Leysin has the immense good fortune to have one of the most famous observatories in the country. Open to the public, this observatory lets visitors uncover the mystery of the sky and to see it in all its glory.
The fact that it is far away from the artificial lights of the valley gives Leysin its unusual view point. The observatory allows you not only to contemplate the stars through a telescope but to also discover the planets, stars and other galaxies by way of the observatory's photo exhibition.
The dedicated people who run the observatory are keen to share their passion of astronomy with visitors, explaining the mysteries of the sky and the fascinating history of our solar system.