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!
Hochgenuss für Kulturinteressierte
So abwechslungsreich präsentiert sich der Vorarlberger Kultursommer. Von Opernaufführungen auf der Seebühne der Bregenzer Festspiele über Nischen- und Popkultur in Feldkirch bis zu Orgelkonzerten im Montafon und Jazz in Lech Zürs am Arlberg spannt sich das beschwingte Geschehen.
  Festivals in Vorarlberg
© Dietmar Denger | Vorarlberg Tourismus

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...

Stand up Paddling Surfmax Hard

SUP beginners’ course, Surfmax

Shallow water and weak currents provide the perfect conditions for you to get into stand up paddling (SUP). In our twohour beginners’ course, you will learn all the important basic tech- niques and...

Kunsthaus Bregenz at Lake Constance

Kunsthaus Bregenz

KUB is a luminescent body of glass panelling, steel and concrete. When it opened in 1997, the minimalist design by world-famous Swiss architect Peter Zumthor turned heads. Today, the Kunsthaus...

Selected events in Bodensee-Vorarlberg

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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....

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...

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Bregenz Festival

20. July 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...

Selected tours in Bodensee-Vorarlberg

Überlingen at Lake Constance with view of the Alps

Lake Constance Highlights

6-7 days

The lake for active holidaymakers

4 days
Steamship Hohentwiel

The story of mobility at Lake Constance

7 days

Contact address

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