Each of the 26 cantons in Switzerland has something special to offer to the tourists. The tourists usually flock here to have a view of the picturesque Alps. You will not be able to enjoy the Alpine region in any other place than in Switzerland.
More than the cities and towns you can enjoy the actual beauty of the country if you plan a visit to some of its villages. There are lots of small villages in this country and they are really a treat to your eyes.
One such village is Leysin which is located in the canton of Vaud. This is sunny village where you can have a close proximity to the Alps. This place has quite a lot of international schools. The place is actually located on a terrace and the altitude is at least 12000 meters above the sea level.
If you visit Leysin Switzerland then you can enjoy certain panoramic views. First of all you will find Mont Blanc then the Rhone plain, Diablerets as well as Dents du midi. This village can be one of the best to spend you holidays.
These kinds of villages in Switzerland are usually top ski resorts. This place has hosted certain world cup events in the recent years. These events are usually of speed skiing, boarder cross and downhill mountain biking.
The village is quite sunny and it has a wonderful climate. Because of this mild climate a health resort was opened for people to treat lung disease. If you want to stay away from the busy cities and towns then you can surely choose this place as your holiday destination.
Skiing is one of the most popular activities that people usually prefer when they reach the Alpine valleys. You can visit Leysin Switzerland both during the summer months as well as the winter months.
If you visit this wonderful village during the winter months then you can also enjoy the igloos as well as yurt. Other popular activity that can be taken up in this village is hiking. There are long hiking trails where people can take up this activity.
But if you are especially interested in this activity then you should plan your trip during the summer months. Other than hiking you can also take up bike tours as well as mountain tours. Leysin also has Enzian Park where you will find different kinds of medical plants.
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