Lake Fuschl is situated around 20 km from the city of Salzburg and is also part of the Lake District (Salzkammergut).
The first mention of the area was in the 8th century, in the 12th century Lake Fuschl was recorded the first time as "Fuschilsee".
In the 15th century the Castle Fuschl was constructed as a hunting castle for the Prince Archbishops.
In the 1950s the castle became famous in the series of movies "Sissi" starring Romy Schneider.
Today Castle Fuschl is a luxury hotel.