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Culture and Events in Vorarlberg - Highlights

Vorarlberg makes for an inspiring blend of art, culture and nature. Whether at Lake Constance or in the high-lying valleys, the surrounding nature takes centre stage in a string of festivals. The leading museums stand out for their exceptional architecture and stunning exhibitions. In creativity workshops, visitors can unlock their creative talents.

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    Frauenmuseum Hittisau
    01.05.2015 - 27.03.2016: Hittisau, Frauenmuseum

    Exhibition “Me, On the Summit! – The Story of a Female Alpinist”

    The women’s museum in Hittisau is the only one of its kind in Austria and makes artistic creation by women and their living environments visible in changing exhibitions. The museum is accommodated in a modern timber building in the village centre. For a long time, mountaineering was a male domain. The exhibition showcases pioneering female alpinists of the 19th and 20th centuries. At the same time, it directs attention to women who have always lived and worked in the mountains: high-alpine farming women, herdswomen, female poachers, smugglers and mountain guides.

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    20.11.2015 - 23.12.2015: Bregenz, city centre

    Bregenzer Christmas market

    The Christmas market in the city centre offers visitors the ability to buy at one of the 60 market stalls innovative presents. Furthermore, the market presents live music of choirs, soul and gospel ensembles, theatre, an ice rink, pony riding, and a Christmas tree with more than 20,000 lights!

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    27.11.2015 - 20.12.2015: Schwarzenberg

    Schwarzenberger Advent

    During the period of the "Schwarzenberger Advent" are plenty of interesting things to listen to, experience and discover: Poetry readings accompanied by festive meals, exhibitions and the advent market in the heritage-protected village centre as well as a children’s programme and concert in the Baroque church, etc.

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    29.11.2015 - 05.01.2016: Montafon, differet places

    Winter Magic Montafon 2015/16

    Musical highlights, party fun at the winter season opening, crib exhibitions, charming markets, concerts, stories and poems take the visitors on a journey into the unique atmosphere from the eleven villages of the Montafon.

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    Snow and Safety Conference Lech Zürs am Arlberg
    04.12.2015 - 06.12.2015: Zürs am Arlberg, Robinson Club Alpenrose

    Snow & Safety Conference

    Skiing and snowboarding require risk-conscious and responsible behaviour – first and foremost away from the prepared pistes. Participants can obtain information at a wide variety of presentations, workshops and podium discussions, exchange views with experts, test the latest products, and hone their awareness of the dangers that exist.

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    04.12.2015 - 05.12.2015: Lech Zürs am Arlberg

    Winteropening & Christmas market Zürs, Arlberg

    Tradition meets modernity - christmas market with wiint players, St. Nicholas, "Perchten" costumes and many more

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    04.12.2015 - 06.12.2015: Warth-Schröcken

    Winter opening with the 1. Comedy-Slam Festival of Austria in Warth-Schröcken

    The motto of this year's ski opening from December 4th to 6th 2015 is "Ski & Comedy". It brings the 1st Comedy-Slam Festival ever held in Austria to Warth-Schröcken! Six of Germany's best comedy-slammers will give their best in the matter of humour. During the day you will challenge your leg muscles on the slopes while skiing and at evening you will split one's side laughing.

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    Arlberg Weinberg 2015
    06.12.2015 - 09.12.2015: Lech am Arlberg

    Arlberg Weinberg

    Meeting of wine growers & wine lovers and hub for an indulgent lifestyle. With the meeting of international wine growers and wine lovers, Lech Zürs is becoming the international hub for an indulgent lifestyle from 6 to 9 December 2015.

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    Skiopening Warth-Schröcken_120px
    10.12.2015 - 13.12.2015: Warth-Schröcken

    2nd Freeride Opening Warth-Schröcken (Bregenzerwald)

    At the beginning of the new freeride season the topics fun & safety in off-piste terrain are again very important. In cooperation with SAAC and our local guides you will get proper information in both theory and practice.

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    Feldkircher Weihnachtsmarkt, Foto: Bodensee-Vorarlberg Tourismus
    10.12.2015, 16:30 Uhr: Feldkirch, ab Montforthaus

    Guided Tour: Delightful Christmas Market

    This tour focuses on the history of the Feldkirch Christmas market – and there’s also no lack of stories, anecdotes and incidents. You will stroll along beautifully-lit Marktgasse, visit the festively-decorated market stalls and sample Christmas delicacies and treats. Meeting point: Tourist Information Centre

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