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Faschina - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Faschina, 6733 Fontanella, Austria

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About Faschina

Faschina - Fontanella is the highest mountain village within the valley, situated on a sun-kissed balcony of the Grosses Walsertal. The small but charming settlement close to the Faschinajoch ridge at 1485 m above sea level, offers superb winter and summer holidays in a family-like atmosphere. The village is particularly well-known for the Faschina ski area, which is part of the Damüls ski area.

Attractions Near Faschina

Faschinajoch0.64km from Faschina

The Faschinajoch is a mountain pass in the Alps at 1486 m above sea level . It connects the valley of the Bregenzer Ach near Damüls with the valley of the Lutz near Faschina. It leads over the pass, which is well-developed and winter-proof . The eastern part of the route is very popular with motorcyclists .

Bregenz Forest Mountains
Bregenz Forest Mountains1.58km from Faschina

A majestic range of the Northern Limestone Alps, named after the town of Bregenz. The Bregenz Forest Mountains are located entirely in the Austrian state of Vorarlberg. In the Bregenzerwald mountains there are comparatively few alpine huts with overnight accommodation. This is due to the fact that the majority of the mountain tours can be undertaken as day trips from the valley valleys.

Glatthorn2.42km from Faschina

Glatthorn is the highest mountain in the Bregenz Forest Mountains with a height of 2,133 m. It lies west of and above the saddle of Faschinajoch, between Damüls to the north and Fontanella in the Großwalsertal to the south. It is one of the iocnicv attraction in this area and it also offers nice views.

DAMULS / MELLAU3.7km from Faschina

Damüls-Mellau is a ski area in Vorarlberg, Austria. It is most popular for its snow safety. In 2006, Damüls was awarded the honorary title 'snowiest village of the world. With 109 kilometres of pistes, 29 cable cars and lifts, the ski area is one of the top ski regions in Vorarlberg and has already been awarded several times by as a world-leading Ski area of the EXTRA CLASS 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Großwalsertal4.14km from Faschina

A side valley of the Walgau and stretches from this in an easterly to north-easterly direction to the mountainous center of the country. The end of the valley borders on the Bregenz Forest . The great Walsertal is best known for the UNESCO biosphere park of the same name.The name of the valley comes from the Walsers who moved here from Valais in the 13th century .

Damülser Mittagsspitze
Damülser Mittagsspitze4.87km from Faschina

A high mountain in the Bregenz Forest Mountains in the Austrian state Vorarlberg. A naturally blessed location which offers beautiful trekking destination and also there are so many other leisure options too. The normal route starts from the upper station of a chairlift at 1810 m and is UIAA grade I.

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Vorarlberg is the westernmost federal state of Austria, sharing borders with the countries of Germany, Liechtenstein, and Switzerland and the Austrian federal-state of Tyrol. Vorarlberg also enjoys a small window on Lake Constance via the city of Bregenz. It is the richest and most well-to-do province of Austria outside Vienna. For its size, it offers a lot of diverse landscapes including everything Tyrol has to offer with the exception of a large city.