Come to Schtûbat ...
Welcome to Andelsbuch, in the middle of the Bregenzerwald!
Schtûbat – a name worth experiencing
Deeply rooted in the region, we are familiar with the traditions and customs of the Bregenzerwald and its residents. We want to express the values that we live and communicate them to the outside world, which we also do in the language of the valley community with its own independent dialect. Authenticity on all levels is important to us, and you can feel what this is. Travellers don’t need a translation to sense our hospitality and the life behind the name.
In the Bregenzerwald >Come to Schtûbat< ii a loving invitation to visit and spend a cosy time together in the living room...
Take a break with us, lean back, leave behind the routines of everyday life and simply feel welcome!
Your hosts Carmen and Wolfgang
Our new apartments
and rooms ...
On holiday at the Schtûbat ...
... treat yourself to time off -
at the newest apartments in Andelsbuch!
We are not entertainment coordinators or masters of ceremonies. Instead, we are interested in living our hospitality and loving our job that is more of a calling. We want to treat our environment in a way that stays in touch with nature and is conscious of its tradition. This is not about kilometres of ski-runs, elevation gain or maximum calorie consumption, but intensive, pleasurable experiences and hearty moments that should have a lasting effect with a maximum of joy. You are allowed to let go so that you want to get up again. You are also allowed to lose yourself for once so that you can find yourself again.
Look forward to a holiday in a carbon-neutral house with a solar and water-heat pump. It was built using a sustainable construction method and has untreated furnishings of regional quality.
The new Schtûbat apartments leave nothing to be desired. With the finest materials from the region and the expertise of craftspeople from the Bregenzerwald, the apartments were renovated in style for an unforgettable stay. Enjoy this new approach to holidays in the middle of the Bregenzerwald!
Schtûbat - Prices 2016/2017
|High season||Off-season||Low season|
|19.06. - 03.07.2016
24.07. - 11.09.2016
26.12. - 10.01.2017
20.01. - 12.03.2017
16.06. - 30.06.2017
23.07. - 10.09.2017
|03.07. - 24.07.2016
10.01. - 20.01.2017
12.03. - 02.04.2017
01.05. - 16.06.2017
30.06. - 23.07.2017
|11.09. - 13.11.2016
02.04. - 01.05.2017
10.09. - 15.11.2017
|Top 1: Single and double room||€ 70||€ 62||€ 55|
|Top 2: Single and double room||€ 70||€ 62||€ 55|
|Top 3: Studio without breakfast||€ 75||€ 65||€ 60|
|Top 3: Studio with breakfast||€ 100||€ 90||€ 80|
|Top 4: DZ||€ 65||€ 60||€ 55|
|Top 5: Double room||€ 65||€ 60||€ 55|
|Top 6: Apartment||€ 330||€ 300||€ 240|
|Top 7: Apartment||€ 200||€ 180||€ 160|
|Top 8: Double room||€ 65||€ 60||€ 55|
|Top 9:||€ 150||€ 140||€ 130|
|Top 10:||€ 200||€ 180||€ 160|
The prices are as follows
TOP 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8: per person/day including breakfast
TOP 3 as apartment: for 2 persons/day without breakfast
TOP 6 as apartment: for 6 persons/day without breakfast
TOP 7 as apartment: for 4 persons/day without breakfast
TOP 10 as apartment: for 4 persons/day without breakfast
€ 15 per person and night for each additional person.
When booking 1 to 2 nights, we will charge an additional € 10 per apartment and night.
We will gladly prepare special offers for several families, groups or companies that would like to experience and inhabit the house as a whole.
Tempory Inn in the Bregenzerwald!
Farmers from the Bregenzerwald region are Wolfgang Mätzler’s cooperation partners. The veal comes from Andelsbuch, kid from Egg, lamb from Bezau, the fish is caught in wild local waters and the venison is from our forests. The vegetables and herbs are from our own garden or farmers in surrounding areas. Meat products, cold meats, ham and bacon were developed by master butcher Stefan Ritlop and produced completely without any additives (E numbers).
We roast, stew, cook, grill, steam, pickle, preserve, cure and serve according to cooking traditions and customs of the Bregenzerwald – for our guests and cooking enthusiasts who appreciate authenticity both in the preparation and consumption of high-quality dishes. The Chef's Table invites you to linger, enjoy and have a leisurely exchange. It allows space for authenticity and is intended to serve as a return to the essential elements. Look forward to a special kind of experience!
