Leysin

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Leysin

 

a mountain health resort in southwestern Switzerland, located 25 km from Montreux in a valley, at an elevation of 1,300–1,500 m; protected against the cold north winds by the Bernese Alps. Winters are mild (average January temperature, −1°C), and summers are moderately cool (average July temperature, 13.9°C). Annual precipitation totals 1,200 mm.

Treatments include climatotherapy, aeroheliotherapy, and terrain cure. Those suffering from respiratory diseases, functional disorders of the nervous system, anemia, and excessive fatigue are treated here. There are sanatoriums, hotels, boarding-houses, and athletic facilities. The sanatoriums and clinics are for the treatment of patients with pulmonary tuberculosis. Leysin is a center of sports and tourism.

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Price includes Return Eurostar from London to Paris Connecting rail journeys Six nights' half board accommodation in Leysin, Switzerland Visits to Montreux & Chamonix Mont Blanc Journey on the Mont Blanc Express Journey on the rack railway to Rochers de Naye Journey on the GoldenPass line Journey on the Lotschberger Express Services of our Tour Manager Call our Holiday Advisors here in the UK Code CV 01858 438458 www.
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