Culture & excursion destinations
Experience culture & nature around Damüls
Your holiday region around the Damüls mountains offers you diverse excursion destinations and an unmissable cultural programme in summer and winter. Go on family trips, visit the region's museums, get adrenaline kicks with sports and challenge your limits at the adventure parks around your Alpenhotel Mittagspitze or enjoy Vorarlberg's wonderful alpine world with outdoor activities.
What would you fancy today? In the Damüls-Mellau holiday resort you enjoy the luxury to spend every holiday in a different thrilling way: an adventure tour with the family, art bliss at the museums, experience Vorarlberg's customs from up close or benefit from the region's sports offers.
Adventure and action are top of every child's list for a family holiday on the mountains:
- Damüls forest rope course
The Damüls forest rope course is the biggest of its kind in Vorarlberg. The course high above the ground offers a great challenge for kids and grown-ups. Safety first, of course, but fun is a close second.
- Schröcken Bregenerwald adventure park
Pure adventure awaits families at Alpenschule in Schröcken: flying fox, zip wire course, high rope course, …
- Drei-Linden Sonntag horse farm
This horse farm in Sonntag serves as a great excursion destination for horse lovers. A wonderful nature experience during horseback riding in the Große Walsertal biosphere park.
- Pfänder Bregenz viewing mountain
The Pfänder cable car will take you to the most beautiful viewing platform over Bregenz. At 1,064m you enjoy a bird's eye view over Vorarlberg's capital.
Enjoy a holiday with the whole family in the Bregenz Forest holiday resort.
- Mittagspitze Damüls
Hike all the way up to the local mountain's top, the same mountain that gave your holiday hotel “Die Mittagspitze” its name. Its peak towers 2,079m above sea level over Damüls. Whether by Uga-Express or by foot right from the hotel, it's up to you and your stamina.
- Lake Seewaldsee Fontanella
The crystal-clear mountain lake in Fontanella offers a great refreshment, especially on hot summer's days. A walk through the gorgeous landscapes here is always worth the effort all year round.
- Andelsbuch Bregenzerwald Cheese House
You wonder where the delicious cheese is coming from that you enjoy on your breakfast plate? Well, at Bregenzerwald Cheese House you will learn all the interesting facts around the cheese production and can also indulge in a delicious tasting. If this is still not enough for you, get even more information on Bregenz Forest cheese on the Bregenzerwald Cheese Street.
- Lake Constance boat trip Bregenz
Experience marvellous excursion destinations like Bregenz, Lindau, Konstanz or Meersburg by water. During a boat trip on Lake Constance. The Hohentwiel paddle steamer is a steam boat of incredible beauty, which perfectly integrates in the idyllic Lake Constance scenery. Holiday highlight for couples: a boat trip with sunset or a romantic night boat trip with dancing.
- Faschina summer tubing run
Toboggan fun for grown-ups and children is what summer tobogganing offers on the 75m long run in Faschina. Suitable for children from the age of 5.
Art & culture
The Bregenz Forest holiday resort offers you a diverse range of museum, from contemporary art to the origins of Vorarlberg's customs at the traditional local museums.
- Sonntag local museum
Thrilling insights into the life of the Valais people in Vorarlberg is offered at this charming local museum in Sonntag.
- Bregenz Festival
An institution during the Bregenz summer: every year the festival offers outstanding performances on Lake Constance, at the festival hall and the various other traditional venues in Bregenz. The elaborate set design on the world's biggest lake stage alone is worth the visit.
- Wälderbähnle Bezau
A historic museum train winds from Bezau to Schwarzenberg during the summer months. The steam train ride through Bregenz Forest's beautiful landscapes is a true holiday highlight that you should not miss out on.
- Schubertiade Schwarzenberg
Every year the festival for Franz Schubert delights the audience in Schwarzenberg with pithy concerts.
- Angelika Kauffmann Museum Schwarzenberg
Experience 450 years of Bregenz Forest history at the local museum by Angelika Kauffmann and the thrilling contrast between past and modern era in a historic building that accommodates high-tech museum premises.
- Inatura Dornbirn
The Museum of Nature in Dornbirn exhibits Vorarlberg's diverse flora and fauna in the most fascinating way and with the help of state-of-the-art multimedia. An adventure for the whole family.
- Rolls Royce Museum Dornbirn
Marvel at the world's greatest and most impressive Rolls-Royce collection in Dornbirn. A must for all lovers of cars. The collection of one-of-a-kind cars is located in the historically significant premises of a former spinning factory from 1862.
Further leisure activities in and around Damüls
Excursions within the immediate vicinity of your 4-star-superior hotel at the foot of the Mittagspitze in Damüls offer diverse and active holiday activities. The Damüls-Mellau ski resort provides perfect conditions for skiers, snowboarders and free-riders in the world's snowiest village. The snow fun doesn't stop where the pistes end; the Uga nature toboggan run offer action and fun for guests of all ages, even night tobogganing can be enjoyed here.
During the summer you will spend relaxing days at the Bregenzerwald golf park or why not try the secretly favourite activity of many Bregenzer Forest locals – paragliding.
However you plan your holidays in Damüls, the team at Alpenhotel Mittagspitze will gladly help you plan your excursions and activities in Vorarlberg's magical natural environment.