But since we only cook when nature provides us with a delicacy or when one of our suppliers comes up with something special, we kindly ask you to register on our site with your name and mobile number so that you don't miss out on the special cooking event, a unique dinner or extraordinary brunch, an unconventional cooking class or simply everything that involves a discerning palate! We will notify you about our culinary events via SMS and would be delighted to have you join us!
Schtûbat - Service
Schtûbat … A Pleasure,
the Art of (Experiencing) Life in the Bregenzerwald
Schtûbat - Included Services
- Guest parking directly in front of the house
- Use of our sunbathing lawn and grass play area directly next to the house
- First hotel e-car charging station in Andelsbuch!
- Use of our Finnish sauna with shower landscape and lawn for sunbathing
- Play room for our youngest guests
- Table tennis room
- Sauna towels are available free of charge
- Fully-equipped including bed and bathroom linens
- Wi-Fi Internet access in every apartment and the public area
- Lockable ski room with boot heater
- Lockable bike room: corner with tools, pump, lubricants and assembly stand; facility for drying biking clothes
- Washing area for your bike
- From May to the end of October: Bregenzerwald Card for free use of cable railways, public swimming pools and buses in the Bregenzerwald
- Various events and guided tours according to the programme of Andelsbuch Tourism and Bregenzerwald Tourism
Schtûbat - Breakfast
APARTMENT BREAKFAST (portion for 1 person):
Forest and blossom honey | homemade jam | yogurt | fresh specialty meats (ham, salami without artificial additives or flavour enhancer!) | mountain cheese | alpine dairy butter | fruit and vegetables (apple, cocktail tomatoes) | raw egg | two fresh rolls (whole grain, wheat) | coffee | herbal tea | milk
Forest and blossom honey | homemade jam | yogurt | mountain cheese | farm cheese | butter | fruit and vegetables (apple, cocktail tomatoes, veggie sticks) | raw egg | two fresh rolls (whole grain, wheat) | coffee | herbal tea | milk
Homemade jams | soy yogurt | fruit and vegetables (apple, cocktail tomatoes, paprika, tomato) | spread | muesli | margarine | two fresh rolls (whole grain, wheat) | coffee| tea | soy milk
Price per breakfast: € 16
Schtûbat - Extras
Sometimes it just needs to be a little more… We strive to fulfil your wishes and meet your standards!
Our fee-based extra services:
- Simply let us know if you want the linens to be changed more often
- Washing machine and dryer are available in the basement
- Please let us know if you need special cleaning services
- Taxi service: Mathias Zündel, Hof 877, 6867 Schwarzenberg, M +43 664 9853113
Schtûbat - Sustainability
Schtûbat - Craft
Schtûbat … a house with much love of detail,
Schtûbat - Specials
Bregenz Festival 'Turandot'
- 1 night in a double room incl. delicious breakfast buffet
- 1 admission ticket to the Bregenz Festival: performance on the lake - Category 1 (house tickets from Sun. to Sun. or weekend)
- 3-course menu incl. aperitif at the exclusive festival, catering by evenTZ (excl. beverages)
- public transfer from/to festival stage
- homemade give-away
€ 235.80 per person in double room (Mon. bis Thurs.)
€ 256.80 per person in double room (Fri. and Sat.)
