A ravine steeped in history, Rappenlochschlucht is one of the larges gorges in the continent. A walk through Rappenlochschlucht provides the perfect opportunity to take in the beautiful surroundings dotted with waterfalls, rocky hills, waterfalls, as well as, flora and fauna. This gorge connects Dornbirn with the village of Ebnit.
Situated in the heart of Dornbirn, Dornbirn Square is lined with shops, cafes and restaurants. What was once a farmers’ colony is now an economic zone where the textile industry has flourished. As a result of many successful protests, this city center was turned into a pedestrian only zone by forbidding cars to drive around in the area.
Located in Dornbirn, Karren is a famous landmark in the area. The mountain peak offers a panoramic view of the surrounding areas of the Rhine Valley and the Austrian-Germany border, making for a memorable experience for visitors. It can be accessed easily via a cable car that reaches the top. The ride in the cable car is also an unforgettable experience. At the summit, there is a small restaurant that offers refreshments to the guests.
FLATZ Museum is a contemporary art museum that exhibits artworks of the artist, Wolfgang Flatz. The exhibits include the artist’s artworks between the year 1975 to 1999. They conduct exhibitions two to three times a year and showcase works done by international artists as well. FLATZ Museum organizes lectures, discussions and even lends their exhibits to other exhibition centers and museums as well.
Pfarrkirche St. Martin situated in the heart of Marktplatz in Dornbirn is a historic church built in Neoclassical style of architecture. An organ built by Josef Behmann, son of Anton Behmann, sits inside this church as one of its major attractions. Pfarrkirche St. Martin is one of city's most popular religious, cultural and historic landmarks.
At inatura - Erlebnis Naturschau Dornbirn, you get to learn all about the city's natural history and get acquainted with different species of flora and fauna. The life-size models of animals, interactive exhibits and the documentation center at inatura - Erlebnis Naturschau Dornbirn make sure your visit to this museum is educational and fun. This is arguably one of the most modern natural history museums in the continent.
Mohrenbrauerei Vertriebs KG is the oldest brewery in Vorarlberg and brews about 17,600,000 liters (4649428.12 gallons) of beer a year. Opened in 2016, their museum has about 10,000 beer-related exhibits. They assist in conducting meetings, seminars and parties in their specially-equipped rooms and terraces. They offer training and seminars to educate their visitors regarding their brewing process and their beer.
The oldest Dornbirn document is in the city archive. The extensive collection of photos and the archive of oral history have significance beyond local history.
Stadtmuseum Dornbirn housed inside the iconic Lorenz Rhomberg house is the place to be for learning in-detail about the local history of Dornbirn. The various temporary and permanent exhibitions at this museum tell stories of the centuries past. The changes in Dornbirn since the industrial revolution is very well documented at Stadtmuseum Dornbirn.