- A beautiful Salzkammergut village, soak up the calm and tranquility in the heart of the nature reserve
- Unspoilt paradise with secluded coves and shingle beaches, experience the traditions of the area
- A peaceful village in the heart of nature reserve - close to the beautiful city of Salzburg
• coach transfer • car hire • private transfer
• Salzburg · 40km · 45 minutes
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So what's it like?
This small, picturesque village is situated on the shores of the tranquil Fuschlsee. The lake is sheltered by pine-clad hills and has secluded bays, where shingle beaches slope gently into the calm, clear waters. Fuschl's idyllic location, in the heart of a Nature Reserve, makes it a perfect spot to relax and unwind. Fuschl also boasts several excellent restaurants where you can savour the delights of the local cuisine, and there are open-air concerts to enjoy during high season. Just 25 minutes away lies the elegant city of Salzburg and for those who wish to explore a little further afield, a range of interesting excursions are also available.
Relax and discover
Local culture: Take time to relax and stroll around this tranquil and picturesque village. Begin to understand how the area became the inspiration to numerous beautiful works by the likes of Ludwig Richter, Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller and Heinrich August Noé. Taking to the lake by boat, and stop off at the Fuschl Castle fishery for some delicious smoked fish.Walking: Choose your route from 150 kilometres of marked walks in and around Fuschl. Grab your boots and set off for the ideal 11.8 kilometre walk around the lake. Stroll along or dip your toes in the crystal clear waters as the path follows the contours of the water’s edge, giving you an uninterrupted and stunning view. Get an idea for the flora and fauna of the area from the nature trail, noted in English and German. For your next outing, try tracing the route of the Ellmau stein, passing the old mill and watch demonstrations of traditional flour-grinding. Or if you fancy more of a hike, follow the route over the 'Mozartblick' (Mozart's view) to St. Gilgen on Lake Wolfgangsee. Evening atmosphere: Explore Fuschl and take your pick from many excellent restaurants and sample the fabulous local cuisine. In high season sit out on a café terrace and watch the sun go down whilst enjoying open-air concerts in the centre.
Available from £200 (return)
The Salzkammergut Card gives reductions of up to 30% on local bus fares, entrances to attractions, cable cars, ferry rides, leisure facilities and much more. Available locally for approximately €5 for adults. Children up to and including 15 years will receive discounts automatically when accompanied by an adult with the card.
There is a bus service to Salzburg, Bad Ischl and St. Gilgen. Boat trips on the lake ferries can be taken at the neighbouring resorts of St. Wolfgang and St. Gilgen.
Twin centre suggestion
Why not combine your stay at the lake with a break in the Tirolean mountains? Spend 7 days in Fuschl at the popular Hotel Seehotel Schlick and 7 days in the charming resort of Söll at the Hotel Gänsleit.