Hiking through the Bregenz Forest
Traditional Vorarlberg mountain cottage
Calming mountain life in Vorarlberg
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Bregenz Forest

Walking & Wellness.

Bregenz forest with its rolling hills and moor landscapes is a pleasure for both the eyes and the soul. It therefore comes as no surprise that people from all over the world choose this area to find relaxation and recreation. However it is not only the numerous cosy spa hotels attracting tourists, but also the countless walking routes are very popular. Well designed and maintained paths create a haven for nature enthusiasts and people in search of relaxation in this region. Enjoy genuine Austrian hospitality at its best, and in the evenings recuperate in one of our wellness and spa hotels!

Walking

Walking
  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Self-guided tour
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Itinerary

Starting at Sulzberg you walk along the Schwarzenbach stream over to the Wildrosenmoos. An amazing moor landscape unfurls in front of you. Onwards to the Vorderschweinhöf, into the nature reserve Trogener Moors. A very unspoilt area with lots to see and explore. The last section of this tour leads you from German soil back into Austria.

approx. 4 hours
15 km
690 m
690 m

The first highlight of today’s tour takes you to the waterfall on the Eibelesmühle. From this high plain you have a sensational view onto the nearby Nagelfluhkette group. Then along the stream Weißbach to Willis. There you have the opportunity to visit a destillery in Oberstaufen and experience at first hand how spirit and snaps is destilled.

approx. 6 hours
22 km
620 m
620 m

Today’s route leads you to your next overnight stay. Walk via Krumbach across stunning scenery, characterised by farm houses, along the reservoir Bolgenach. From Rotenberg mountain along a forest-educational-trail downhill into the valley. You walk through a light forest, marbled with numerous forest and root paths, and come across silver firs and copper beeches. From afar you can make out Lingenau.

approx. 5,5 hours
18 km
530 m
850 m

Cross the Subersach on the little wire bridge, an amazing experience! Then continue through the district Mühle near Egg. From here walk along the river Bregenzerach, an inlet of Lake Constance, until you leave the forest and walk through the villages of Kränzen and Fehren. The Rotenberg-walking path takes you just below the summit, bofore you continue via the Lingenau-Heidach-Tobel downhill into the valley to Lingenau.

approx. 6 hours
21 km
650 m
650 m

From Lingenau the tour takes you around the Stangstattkogel summit. On this mountain ridge, after a short while, you reach the ‚Hennenbergvorsäss’, a high moor heath. A true paradise for various plants and moor flora. In Andelsbuch take the cable car up to the Niederalpe and enjoy the magnificent panorama all the way to Lake Constance. After that return by cable car to the valley to Bezau and then onwards to Reuthe.

approx. 6,5 hours
24 km
810 m
820 m

Bus ride to Mellau and then via mountain railway up to the hunting lodge at just below 1400 m in altitude. The route leads through Alpine terrain past the Vorder- and Hinterbleichtenalpe, then downhill into a shady valley. There you walk along the stream Mellenbach to a goat alpine pasture. If you feel hungry you can indulge in a snack break and a glass of goats milk, before you start your return towards Mellau.

approx. 5 hours
19 km
390 m
1.990 m

Tour character

Easy to medium walking tours. For walking tours with an average walking time of approx. 4 to 6.5 hours a good basic fitness level is essential. Cable car rides take you in parts into Alpine terrain. Also with descents towards rivers surefootedness is required.

Prices and events

All data for 2019 at a glance
Season 1
May 4, 2019 - May 24, 2019
Sep 16, 2019 - Oct 6, 2019
daily
Season 2
Aug 19, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019
daily
Season 3
May 25, 2019 - Aug 18, 2019
daily
Bregenz Forest 8 days, AT-VBWSR-08B
Base price
Surcharge single room
Surcharge half board evening meal 7x (mostly multi-course, sometimes outside the property, payable with voucher)
599,00
89,00
145,00
639,00
89,00
145,00
665,00
89,00
145,00

Category: 3***hotels and B&Bs

Season 1
May 4, 2019 - May 24, 2019
Sep 16, 2019 - Oct 6, 2019
Season 2
Aug 19, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019
Season 3
May 25, 2019 - Aug 18, 2019
Sulzberg
Extra night sgl/bb
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Reuthe
Extra night sgl/bb
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
64,00
49,00
120,00
110,00
64,00
49,00
120,00
110,00
64,00
49,00
120,00
110,00

Services and infos

Included:

  • 7x overnight stays in selected category, breakfast included
  • Luggage transfer
  • Bregenz Forest-Card numerous services included (amongst others cable car rides, public transportation, admission to indoor swimming pools)
  • 4x admission to the spa area in the individual Day Finishes
  • (daily admission with Category Charm)
  • Carefully elaborated route description
  • Detailed travel and tour documents 1x per room (German, English)
  • Service hotline

 

Optional extras:

  • If half board: min. 3-course evening meal
  • Organized return transfer from Reuthe to Sulzberg, EUR 75 per fare. Advance booking essential, payable in advance.

Arrival / Parking / Departure:

  • Train journey to Bregenz. From there by local bus in approx. 30 minutes to Sulzberg.
  • Parking in Sulzberg: hotel parking spaces free of charge, no reservation.
  • Return journey by bus and taxi complicated, several changes necessary.

Things to note:

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price
  • Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!

This tour has 1 more variation

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Ratings

4.7 of 5 Stars (3 Ratings)
5 stars
Frank Bochtler DE | 17.08.2018
Alles wunderbar
Die Woche war einfach nur traumhaft. Tolle Hotels in der Variante "Charme" und eine wunderbare Gegend mit sehr abwechslungsreichen Wanderungen ließen keine Wünsche offen.
5 stars
Norbert Hemmerle DE | 02.08.2017
Eine sehr schöne, abwechslungsreiche Wanderung
Wir, drei Personen zwischen 55 und 70 Jahren, erlebten eine interessante Wanderung. Leider spielte das Wetter nur zum Teil gut mit.
4 stars
Jürgen Neunmann CH | 24.03.2017
Natur pur
Schöne und gut organisierte Reise! Wir verbrachten eine ruhige, sorgenfreie Woche in der Natur. Sehr zu empfehlen.

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