Coming to Leukerbad just to go skiing is a more ridiculous idea. The main advantage of Leukerbad is its healing thermal springs. One of the largest thermal complexes in Europe, Burgerbad, is located here. Therefore, the resort is considered an ideal place for those who want to combine skiing with wellness treatments. Check paradisdachat for more cities and countries in Europe.
How to get there
Plane to Geneva, then train to Lake Susten, bus to Leukerbad. Transfer time is about 2.5 hours.
1700 apartments, chalets, campsites with 6900 beds and 28 hotels with 1400 beds are ready to welcome guests who come here all year round.
Local wellness centers include thermal water massage pools (both outdoor and indoor), sauna, Turkish baths and a sports pool. Burgerbad offers 11 different pools with temperatures ranging from 28 °C to 44 °C, and the new Alpenterme complex, in addition to a balneological center, indoor and outdoor thermal pools with mineral water, offers a 25-meter sports pool, Roman baths and wellness spa treatments.
Trails of Leukerbad
60 km of trails of varying difficulty, mostly “red”. The main hub for skiers and snowboarders is the Rinderhutte (Rinderhutte, 2340 m), where the lines of chairs and funiculars converge, and from where the cable cars lead even higher, to the beginning of the FIS “black” track. Directly from the Rinderhütte you can ski down to Torrentalp or Albinenleitern. You can also go up in a four-seater cabin of the lift to Feuillerette, and from there go down to Leukerbad along the “red” track. Torrentalp also has a fan park with a half-pipe.
For beginners, there is a slope on the outskirts of the village with three “green” trails. There are schools of mountain and cross-country skiing, snowboarding. Cross-country skiers will be attracted by two areas: a five-kilometer ski track near the village and two ski tracks on the Daubensee alpine lake (Daubensee, 2350 m).
Entertainment and attractions in Leukerbad
50 restaurants, bars, discos and nightclubs. Active leisure options: fitness center, indoor tennis courts, badminton, table tennis, climbing, squash, paragliding.
From the resort it is also convenient to make sightseeing tours with a visit to Montreux and Lausanne, to stop by the famous ski centers of the Valais canton: Verbier, Crans-Montana and Zermatt. For aesthetes, the idyll of Dauben Lake on the famous Gemmi Pass and the annual Shepherd Festival with a delicate aroma of alpine roses.