Can be booked from 1 May 2016 to 31 October 2016: book 7 days – pay 6 days
- 7 nights in the Schtûbat – Handwerk Bregenzerwald room
- 7 x breakfast buffet with regional products
- 1 BregenzerwaldC Guest-Card (free use of 9 summer cable railways, public buses and open-air swimming pools)
- 1 guided walk to our craftspeople and suppliers from Andelsbuch
- 1 x admission ticket to 'Metzler naturhautnah' - Experiencing a farm in Egg
€ 360 per person in double room
Lifestyle Bregenzerwald in the apartment
Can be booked from 1 May 2016 to 31 October 2016
- 7 nights in the Schtûbat – Handwerk Bregenzerwald apartment
- 1 x Bregenzerwald cooking starter package
- 1 Bregenzerwald Guest-Card (free use of 9 summer cable railways, public buses and open-air swimming pools)
- 1 guided walk to our craftspeople and suppliers from Andelsbuch
- 1 admission ticket to 'Metzler naturhautnah' - Experiencing a farm in Egg
€ 1.200 price for 2-4 persons in the apartment
Mountain Biking Adventure
Can be booked from 1 May 2016 to 15 November 2016
- 4 days of Mountain Biking Adventure in the heart of the Bregenzerwald
- 4 nights with a Healthy Corner breakfast buffet
- 4 x athlete dinners in our adjacent restaurant
- Daily energy package
- Lockable bike garage, washing facilities for bikes and tools
- Use of washing machine and dryer
- Detailed route plans
- Bregenzerwald Guest-Card
- Use of our sauna
€ 350 per person in double room
Schtûbat - Info
Schtûbat ... in the summer
In the past, guests were called Sommerfrischler or “summer visitors” by the locals in the Bregenzerwald. This name speaks volumes. In the intermediate altitudes of the Bregenzerwald, the summer is not too hot for sports activities but warm enough to visit one of the many swimming pools or take a refreshingly cool dip in the Bregenzer Ache River. Mountain bike tours and hiking paths have excellent signposts that show the various difficulty levels from beginner to professional.
Schtûbat is the ideal starting point to pursue other outdoor sports: paragliding, hang-gliding, climbing, canyoning, tennis, golf or kayaking – just to name a few. The choice of offers is stunning.
The Bregenzerwald has an exceptionally large range of mountain bike tours. Many paths lead to the traces of living culture: to Alpine pastures and high Alps, as well as through villages and fields along the Bregenzer Ach River in the valley. The bike path from Egg to Schoppernau is ideal for beginners and leisurely family cyclists. The Bregenzerwald is still an insider's tip for mountain bikers: some routes have just been newly designed. They are excellently mapped out with kilometre information, elevation profiles and available resting places in the Bregenzerwald Mountain Biking Map.
From Andelsbuch to the Berchtoldshöhe
Starting and finishing point of the tour: Andelsbuch village centre
Short description: Andelsbuch – Heimgarten – Bregenzerach – Schwarzenberg – Maien – Lorenapass – Berchtoldshöhe – Kaltenbrunnen – Egg – bike path – Andelsbuch
Description: This tour runs almost exclusively on paved roads and is also perfectly suitable for beginners. From the village centre in Andelsbuch, the ride leads down to the Bregenzer Ache River on narrow roads. The Andelsbuch power plant can be seen from here. The Art Nouveau building from 1908 was among the largest hydroelectric power plants of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. Then the tour continues through peacefully situated settlements up to the Schwarzenberg Mountain. After a short stretch on Bödelestrasse, you reach the Lorenapass on little-used roads through forests and meadows. The path goes slightly uphill and downhill to the Berchtoldshöhe, and then down to Kaltenbrunnen. After riding down to the valley on Bergstrasse, the bike path from the village centre in Egg will take you back to the starting point.
The mountains in the Bregenzerwald invite you to scenic panorama trails such as on Niedere Mountain, challenging high-altitude hikes or spectacular summit climbs that require alpine surefootedness. Andelsbuch is seen as the perfect starting point for a choice of ambitious or leisurely hikes in the mountains. The village is located on the main road in the valley and can also be easily reached by public transport.
The admission ticket to these mountain experiences is the Bregenzerwald Guest-Card. You will get a Bregenzerwald Guest-Card if you stay with us for three or more nights. It is included in the price of the accommodation.
Tip: Bregenzerwald Hiking Map
All hiking tours and information on cable railways, huts and alpine guest houses are summarised on the Bregenzerwald Hiking Map in a practical and clear way. The hiking map is available at Bregenzerwald Tourism and in the Tourism Office.
Paragliders feel especially at home at our house: They can see the Niedere Mountain and observe the weather from the comfort of their room. The Andelsbuch cable railways are within walking distance.
The flying area of the Niedere Mountain between Bezau and Andelsbuch can be reached with the chairlift from Andelsbuch or the gondola cableway from Bezau. Due to the unique micro climate influenced by Lake Constance, there are many flight days that allow for hours of thermal flying and slope soaring. The Andelsbuch side is the glider mecca in the summer and also considered as a pure summer flying area from April to September with western and north-eastern starting directions. The Bezau side is the corresponding winter flight area from September to April with a southern starting direction.
