Fontanella with the district Faschina is the highest location in the biosphere park Großes WalsertaI. It is embedded between rugged limestone cliffs, gentle meadows and wild mountain streams. The Zafernhorn, which separates Bregenzerwald and Großes Walsertal biosphere reserve towers majestically above the Faschinapass (1.485 m). The ski resort Faschina and its good snow safety and excellent piste conditions is especially suited to families. In summer, the Seewaldsee in Fontanella brings cool refreshment after a mountain hike and hikers and botanists alike enjoy the plant diversity of the Hahnenkopf in Faschina on the flower hiking trail.
The two villages Fontanella and Faschina are the highest and sunniest of the valley, nestled between rugged limestone walls, rolling meadows and wild mountain streams.
Lake Seewald is popular with young and old, hiking and botany friends will enjoy the flower trail. Sports fans will be fascinated by the annual sprint triathlon "Isa-Männli".
In winter, the Faschina ski area is snow sure, clear and family friendly. Modern chairlifts up to 2000 meters, perfectly groomed slopes in all levels of difficulty and rest stops in mountain restaurants, as well as après-ski bars offer pure winter fun.
The Faschina ski area at the end of the Großes Walsertal biosphere reserve is a true insider tip right in the heart of Vorarlberg.
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