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Cultural highlights in Rankweil

Discover the cultural heart of Vorarlberg in Rankweil, where tradition and modern cultural craftsmanship are harmoniously combined. The market town and its surroundings offer a year-round programme ranging from top-class festivals to performances by the regional theatre and atmospheric Advent carol singing. The customs of the region, deeply rooted in history and community, provide an unmistakable flavour to its cultural life.

Experience Vorarlberg culture up close

Festival in Vorarlberg: A stage in the open air

The Vorarlberg Festival is a highlight in the cultural calendar and attracts visitors from all over the world year after year. Operas, theatre plays and concerts of international standing are presented in the open air. The festival offers a unique opportunity to enjoy highlights of the performing arts against the breathtaking backdrop of the Vorarlberg Alps.

Landestheater: The beating heart of culture

The Vorarlberg State Theatre, an institution with a long tradition, is the centre of cultural life in the region. It offers a broad spectrum ranging from classical theatre and contemporary drama to ballet and modern dance. The Landestheater is a place of encounter and inspiration that reflects the diversity and depth of cultural creation in Vorarlberg.

Customs of the region: Living traditions

Customs in Vorarlberg are deeply rooted in the local culture and offer insights into the region's way of life and traditions. From cattle drives to carnival and harvest festivals - traditional festivals are a living expression of regional identity and community. They offer the opportunity to experience Vorarlberg's cultural heritage up close and become part of local traditions.

Advent singing: A time of reflection

Advent carol singing in Rankweil and the surrounding area is a heart-warming tradition that enriches the pre-Christmas period. The pre-Christmas season is celebrated with songs that tell of hope and joy. The events, which often take place in historic churches and squares, offer a moment of peace and reflection in the hectic pre-Christmas period.

Discover the cultural treasures of Vorarlberg now and book your stay at Hotel & Gasthof Mohren or make a non-binding enquiry. Experience the diverse cultural programme in and around Rankweil.