More information at:
Schtûbat ... in the winter
The amount of snowfall in the Bregenz Forest is above average due to its location at the northern edge of the Alps. Damüls even has the nickname of "Snowiest Village in the World," and the amount of new snow in Warth-Schröcken is about 11 metres per winter. These are ideal conditions for all winter sports activities from alpine to cross-country skiing or sledding to snowshoe hiking. A cross-country ski trail with a winter hiking path runs right past Schtûbat and offers a leisurely round on the Andelsbuch village plain.
People who prefer bigger ski areas have the best starting position from here. They are far away from the hustle and bustle but still in the most beautiful ski areas of the Bregenz Forest…
In Andelsbuch and on Niedere Mountain, we can fully enjoy ourselves and the winter in many different ways. There is hardly another mountain in the Bregenzerwald that can compete with the Niedere in terms of its popularity with tour hikers, snowshoe hikers and off-piste skiers. For both beginners and advanced athletes, Niedere Mountain offers many options for winter sports activities. Although some may see it as an inconspicuous mountain in the middle of the Bregenzerwald, it always offers new challenges for those who appreciate it. ...
You can look forward to what is probably most intensive winter sport! A cross-country ski track and skating trail pass directly by Schtûbat. We would also be glad to organise a private course for you.
The cable car takes you from the valley to airy heights in a few minutes and rewards you with breathtaking views and a magical winter landscape – you can see the Niedere Mountain from its best side here! Inhale fresh air and enjoy the sun, leave sporty tracks on ski or board or with snow shoes. Or hike foot though beautiful snow-covered winter landscapes... Families, ambitious skiers, walkers and snow tour hikers can discover many opportunities to feel the splendour of the snow and enjoy the silent white winter landscape on Niedere Mountain. The magnificent panorama outlined by the mountain chain of the upper Bregenzerwald and summit views as far as Switzerland, Allgäu and Tyrol, bring the mountains within reach.
Schtûbat ... unsere Einkaufstipps
Bad weather is always a matter of opinion. So when the rain prevents a hiking or mountain biking tour, the farmers or shop owners are usually happy. But there are many offers to take advantage of in the Bregenz Forest and throughout Vorarlberg on days when the sun does not smile down on us.
For example, you can visit the region's biggest indoor swimming pool Aquaria in Oberstaufen, see Vorarlberg’s largest nature show inatura in Dornbirn or go on a real shopping spree once again…and enjoy the region's delicacies – you are certain to find something here:
Ritlop – Stefan Ritlop Metzgerei and Partyservice, Hof 534 – The somewhat different butcher’s shop!
Martin Fink Weine - A special selection of Austrian wines and more
Sennerei Andelsbuch – Cheese specialties from Andelsbuch
Käsehaus Andelsbuch – Cheese specialties from the Bregenz Forest, souvenirs and all sorts of things…
Käsladen Vögel - Hedi Berchtold – A must for connoisseurs of cheese and special kinds of shops! Hof 18 in Schwarzenberg
Bäckerei, Konditore, Café Künz - Breads and fine pastries are baked at the in-house bakery and confectionary according to old craftsmanship and traditional recipes.
Ronklädele in Bezau - Sarah Geser - This is where you can find seasonal specialties such as cheese, Landjäger sausages made with horse meat and homemade chocolates. Bread and plaited loafs are available on Saturday by pre-order: T +43 664 3636539
Mohr Polster – Handicraft at its finest!!
Sport und Mode Gorbach in Egg – Our Schtûbat guests will be indulged with a glass of Prosecco while they shop ...
Schtûbat ... Art & Cuisine
Werkraum Bregenzerwald – An extraordinary location for handicrafts: These are the craftspeople who have made a name for themselves beyond the borders with elegant and practical products. A visit is definitely worthwhile!
Kulturverein Bahnhof – The old train station building, which was revitalised and transformed into a platform for cultural events such as exhibitions, concerts, readings and much more, is right next to the Werkraum! A special station!
