C Alvierbad natural bathing lake in Brand © Dietmar Walser/Alpenregion Bludenz Tourismus GmbH
01 Idyllic: Natural bathing lakes
Besides the natural lakes with top water quality, Vorarlberg also boasts bathing ponds and pools that provide welcome refreshment with natural water and no added chemicals.Learn more
02 Swimming in Lake Constance
Lake Constance is a gift from nature. Swimming in Lake Constance? But of course! The lake boasts excellent water quality and pleasant temperatures.Learn more
03 Public Outdoor Swimming Pools
From the natural swimming lake to the lakeside lido and forest pool located at over 1,500 metres above sea level, the numerous outdoor pools and swimming pools in Vorarlberg guarantee variety. The oasis list:Learn more
04 Water games: The “Burmiwasser” trail and Wild Water Tour in the Kleinwalsertal valley
Along the trail from the Kanzelwand mountain station to Lake Riezler Alpsee, various pools, water wheels and sluices invite you to enjoy the wonder of water to your heart’s content. On a hot summer day, there’s nothing better for parents and kids in need of a good cool down .
05 Wild & untamed: Gorges and ravines
The Breitachklamm gorge’s nearly 100-m rock walls on Kleinwalsertal’s border to Germany are seriously impressive. This circular hike on well-maintained trails takes about 1.5 hours. The Rappenlochschlucht gorge near Dornbirn is one of the most impressive gorges far and wide. Hikers can reach the highest point via boardwalks and bridges in just under an hour. The Bürser Schlucht gorge in the Brandnertal valley is also quite impressive. The large boulders at the stream, which runs through the primeval-looking forest landscape , are fun to climb.
06 Exploring Lake Constance by boat
From Bregenz harbour, set sail across Lake Constance on one of the all white ships. As you embark on a round-trip cruise, escape from everyday life and leave your cares behind.Learn more
07 SUP at Lake Constance and in the high mountains
In Vorarlberg, there are several places to enjoy standup paddleboarding (SUP). There’s even a school and rental station at the Kaiserstrand beach in Lochau on Lake Constance, which offers both courses and tours. There are also sunset and Rhine river delta tours, as well as tours on the Bregenzerache river for the advanced. SUP, windsurfing, and SUP yoga are possible at Surfmax in the Binnenbecken area of Hard. At the Kälbersee lake near the Seetalhüsli hut in Silvretta Montafon, it’s even possible to go Standup paddleboarding at 2,000 m above sea level!
08 Hiking along the water
During these hikes, a refreshing cool-off in the water is a given. What could be better on a warm summer day in Vorarlberg?Learn more