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Leysin is a municipality of the canton of Vaud in the Aigle district of Switzerland. It is first mentioned around 1231–32 as Leissins, in 1352 as Leisins. Located in the Vaudoises Alps, Leysin is a sunny alpine resort village at the eastern end of Lake Geneva in proximity to Montreux, Lausanne, and Geneva. In prior years, Leysin was known for its sanatoriums for tuberculosis; today its spectacular Alpine views across the Rhône Valley towards the Dents du Midi invite year-round mountain sports and recreation. The entire village of Leysin and hamlet of Veyges are designated as part of the Inventory of Swiss Heritage Sites.

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Leysin in Switzerland awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Leysin. When planning a trip to Leysin, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Zurich. Attractions in Zurich include Lindenhof, Old Town, Lake Promenade. Tour packages of Leysin are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Leysin*

  • Pollution Statistics in Leysin

    Know the pollution level of Leysin before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 9.38 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 15.38 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 30.77 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 30.77 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 3.57 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 9.09 (Very Low)
  • Leysin: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Leysin for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Leysin.

    • Burglary and Theft 34.62 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 31.37 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 20.1 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 16.18 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 27.94 (Low)
    • Attacks 26.96 (Low)
    • Drug offense 51.47 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85.29 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 57.84 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.65 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 18.63 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.02 (Low)
  • Living in Leysin - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Leysin is 187.63 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 68.39 (High)
    • Climate Index 73.3 (High)
    • Pollution Index 14.31 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35.38 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 123.39 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 68.96 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.84 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 127.06 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Leysin

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Leysin

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.36 USD
    • International Movie per seat 20.28 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 48.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 104.63 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 121.68 USD

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