The city of Dornbirn stands in the extreme west of Austria, just a few miles from the German and Swiss borders. It overlooks the eastern end of Lake Constance and the lakeside town of Bregenz is nearby. If you hire a car in Dornbirn there are plenty of choices for day-trips, from taking the journey to explore Liechtenstein to staying close by and touring around the lake. Bregenz Forest is located nearby and is considered one of the most beautiful in the country of Austria, so it is a definite must-see when in the area.