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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Current weather Bodensee-Vorarlberg

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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!
Frühlingserkundungen in Vorarlbergs Natur
Die Sonne wärmt, Wiesen und Bäume blühen. Ein zauberhaftes Szenario zeigt sich Wanderern und Radfahrern am Bodensee und auf den nahen Bergen. Ob Stadt oder Dorf: Man trifft sich in Gastgärten, auf Wochenmärkten, beim Kunst- und Kulturgenuss. Wo zeigt sich der Frühling besonders schön?
  Anregungen für Frühlingsausflüge
Baggersee Roter Stein im Frühling | © Vorarlberg Tourismus | Agnes Ammann

Selected attractions in Bodensee-Vorarlberg

Stand up Paddling Surfmax Hard

Surfmax - Surf school, café and beach

Located right beside the inner bay in Hard, you can hire windsurfing and stand-up paddle (SUP) boards or take lessons. Canoes and kayaks are also available for hire. The light winds on Lake Constance...

Sunset SUP Surfmax Hard

SUP-Sunset-Tour, Surfmax

The SUP Sunset Tour has become a classic and a well-kept secret among SUP enthusiasts. We meet in the evening, in time to enjoy the sunset from the water. The last rays of the sun and the exercise...

Stoffels Sawmill Museum, Hohenems

The world’s most unique mill museum with 2,000 years of cultural history relating to mill technology. Learn about the technical developments of mechanical mills and saws from their origins to...

Selected events in Bodensee-Vorarlberg

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Bregenz Festival

20. Juli until 21. 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. März until 18. Mai

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....

Austria Christmas Ship | © Photo: Curt Huber

Christmas Cruises of the Vorarlberg-Lines

26. November

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...

Selected tours in Bodensee-Vorarlberg

Whitefish at Lake Constance

Culinary pleasure tour at Lake Constance

6-7 days
Das "Eriskircher Ried", Eriskirch | © Gerhard Kersting

Birdwatching at Lake Constance

7 days

Adventure Day in Austria

1 day

Contact address

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