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.

Selected experiences in Bodensee-Vorarlberg

Kunsthaus Bregenz at Lake Constance

Kunsthaus Bregenz

When the KUB was opened in 1997, it was above all the architecture of Peter Zumthor that gained international renown. Today, the KUB is one of the leading international exhibition spaces in Europe...

inatura - Children in the Dornbirn nature show experience at Lake Constance

inatura - Dornbirn nature show experience

Dornbirn’s “inatura” is a singular museum. “Please touch”. The inatura exhibition explores themes relating to nature, humans and technology. The museum includes interactive games and video...

Diedamskopf mountain railways close to Lake Constance

Diedamskopf mountain railways

The modern, 8-person cable car takes passengers “the highest destination in the Bregenzerwald”. At more than 2,000 m above sea level, visitors can enjoy unique mountain views of more than 300...

Selected events in Bodensee-Vorarlberg

Top event

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...

Christmas Market in Feldkirch close to Lake Constance

Christmas Market & Advent singing

1. December until 24. December

Feldkirch invites visitors to explore an atmospheric Christmas market in the medieval old town. The traditional Advent singing and the night watchmen's tours are just two of the many events.

Christmas Market Bregenz

17. November until 23. December

In Bregenz, you can enjoy culinary delicacies, arts and crafts and a specially built crib in the Nepomuk Chapel. At weekends, the traditional arts and crafts market offers a perfect opportunity to...

Vorarlberg Lines Winter Cruises

26. November until 31. December

Even during the winter season, the Vorarlberg Lines shipping company organises a number of atmospheric trips from Bregenz harbour. Enjoy a romantic cruise for the entire family on the Nikolaus...

Selected tours in Bodensee-Vorarlberg

Lake Constance in winter

Culture, nature and pure relaxation in winter

6-7 days
Pfänder in Bregenz at Lake Constance in winter

Combine Austria and Liechtenstein with the...

1 day
Whitefish at Lake Constance

Culture and enjoyment tour in 4 countries

5-6 days

Selected packages in Bodensee-Vorarlberg

Bregenz Festival: Carmen + Accommodation

1 night from €145 per person

Contact

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