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Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Leukerbad, Switzerland your home away from home

The area of Leukerbad in the Swiss canton of Valais is a popular area for skiing in the winter and mountain hiking in the summer. It is also famous for its spa waters and was developed as a health resort in 1501 by Cardinal Matthaus Schiner although its springs were used back in Roman times. It is accessed through the mountains via the Gemmi Pass and the town of Leukerbad can then be seen in the valley below, surrounded by impressive cliffs. Famous guests to the Leukerbad area have included writers Mark Twain and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

Things to Do at in Leukerbad, Switzerland Visit the Baths

The Burgerbad or community thermal centre is in the heart of the town of Leukerbad and is well worth visiting. These are the largest thermal baths in the area and visitors can bathe in the warm therapeutic spa waters surrounded by stunning mountain scenery. The springs pump 3.9 million litres of warm water 51°C (124°F) to the 22 thermal pools in the Leukerbad area.

Ride the Cable Car

The cable car gives unrivalled views of the Leukerbad area from the top of the Gemmi Pass. The cable car was built for skiers in 1957 but is now used year-round by hikers and sightseers. A second cable car was built in 1972 and goes up the slopes of the Torrent Alp with amazing views.

Outdoor Activities

There are plenty of things to do around your Leukerbad villa. Hill walking and mountaineering, tennis, squash, mini golf, guided walks, parasailing and local festivals are popular in the summer. In the winter months, Leukerbad offers superb skiing, snowboarding, skating and other snow sports.

 

Places to Visit in the Leukerbad Region, Switzerland

Leukerbad

The town of Leukerbad has just over 1,500 residents and dates back to the 4th century BC. The typical Swiss architecture is surrounded on all sides by steep mountains making it a most scenic town to visit. It is best known for its thermal baths.

Leuk

Leuk is a charming town, situated on the southern slopes of the Rhone Valley. It has many historic buildings to explore which were once part of the diocese of Sitten. There is also an 18-hole golf course there.

Pfyn Forest

The Pfyn Forest is the largest pine forest in Switzerland and runs along the border between the German and French speaking Valais. It is a delightful area for hill walking in the fresh mountain air.

Weather at in Leukerbad, Switzerland

The area of Leukerbad enjoys warm sunny sunshine and temperatures of around 26°C (78°F) during the summer months. In the winter the area around your Leukerbad holiday villa has plenty of snow and temperatures are close to freezing from December to March. The area generally has low rainfall throughout the year.

Travel to in Leukerbad, Switzerland

The nearest airport serving the Leukerbad area is the Geneva (GVA) Airport. There are frequent trains from Geneva on the Lausanne-Italy and Lausanne-Gotthard routes which stop at Leuk-Susten. From there a bus service will take you to local towns around the Leukerbad area. It is also a beautiful area to drive to via the N9 motorway along the Rhone Valley.

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                                                                                              sumptous chalet

                                                                                              5 of 5
                                                                                              Luxurious property, generously appointed and equipped, lovely veranda for sitting out in the sunshine. Comfortable beds, well designed and perfect holiday retreat
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                                                                                              • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                                                              Beautiful apartment in a pretty alpine vilage

                                                                                              5 of 5
                                                                                              Highly recommend this property. Great location close to cable car and all village amenities. Check whether Zinal is the right resort for your skiing abilities. Great for off piste adventures but limited piste skiing if snow conditions poor.
                                                                                              • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
                                                                                              • Date of Stay: Mar 2017