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Leysin International Schools


The isbi Schools Directory Guide To The Top International Schools And Private Schools in Leysin

For anyone planning a move to or within Leysin in south east Switzerland, we have collated information below about different places to live, International schools and private schools (including High schools), property and relocation agents and other information we think useful for relocating to Leysin and the surrounding area.

Offering some of the best living anywhere in Switzerland, Leysin’s famous suburbs and nearby towns include Villeneuve, Montreux, Borbeyrier and Ormot-Dessous.

Leysin has a great choice of high quality private international schools and high schools, beautiful nearby countryside, lots of activities and excellent housing - with a fantastic range of different property to call home, from Switzerland mansions and estates, villas and bungalows to new build executive housing, family townhouses and apartments.

"Leysin, located on a terrace at an altitude of 1200 metres above sea level above Aigle in the lower Rhone Valley, in addition to affording fantastic views of the Rhone Plain, Mont Blanc, Dents du Midi and Diablerets is an attractive family holiday world." My Switzerland

Leysin is nestled in the canton of Vaud, south east Switzerland. Its alpine terrain is attractive to many, however it also retains its connections to major cities such as Lausanne and Geneva.

Leysin is 1200 metres above sea level! Offering breathtaking views of the Rhone Plain, Mont Blanc and Dents du Midi to name a few…


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Looking for a prestigious International (private) school in Leysin, Switzerland?

If you are thinking of moving to live in Leysin (or you already live in Leysin but are considering relocating) and you and your family are researching some of the best International schools and private schools in Leysin there is a big choice of high quality Leysin schools, with a number of the Leysin highest ranking International schools considered to be some of the best in Switzerland.

The private education sector in and around Leysin features day and residential boarding schools, single sex and co-educational (mixed) schools, including leading private nurseries, primary schools, secondary schools and high schools.

Find Private International Schools In Leysin, Switzerland (Or "International Schools And Private Schools Near Me")

Developed over the last 36+ years, the isbi School Search Directory is one of the largest and most comprehensive private schools directories available, helping thousands of families to find, compare and select good schools since the 1980s.

>  You can search for International schools and private schools with a reputation for excellence in Leysin and in the suburbs of Leysin or towns like Villeneuve, Montreux, Borbeyrier and Ormot-Dessous by using our International Schools Directory and International Schools Finder (powered by School Search Directory) or by clicking on the names of the International schools, private schools and colleges and High schools listed below to see detailed profiles with photos, videos, maps etc.

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Top International Schools And Private Schools & Colleges In Leysin, Switzerland

Some of the best International schools and private schools and colleges in Leysin, Switzerland providing a top-tier, world-class day and boarding single-sex and mixed education for boys and girls include:




Where To Live In Leysin, Switzerland

The most popular suburbs and nearby towns in Leysin, Switzerland include, with approximate population numbers:

Leysin (3,700)

Aigle (8,500)

Ollon (6,900)

Villeneuve (4,500),

Ormont-Dessous (1,000)

Roche (900)

Yvorne (900),

Rennaz (600)


Leysin is a very popular place to live and many people move to Leysin each year, or to near Leysin and the surrounding area, from around Europe and the rest of the world.

Many of those moving to Leysin are seeking a more urban lifestyle, deciding to relocate to the Leysin for work and to enjoy the great facilities and leisure amenities, high quality housing and schools, fantastic bars, restaurants, sports and popular cultural events involving art and music available to families living in Leysin and the surrounding area.

Eight Things To Know About Leysin, Switzerland

> FACT 1: Leysin is located in the lower Rhone Valley, providing fabulous views of Mont Blanc, Dents du Midi and Diablerets!

> FACT 2: During the winter, Leysin transforms into one of the most exclusive and luxurious ski destinations in Switzerland, boasting a total of 17 lifts and a snowpark!

> FACT 3: Leysin holds the international Sled Dog Race! That’s right! Each year, more than 700 dogs and their owners go head to head on the mountains of Leysin.

> FACT 4: Leysin has a multinational population, even though the 4,000 population is fairly small, the towns inhabitants come from over 110 different countries.

> FACT 5: Fan of a long walk? Leysin is the perfect place for you. With over 250 kilometres of hiking trails, there are plenty of mountainous views to be enjoyed for years to come.

> FACT 6: Leysin became famous for being a health resort in the 1950s. Club Med opened a holiday club in Leysin shortly after, which has now developed into a first-class all year resort!

> FACT 7: The Leysin community is one of the most youthful in Vaud Canton, with 34% of it’s population being under 19 years old!

> FACT 8: Visit the Chablais vineyards for some of the most well preserved wine exhibitions in Europe! With over 2000 years of history, there is lot’s to be learnt about this fabulous wine region.

Where To Live In Leysin, Switzerland

Leysin and the surrounding area offers a huge choice of high quality, premium and luxury property to meet the needs of any family, whether wanting a townhouse, large apartment, villa, mansion or countryside estate, with or without granny annex, garden or swimming pool. There are also property development and investment opportunities too, with land available to purchase and properties in need of renovation.

From central Leysin living to rural, country or lakeside lifestyles, Leysin and the surrounding area is full of bustling districts and leafy suburbs, lush green areas, charming estates, vibrant high streets, busy neighbourhoods, friendly residential communities and countryside.

Some of the popular residential areas in and outside Leysin include:

Roche Leysin, Villeneuve Leysin, Yvorne Leysin, Aigle Leysin, Ollon Leysin, Ormont-Dessous Leysin, Rennaz Leysin

Commuting To And From Leysin By Rail Or Road

Relocating to Leysin is especially popular with those happy to work from home most of the time but needing to occasionally commute to other places for work.

Others are happy to commute more regularly to Montreux, Lausanne, Geneva and other locations for work.

Travel times to key destinations by road and rail include:

> Leysin To Geneva: Geneva is about 130 km by road from Leysin via the A9 and A1 and driving to the centre of Geneva from Leysin normally takes under 2 hours. There is a very regular train service to Geneva from Leysin, with trains taking from 2 hours.

> Leysin To Lausanne: Lausanne is about 60 km by road from Leysin via the A9 and driving to the centre of Lausanne from Leysin normally takes under 1 hour. There is a very regular train service to Lausanne from Leysin, with trains taking around 1 hour 15 minutes.

> Leysin To Montreux: Montreux is about 30 km by road from Leysin via Route 11 and driving to the centre of Montreux from Leysin normally takes under 40 minutes. There is a very regular train service to Montreux from Leysin, with trains taking from 50 minutes.



Nearest Airports To Leysin, Switzerland

The nearest airport to Leysin is Geneva Airport (GVA) which is 120 km from Leysin. Other nearby airports include Milan Malpensa (MXP) (under 200 km), Basel (BSL) (200 km), Turin (TRN) (230 km)




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