Activities and Culture

You want to know a little bit more about the area? One of the most attractive things about the popular Lake Fuschl Holiday Region is its countryside location combined with its proximity to the City of Salzburg just half an hour’s drive away. This means that on your holiday in Fuschl am See you can combine sporting activities amidst fabulous landscapes, culture and tradition. Lake Fuschl’s idyllic setting is widely recognised as one of the most beautiful spots in Austria. The lake is 4 kilometres long and its dark green waters are crystal-clear and of drinking water quality. Enjoy the fresh summer air and the flair of this romantic village. 
Take a deep breath and feel peace and contentment return to your body, mind and soul.

Our hotel is located right on the shores of Lake Fuschl. Shops, restaurants, cafes and the village centre are just a couple of minutes walk away. The Festival City of Salzburg and the surrounding lakes can be reached easily by car or local bus.

By the way, Fuschl am See is the ideal starting point for day trips, motorbike tours and vintage car and convertible jaunts. Set off on a breathtaking trip on winding mountain roads through this UNESCO World Heritage Region. Or explore the hilly areas of the Salzkammergut Lake District by bicycle. You’ll be overwhelmed by the beauty of our holiday region that offers a variety of leisure activities to suit every taste.

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City of Salzburg

Castle of Hellbrunn

The “Lustschloss zu Salzburg” was used by prince archbishop Markus Sittikus as holiday residence. Today parts of the castle, the park with a great playground and water fountains, are accessible for everybody.

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Fortress Hohensalzburg

When you have climbed up the fortress’ hill you have a dream-like view from different perspectives. On the top there is the prince’s room, the torture chamber and the fortress museum, which informs about the history of the castle from the 11th century.

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On the trail of Mozart through the old town

The house where Mozart was born and where he lived, which now are used as museums, are located in the middle of the inner city. When strolling through the inner city you will notice wrought-iron guild signs which create a special ambiance.

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Sound of music

Travel around the City on the Steps of the Sound of music

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Surroundings of Salzburg

Ice caves, Werfen

The Eisriesenwelt in the Tennen Mountains, with its 42km height, is the biggest ice cave in the world. Around 1400 steps and 134 m of elevation gain have to be tackled during this impressive cave experience. Marvel at the sculptures which the nature has created.

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Salt mine, Hallein

At the oldest mine accessible to visitors in the world everything is about the „white gold“. In Hallein salt has been extracted for 2500 already.

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Narcissus festival, Bad Aussee

From the end of May until the beginning of June the white narcissus has its flowering season. That is when Bad Aussee in the Salzkammergut invites to the biggest flower festival of Austria. The beauty of the nature is celebreated with colourful narcissus-figures.

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Culture in Salzburg and Around

Salzburg Festival
Mozart Week
Easter Festival
Castle concerts
Lehár Festivals Bad Ischl