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Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal
Travel Guide

This stunning alpine valley location offers year-round outdoor pursuits. Ski, hike, mountain bike and marvel at the views from the top of a glacier.

With hiking, biking, climbing and skiing, Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal offers plenty of reasons to visit. Explore the picturesque collection of hamlets and villages occupying a valley floor surrounded by alpine mountains.

Typically, find snow here from September until late spring. Slalom down the pistes of Pitztal Glacier, the highest glacier in the Tyrol, and ice climb its frozen waterfalls. Ski and snowboard at Rifflsee, also part of Pitztal’s mountain sport area. Find runs for beginners, intermediates and experts in and around Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal. Thrill to the high speeds of the 4-mile (6-kilometer) toboggan run at Hochzeiger.

Enjoy other snow-based activities away from the slopes. Cross-country ski along the valley, take a horse-drawn sleigh ride or go ski walking in the mountains. View the peaks and valleys from the highest cable car in Austria. The Wildspitzbahn reaches an altitude of 11,286 feet (3,440 meters) above sea level. Have coffee at the outdoor terrace of the visitor center perched on top of the Pitztal Glacier.

When the snow melts, you’ll find many more activities to enjoy. Hike along steep paths and forested roads past mountain lakes. Cycle up asphalt mountain roads reaching heights of about 5,000 feet (1,524 meters) above sea level. Adventurous types can go bungee jumping, paraglide or choose from more than 150 climbing trails.

Have Tyrolean sausage or strudel in a mountain resort or in restaurants, bars and cafés dotted around the valley.

Reach the town by train, rental car or taxi from one of six airports. The airport closest is Innsbruck, 34 miles (55 kilometers) away. You can also catch a bus from there. The farthest airport is in Munich in Germany at approximately 165 miles (265 kilometres) away. If you’re driving, purchase a toll sticker at a gasoline station to be allowed to drive on Austrian motorways and highways.

At any time of year, a vacation in Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal offers superlative scenery and a range of outdoor leisure pursuits and adventure sports.

Alpine Resort Sportalm
Alpine Resort Sportalm
4 out of 5
Plangeross 36, Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal
The price is ¥35,293 per night from May 5 to May 5
Situated in Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal, this spa hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Ötztaler Ache, Rifflsee Gondola, and Rifflsee Ski Resort. Glacier Express Gondola ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (28 reviews)
Nice hotel, 5 mins drive to the ski slopes
"Lovely hotel, good facilities and pleasant staff. Staff speak limited English, but enough to get things done. It’s a half board, but doesn’t include any drinks. On the first night we thought that the house wine was included as menu had no price. We then got a bill the next day, which was fine, but ..."

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2018

Alpine Resort Sportalm
Sportiv-Hotel Mittagskogel
Sportiv-Hotel Mittagskogel
4 out of 5
Mandarfen 86, Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal, Tirol
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Located near the slopes, this Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal hotel is in the mountains and within a 5-minute walk of Rifflsee Ski Resort, Rifflsee Gondola, and Ötztaler ...
4.3/5Excellent! (8 reviews)
Lovely Alpine Setting
"This is a beautiful setting in the Alps! The hotel is lovely. The price included dinner and breakfast which can get quite pricey there, so was a saving. The only thing that was not clear was the hours of the spa and pool, so we missed them! That was quite sad for us. (Only from about 3:30-7 PM--apres ..."

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2015

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Hotel Sonnblick
Hotel Sonnblick
4 out of 5
Plangeross 45, Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal, Tirol
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Located in the mountains, this Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal hotel offers ski-in/ski-out access within 1 mi (2 km) of Ötztaler Ache, Rifflsee Ski Resort, and Rifflsee ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
"Tolle Lage, super Frühstück und Abendessen. Frisch renovierte Zimmer. Alles zusammen hervorragend! Einziger Wermutstropfen: die Zimmer waren etwas hellhörig."

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2020

Hotel Sonnblick
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Apartment Köfels in Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal - 2 Persons, 1 Bedrooms
Apartment Köfels in Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal - 2 Persons, 1 Bedrooms
Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal, Tyrol
The price is ¥11,419 per night from May 22 to May 22
Situated in Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal, this apartment building is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Ötztaler Ache and within 3 mi (5 km) of Rifflsee Gondola and Rifflsee ...
Apartment Köfels in Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal - 2 Persons, 1 Bedrooms
Vacation Home Gaug in Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal - 28 Persons, 10 Bedrooms
Vacation Home Gaug in Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal - 28 Persons, 10 Bedrooms
Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal, Tyrol
Situated in Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal, this vacation home is steps from Ötztaler Ache and Pfitschenfall. Church of the Holy Abbot Leonhard and Wallfahrtskirche ...
Vacation Home Gaug in Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal - 28 Persons, 10 Bedrooms
Apartment Köfels in Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal - 2 Persons, 1 Bedrooms
Apartment Köfels in Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal - 2 Persons, 1 Bedrooms
Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal, Tyrol
The price is ¥11,419 per night from May 22 to May 22
Situated in Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal, this apartment building is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Ötztaler Ache and within 3 mi (5 km) of Rifflsee Gondola and Rifflsee ...
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Sehr schöne Ferienwohnung, gerne wieder :)
"Problemlose Absprache zur Schlüsselübergabe. Die Wohnung und die Umgebung entsprechen der Beschreibung. Alles ist sehr ruhig. Der Parkplatz, welcher zur Wohnung gehört, war immer für uns frei. Alles war sauber und sehr gepflegt. Die Möbel und sonstige Ausstattung waren ebenfalls gemütlich. Es ist ..."

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2017

Apartment Köfels in Sankt Leonhard im Pitztal - 2 Persons, 1 Bedrooms
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