Vorarlberg is a state of Austria situated on the westernmost part of the country. Vorarlberg shares borders with Liechtenstein and Switzerland to the west, Germany to the north and the Austrian state of Tyrol to the east.
It is a mountainous region featuring alpine landscapes and known for its ski resorts. The capital Bregenz is a beautiful city on the southeastern shores of Lake Constance. Above the town stands the 1,064-meter-tall Pfänder, a mountain offering hiking trails and stunning views - a journey on the Pfänderbahn cable car is a must-do when visiting Bregenz! Top sights include the New Town Hall in the Lower Town and the Old Town Hall in the Upper Town. From Bregenz Harbour you will find cruise options on Lake Constance! Resort towns surround this immense lake, which is ideal for sailing and other sports.
Population: around 389 thousand inhabitants
Other major cities: Dornbirn, Feldkirch, Lustenau
Main attractions: Lower Town Bregenz, Upper Town Bregenz, Pfänder mountain views, Pfänderbahn cable car, Vorarlberg Museum, Kunsthaus Bregenz Museum, St. Martin’s Tower, Bregenz Promenade, Bregenzer Festspiele (Bregenz Festival), Rolls-Royce Museum, Rappenlochschlucht natural area (Dornbirn), Schattenburg castle and museum (Feldkirch), boat tours on Lake Constance
Nearest airports: Zurich Airport (ZRH - Flughafen Zürich), Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH - Flughafen Friedrichshafen), Munich Airport (MUC - Flughafen München), St. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport (ACH - Flugplatz St. Gallen-Altenrhein)