Leukerbad is in the canton of Valais in the south of Switzerland, about 1411 meters above sea level. Leukerbad is a popular spa resort for wellness.
There are 65 thermal springs in Leukerbad, support 3.9 million litres of hot water up to 51 51°C . These thermal springs made Leukerbad became the biggest spa and wellness resorts in Switzerland. The history of the springs of Leukerbad dates back to the Roman times. It was generally believed that the discovery of Leukerbad's medicinal springs and the settlement of the areas dated back merely to the 13th century. The biggest public baths are the Burgerbad and Linder Alpentherme.
Burgerbad therme of Leukerbad is the largest thermal spa in Europe, offers a full day package for families and spa enthusiasts. Tourists can spoil themselves in the 10 thermal baths, enjoy the wide range of spa facilities. Lindner Alpentherme of Leukerbad is the largest high-altitude medical & Alpine beauty and thermal spa in Europe, provide the best care for custoners’ health.
Leukerbad’s new village square was opened on the 11th October, 2003. The new square is designed to be a meeting-place for visitors and locals alike. In summer, it was an ideal place for numerous events such as concerts, celebrations and festivals.
Leukerbad is also an ideal choice for sport lovers. Two cableways connect Leukerbad, tucked away in the valley basin, with the hiking terrains of the Gemmi Pass and Torrent. In winter, Leukerbad offers about 50 km of ski pistes, 25 km of cross-country ski trails. Indoor skating and curling rink, indoor tennis, squash courts are also offered.
Area 67.2 km2 (25. 9 sq mi)
Position 46°23’ north latitude, 7°38’ east longitude
Map of Leukerbad