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!
Frühlingserkundungen in Vorarlbergs Natur
Die Sonne wärmt, Wiesen und Bäume blühen. Ein zauberhaftes Szenario zeigt sich Wanderern und Radfahrern am Bodensee und auf den nahen Bergen. Ob Stadt oder Dorf: Man trifft sich in Gastgärten, auf Wochenmärkten, beim Kunst- und Kulturgenuss. Wo zeigt sich der Frühling besonders schön?
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Schetteregg im Frühling  | © (c) Nora Fröhlich - Bregenzerwald Tourismus

Selected attractions in Bodensee-Vorarlberg

MS München on Lake Constance

Passenger ships

A light breeze that strokes your face, rays of sunshine on the water and the scent of summer in the air: That is the Lake Constance Feeling. The best time on Lake Constance is spent on the water....

Kunsthaus Bregenz Fotograf  Matthias Weissengruber | ©  Kunsthaus Bregenz

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...

Stadtmuseum Dornbirn

Dornbirn Town Museum

Dornbirn Town Museum is located in a 200-year old patrician home directly on the Marktplatz and curates a public collection about the history of Dornbirn. Three floors present selected objects from...

Selected events in Bodensee-Vorarlberg

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Festspielhaus Bregenz | © Kongresskultur Bregenz

Bregenz Spring Festival

09. March until 18. April

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

25. November until 18. December

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

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...

Christmas Markets in Vorarlberg

15. November until 23. December

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

Selected tours in Bodensee-Vorarlberg

Lake Constance in winter

Winter adventure time

7 days

A road trip through four countries

4-7 days
Birnau abbey church at Lake Constance

Travelling through Baroque Heaven at Lake Constance

3 days

Contact address

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