So many of Vorarlberg’s established art and cultural initiatives shine far beyond the region’s borders. Some highlights of our choice:
Bregenzer Festspiele (Bregenz Festival) is home to the world’s largest floating stage, right on Lake Constance, and glitters with opera and musical productions that receive rave reviews. Even James Bond visited the floating stage in his latest movie Quantum of Solace.
When it comes to contemporary art, Kunsthaus Bregenz (KUB) offers one of Europe’s best exhibit programmes. The architecture alone, designed by Peter Zumthor, is worth a visit.
Schubertiade has become one of the most important and popular Schubert festivals worldwide. Music enthusiasts hold it in high regard as a complete work of art comprising landscape, atmosphere, acoustics and featuring the best musicians from around the world.
Montafoner Resonanzen impresses visitors with a wide range of musical genres and locations. From open-air jazz on the mountain lake to late Baroque period operas in a farmhouse.
FAQ Bregenzerwald is an innovative format, that cannot be categorized in one genre. Concerts, discussion rounds, theather productions, workshops and theme walks at different locations throught Bregenzerwald are offered with well known people from music, economy and culture. It is organised since 2016 and takes place in September.
Vorarlberg has the world’s highest density of wooden houses and is a role model for high class architecture and high quality construction in Europe.
Vorarlberg values 4 design pools: architecture, craftsmanship, communications and industrial design. The Vorarlberg style is inimitable and the creativity of the region’s designers and architects is acknowledged around the globe.