Enjoy a special fishing holiday in Salzkammergut

Fishing holiday in Faistenau in Austria

Real freedom begins when you leave your everyday life behind. The 1.5 km long and up to 700 m wide Hintersee is a natural lake, in the midst of the idyllic mountain world of the Osterhorn range, only a 10-minute walk from Hotel Fischerwirt.

Here you can fish in tranquility and enjoy nature. Every day of your fishing holiday will be an experience - we offer special fishing package as well as the following important information about your fishing holiday at lake Hintersee:

Enjoy the pleasures of fishing at our idyllic lake Hintersee, far from stress, simply surrounded by unspoilt nature.

01.04. - 30.09.2023
from € 594,- per person

Fishing package

Fishing package

Fishing at lake Hintersee

11 different types of fish

Hintersee is home to 11 different fish species: grayling, brown trout, brook trout, Arctic char, lake trout, rainbow trout, bullhead, minnow/frille, perch, roach and rudd.


  • Catch limit: Per day 4 pieces of salmonids and 20 pieces of minnows (Pfrillen) may be taken. All other fish species have no catch limit.
  • Permitted bait: Maggots, dough, corn, flashers, other artificial baits, dead bait fish (only from Hintersee), 1 jig with max. 5 hooks, fly. All types of worms are prohibited. Bottom fishing only with single hooks. Fishing is generally only permitted from the shore - however, our hotel guests have the advantage that they are also allowed to go out with the fishing boat.
  • Fishing times: Fishing is possible from 1 April to 30 September from sunrise to sunset. In Austria you only need a guest fishing card which you can obtain from us.
  • Fishing tackle: 2 Fishing rods

  • Children: A child up to 12 years of age may fish free of charge with a second rod under the supervision of an adult fishing card holder. The child's catch counts towards the daily catch.

Day ticket prices for idyllic fishing pleasure

 AdultsYouths (12 - 18 years)
Day pass€ 25,00€ 12,00
Day pass with the Salzkammergut Erlebnis-Card€ 20,00€ 10,00
Group prices from 5 day passes/person€ 18,00 


The Fischerwirt plus for your fishing holiday

  • Expert consultation free of charge
  • Conveniently obtain the day pass at our reception
  • We happily fill in the form for the day pass for you
  • Any fish caught can be placed into our aquarium \until your departure, alternatively we can prepare them for you
  • Freezing facilities for the catch
  • Use of the rowing boat
  • Drying room for clothes and shoes

Fishing only 10 walking minutes from Hotel Fischerwirt at lake Hintersee or at the nearby Fuschlsee (10 minutes by car) and the Wiestalstausee (15 minutes by car). Any fishing equipment can also be obtained nearby - we will be happy to provide information on-site. If you have any further questions, we are always available and look forward to your fish-filled fishing holiday at Fischerwirt - PETRI HEIL!

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Holiday at the Hintersee at Hotel Fischerwirt in the Salzkammergut

Lake Hintersee

Lake Hintersee
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