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!
Farbenfrohe Herbsterkundungen in Vorarlberg
Wo sind die schönsten Aussichtsplätze für Herbstwanderer? Welche Märkte bieten ein besonders erntefrisches Sortiment? Was präsentiert der Kulturkalender? Vorarlberg an der österreichischen Seite des Bodensees lädt zu vielseitigen Entdeckungen. In freundlichen Kleinstädten, gemütlichen Dörfern, auf aussichtsreichen Bergen.
  Tipps für bunte Herbstausflüge in Vorarlberg gibt’s hier
Alt Ems - Blick ins Rheinthal | © Oberhauser Photography | Vorarlberg Tourismus

Selected attractions in Bodensee-Vorarlberg

Birdwatching in Rhine Delta, Vorarlberg

One of the best birding sites Austria has to offer is the Rhine Delta in the westernmost state of Vorarlberg, on the shores of Lake Constance.

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...

MS München on Lake Constance

Passenger ships

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 the lake: A cruise with...

Selected events in Bodensee-Vorarlberg

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Bregenz Festival

22. Juli until 22. 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 Markets in Vorarlberg

15. November until 24. Dezember

Vorarlberg has a large varitety of Christmas markets where culinary delights and craftsmanship await visitors in Bregenz, Dornbirn and Feldkirch.

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Festspielhaus Bregenz | © Kongresskultur Bregenz

Bregenz Spring Festival

14. Oktober until 04. Dezember

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....

Selected tours in Bodensee-Vorarlberg

Lake Constance in winter

Winter adventure time

7 days
Birnau abbey church at Lake Constance

Travelling through Baroque Heaven at Lake Constance

4 days

A road trip through four countries

4-7 days

Contact address

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