Famed for its world-class biking routes, the provincial and picturesque village of Leogang is a verdant haven in which visitors can energise and enrich tired minds and bodies. Framed by a breath-taking array of spiky, granite peaks, the rich greenery and fur tree smothered slopes of this quaint and quintessential place make a perfect postcard picture. At regular times of the year, the village plays host to colourful and charismatic biking festivals that will appeal to all sports enthusiasts and the undulating hills provide picturesque hiking opportunities for intrepid wanderers.
Boasting a prime location in the midst of the stunning Salzburg Mountains, Leogang is sure to make wanderers wax lyrical with its stunning selection of trails. Historical adventure trails transport hikers back to the ancient Ice and Stone Ages while the nature and stone trail provides insightful information about the region’s rich geological inheritance.
Those seeking sanctity and solace will be delighted to discover The Path of Silence, the ultimate path of relaxation and restoration. The gentle journey takes hikers to some of the region’s most tranquil places, which include consecrated caves, rugged rock formations and idyllic peaks.
Satisfy cultural pursuits by wandering the artistic and aesthetically alluring Art Trail, a modern and magnificent collection of sculpture and art pieces inspired by the rich region. Enormous dragon flies, silver seeds and mythical masks are just a selection of the remarkable relics awaiting discovery.
Satisfy your après-ski appetite at an altitude with a visit to the Alte Schmiede, an authentic eatery located at the top of the town’s cable car. Enjoy the inviting ambience while feasting upon regional specialities such as sizzling sausages and fired potatoes, meals that are certain to satisfy appetites gained from energetic excursions. (Rain 6 | Leogang, Leogang 5771, Austria)