Bodensee-Vorarlberg

Panoramic view of the bay of Bregenz at Lake Constance

Exciting. Inspiring. Lake Constance-Vorarlberg!

Vibrantly provincial in charming natural surroundings. With the cities of Bregenz, Dornbirn, Hohenems and Feldkirch, the Lake Constance-Vorarlberg region is renowned for its cultural festivals. There is so much to admire: numerous surprisingly modern buildings, attractive museums and exhibitions and fascinating views from the easily-accessible peaks. Bon vivants enjoy the much-appreciated and distinctly regional cuisine.

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Must-dos in the Lake Constance-Vorarlberg region:

  • take in a lake performance at the Bregenzer Festspiele
  • take an architectural tour of the Kunsthaus Bregenz
  • enjoy the Lake Constance scenery from the “Display room” in the Vorarlberg Museum
  • enjoy a “Sundowner” in the bathhouse on the Kaiserstrand in Lochau
  • marvel at the noble Rolls-Royce in the museum in Dornbirn
  • wander through the medieval town of Feldkirch
  • enjoy a gourmet  or musical trip on the historic paddle steamer Hohentwiel
  • visit the Saturday market on the town square in Dornbirn
  • enjoy the view over Lake Constance from the panoramic mountains of Pfänder (Bregenz) and Karren (Dornbirn)
  • explore the shore of Lake Constance by bike

The right place at the right time of year:

  • Spring tip:
    watch dance performances at the Bregenzer Frühlings festival.

  • Summer tip:
    visit the Bregenzer Festspiele. On the programme: grand opera on the floating stage and in the Festspielhaus, concerts and theatre.

  • Autumn tip:
    take part in the 3-country marathon at the beginning of October with a view over Lake Constance.

  • Winter tip:
    visit the atmospheric Advent's markets in Bregenz, Dornbirn and Feldkirch.

TIPPS!
Winter in all seinen Facetten
Winterglück auf Pisten oder lieber stille Schneewanderungen? Museumsbesuche, Stadtbummel, Konzertgenuss oder Architekturerkundungen? All das bieten Wintertage in Vorarlberg. Und dazu Gaumenfreuden in stimmigem Ambiente, in der Skihütte ebenso wie im Hauben-gekrönten Restaurant.
  Winterfreuden in Vorarlberg entdecken
Skitouren Gargellen  | © Josef Mallaun   - Vorarlberg Tourismus

Selected attractions in Bodensee-Vorarlberg

Diedamskopf mountain cable cars

The modern, 8-person cable car whisks passengers to „the highest destination in the Bregenzerwald“ over 2,000 m. Visitors enjoy during summer- and wintertime unique mountain views of more then...

Jewish Museum, Hohenems

Housed in the Heimann-Rosenthal villa built in 1864, the museum covers the period from the 17th century to the present, exploring themes ranging from the precarious existence of “Jews under special...

Nativity Scene Museum, Dornbirn

The Museum is located in a 150-year-old stable at the mouth of the Rappenloch gorge. Visitors can admire some 180 cribs and crib figurines from around the world. In addition to the Alpine cribs,...

Selected events in Bodensee-Vorarlberg

Austria Christmas Ship | © Photo: Curt Huber

Christmas Cruises of the Vorarlberg-Lines

25. November until 18. December

Enjoy several Christmas markets in one day from Thursday to Sunday - in two countries, Austria and Germany. A fairytale forest, a model railway and a nativity scene exhibition await you on board. In...

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Bregenz Festival

19. July until 20. August

The famous opera festival on the world's largest floating stage is held every year during the summer. The actors and audience turn the city into a multicultural meeting point. The floating stage is...

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Festspielhaus Bregenz | © Kongresskultur Bregenz

Bregenz Spring Festival

12. March until 18. May

Since the 90s the dance festival "Bregenzer Frühling" has been a magnet for an international audience. Various world-famous ensembles and unique choreographies inspire a large audience every year....

Christmas Markets in Vorarlberg

15. November until 24. December

Vorarlberg has a large varitety of Christmas markets where culinary delights and craftsmanship await visitors in Bregenz, Dornbirn and Feldkirch.

Selected tours in Bodensee-Vorarlberg

Meersburg New Palace at Lake Constance

Upper Swabian Baroque Road - South Route

6-8 days

Lake Constance Bike Route

4-7 days

The lake for active holidaymakers

4 days

Contact address

Bodensee-Vorarlberg Tourismus GmbH, Römerstraße 2, 6900 Bregenz, Austria