Vorarlberg

Small country with big sights

Welcome to the westernmost province of Austria! Vorarlberg is a cosmopolitan, art-loving federal state. In the best location - between Lake Constance, Arlberg, Silvretta and Rätikon! In the four-country corner with Germany, Switzerland and Liechtenstein. Here you can expect destinations and sights without end!

In Vorarlberg, tradition and modernity go hand in hand. This is also demonstrated by the innovative architecture, which you will get to know up close during your holiday at the Designhotel Walliserhof. The four-star hotel is located in the village of Brand at 1,050 metres above sea level at the end of the wildly romantic Brandnertal valley. There's no traffic on the line!
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A lot to see in Brandnertal and Vorarlberg

More than just biking and hiking in Vorarlberg: even off the beaten track there is plenty to explore in the Brandnertal, from the Bürserschlucht gorge to the barefoot path. If the weather god is in a bad mood or the hunger for art is very high, there are many other excursion destinations and sights in the whole of Vorarlberg. With Vorarlberg you get to know a particularly beautiful piece of Austria!


Environmentally friendly unterwegs
With the Brandnertal guest card, which you receive free of charge from your first overnight stay, you can enjoy free travel by bus and train throughout Vorarlberg. Off we go!

SIGHTS AND DESTINATIONS IN VORARLBERG

FULL ACTION AND EXPERIENCES

Wälderbähnle
The museum railway, the "Wälderbähnle", chugs back and forth with pleasure through the Bregenzerwald between Bezau and Schwarzenberg. A ride in the historic steam locomotive on the narrow gauge is a nostalgic pleasure for the whole family.


Alpine Coaster
Im two-seater sleigh more than two and a half kilometers steep downhill - in almost any weather. The Alpine Coaster on the Golm adventure mountain in Vandans is both a winter and a summer toboggan run. A top excursion destination in Austria!


Active park Montafon
In Vorarlberg's largest sports and amusement park, no one gets nowhere. The Aktivpark Montafon offers all kinds of activities, from the climbing wall to the skater park, from the adventure pool to the ice disco. Pure action, indoor and outdoor!
CITY WALK AND CULTURE IN VORARLBERG:

Bregenz
Vorarlbergs The capital city is enchanting with its location between Lake Constance and the Pfänder panoramic mountain, which can be reached by gondola. Fancy an adventure? Once at the top, an alpine game park and a bird of prey flight show attract visitors.

Cultural sights in Bregenz:
  • Bregenz Art Gallery
  • Bregenz State Theatre
  • Bregenz Festival with Seebühne


Dornbirn
Around the market square of the largest city in Vorarlberg, town houses from three centuries are grouped together. View: A cable car takes visitors up to the viewing mountain Karren, from where a hiking trail leads to the wildly romantic "Rappenlochschlucht" gorge.

Cultural sights in Dornbirn:
  • inatura Museum Dornbirn (Nature, Man and Technology)
  • Rolls Royce Museum Dornbirn
  • Mohren Brewery (Beer Experience World)


Hohenems:
The small town houses a magnificent 16th century Renaissance palace. A sweet tooth or a sweet tooth? Chocolate is made by hand in the Schlosscafé Fenkart. The chocolate fondue is melting!

Cultural sights in Hohenems:
  • Palace tour in Hohenems Castle
  • Castle ruin Alt-Ems in Hohenems
  • Stoffels sawmill (200 years old mill technology)


Feldkirch
Die medieval town is characterized by cobblestone streets, narrow alleys, idyllic arcades and half-timbered houses. Far-sightedness: The Schattenburg with its viewing platform towers over the old town.

Cultural sights in Feldkirch:
  • Shadow castle museum in Feldkirch
  • Schützenscheibenmuseum Feldkirch
  • Radio museum at Goaszipfl



Trip to Fürstentum
Once across the border and back: Vaduz, capital of the Principality of Liechtenstein, is less than 45 kilometres from Brand. The medieval Vaduz Castle is enthroned above the town centre. Also worth seeing are the museum "Schatzkammer" and the old wooden bridge over the Rhine. Cultural highlight: the Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein with modern and contemporary works.

A DESIGNER HOTEL IN THE MOUNTAINS

But not just any hotel. Fancy taking a little peek?