EVOTE2014: how to get to Castle Hofen in Lochau near Bregenz / Austria?

Travel Information Schloss Hofen, the prominent red Renaissance castle of the Earls of Raitenau, has been home to the international Center for Science andContinuing Education since 1981. It is situated at the shore of Lake Constance in Lochau, which is right next to the region’s capital Bregenz. Castle Hofen Center for Science and Continuing Education Hoferstraße 26, A-6911 Lochau/Bregenz Phone: +43 5574 4930-0 Fax: -22 info@schlosshofen.at / www.schlosshofen.at   How to get there By Car The address for gps-navigation is: SchlossHofen, Hoferstrasse 26, 6911 Lochau, Austria

  • From Austria /Switzerland: Take the highway A14 through the “Pfändertunnel” and exit at Lochau-Hörbranz. Take a left into Lochau. After 700 meters turn left again at the OMV gas station. You will arrive at Castle Hofen on your right after 550 meters.
  • From Germany: Take highway E43 and exit after the former customs office “Hörbranz Zollamt”. From there, proceed as described aboveafter the exit at Lochau-Hörbranz.

  By Public Transportation Take the train to Bregenz and then please take a taxi. Please do not go to Lochau by train or bus as there are no taxis available in Lochau.   By Plane Bregenz does not have an airport. There are several international airports nearby: Friedrichshafen (FDH, 30min by taxi) and Munich (MUC, 3h by train to Lindau and then 20min taxi) in Germany, Zurich Airport (ZRH, 1h train to Bregenz + 15min traxi) in Switzerland.   Download our guide  here