Travel Italy - San Leonardo in Passiria



Spend a dream holiday in San Leonardo in Passiria, the idyllic main resort in the beautiful Val Passiria (Passeiertal).

Holiday in San Leonardo in Passiria - South Tyrol


Spend a wonderful Travel Italy in San Leonardo! The idyllic main village of the beautiful Val Passiria is situated 20 km from the Merano health resort at the border to the Gruppo di Tessa Nature Park. From San Leonardo, you can reach Passo Rombo and Passo Giovo. The village is surrounded by a true hikers' paradise that offers infinite possibilities for your exciting hiking holiday in Val Passiria. Moreover, it has a very modern infrastructure with numerous specialised stores, excellent restaurants and cafés. San Leonardo also offers a wide array of sports and leisure activities and many cultural attractions - this is exactly what a relaxed hiking holiday in South Tyrol should be like. Enjoy peace and quiet in the unique mountain scenery and give in to South Tyrolean culinary temptations in one of the hotels in San Leonardo.
 

Hiking holidays in South Tyrol in the Gruppo di Tessa Nature Park, a true hikers' paradise


The holiday village of San Leonardo is the perfect starting point for pleasant hiking tours in the Gruppo di Tessa Nature Park during your holiday in South Tyrol. Go and get the Pseirer Josele hiking pass, comprising 28 hiking destinations and stamping checkpoints from Merano to Passo Giovo and Passo Rombo and set out to explore South Tyrol's largest nature reserve with its fascinating flora and fauna while enjoying a panoramic view of the Alpi Venoste, the Alpi Breonie di Ponente and the Monti Sarentini. From 15 June to 15 October, the hiking bus of Val Passiria will transport you to the ideal starting points for unforgettable hiking tours in Val Passiria three times a week during your hiking holiday in San Leonardo in Val Passiria. The choice is yours: go for an extensive walk to Castle Giovo, a mighty castle dating back to the 13th and 14th centuries or set out for the Gleiten pond where you will enjoy a wonderful panoramic view of the valley and even of Merano. The rather easy Andreas Hofer path and the the Lungo Passirio trail are perfectly suitable for leisurely hiking tours during your family holiday in San Leonardo in Val Passiria. A visit to the picturesque waterfall of Passiria is definitely well worth a visit. Mountain cabins and huts invite you to recharge your batteries with local specialties. You will also enjoy these regional culinary delights during your stay in one of the bed and breakfasts in San Leonardo or in the comfortable holiday homes in San Leonardo or give in to the temptation of these specialties in the restaurants and taverns of San Leonardo.
 

Cultural and sportive activities during your holiday in San Leonardo


One of the cultural highlights of your hiking holiday in Val Passiria definitely is a visit to the birthplace house of the Tyrolean freedom fighter Andreas Hofer. You shouldn't miss out on a visit to the Andreas Hofer museum, the parochial church of San Leonardo, the Sant'Ippolito parochial church of Gleiten and the traditional shield farms that were built in the 13th century in the surroundings of San Leonardo. We also recommend a visit to the exciting mountain pasture museum on Malga di Pfistrad. Moreover, your holiday in San Leonardo invites you to enjoy a whole feast of leisure activities. A picturesque promenade and a wide array of forest trails invite you to leisurely cycling tours and adventurous mountain biking in the Alps. The public swimming pool of San Leonardo, 5 red clay tennis courts and 2 indoor courts, a climbing wall, an 18 hole golf course as well as a playground for kids ensure that your hiking holiday in San Leonardo in Val Passiria will most definitely not be boring. If you search for thrill and adventure, you should go for white water rafting, waterfall climbing or paragliding. The first class wellness hotels in San Leonardo offer every possible comfort and extensive wellness offers for a pleasant wellness holiday in South Tyrol.

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