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

The Pfänderbahn cable car in Bregenz

With its unique views over Lake Constance, Austria, Germany, Switzerland and 240 Alpine peaks, the Pfänder (1,064m) is the most famous vantage point in the area. Whether you are exploring the Alpine...

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...

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...

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...

Vorarlberg Lines Winter trips

01. December until 31. December

Even in the winter, the Vorarlberg Lines shipping company operates a number of atmospheric trips from Bregenz harbour. Climb aboard Santa’s ship and enjoy a contemplative trip for the entire family...

Advent markets in Vorarlberg

17. November until 24. December

Culinary delicacies, handicrafts and a home-made nativity scene await you in Bregenz in the Chapel of St. Nepomuk. On three weekends, the traditional crafts market also attracts visitors to the upper...

Selected tours in Bodensee-Vorarlberg

Cycling at Lake Constance

Lake Constance cycle route

Pfänder in Bregenz at Lake Constance in winter

Combine Austria and Liechtenstein with the...

1 day
Birnau abbey church at Lake Constance

A journey back in time to the Baroque era

4 days

Contact

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