The landscape of Vorarlberg, Austria’s westernmost province, is striking for its many structures with timber construction. Their architecture is simple, natural and sustainable, at once traditional and cosmopolitan – just like the people who live here. Join in on a tour of Vorarlberg’s building culture and mentality.Architectural highlights in Vorarlberg...
We absolutely understand that not everyone feels inclined to track up a mountain in snow shoes. However the reward that awaits you is quite grand: an unforgettable experience in the wild that can only be had by moving beyond the flurry on the ski slopes.Learn more about soft winter activities...
In the building traditions of other countries it may be fine stones and hand-made tiles - in Vorarlberg, that status is given to wood. In the Bregenzerwald region, the knowledge about this age-old building material is being preserved and applied with a contemporary twist.Learn more about the elegance of wood
The women of the Bregenzerwald marched bravely towards the attackers. When the attackers saw the women approaching in their white clothes, they turned and ran: they took the women to be angels. Since then, legend has it, the women wear dark skirts – to avoid being mistaken for otherworldly beings.Learn more about Bregenzerwald Tracht
Old and new, tradition and modernity – Vorarlberg’s Bregenzerwald region is virtually unrivalled in its focus on combining contrasting elements in its architecture. The Hotel Schwanen in Bizau goes one step further, however: it even serves contemporary gourmet cuisine prepared according to medieval recipes.About Hotel Schwanen in Bizau
It wouldn’t be Wolfgang Flatz if one could simply walk into his museum like into any other. But one can enter the former Natural History Museum of Vorarlberg only after having ascended a work called “Book Stairs” and cleared heavy punching bags out of the way.Learn about Flatz Museum in Dornbirn
The Bregenzerwald lies between Lake Constance and the high Alpine mountain ranges and is a paradise for all those looking for culinary and cultural pleasures. No other region in Austria has so many award-winning inns. One of the loveliest and most historic: Schwarzenberg’s Hotel Hirschen.Learn more about Hotel Hirschen Schwarzenberg
The fact that you feel a good bit closer to the sky at the Hotel Krone, in the Vorarlberg town of Au, has to do with its location at a high vantage point in the middle of the Bregenzerwald. But you also feel as if you have found a bit of heaven when basking in the spectacular Sky Spa, high above the rooftops of the village, or enjoying the traditional hospitality of this 4-star hotel.Learn more about Hotel Krone in Au
From an aging historic inn to a 4-star design and wellness hotel – that the Sonne, in Vorarlberg’s Bregenzerwald region, today shines brighter than ever before is due to the foresight of its owner and the commitment of its employees.Learn more about Sonne Lifestyle Resort in Bregenzerwald
Linking the moment with the imagination is what the Bregenz Spring Festival, held every year from March to June, is all about.Learn more about Bregenz Spring Festival in Bregenz
At the Bregenz Festival, held in July and August, an evening of opera begins long before the conductor lifts his baton; guests are brought over the lake directly to the floating stage by ship – and thus become part of the spectacle themselves.Learn more about Bregenz Festival in Bregenz
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The Bregenz Spring Dance Festival is one of the most innovative festival in it's category. International dance companies are invited to showcase their art.more
Deemed "the most progressive part of the planet when it comes to new architecture" by Wallpaper magazine, Vorarlberg's landscape is dotted with innumerable strikingly designed modern buildings. Nowhere else in the world do new and old architecture mesh so seamlessly, giving the region a firm foothold in both the past and the future.Learn more about Art in Vorarlberg
With clever use of traditional materials and clear, sleek design, the mountainous Vorarlberg region has become a magnet for lovers of cutting edge architecture.Learn more about sustainable architecture in Vorarlberg
By honoring its past and embracing the present day, the Hotel Gasthof Krone has become a gathering place for locals as well as a destination for visitors from around the globe. Family-owned for 170 years, the hotel is the perfect home base for unforgettable cultural adventures.Make your reservation at Hotel Gasthof Krone
The Hotel Kristiania is an enchanting luxury hotel that unites Alpine traditions with modern technology and contemporary perspective. Located in Lech, the cradle of modern-day skiing, the hotel offers a splendid bar and gourmet restaurant, as well as a cozy lounge with a roaring fireplace - the perfect apres-ski hangout. Each of the hotel's rooms is uniquly furnished and decorated with original works of art.Make your reservation at Hotel Kristiania
Biking throughout Austria's countryside is another great way to experiece our beautiful country. Wheather you are a soft-biker or enjoy rugged landscapes there are biking trails for every type. We have selected four well-marked bike trails for their scenic beauty and point of interest.Bike Austria's great trails...
We have partnered with a number of tour operators and selected great trips to Austria's cities as well as our beautiful countryside. Wheather you would like to bike along great rivers, hike in the beautiful Alps, or just enjoy Austria's majestic cities...Learn more about our packages