The annual summer music festival Bregenzer Festspiele
Bregenzer Festspiele
Bregenzer Festspiele is a performing arts festival which is held every July and August in Bregenz, Austria.Founded in 1946, the festival presents a wide variety of musical and theatrical events in several venues:...

is a world-famous festival which takes place on and around a stage on Lake Constance, where a different opera
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 is performed every second year.


  • A1 Bregenz HB is a handball
    Team handball
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  • SC Bregenz
    SC Bregenz
    SC Bregenz is an Austrian association football club from Austria, based in the town of Bregenz, which was founded in 1919. They play their home games at the Casino Stadium. They currently participate in the Austrian Regional League...

     is the football team of the town, competing in the Austrian Regional League (Third Division).


  • Hans-Peter Martin
    Hans-Peter Martin
    Hans-Peter Martin is an Austrian journalist and politician who has been a Member of the European Parliament since 1999.Born in Bregenz, Vorarlberg, Martin worked for the German weekly news magazine Der Spiegel...

     - member of the European Parliament
    Member of the European Parliament
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  • Sieghardt Rupp
    Sieghardt Rupp
    Sieghardt Rupp is an Austrian actor who has performed in film and television and later theatre....

     (1931-) -actor
  • Stefan Sagmeister
    Stefan Sagmeister
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     - Graphic designer
    Graphic designer
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  • Karl Michael Vogler
    Karl Michael Vogler
    Karl Michael Vogler was a German actor probably best known for his appearances in several big-budget English-language films of the 1960s and 1970s, including The Blue Max where he co-starred with George Peppard and Ursula Andress followed a few years later by Patton, in which he portrayed Erwin...

     - actor (Patton
    Patton (film)
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    ) - was raised in Bregenz
  • İlber Ortaylı
    Ilber Ortayli
    İlber Ortaylı , is a leading Turkish historian, professor of history at the Galatasaray University in Istanbul and at Bilkent University in Ankara...

    (* 1947) - Turkish historian - was born in Bregenz

External links

  • Official site in German
  • Official site (in German)
  • Official site (German/English/Italiano/Francais) of the Pfänder Mountain
  • (in German)
  • Official site (in German) of local Football Club
  • Bregenzer Festspiele/ Bregenze Festival website
  • Bregenz Tourism Information
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