Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #1 in Bregenz, Austria


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 8 sights
Distance 3.9 km
Ascend 135 m
Descend 84 m

Experience Bregenz in Austria in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Individual Sights in Bregenz

Sight 1: Maria Hilf Kirche

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The Roman Catholic parish church of Bregenz-Mariahilf is located in the district of Rieden-Vorkloster in the city of Bregenz in Vorarlberg. The parish church, named after Mary, Help of Christians, belongs to the deanery of Bregenz of the diocese of Feldkirch. The church was built as a hero's thanksgiving church in Vorarlberg during the First World War. It is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Pfarrkirche Bregenz-Mariahilf (DE)

185 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Kosmos

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Kosmos Photo: Andreas Praefcke / CC BY 3.0

Theater Kosmos is a theatre in Austria.

Wikipedia: Theater Kosmos (EN), Website

1564 meters / 19 minutes

Sight 3: Künstlerhaus - Palais Thurn-und-Taxis

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The Künstlerhaus Bregenz, originally Villa Gülich, then Palais Thurn und Taxis, is an international centre for contemporary art in the Stadtpalais der Thurn und Taxis in the provincial capital of Bregenz in Austria. It has been in existence since 1984.

Wikipedia: Künstlerhaus Bregenz (DE)

699 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 4: Herz Jesu-Kirche

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The Roman Catholic parish church of Bregenz-Herz Jesu stands on a small plateau above the city center at Kolpingplatz in the city of Bregenz in Vorarlberg. The parish church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus belongs to the deanery of Bregenz in the diocese of Feldkirch. The patronage of the church is celebrated on the Feast of the Sacred Heart – on the third Sunday after Pentecost. The church is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Herz-Jesu-Kirche (Bregenz) (DE)

370 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: Martinsturm Bregenz

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The Martinsturm in Bregenz is a former granary in the first courtyard of the Counts of Bregenz in the upper town. It was built in 1601 as a tower with a loggia, each with three arched arcades on columns and stone parapets, and is crowned by a high curved onion dome with a lantern. In the meantime, the tower is considered one of the landmarks of the Austrian city of Bregenz on Lake Constance. From the top floor of the Martinsturm you have a comprehensive, 360° panoramic view of the city. In the Martinsturm there is also an exhibition on the history of Bregenz and that of the building.

Wikipedia: Martinsturm (Bregenz) (DE), Website

295 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 6: Schmalstes Haus Europas

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Schmalstes Haus Europas Photo: Andreas Praefcke / CC BY 3.0

The Kirchstrasse 29 building is a residential building in Bregenz. It was first mentioned in 1796 and is advertised for tourism as the "narrowest house in Europe".

Wikipedia: Kirchstraße 29 (Bregenz) (DE)

376 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 7: Stadtpfarrkirche St. Gallus

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The parish church of St. Gallus is a Roman Catholic church in the city of Bregenz in Vorarlberg, Austria.

Wikipedia: Parish church of St. Gallus, Bregenz (EN)

444 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 8: Villa Raczyński

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The Marienberg Convent in the Villa Raczynski in the Vorarlberg state capital Bregenz is a convent of the Dominican nuns. The villa with other buildings and a garden is a listed building. It houses a primary school, a middle school and a higher education institution for economic professions (HLW).

Wikipedia: Kloster Marienberg (Bregenz) (DE)


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