Bregenz, AT

The Austrian City of Bregenz lies at the eastern end of Lake Constance (Bodensee) and the Pfänder is its "house mountain".

Bregenz is an Austrian city at the eastern end of Lake Constance (Bodensee). It is the capital of the state of Vorarlberg. The annual Bregenz Festival is a major event, with opera and music performances at the lakeside floating stage known as the Seebühne and the glass-front Festspielhaus. The baroque St. Martin’s Tower is topped by a huge wooden dome. It houses a history museum and offers sweeping views.

Impressions

Bregenzer Festspiele

The Pfänder

The town of Bregenz lies at the foot of the mountain Pfänder on the shores of the Lake Constance (Bodensee). With its views over the lake and the surrounding mountain peaks, the Pfänder is one of the most famous lookout points of the region.

Lindau, DE

With some spare time left, you might as well consider a one-day trip to the nearby city of Lindau (Island) in Germany. That will definitely also be worth your while.

Lindau (-Bodensee) is a city in southern Bavaria in Germany on the shore of Lake Constance or the Bodensee. Lindau lies on the border to the Austrian federal-state of Vorarlberg and the nearby Austrian town of Bregenz is within walking distance. The historic town is actually an island and therefore technically called Lindau im Bodensee, (Lindau in Lake Constance).

Getting there

By any means or by choice of public transport services. Click Directions to get directions to this location on Google Maps.

The Country

Austria is a German-speaking country in Central Europe, characterized by mountain villages, baroque architecture, Imperial history and rugged Alpine terrain.

Vienna is home to the Schönbrunn and Hofburg palaces. It has counted Mozart, Strauss and Freud among its residents. The country’s other notable regions include the northern Bohemian Forest, Traunsee Lake and eastern hillside vineyards.

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