Top Choice Castle in Feldkirch

Schloss Schattenburg

This 13th-century hilltop castle is storybook stuff with its red turrets and creeping vines. It’s a steep climb up to the ramparts, which command far-reaching views over Feldkirch’s rooftops. Once the seat of the co…
Top Choice Cathedral in Feldkirch

Domkirche St Nikolaus

Identified by a slender spire, Feldkirch’s cathedral has a large, forbidding interior complemented by late-Gothic features and dazzling stained glass. The painting on the side altar is by local lad Wolf Huber (1480–…
Wildlife Reserve in Feldkirch


Facing the castle across the town is Ardetzenberg (631m), a heavily forested hill. At its northern end is this wildlife park, with a woodland trail, adventure playground, barbecue areas, and animal-friendly enclosur…
Tower in Feldkirch


The towers surviving from the old fortifications include the step-gabled Churertor, once the gateway to the bridge that was used to transport salt across the Ill River to Switzerland.
Tower in Feldkirch


Part of the original town fortifications, the 40m-high Katzenturm, built in 1507, is where Vorarlberg’s biggest bell, weighing 7500kg, still dongs.
Tower in Feldkirch


The Mühletor is also known as the Sautor, where the pig market was held in the Middle Ages