© Winter in der Fuschlseeregion (c)Fuschlseeregion-Langegger
Winterlicher Ausblick auf den Steg des Hofer Badestrandes (C)Fuschlseeregion-Langegger
© Winter Panorama vom Fuschlsee (c)Fuschlseeregion
Winter Panorama vom Fuschlsee (c)Fuschlseeregion

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Faistenau, Salzburg, Österreich

Winter dreams come true in Faistenau

Thanks to its favorable climate and its vicinity to the capital city of Salzburg, the picturesque community of Faistenau makes a popular destination among both culture and sports enthusiasts.

Winter, for instance, comes with 60 km of well-groomed cross-country tracks as well as a number of ski areas and big ski resorts to choose from (shuttle buses operate for free!).

A paradise for children and for adults: a joyous journey back to their own childhood.


10 things you should have seen, visited and done during winter holidays in Faistenau:

- 1000-year-old linden tree at the market square of Faistenau
- Cross-country skiing in Faistenau
- Ski area Gaissau-Hintersee and ski lifts
- Ski tour test trail Salzkammergut up to the mountain “Loibersbacher Höhe”
- Snowtubing
- Biathlon with the cross-country school Nordic Fun
- the picturesque lake Hintersee
- Experience farm Oberhinteregg
- Advent under the linden tree in Faistenau


Opening times of the tourist office Faistenau:
Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. till midday, Monday + Friday till 5 p.m.
Christmas holiday also on Saturday 9 a.m. till midday

  • Inhabitants: 3.066
  • Area: 51 km²
  • Altitude (from): 786m ASL
  • Altitude (to): 786m ASL
  • Longitude: 13.2333589
  • Latitude: 47.7781652

By car:
Arrival via the West motorway A1, junction Thalgau.
Follow the main road (B 158) in direction to Hof bei Salzburg until you reach the traffic circle “Baderluck”. At the first junction turn into the main road (Hinterseestraße) and after a few kilometers you reach your holiday destination Faistenau.

With the Postbus
From Salzburgs bus station, opposite the train station, there is a good bus connection into the
Fuschlsee region and also to Faistenau. You will find details in internet under www.postbus.at.

With the Train
Information and connections can be found under following addresses www.oebb.at or www.bahn.de

By Air
Salzburg Airport lies very close to Salzburg city. The Bus Nr. 2 brings you from the airport to the main station where you change to continue with the post bus.

Travelling by public transport
Route planner for independent travellers


Tourismusverband Fuschlseeregion - Ortsbüro Faistenau
Am Lindenplatz 1
5324 Faistenau

+43 43 8384 - 41

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