Feldkirch used to have complete city walls, all that is left are the towers, and parts of the walls that are directly attached to certain buildings. The towers each served a purpose. Some held water, some held grain and other food supplies, while others were purely watchtowers. They are scattered throughout the old town.more
This is the most important church in Feldkirch, as well as Vorarlberg. It is the seat of the diocese of Vorarlberg. It was built in 1478 in the gothic style. Interestingly, the diocese wanted a much larger church, but at the time, the old town was so densley built up, there was only room for the church that we see today, with two naves.more
The beautiful Landeskonservatorium fur Vorarlberg is a very picturesque building located directly on the River Ill (ill). It was built in 1900 as a boarding school by the Jesuits. I am not sure if you can go inside, as it was closed on the day I was there, however it is worth a look, if just from the outside.more
The Schattenberg is the castle overlooking Feldkirch. It is accessible via the bus, or a short, but steep, walk up from the old town. It affords wonderful views of the city and environs, alone worth the hike up the hill. There is a restaurant inside as well. It is a small castle with a courtyard in the middle. It was more of a fortification, rather...more
Feldkirch Festival 2006 - 18 - 28 May Amadeus!When Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart died in 1791, he had not used the name by which he is known to posterity a single time: Amadeus! An absurd and unique case in the history of music and culture, and symbolic of dealing with someone who always wanted to belong but was never allowed to. Mozart?s character was...more
The Chur Gate is near the river Ill. It was a very important place in the medieval Feldkirch because merchants, travellers, crusaders or simply every people who entered or exit to the city need pass the gate to the south. Today it is used only as a passage in the city but hasnt any important position.more
Schattenburg Castle is the landmark of Feldkirch and the symbol of the town. It was probably built in 13 the century and was the heart of the fortifications of the town. It has been the family seat of the Counts of Montfort, the residence of the Austrian governors, lodging for poor people or travelling journeymen and now a museum. It is the largest...more
The Conservatory of Fieldkich was built in 1900/01 from the convent of Jesuits, (who came to Feldkirch in the year 1543) and It was used as a school “Stella Matutina”. In it history the building was used as school, lazaretto, gymnasium and since 1977 is used for the high school for music of Vorarlberg. About 400 students study music there.more
In Feldkirch every visitor goes to see the Liechtenstein Palace because here is the Tourism Office. Built after the big fire in 1697 it was used as council hall of the councellers and administrators of the Liechtenstein. Nowadays the resort for culture and the town´s library are in the Palais Liechtenstein.more
The City Hall of Fieldkirch is a remarkable and singular building with pictures painted on the front. I was built in 1490 – 93 in the center of the town as the former building in the suburbs was threatened by flood of the river and it was rebuilt in 1697 after a big fire. In the front there are pictures of Feldkirch’s history and remember of the...more
Konigshofstrasse 2, Feldkirch, Vorarlberg, 6800, Austria
Good for: Solo
The deck off our room was really nice. We enjoyed the evening on our small deck.more
Bahnhof Strasse 1, Feldkirch, 6800, Austria
Satisfaction: Very Good
Good for: Families
We enjoyed eating our lunches here as it was a small courtyard hidden away from the crowds. The service and food was excellent.
Loaded with people from thursday on.
Eating, clubbing, drinking,life-bands,...
Many breathtaking girls, chicks, babes, .... ow , and some Hells Angels members. but they are nice ...
Dress Code: No code
Line 13 from Feldkirch, train station, then Feldkirch, Busplatz to Schaan and on to Buchs, Switzerland, runs every 30 minutes, 3,60 Swiss Franks or 2,40 Euro (tell the driver first witch currency you want to use)Line 14 rom Feldkirch, train station, then Feldkirch, Busplatz to Schaan and Vaduzmore
The OBB, Austrian Train, stops in Feldkirch and the main station is about a 10 minute walk from old town. You can get anywhere in Austria (or Europe, for that matter) via this station. You can get directly to Vienna (6-9 hours, depending on train selected), Bregenz (45 min), Salzburg (4hrs), Innsbruck (2hrs), and Zurich (1hr 40min)more
Cross country skiing is called "LANGLAUFEN" in Austria.
In the area of Feldkirch there are many good tracks to get out there - don't break a leg - and still enjoy a day on the flat slopes.
6 tracks, about 60 km in the parts Altenstadt and Nofels
Information at the tourist board
+43 5522 73467, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Equipment: Cross country skiing equipment
Fascinating Town Near the River Ill - Montfort town as a medieval jewelWith its historical centre stretching back over 700 years, past centuries come alive while walking down Feldkirch's small alleys and arcades.Austria's westernmost town not only has a romantic old quarter and many sites for visitors interested in cultural history. It also offers...more
The Silvreta Nova Skiing area is a rather modest area for beginners to intermediates. The Pistes are rather easy to take. They have mostly chairlifts and cabins.People are very friendly with a good sense of humor. The view from the topmost point with a bright cloudless sky over the hilltops.more