Juppenwerkstatt Riefensberg - The dyeing of Juppe fabric is a centuries-old trade cultivated only at the Juppenwerkstatt Riefensberg. The stiff, shiny fabric that is folded hundreds of times is manufactured in a lengthy process here. One of Europe's oldest traditional costumes, the Juppe, is made of this material. Work is done according to an ancient formula on machines that are more than 100 years old. Visit this impressive museum and take a peek into the past that will certainly continue far into the future…
Egg Museum – The Egg Museum provides a great overview of bygone days in constant confrontation with the present…
Angelika Kauffmann Museum, Angelika Kauffmann Museum, Schwarzenberg – About the life and work of painter Angelika Kauffmann; 1 May to 26 October 2016, Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (open daily during the Schubertiade), Brand 34, 6867 Schwarzenberg.
Franz Michael Felder Museum – Franz Michael Felder Museum – The museum shows the life and work of social reformer Franz Michael Felder through quotes, images and texts. Light and sound are the central elements of the exhibition’s design.
Kunsthaus Bregenz - Next to the Landesmuseum and the Landestheater, the new building is positioned as a confident solitary presence in the city centre and on the shore of Lake Constance. The Swiss architect Peter Zumthor committed his design of the Kunsthaus Bregenz to the actual purpose of a museum, which he says is a place for pieces of art and people who would like to encounter these pieces of art in peace and quiet… A must see!
Vorarlberger Landestheater - Vorarlberger Landestheater – The Vorarlberger Landestheater significantly contributes to the success of the Bregenz cultural centre with its work.
vorarlberg museum - For more than 150 years, the Vorarlberg Museum has been a central location for collecting, preserving and researching examples of the state's art and culture, as well as making them available to the public.
Monforthaus Feldkirch – If you don't mind driving a little further for art, culture and pleasure, this is the right place for you. The Montforthaus in Feldkirch has much to offer in terms of concerts and various events. The Poolbar Festival in the Altes Hallenbad is already legendary!
We are obviously impressed by Wolfgang's culinary skills and highly recommend our own "Regular's Table" as a result! But since we only cook when nature provides us with a delicacy or when one of our suppliers comes up with something special, we kindly ask you to sign up on our site with your name and mobile number so that you don't miss out on the special cooking events… We will notify you about our culinary events via SMS!
Adler Großdorf – The Adler in Grossdorf/Egg offers the Sunday meal as Vorarlberg's first Sunday inn. This is where housewives from the Bregenzerwald and others each cook their favourite dishes on the Lord’s Day. The 3-course menu is served all day on Sunday. Homemade bread and cake according to the best-guarded secret family recipes are a matter of course. A real experience! Reservation required. Contact email@example.com or T +43 650 4563437.
Gasthof Krone in Hittisau - Fresh, regionally inspired, traditionally creative cuisine in facilities that suit any occasion and service with a calm competence is nothing short of spectacular… Highly recommended!
Wirtshaus zur Taube Alberschwende - This is where you can experience a traditional Bregenzerwald inn with wonderful historical rooms, the familiar Bregenzerwald hospitality and consistently excellent cuisine with regional and seasonal products. Helene and Lothar will always give you a warm welcome!
Adler in Au – Gourmet menus at their best in an enchanting ambience…
Hubertus in Au – We recommend the lunch menu on Sundays!
Schulhus in Krumbach - Gabi Strahammer's cuisine is sensational! A culinary experience for your palate!
Gasthaus Gams "Tonele" in Egg – You should have the Käsknöpfle (tiny golden cheese dumplings with sautéed onions) at Tonele! Mon. – Wed. from 4:00 p.m., closed on Thurs., Fri., Sat. and Sun. from 10 a.m.
Jagdgasthaus Egender in Schönenbach – Combine your visit at Egender with a hike into what is probably the most beautiful valley section of the Bregenz Forest: the Vorsäss Schönenbach! It will be an unforgettable excursion and a journey through time! Summer operation from 1 May 2016 to the end of October 2016. Warm meals served on Tuesday to Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Warm meals served on Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Jagdgasthaus closes at 8 p.m. on Sunday. Closed on Monday.
Jöslar – cult pub and bar in Andelsbuch – a special meeting place for young and old, warm Seelen (let yourself be surprised) from 5 p.m. to 11. p.m. Breakfast Fri. & Sat. morning with reservations – highly recommended! Nice guest garden and cool ambience! Tues. to Sat. from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Closed on Sunday and Monday. A small store with all kinds of specialties is next door and invites you to linger for a while!
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