Walgau - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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The Walgau is a valley in the south of the Austrian state of Vorarlberg, about 20 kilometers long, through which the Ill flows . The heavily populated region, together with the city of Bludenz at the eastern end of the valley, forms a metropolitan area in the otherwise sparsely populated south of Vorarlberg. In the west, the Walgau borders the town of Feldkirch in the even more densely populated Vorarlberg Rhine Valley .
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8.07km from Walgau
A beautiful valley in the Austrian province of Vorarlberg as well as a ski resort named after the valley. The area is very family-friendly but also offers the usual big variety of alpine destinations with skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, hiking or cross-country skiing. Many mountain and ski huts allow hiking on foot or on skies. The interactive hiking trail "Tierwelten Brandnertal" explains the animal life of the region.
10.7km from Walgau
Schattenburg is a castle, museum and restaurant in Feldkirch, Vorarlberg. It was once the residence of the Duke of Montfort, sits high above the city of Feldkirch. It houses a restaurant and offers impressive views from the high keep. It features 18 rooms spread over 3 floors. Every room is dedicated to a different aspect of Feldkirch’s city history and leads guests on a journey back in time.
11.39km from Walgau
The wildlife park offers excitement, fun and entertainment for the whole family and is open all year. You can observe numerous animals, take a break from everyday life on a stroll or let off steam with your children at one of the most beautiful playgrounds in Vorarlberg.
11.5km from Walgau
The Furkajoch is a mountain pass in the Alps. It connects the valley of the Bregenzer Ach near Damüls with the valley of the Frutz near Laterns. The pass path was made correspondingly simple and, until recently, was little more than a natural path. Only a few years ago a modern, narrow road was built over the Furkajoch.
11.75km from Walgau
The Zimba is a 2643 m above sea level. A. high mountain of the Vandanser Steinwand in the Rätikon , a mountain group of the western Central Alps in the Austrian state of Vorarlberg. The eastern ridge is one of the most familiar climbing routes of the whole Rätikon range, but the normal way leads along the western ridge.
12.01km from Walgau
A majestic high mountain range in the western central Alps in the Austrian state of Vorarlberg . Due to its massive size at the western end of the Rellstal, it has a large geographical dominance to the east, which is due to its over 400 meters high east wall. Due to its favorable location and easy climbing, the mountain is a popular destination for excursions. Exact details of a first ascent of the Saulakopf in the 19th century are not available.
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Vorarlberg is the westernmost federal state of Austria, sharing borders with the countries of Germany, Liechtenstein, and Switzerland and the Austrian federal-state of Tyrol. Vorarlberg also enjoys a small window on Lake Constance via the city of Bregenz. It is the richest and most well-to-do province of Austria outside Vienna. For its size, it offers a lot of diverse landscapes including everything Tyrol has to offer with the exception of a large city.