San Leonardo in Passiria
San Leonardo in Passiria is the main place of the Val Passiria and the birth place of the freedom fighter Andreas Hofer.
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The market town of San Leonardo in Passiria has got some 3,500 inhabitants and is considered the economic and political centre of the village. Part of the municipality are also the villages of Passo, Mora, Prantago, Schlattach, Valtina and Gomion, extending from 693 to 1,262 m asl. The municipal territory is located in the Gruppo di Tessa nature park, at the fork to Passo del Rombo and Passo Giovo.
Meadows, forests and high mountains characterise the landscape round San Leonardo in Passiria. Also from a cultural viewpoint, the village has got some offers, that is to say the MuseumPasseier hosted by the brith place of the Tyrolean freedom fighter Andreas Hofer. Also the Malga Pfistrad and Castel Giovo need to be visited in the charming municipality.