Innsbruck, Tirol, and Vorarlberg

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  • 1. Bregenzer Festspiele


    Bregenz is pleasant at any time of year, but the best time to visit is during the Bregenzer Festspiele (Bregenz Music Festival) in July and...Read More

  • 2. Gauder Fest


    The more than 500-year-old Gauder Fest is held on the first weekend in May. Thousands of visitors, many of them in traditional costume from...Read More

  • 3. Goldenes Dachl


    Any walking tour of Innsbruck should start at the Goldenes Dachl, which made famous the late-Gothic mansion whose balcony it covers. In fact...Read More

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  • 4. Pfänder

    Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

    A cable car takes you up to this 3,491-foot peak overlooking Bregenz, one of the most famous lookout points in the region, from which you can...Read More

  • 5. Wolfsklamm


    This is an exhilarating and spectacular, but very safe, climb up through a gorge beside a raging torrent from the village of Stans, to the northeast...Read More

  • 6. Adlerwarte

    Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

    Eagles and other birds of prey demonstrate their prowess in free flight May–September at 11 and 2:30. ...Read More

  • 7. Alpenzoo


    With its unusual collection of Alpine birds and animals, including endangered species, the zoo alone is worth the trip up the Hungerburg. Go...Read More

  • 8. Alpinarium


    Following an avalanche of catastrophic proportions on February 23, 1999, which took 31 lives and destroyed many centuries-old homes and guesthouses...Read More

  • 9. Alpine Flower Garden Kitzbühel


    Take the gondolabahn (cable car) up the Kitzbüheler Horn to this lovely garden at 6,500 feet. Amid glorious mountain scenery you will see...Read More

  • 10. Altes Rathaus

    Government Building

    Amble on along Martinsgasse to Graf-Wilhelm-Strasse and the brightly shuttered Altes Rathaus, the old town hall. The ornate half-timber construction...Read More

  • 11. Annasäule


    St. Anne's Column, erected in 1706, commemorates the withdrawal of Bavarian forces in the war of the Spanish Succession on St. Anne's Day (July...Read More

  • 12. Beckenturm

    Building/Architectural Site

    From the hill outside the church there is a wonderful view of the southwestern wall of the Old City, including the Beckenturm, the 16th-century...Read More

  • 13. Bergisel


    This ski-jumping stadium towers over Innsbruck with a gloriously modern, concrete-and-glass observation deck and restaurant designed by world...Read More

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  • 14. Bodensee White Fleet

    Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

    The lake itself is a prime attraction, with boat trips available to nearby Switzerland and Germany. Don't forget to bring along your passport...Read More

  • 15. Burg Hasegg and Hall Mint

    Government Building

    Built to protect the salt mines and trade on the River Inn, Burg Hasegg was enlarged into a showpiece castle by Duke Siegmund and Emperor Maximilian...Read More

  • 16. Burg Landeck


    The 13th-century castle dominates from its position above the town. Climb up and catch the superb views from this vantage point. ...Read More

  • 17. Church of St. Catherine

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Built around 1350, this church houses a Gothic winged altar dating from 1515. ...Read More

  • 18. Church of the Assumption

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Take special note of the 16th-century winged altar in this 15th-century Gothic church. ...Read More

  • 19. City Wall

    Archaeological Site/Ruins

    Remains of the ancient city wall are to the right of the tower on Martinsgasse. The coats of arms of several noble Bregenz families can still...Read More

  • 20. Damenstift

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Archduchess Magdelena, sister of Ferdinand II, founded the Damenstift Abbey, home of the silent order of Carmelite nuns, in 1567–69. The church...Read More

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