Walking holiday in Faistenau
Walking holiday in Faistenau

Walking holiday in Faistenau

In the paradise for sportsmen and -women

Walking, experience nature at its purest

In Faistenau in the Salzkammergut is where you will experience pure nature. The village of Faistenau is characterised by the beauty of the landscape - from the valley floor situated at approximately 786 metres above sea level. It is a paradise for sportsmen and -women without compare. From simple walks and running routes to extreme tourstake your pick.

We can recommend a few alpine pastures that can be reached by car to those who like to take it easier but do not want to do without the grandiose views. Experience the impressive landscape of the Salzkammergut on your walks. Nature-lovers are well provided for here. Fresh mountain air, breath-taking views, friendly hosts, new friendships, ... and as a further big plus you will be given the maps you need by us in the hotel without charge. We will also gladly advise you on an individual basis on the individual routes.

A firm hit are the weekly Fischerwirt Hotel walks with destinations that you will find difficult to find on your own - always adjusted for the season. Walk guide Rita leads you to the most beautiful spots in our region A special experience and moments that you will not forget so quickly... Here is an extract from our annual walk highlights at the Fischerwirt Hotelt

  • Picnic walks
  • Kneipp spa walks
  • Torchlit walks
  • Alpine pasture and summit walks

A special experience and moments that you won't forget in a hurry ...

Walks in the valley, directly from the hotel

Circular walks in the valley, directly from the hotel

You can set off on the most varied of walking routes directly from the hotel - such as for example around the Hintersee, around the Kugelberg and into the Hamoosau, just to mention a few.

  • Hintersee circular walk - Learn everything about the flora & fauna...
    The Hintersee rightly enjoys the reputation of being one of the most versatile lakes in the Salzkammergut. The 4.9 kilometre long, pushchair-and family-friendly circular walk impresses with its unbuilt on, freely accessible shore zones. Display boards provide information about the flora & fauna as well as the history of the lake.
    Walking time: approx. 1.5 hours
    difficulty level: easy, a stroll
  • Hamoosau circular walk
    walking time: approx. 1.5 hours
    Difficulty level: easy
  • Kugelberg Mind Sport Path & Forest Learning Path
    Walking time: approx. 1.5 hours
    difficulty level: easy

Hiking trips from the hotel into the mountains

The good location, safe, well-marked paths and easily reachable access points make the walking area around the Fischerwirt into a unique (mountain) experience.

As a taster here you can find some tips for walks:

  • Ochsenberg
    walking time: approx. 3.5 hours
    difficulty level: medium
  • Wieserhörndl
    walking time: approx. 6 hours
    difficulty level: medium to dificult
  • Schafbachalm/Schafberg
    walking time:  approx. 6 hours
    difficulty level: easy


Experience the beauties of our valley. Are you looking for that special walking holday in the mountains of the Salzkammergut? We look forward to your visit in Faistenau, at the Fischerwirt Hotel!

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