Bregenz is the capital of the Austrian province of Vorarlberg and capital of the district Bregenz. The city has the most important Austrian Bodensee harbor, railway junction, and sports and cultural center.
The Bregenz Festival is known among other things with the game on the lake : On the shores of Lake Constance an opera but it also identifies a musical or an operetta each year in the summer on a firmly established stage. The Floating Stage is the largest open-air festival stage in the world. Judging by the number of inhabitants is behind Bregenz Dornbirn Feldkirch and the third largest town in Vorarlberg.