Explore Switzerland and enjoy the crisp winter nights.
Nobody owns the world so feel free to explore it.
With our Leysin Ski Camp, you will be taken on an afternoon excursion every Wednesday, as well as a full day excursion every Saturday, helping you discover the best that Switzerland has to offer.
Saturday Excursion Destinations:
Not many cities have managed to retain their historic features quite as successfully as the Swiss capital and former home of Albert Einstein. The old town remains a UNESCO world heritage site and it's 6km of arcades - referred to as "Lauben"y the locals - boasts one of the longest sheltered shopping promenades in Europe, making it the perfect place for a spot of winter shopping!
Embedded between nearby Alpine peaks and the hilly terrain of the Jura, Switzerland's second largest city lies where the Rhone meets the Lake of Geneva. With its humanitarian tradition and cosmopolitan flair, the European seat of the UNO and the headquarters of the Red Cross give Geneva its name as the Capital of Peace.
Lying on the banks of Lake Geneva, with a stunning view of the Alps, Lausanne is home to the International Olympic Committee HQ and the Olympic Museum. The city is also home to art museums and galleries, and the medieval old town is well-known for its pedestrianised shopping streets.
It may be much smaller than the thriving metropolis listed above, and you may know Gruyères more for its world famous cheese than anything else, but this picturesque medieval town packs quite a punch! As well as a castle and three unique museums, Gruyères also boasts Oscar winning alien and Buddhist sculptures -providing a modern chapter to its 800 year-long history.
Laying at the foot of the colossal Matterhorn, Zermatt's touristic development is closely linked with this world-famous mountain. This idyllic vacation destination remains a car-free zone and has preserved its original character, offering limitless opportunities for excursions and adventure.
Situated just 50 kilometres from the capital city of Bern, this bilingual city is not to be overlooked. Fribourg's renowned university provides it with a vibrant and cosmopolitain atmosphere. Admiring the old facades and beautiful fountains from the top the 74-metre spire of the Cathedral is an experience not to be missed.
Wednesday Excursion Destinations:
This picturesque resort town on the east of Lake Geneva, is home to the world-famous Montreux Jazz Festival, which takes place every year in July. The town's celebrated lake side promenade is colourfully decorated with flowers, trees and sculptures. It
Château de Chillon
Arguably Switzerland's most famous castle, this island castle is amongst the most visited in Europe and has been cited as the inspiration for several pieces of classic literature, including Mary Shelly's Frankenstein and Lord Byron's poem, The Prisoner of Chillion.
When darkness falls, the fun doesn't stop!
When you're not out on the slopes, in class or out on excursion, we've planned out an evening programme in the hotel for you to enjoy. This includes:
- Disco night
- Movie night in the hotel cinema
- Swimming pool/ Sauna/ Jaccuzzi
- Graduation party on the last Friday evening