: 36 facts and highlights

Leysin
43
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Leysin

How does Leysin compare to the average?

  • Distance from airport
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    50kmvs107.39km
  • Opening hours
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    8hoursvs7.82hours
  • Longest run
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    7.5kmvs6.68km
  • Ski pass daily
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    27$vs61.36$
  • Number of cinemas
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    1vs0.67
  • Number of museums
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    2vs0.97

General info

1.mountain height

937meters

The height of the mountain is the difference in height between the lowest and highest point. Tall mountains can offer longer pistes, better views, and often better snowfall.
2.distance from airport

50km

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
3.opening hours

8hours

The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.
4.summit height above sealevel

2200meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
5.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
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Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.months open yearly

4months

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

29

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.skiable area

60km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
3.trails (medium)

6

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Medium difficulty trails (marked with a blue square) have a slope gradient between 25% and 40%. These trails are ideal for regular skiers.
4.Allows off-piste skiing
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In resorts which allow off piste-skiing, you can ski anywhere which is great for adventurous types. However, there are hazards such cliff edges, avalanches or simply getting lost and suffering exhaustion.
5.ski lifts total capacity

18000

This is the amount of people that can be transported by ski lifts etc. per hour. A bigger uphill capacity can indicate less waiting time, although it will be affected by how busy the resort is.
6.Offers open cross-country skiing
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Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.

Leisure

1.restaurants

26

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.number of cinemas

1

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
3.number of museums

2

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.number of theaters

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.Has a spa
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After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
6.Has an ice rink
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At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

8

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
2.number of kindergartens

1

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2020.
3.number of five star hotels

0

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
4.Has camping facilities
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Camping can offer a cheaper alternative to hotels or B&B’s, and can provide a fun outdoors experience - although it might not be ideal in winter!

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