C Archery in Ebnit (c) SV Ebniterleben Sport Club
In recent years, the Brandnertal has developed into a hotspot for archery! Two 3D courses are available: the 1st in Brand features 42 stations and 2nd in Bürserberg has 28 stations. There is also an up to 70-metre-long FITA range (FITA is the umbrella organisation for sports archery), a shooting arena in the woods with 14 3D targets, and an archery trail with 14 3D stations. Introductory courses are offered for beginners.
The archery hiking trail, which leads from the mountain station of the Dorfbahn gondola through a portion of forest into the valley, is an extra special attraction. The trail is only accessible to archers. www.bogenwelt.at (German only)
The Boga-Hütta in Klösterle in the Klostertal valley is an insider’s tip, especially for groups. This family-run bed and breakfast boasts a dedicated on-site shooting range, a bow shop with rental service, personalised advice and individualised training. www.bogahütta.at (German only)
The OASE-K77 in the Klostertal valley invites you to enjoy an old-school nature experience surrounded by woods, meadows, streams and waterfalls. The area features an archery hall, a 3D course and a shooting range. You can also swim in the natural pool and take handicraft courses. www.oase-k77.at (German only)
Archery in the Brandnertal valley
Take aim in Bregenzerwald
Improve your archery skills at the 3D course in Andelsbuch in the Bregenzerwald. Appointments must be made in advance. Equipment can be rented on site (www.aktiv-zentrum.at, German only)
At the 3D course in Doren, experienced shooters can improve their precision in the wildly imposing landscape of the Doren Gschlief. Archery equipment can be borrowed at the Adler inn in Doren at the start of the course. www.bogenparcours-doren.at (German only)
There is also a 3D archery course in Riefensberg. Guests can book a beginner’s course on certain days or upon request. After walking to the shooting range, guests will receive a 90-minute supervised introduction course. Afterwards, guests can complete the course independently. As one of the most rewarding and stress-free sports around, archery is ideally suited as an event for seminars or company outings. www.kreativbewegen.at (German only)
Vorarlberg’s highest archery course is located in Warth in the nearby “Höhi” adventure forest, where nearly 30 3D animals hide. Master Archer Andreas offers courses for beginners and the advanced as well as equipment rental. www.bregenzerwald.at
In Lech am Arlberg, there is a 3D course with 17 stations extending from the Petersboden valley station in Oberlech to the Rud-Alpe. Every Wednesday, the experienced guides form Arlberg Alpin teach beginners archery basics.