Last updated on April 8th, 2020 at 06:49 amGuided winter snowshoe hikes are organised at many resorts in this province in the west of Austria. Those who visit the region with their own transport will …Continue reading
Find out more about Austria’s westernmost province, with the high mountains of the Arlberg and Montafon descending through the wooded hills of the Bregenzerwald towards Lake Constance and the border with Switzerland and Germany.
Winter sports are an important part of the economy here with the ski resorts of the Montafon valley and the Bregenzerwald region as well as the more popular skiing in the Arlberg.
Cross country skiing and snowshoe hiking are also popular winter pastimes.
When the summer comes around, it is time for hiking and mountain biking in the mountains or taking to the waters of Lake Constance.
And, of course, there is the cultural highlight of the annual Bregenz Festival.
Take a look at our list of 10 Places to See in Vorarlberg to get some initial ideas for a visit.
The list below shows all of the published articles on AustriaDirect about the Vorarlberg. Readers may also be interested in our longer guides to various regions and locations:
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The Bregenzerwald in Vorarlberg
Last updated on May 1st, 2022 at 11:13 amThe Bregenzerwald is an area of rolling hills, mountain valleys and small villages in the area to the east of Bregenz and between the border with Germany …Continue reading
Around Three Mountain Ranges
Last updated on April 8th, 2020 at 06:49 amThe Montafon Hut Circuit in the Vorarlberg takes in three different mountain ranges at refreshing altitudes. Flowering meadows in the Verwall, glaciers in the Silvretta, impressive rock …Continue reading
The Verwall Walking Tour
Last updated on April 8th, 2020 at 06:49 amThe Verwall hiking circuit can take up to eight days on a walking tour over the borders of the Tyrol and Vorarlberg. The Verwall mountains stretch from …Continue reading
The Schubertiade Festival in Vorarlberg
Last updated on April 8th, 2020 at 06:49 amThe Schubertiade in the Austrian province of Vorarlberg is one of the most renowned Schubert festivals in the world. With around eighty events, the festival has been …Continue reading
The Sound of Stone
Last updated on April 8th, 2020 at 06:49 amWhat does nature sound like? The “Klangraum.Stein” (‘Soundspace.Rock’) theme trail in the Großes Walsertal Biosphere Reserve in Vorarlberg attempts to answer this question. The trail begins at …Continue reading
Rediscovering a Taste Sensation
Last updated on April 8th, 2020 at 06:49 amSura Kees from the Montafon in Vorarlberg is a regional speciality and one of the oldest cheeses in the world. The cheese is particularly healthy because of …Continue reading
The Bregenz Festival – Behind the Scenes
Last updated on April 8th, 2020 at 06:49 amThe largest lake stage in the world is getting ready for the summer performances of Rigoletto in 2019. The stage design of the lake performances at the …Continue reading
Two Friends Help Save Rare Sheep from Extinction
Last updated on March 30th, 2021 at 02:38 pmPeter Kasper and Martin Mathies have something in common: they want to save the Montafon stone sheep. This attractive, approximately 70 cm high animal is quite robust …Continue reading