Bregenz is the capital of Vorarlberg, the westernmost federal state of Austria. The town is located on the eastern shores of Lake Constance, the third-largest freshwater lake in Central Europe, between Switzerland in the east and Germany in the northwest.
==== BREGENZ – LOCATION
The city is situated on a plateau falling in a series of terraces to the lake at the foot of Pfander mountain. It is a junction of the arterial roads from the Rhine valley to the German Alpine foothills, with cruise ship services on Lake Constance.
==== BREGENZ – ATTRACTION
The annual summer music festival Bregenzer Festspiele is a World famous festival which takes place on and around a stage on Lake Constance, where a different opera is performed every second year.