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

Nativity Scene Museum, Dornbirn at Lake Constance

Nativity Scene Museum, Dornbirn

The Nativity Scene Museum in Dornbirn is located in a 150-year-old stable at the entrance of the famous Rappenloch gorge and offers the entire family the opportunity to plunge into the world of...

MS München on Lake Constance

Passenger ships

A short break on-board. A light breeze that strokes your face. The unmistakable smell of the fresh Lake Constance air. A glass of wine by the ship’s rail as you look out across the great expanse of...

Jüdisches Museum Hohenems close to Lake Constance

Jewish Museum, Hohenems

The Museum remembers the Jewish community of Hohenems and it confronts contemporary questions of Jewish life and culture in Europe, of diaspora and migration. The museum offers multilingual audio...

Selected events in Bodensee-Vorarlberg

Christmas Markets in Vorarlberg | © Magdalena Türtscher

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.

Advent & New Year's Eve on the Art Deco MS Austria

03. December until 31. December

The MS Austria was put into service in 1928 and ushered in an era of motor ships on Lake Constance. This historic ship was recently reburbished with great care. Celebrate Advent and New Year's Eve in...

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Bregenz Festival

17. July until 18. 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...

Austria Christmas Ship | © Photo: Curt Huber

Christmas Cruises of the Vorarlberg-Lines

28. November until 15. December

Enjoy several Christmas markets in two countries in one day. The Christmas ship MS Austria cruises Thursday - Sunday several times daily between Bregenz and Lindau from Nov 28 through Dec 15.

Selected tours in Bodensee-Vorarlberg

Das "Eriskircher Ried", Eriskirch | © Gerhard Kersting

Birdwatching at Lake Constace

6 days

Lake Constance Bike Route

4-7 days
Überlingen at Lake Constance with view of the Alps

Lake Constance Highlights

6-7 days

Selected holiday offers in Bodensee-Vorarlberg

Cycling in Altnau at Lake Constance

Lake Constance Cycle Path

7 nights from 529.00 € per person

Lake Constance Bike Tour to the Rhine Falls

7 nights from 529.00 € per person

Contact address

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