Feast your way from Alpine pasture to Alpine pasture, glide across the lake in style, taste mountain cheese varieties or recharge your batteries amidst the jaw-dropping scenery. Vorarlberg boasts outdoor adventure and inspiring experiences for every taste. E-biking or hiking allows you to discover the province up close and personal.
C Alpe Laguz, Grosses Walsertal Biosphere Park (c) Dietmar Walser / Vorarlberg Tourismus
01 DS Hohentwiel and MS OESTERREICH
There is no more stylish way to experience the sunset on Lake Constance: Gourmet cruises and other events are offered on the lavishly renovated Hohentwiel paddle steamship. NEW: First put into service in 1928, the MS Oesterreich was the first large-motor vessel on Lake Constance. Its luxurious, Art-Deco style appearance inspired passengers from the very beginning. Over the course of four years, it was completely restored and will now embark on its second maiden voyage in 2019. From “Sundowners” to “Mainau Insel Cruises” there are many thematic and round trips planned!Learn more
02 Cheese maturation at an Alpine pasture dairy
That extra special taste has two key ingredients: Milk sourced from the mountains in addition to a several months long maturation process. Aromatic mountain cheese is one of Vorarlberg’s most important specialities! In many cases, it is even produced at high Alpine pastures in summer. Interested in hiking to a mountain hut or an Alpine farm where cheese is produced and can be sampled?Learn more
03 Recharge your batteries!
Do you feel 110% challenged in your everyday life? If you lack time to rest, then why not make the most of your time in Vorarlberg? Visit a special place or a unique room in a compelling location! Let the area’s dramatic surroundings have an effect on you, take a deep breath, and recharge your batteries!Learn more
04 Discover pristine nature
“Making the most of nature without doing harm” is the philosophy of the UNESCO Grosses Walsertal Biosphere Park. This unique mountain valley is off the beaten track and yet in the centre of Vorarlberg. At present, the area boasts 230 kilometres of marked hiking trails, 40 mountain peaks and 47 cultivated Alpine pastures. But that’s not nearly all: pure beauty and fun in the great outdoors is all around!Learn more
05 Mushroom hike on the Kristberg mountain
Collect, learn, clean, cook and enjoy: this is the philosophy of the special “Mushroom walk with tasting at the Kristberg gourmet mountain” in Montafon, which takes place every Friday in summer. Hiking guide and mushroom expert Harry Trautmann cordially invites you to join this educational and thoroughly enjoyable hike.
16/08 – 18/10/2019, every Friday, 4:30 pm
35 EUR per person excl. return journey with the Kristbergbahn cable car
06 Genusstour zum Biohof im Kleinwalsertal
Take advantage of a weekly offer in the Kleinwalsertal valley and e-bike to an organic farm. Double your fun in nature: after a short introduction, enjoy a panoramic e-bike tour that leads to the Ferienhof Stephanie, an organic farm boasting tastings from the farm’s own Alpine dairy. E-bike rentals available.
- 14/05 – 29/10/2019, every Tuesday
- 14/05 – 29/10/2019, every Tuesday
07 Stories and reports about outdoor fun in nature
What makes a meadow so colourful? What does water sound like? And where on Lake Constance is there a little jungle? Find out all this and much more by reading exciting reports and stories featured in the “Augenweide” magazine specializing on the topic of outdoor experiences.Learn more