Best Things To Do in Bregenz, Austria

Are you looking for what to do in Bregenz?

  • Pfaenderbahn: A cable car ride to the top of a mountain; authentic Austrian meals, birds of prey and an alpine game park!
  • Seebuehne: A floating stage on the lake that’s famous for it’s extravagant summer opera productions.
  • Martinsturm (Tower Of St. Martin): The biggest onion dome in Europe.
  • Vorarlberg Museum: A rich 150 years old arts and culture museum focusing on the Vorarlberg museum.
  • Hafen Bregenz (Bregenz Docks): Boats, Restaurants, a promenade and people watching. It’s grandest at sunset.

Below we have a list of things to do in Bregenz and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.

This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Bregenz getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.

Make the most of your trip to Bregenz with confidence.

Tourist Attractions in Bregenz

Here is the list of things to do in Bregenz and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Pfaenderbahn And Pfaender Mountain

    Outdoors, Wildlife Park, Cable Car, Ropeways

    Bregenz’s favorite tourist attraction isn’t a monument or a building or a museum – it’s a cable car, a dual aerial tramway. The Pfaenderbahn has served the city since the 1920s. It’s a really fast, exhilarating ride. It rises from the valley, at 419 metres to the beautiful Phaender Mountain of 1022 metres. This 603 metre ascension is covered over 2063 metres, at a ...Read more
  2. Seebuehne

    4.7 (309 Votes)

    Performance, Stage Show, Concert

    This is the largest theatrical floating stage in the world. The Bregenzer Festspiele (Bregenz Festival) performing arts summer festival’s greatest events are usually held at this unusual amphitheatre. Most of the performances are operas, many classic, a good number of them contemporary. In either case, the 7000 seater open air theatre serves up one of the best theatrical experiences in Eu...Read more
  3. Hafen Bregenz  And Promenade

    Outdoors, Walking Area, Lake

    The Bodesee (or Lake Constance) is one the most beautiful lakes in the world. The part of it that lies in three countries can be seen from the Bregenz promenade and docks. This neatly organized footpath makes for excellent strolling. It’s fun to walk down the jetty and see the neatly organized boats. Do take a minute to check out the nearby floating theatre. There are good many restaurant...Read more
  4. Women's Museum

    Museum, Specialty Museum

    In Bregenz forest at Hittisau, about 30 km from Bregenz, is Austria’s only women’s museum. It doesn’t seem to have any permanent exhibition, but two-three special exhibitions are held here throughout the year. These are extremely thoroughly curated and produced. The museum seeks to acknowledge the contribution of women from around the region, and spread awareness of gender con...Read more
  5. Traditionsbad Mili

    Water Body

    This used to be a bathhouse for the military in 1825. That makes it the oldest bathhouse on Lake Constance. Today, it’s basically a family friendly swimming pool that rises on stilts from the waters of the lake. It has a terrace with a great view, and a pleasant and rustic charm. You can get on it by crossing over a small bridge from the land. Try coming for a swim at sunset.
  6. Oberstadt

    4.3 (216 Votes)

    Historical Site, Architecture , Old Town, Heritage Building

    At the gateway of Bregenz’s old town you come across a rather startling sight – a grotesque mummified shark. Ask the locals to tell you why, though generally, it’s there to ward off evil. Through it, you’ll step into winding streets, colorful houses and many gardens. The walls you see here have been around since the 13th century. The main highlights are: The half-timber...Read more
  7. Uwe's Bierbar

    Bar, Outdoors, Pubs

    Cozy beer bar with a passion for metal and rock music. The only complaint you could possibly have with this place is that it doesn’t stay open long enough. You can put music on from their jukebox, challenge each other to foosball and play card games. They have about 30 kinds of beers.
  8. Gasthof Linde Thomas Kranabetter
    Overview of Gasthof Linde Thomas Kranabetter Gasthof Linde Thomas Kranabetter is a place that takes you away from the noisy crowd. It is a Boarding House located at Bregenz, Austria. You can rest in one of the pretty and clean rooms in this 1890 building that will remind you of the lives of old folks of the city. While staying at this building, you feel fortunate to visit the contemporary art ...Read more
  9. Kunsthaus Bregenz

    4.4 (269 Votes)
    Kunsthaus Bregenz

    Art Gallery, Architecture , Specialty Museum, Heritage Building

    Sunlight beams through the building to light up the insides of this contemporary art centre. It’s architecture is well renowned – steel, glass, concrete – for it reflects the outside light wonderfully. Some say it looks like a lamp. Check out the façade, for it’s an architectural marvel. The museum’s special exhibitions are inventive and renowned, but the in...Read more
  10. Martinsturm

    4.4 (167 Votes)

    Church, Museum, Historical Site, Tower

    The first thing you’ll notice about this tower is its massive, massive onion dome. It’s the biggest onion dome in Europe. It was built in 1601 as a granary. The views of Bregenz from the top of the tower are its main draw, but you’ll also enjoy two other things – the chapel and the museum. The chapel of St. Martin was built before the tower though it has now been integra...Read more
  11. Strandbad

    4.3 (106 Votes)

    Outdoors, Water Body, Lake

    This lake lido is about 400 meters long and local family beach. However it is also private, not public property. It’s more than just a bathing beach, though. It’s also a recreational centre complete with an indoor swimming pool. There’s also a meadow, a children’s area, a rest area, a beach-volleyball facility, and a self-service restaurant. In winter time, the indoor po...Read more
  12. Hotel Schwarzler

    4.5 (13 Votes)
    Hotel Schwarzler Image
    Overview of Hotel Schwärzler This article refers Hotel Schwärzler in Bregenz, Austria. Missed by most of the visitors, Hotel Schwärzler is unique in its own way. Important attractions of the city include Pfaenderbahn And Pfaender Mountain, Seebuehne, Hafen Bregenz And Promenade, Martinsturm and Vorarlberg Muse...Read more
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