Fusch an der Großglocknerstraße - waterfalls, Kneipp and alpine huts

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Bergbach near Fusch on the Grossglocknerstrasse

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.


High Tauern near Fusch
High Tauern near Fusch

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.


Waterfalls are the ideal place to pause, breathe deeply and enjoy Photo: djd/TVB Bruck Fusch/MakeART Studio

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.


The Gliwice Hut
The Gleiwitzer Hütte is an alpine refuge in the Glockner Group at 2.176 meters above sea level.
Photo: djd/Tourism Association Bruck Fusch/Madreiter

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.

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pure nature
Pure nature, with water and peaks: the region is so diverse. Photo: djd/TVB Bruck Fusch/MakeART Studio

Accommodation in Fusch on the Grossglocknerstrasse

Hotels in Fusch am Grossglockner

Römerhof Fusch

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.

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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.

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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.

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Lamphouse Fusch

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.

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Cows on the pasture
Cows on the pasture and in the background the peaks of the Glockner group. Photo: djd/TVB Bruck/Madreiter

Holiday homes in the region

There are holiday homes in the area and in Bruck.

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Fusch an der Großglocknerstraße - waterfalls, Kneipp and alpine huts

Monika Fuchs

Monika Fuchs and Petar Fuchs are the authors and publishers of the Slow Travel and Enjoyment travel blog TravelWorldOnline Traveller. You have been publishing this blog since 2005. TravelWorldOnline has been online since 2001. Your topics are Trips to Savor and wine tourism worldwide and Slow Travel. During her studies, Monika Fuchs spent some time in North America, where she traveled to the USA and Canada - sometimes together with Petar Fuchs - and spent a research year in British Columbia. This strengthened her thirst for knowledge, which she pursued for 6 years Adventure Guide for Rotel Tours and then for 11 years as Study tour guide for Studiosus Reisen tried to breastfeed all over the world. She constantly expanded her travel regions, but curiosity still gnawed at her: “What is beyond the horizon? What else is there to discover in this city? Which people are interesting here? What do you eat in this region?” These are the questions she is now trying to answer as a freelance travel journalist (her articles have appeared in DIE ZEIT, 360° Canada, 360° USA, etc.), among others. travel writer and travel blogger answers in many countries around the world. Petar Fuchs produces the videos on this blog as well as on YouTube. Monika Fuchs from TravelWorldOnline is below Germany's top 50 bloggers in 2021 Other Information about Monika and Petar Fuchs. Recommendations on LinkedIn from tourism experts Further recommendations from cooperation partners and tourism experts Professional experience Monika on LinkedIn