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      Vorarlberg - the Austrian Way

      Looking for that special something? Let Vorarlberg in western Austria, between Lake Constance and the Alps, enchant you!

    Ever so Inspiring!

    What does Lake Constance look like from above and how far can you see across the Alps? Austria's western-most province Vorarlberg has no shortage of stunning peaks and panoramic views. Add the lakes, the valleys, the cute villages, and welcoming hosts and you might just find yourself wondering if you should take the leap and stay.

    Vorarlberg's locals take great pride in their small but picture-perfect paradise and invite you to make the most of it every day of your stay - just like they do in their everyday life. Distances in this region are short, so, this is the perfect place to ditch planning and be spontaneous. Whatever adventure you fancy, it will never be far away.

    View of the Bregenzerwald from the Bödele recreation area

    A Province Like No Other

    Picture-perfect landscapes and stunning architecture - Vorarlberg will enchant you this summer!

    • Bregenz Ach estuary at sunrise

      Explore big variety in a small area

      Mountains, lakes, stunning architecture - in Vorarlberg you can have it all in one day! Discover the region for yourself on foot or on two wheels.

    • Umgang Bregenzerwald

      Mingle with the locals in their villages

      Vorarlberg's villages, restaurants, hotels, and huts are authentic and welcoming. You will make new local friends in no time.

    • Modern and traditional architecture in Bregenzerwald

      Marvel at the distinct architecture

      The province's signature architectural style is a mix of traditional and modern elements, always with sustainability in mind.

    E-bike tour around Itonskopf mountain

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    Why Visit Vorarlberg

    How to get there

    Vorarlberg has two main train stations, Bregenz and Feldkirch, which can be easily reached by train from all over Europe, including the UK. Get schedules and more information here.

    Hoher Freschen mountain in Vorarlberg

    Facts & Figures

    • Hiking Trails
      6,229 km
    • Bike trails
      1,800 km
    • Cable Cars

    Outdoor Adventures, Signature Architecture & Art

    Vorarlberg's great outdoors are only waiting to be discovered - on foot, on a bike, or on a paddle-board. And if you are looking for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, a tandem flight might be just right up your alley.

    But it's not just the nature and adventures on your doorstep that attract travellers in the know. Vorarlberg is also beloved for its distinct architecture and design. A mix of traditional and modern elements, the stunning buildings always perfectly blend into their surroundings. Designated architecture trails take you straight to all the highlights.

    And then, of course, there's the many city sights and buzzing art scene. Check out Austria's only Women's Museum in Hittisau or swap your hiking boots for fancy shoes at night and enjoy an opera performance, play or concert.

    Top Activities in Vorarlberg

    •                         Formarinsee and the Rote Wand mountain range

      Explore the beauty spots

      Vorarlberg's summits, lakes and valleys will wow you. Discover places like Lake Formarinsee or the Verwall region.
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    •                         Mountain breakfast in the Bregenzerwald region

      Enjoy a mountain breakfast

      Hearty dishes made of regional, organic ingredients - and top-notch views on top. Huts are the place to be in the morning.
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    •                         Bus in the Bregenzerwald region

      Hop-on, hop-off all day

      The so-called ‘maximo’ day ticket covers all buses and trains in Vorarlberg - head on a car-free adventure.
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    Our Tips for...

    Sustainable Summer Holidays

    Richard Dietrich am Hof Dietrichs Kostbarkeiten in Lauterach

    Reducing CO2 emissions

    Planet-Friendly Projects in Vorarlberg

    UNESCO Biosphere Park Großes Walsertal

    Großes Walsertal valley was classified as a UNESCO model region in 2000 for its efforts to preserve biological diversity while allowing gentle tourism.

    "Experience nature consciously" Project, Kleinwalsertal

    Kleinwalsertal valley aims to promote a more eco-conscious lifestyle by sharing tips and tricks how locals and guests can minimise their footprint. They also run volunteer days and expert-led biotope excursions.

    Golm Silvretta Lünersee's Climate Goals

    The Golm Silvretta Lünersee region aims to reduce its CO2 footprint by 62 percent until 2030. Measures include using green electricity only and supporting climate-protecting projects around the world.

    Hofläden (farmers' shops)

    These certified shops sell everything from berries to cheese, meat and wines straight from local farms and can be found all over Vorarlberg.

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