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...

Stoffels Sawmill Museum, Hohenems

A mill museum unique around the globe offering, cultural history documentation concerning 2,000 years of mill technology, technical developments of mechanical mills and saws from their origins to...

Bodensee-Schifffahrt

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...

Selected events in Bodensee-Vorarlberg

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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 Market Feldkirch © Photo: Magdalena Türtscher | © Photo: Magdalena Türtscher

Christmas Markets in Vorarlberg

16. November until 24. December

Vorarlberg has a multitude of Christmas markets. Culinary delights and craftsmanship await visitors in Bregenz, Dornbirn and Feldkirch.

Austria Christmas Ship © Photo: Curt Huber | © Photo: Curt Huber

Vorarlberg Lines Christmas Ship

30. November until 16. December

The Christmas ship connects the Christmas markets in Bregenz and Lindau. On board you will find a lovingly decorated ship with a model train, nativity scene and fairytale forest.

Selected tours in Bodensee-Vorarlberg

night-time toboggan Silvretta Montafon  | © Daniel Zangerl

Austrian experiences

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The lake for active holidaymakers

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Pfänder in Bregenz at Lake Constance in winter

Combine Austria and Liechtenstein with the...

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Selected holiday offers in Bodensee-Vorarlberg

Christmas offers of the Bodenseehotels

Lake Constance Bike Tour to the Rhine Falls

7 nights from €579.00 per person

Contact address

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