The mountain village of Fusch on the Großglocknerstrasse
If you High Alpine Road If you want to drive to the Großglockner, you will pass Fusch am Großglockner. There is the toll station for the panoramic road through the Austrian Alps. The town is located at the northern end of the Glockner High Alpine Road in the Hohe Tauern National Park Salzburg country. We were lucky enough to start our journey over the mountains on a sunny summer day. What immediately struck us were the mountain streams and waterfalls cascading down from the mountains into the valley. The water is also one of the highlights in the area around Fusch an der Großglocknerstraße.
You can find water around Bruck and Fusch
If you are looking for nature and lots of space far away from mass tourism, you will find it in Salzburger Land. The Hohe Tauern National Park in Austria invites you to go for walks and bike tours. The highlight of a visit to the area is the almost 3.800 meter high Großglockner, the highest mountain in Austria. Embedded in this mountain landscape are the villages of Bruck and Fusch in the Salzburg region. Mountain lakes, waterfalls, mountain streams and rivers: one element of both places is the water, it accompanies guests at every turn.
Water treatments according to Kneipp
An attraction for families is the water playground with cable ferry and Kneipp pool on the Käfertal nature adventure trail. The path is in one of the most beautiful valleys in the Alps. More than 1.100 species of beetles, almost 300 species of large butterflies and many wild animals live at over 200 meters. At stations and on display boards, visitors can find out about the special features of the valley. But the water treatments according to Kneipp are not only in demand on the water playground. There are numerous Kneipp facilities in the region. The main facility is located in the mountain resort of Bad Fusch at an altitude of almost 1200 m. Springs feed Kneipp pools. You stretch your feet into the ice-cold water, let the mountain air blow in your face, find relaxation and recharge your batteries. A snack bar spoils guests with regional dishes and soft drinks.
Hiking and alpine huts
The holiday region is not just an Eldorado for hikers because of the water adventures. While walking and themed trails attract families, alpinists can put their stamina and stamina to the test on the 3.000m peaks. All information is there here and by phone 0043-65457295. But what would hiking be without alpine huts? Only half as nice. That's why it's worth stopping there and concentrating on nature, the silence and the mountain panorama. With luck you can even hear the whistle of a marmot.
You should not forget that if you want to hike in the mountains
- walking boots are required so that you can enjoy your tours.
- The backpack is convenient in that you can take a jacket and a bottle of water with you. For longer hikes you need one backpack.
- equipment for hikers can be found here.
- Hiking routes in the region you can also discover here.
- The sun hat protects on the go, because you will be out in the sun a lot.
Accommodation in Fusch on the Grossglocknerstrasse
Hotels in Fusch am Grossglockner
Zeller Fusch 77, 5672 Fusch an der Glocknerstrasse, Austria. The hotel offers a wellness center and a restaurant for breakfast. During the day, specialties from the Pinzgau are served.
Pony farm Fusch
Zeller Fusch 151, 5672 Fusch an der Glocknerstrasse, Austria. The Feriendorf Ponyhof Fusch has a spa area and offers rooms with balcony as well as an indoor and an outdoor pool. Children enjoy the ponies, a petting zoo and a playground. The restaurant serves breakfast and specialties from Salzburg from the organic farm, which also belongs to the hotel operators.
Hotel Waterfall Fusch
Zeller Fusch 119, 5672 Fusch am Grossglockner, Austria. The Hotel Wasserfall is well suited for a holiday in nature. You can relax in the rooms as well as in the wellness area with sauna, steam bath and infrared cabin. The restaurant serves dishes based on locally sourced ingredients, as well as game dishes.
Zellerfusch 15, 5672 Fusch an der Grossglocknerstrasse, Austria. The Hotel-Restaurant Lampenhäusl awaits its guests. It offers a sauna area with an infrared cabin, a solarium, a quiet zone, a sun terrace, and several saunas. In addition to breakfast, guests can choose between three dishes and salads from the buffet at dinner.
Holiday homes in the region
There are holiday homes in the area and in Bruck.
You want to go camping in the mountains?
- Do you want to rent a motorhome? Then you will find information and a selection in these booking options. Or would you prefer to stay overnight in a roof tent on the car? Also the overnight stay in camping tents is possible.
- Check our packing list for campers to see whether you have packed everything for your motorhome tour.
- At Camping Lampenhäusl you will find a campsite just a 10-minute walk from the waterfall. There you can after a day trip in a Dutch Oven or on the portable grill and maybe also on the campfire . You can also find Dutch oven accessories can be found here.
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Source: On-site research and djd
Text: Monika Fuchs and djd/TVB
Photos: Monika Fuchs and djd as well as the photographers in the captions