Bregenzerwald – Walking pleasures and activities
In the summer, lovely Bregenzerwald is a real hot spot for nature fans. Walking and hiking enthusiasts will find a 1000 kilometer network of perfectly signposted routes within the entire region, comprising easy walks on the valley floor, demanding hikes or challenging peak conquests – everything is possible in the Bregenzerwald holiday region. Superb vantage points are spread all over the area, some of the highlights are accessible by mountain lifts for free for holders of the Bregenzerwald guest card. Hearty snacks and mouth-watering local delights are served in the numerous Alpine inns and serviced mountain huts.
Climbers get together in the fantastic Schwarzenberg climbing garden. Golf fans have fun on the 18-hole Golfpark Bregenzerwald in Riefensberg. What's more, Bregenzerwald has everything a road cyclist and mountain biker could possibly desire since the 30 kilometer long Bregenzerwald cycle path leads from the northern village of Egg to Schoppernau in the south. Real daredevils are as well spoilt for choice in Bregenzerwald: canyoning, rafting, canoeing, kayaking, cave trekking, paragliding or hang-gliding rank among the most thrilling adrenalin sports.
More detailed information provided by the Tourist Board
A true pleasure!
Skiing and snowboarding
Loud party music is more the exception than the rule in the Bregenzerwald region. Leisurly skiing or boarding through the impressive countryside are more important here. The Bregenzerwald ski areas were expanded with deliberation. Today, 94 ski lifts in 22 communities make 259km of slopes accessible.
Comes handy: the 3-valley ski pass is valid for all ski areas of the Bregenzerwald region and neighbouring valleys. Take a ski bus to commute between the various villages, owners of ski passes are free of charge.
Beginners and experts are professionally taken care of by the numerous ski schools. Laughter and fun are most important in the kids' ski schools.
Choose between holiday apartment or hotel - the Bregenzerwald has so much to offer!
Absolutely magic! Winter for sensualists.
Cross-country skiing, Nordic Walking, snow hiking with our without snowshoes - this is the perfect place to be active!
Replenish your vital energy in the peace and quiet of the magic winter wonderland. The Bregenzerwald region features 300 km of cross-country trails and 200 km of perfectly groomed and marked hiking paths. Most villages offer guided tours.
Absolutely delicious: The top-quality cuisine and the many outstanding culinary locations in the Bregenzerwald Cheese Street.
Absolutely beautiful: The new, light-flooded spa areas which have been constructed in many hotels in the recent years.
The Bregenzerwald region
It's especially the outstanding scenery which our guests appreciate.
The green foothills smoothly merge into impressive mountain peaks of an altitude of up to 2,300 meters. Shady woods alternate with romantic river valleys. A myriad of paths lead to hidden mountain lakes and up to peaks which provide fantastic views.
One card - much variety
This is the best way to explore the most beautiful spots - and all this for free
Summer guests who stay in the Bregenzerwald region for three nights or longer between May and September, fully benefit from the Bregenzerwald Guest Card. The card entitles you to free rides on busses and mountain railways. Furthermore, it gives free access to a great number of swimming pools and baths.
Walking in the nature is the best way to let one's thoughts wander.
Around 2,000 km of perfectly marked hiking paths lead to the most picturesque spots and vantage points. On the many themed hiking trails, you can expand your knowledge on beauties of nature or the lives and works of renowned celebrities.
Comfortable atmosphere and hospitality
There is a lot to do. On request, we offer tours and excursions guided by experts.
Throughout the summer, many villages offer programs for families and kids, ranging from visits to local farms to hiking tours and other physical activities.
From holiday apartment to hotel, the Bregenzerwald offers a great variety of accommodation!
Architecture & Cheese
This are two of the main treasures which the Bregenzerwald region has to offer.
The Bregenzerwald region is quite well-known for its perfect blend of traditional and modern architecture. Furthermore, the spicy cheeses are appreciated all-around. The Bregenzerwald Cheese Street gives insight into the regional cheese culture. Sightseeing tours, tasting sessions and other events are offered throughout the year.
Tradition & Modernity
Music, theater, cabaret. There is always an event on the agenda.
The cultural program comprises both classical and modern events. One of the annual highlights is the Schubertiade Festival in Schwarzenberg in the Angelika-Kauffmann-Saal hall with is around 70 concerts and recitals. But the Bregenz Festival is also a very special highlight!