Nature and culture holidays in Bregenz
Bregenz nestles in a beautiful area where three countries meet - Austria, Switzerland, Germany – thus being a both cultural and geographic center rich in places worth-seeing and recreational facilities. Vorarlberg's capital with its 28,000 inhabitants is renowned for genuine hospitality and the huge range of summer activities and offers. The Bregenzer Festspiele lakeside festival is the yearly culture highlight in Bregenz, held on the unique lakeside stage in July and August. Further attractions not to be missed are the varied exhibitions and events taking place at the modern Kunsthaus. Nature lovers can explore the wonderful walking trails and cycle paths with the stunning Pfänder peak (1064 m) as lovely backdrop, which also makes a perfect vantage point overlooking Lake Constance and its idyllic surroundings.
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Bregenz, this is Austrians culture and recovering place at the Lake Constanze. Capital town of Vorarlberg, seat of the government, 28000 inhabitatns. In the 4 corner country Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein Bregenz offer the more of everything. And this at any season.
2000 years is the age of the town, the Briganties and Romans settled down here and the middle aged centre with its baroque onion shaped tower is high above the town. The third biggest lake of Middle Europe is the border of the town in the west, water sports is just a must. The 1064 m high mountain Pfänder is a real sightseeing tower with a unique 360° panoramic view. Bregenz is leisure and shopping town and still a culturell castle for the whole region. The world famous festivals, splendid events and wonderful architecture, the art house, variouw theatres and galleries offer events throughout the years.
Bregenz, the More at the lake.
... is Austria's culture and relaxation capital at Lake Constance, the capital of Vorarlberg, seat of the regional government, 27,000 inhabitants. Situated in the border region between Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein Bregenz has to offer a lot, in every season of the year.
The town is already 2000 years old, the Celtic Brigants and the Romans have lived here and the mediaeval centre with the Baroque onion tower is still preserved. The third largest lake of Central Europe forms the boundary of the city in the west, water sports are a must here. Bregenz is a great town for relaxation and shopping, but also the cultural stronghold of the whole region. The famous Festspiele, great events, the interesting architecture, the Kunsthaus, numerous theatres and galleries are part of the program throughout the year.