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Unique climate conditions make sure the weather in Lavanttal is cold and snow-sure in the winter and hot in the summer. This region is a popular holiday destination for people from all over Europe. Check out our live webcam for the current weather in Bad St. Leonhard with its forecast for today, tomorrow or the weekend.
The region boasts 80 km of perfectly groomed pistes suitable for all abilities. The Lavanttal ski resorts of Koralpe, Klippitztörl and Weinebene go up to 2, 000 m above sea level and guarantee a special winter experience for the whole family. Here you find wide gentle downhill runs as well as racy FIS courses. If you are looking for even more fun, check out the terrain parks. Klippitztörl also features a floodlit piste open in the evenings. Especially beginners will enjoy the Lavanttal ski resorts, known as the “Ski School of Carinthia”.
Lavanttal in Carinthia is also trend-setting off the pistes. Nature, peace and quiet are the perfect ingredients for relaxing holidays off the busy ski trails. The snowshoeing trails at Klippitztörl are suitable for both, beginners and experts. Guided snowshoeing tours on Koralpe, Klippitztörl and Saualpe allow stunning views over pristine nature. Ski touring on mostly avalanche secure terrain, and all the worries will be left behind. Cross-country ski trails, tobogganing runs, ice rinks, curling alleys and lots more complete the offer.
This community is one of the most beautiful regions in Austria and also known as the “Paradise of Carinthia”. The river Lavant and the fertile soil provide perfect conditions for the region’s orchards and vegetable plantations. Visitors to the region should taste the famous sweet cider or some of the Lavanttal schnapps.
Bad St. Leonhard is a popular spa due to its sulphur mineral spring that eases rheumatic pains; drinking and spa water is taken from the "Preblauer Sauerbrunnen”.
Sights to see in Bad St. Leonhard are the Gothic church dedicated to St. Leonhard, the main square with Biedermeier buildings and the statue of the Virgin Mary from the 18th century. Among the many castle ruins and palaces, the renaissance Wiesenau castle is probably the most famous one.
The region boasts many family-friendly and waymarked hiking trails up to 2,100 m above sea level. Koralpe and Saualpe are perfect for mountain tours and loop trails. It is not necessary to be a mountaineering expert to explore this this amazing hiking area. Make a stop at one of the many huts offering traditional Carinthian delicacies. A summer tobogganing run, and many events complete the summer offer in Bad St. Leonhard.