St. Martin’s Tower, Bregenz

St. Martin’s Tower, Bregenz (must see)

The massive St. Martin's Tower, part of the medieval boundaries of the city, is Bregenz’s tallest landmark. This Baroque structure, used as a granary, was completed in 1602 when a story was added. The oldest part of this complex is the medieval St. Martin's Chapel from 1362. The chapel contains wonderful frescoes, the most significant being the Last Supper, which includes Mary Magdalen washing Christ's feet. The upper floor houses Vorarlberger Militarmuseum, which has fascinating Prehistoric and Roman sections, expositions of traditional clothes, and Romanesque and Gothic religious art. This Turkish style square tower features Central Europe’s largest onion dome with a beautiful view of the lake.

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St. Martin’s Tower on Map

Sight Name: St. Martin’s Tower
Sight Location: Bregenz, Austria (See walking tours in Bregenz)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Bregenz, Austria

Create Your Own Walk in Bregenz

Create Your Own Walk in Bregenz

Creating your own self-guided walk in Bregenz is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Bregenz Introduction Walking Tour

Bregenz Introduction Walking Tour

Bregenz, located where Austria meets Germany and Switzerland, contains many beautiful landmarks in both the historic and modern parts of the city. Discover Bregenz’s most popular attractions and learn about its history in the following orientation walk.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 Km or 1.6 Miles
Historical Buildings in Bregenz

Historical Buildings in Bregenz

Bregenz is home to many historic buildings, several of which were built between the 13th and 16th centuries. Federal High School, the Vorarlberg Land Theater and City Hall, located near the harbor, are landmarks of the Lower Town. Take the following tour to discover Bregenz’s best historic architecture.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.5 Km or 3.4 Miles