Beautiful scenery and startling architecture. A delight for the senses. The sun rises on the horizon. Peace and serenity reign on the summit. Sweeping views unfold over the mountains, pastures and valleys, extending all the way to Lake Constance. What a glorious start to a day filled with discoveries.
Summer holidays in Vorarlberg / Austria
On 12 village ‘Design Trails’, learn about the Bregenzerwald’s unique innovative spirit.
Here, towns and villages feature a mix of traditional (timber) architecture and surprisingly modern buildings. Cultural festivals create fresh stimulus. A floating stage on Lake Constance hosts spectacular opera performances. The Schubertiade festival in Hohenems and the picturesque village of Schwarzenberg celebrates classical music. Museums and exhibitions, from Kunsthaus Bregenz to Austria’s only women’s museum, open up new horizons.
Vorarlberg’s tasty cuisine is refined and has a modern twist. Many ingredients, in particular milk and the popular mountain and alp cheese, are sourced from small farms and regional delicatessen producers. Whether you opt for a hotel or a holiday apartment, expect high-quality, heartfelt hospitality.
Hiking in Lech am Arlberg
View to Lake Constance
Each holiday region is distinctly different. The mountain village of Lech am Arlberg boasts flowering pastures and exquisite cultural events. In the Bregenzerwald, 12 new village ‘Design Trails’, provide insight into architecture, design and artisanry. The Brandnertal offers entertaining programmes, especially for families, to engage in outdoor activities. In the undulating countryside between Lake Constance and the Arlberg and Silvretta mountain ranges, hikers and cyclists will find many trails to explore nature at their own pace.
Tip: All holiday regions offer inclusive cards. Depending on the region, the cards give visitors access to public transport, lifts and cable-cars, museums, and also to some recreational activities. They are available either for free, or at an affordable, all-inclusive rate.