It helps to have GPS guidance to find this Burg, which sits high above Bregenz and Lake Konstanz. A long winding road leads to a parking lot nestled in the woods behind the castle, and it is necessary to walk the last 100 meters or so on a cobbled
road. People do try to drive up that approach, but then find nowhere to park, and barely enough space to turn around. Because of the cobbles, and the dim lighting along the pathway, one's choice of footwear should be driven by practicality and safety rather than fashion. There are terraced areas near the entrance where customers can admire the views of the lake, the city of Bregenz, and a number of Alps, if they are not fortunate enough to have a table on the dining terrace. The food is not particularly ambitious, but is nicely cooked, and service is precise and timely. During the Festspiele, the Burgrestaurant Gebhardsburg serves a five course dinner commemorating the current opera (in our case, Puccini's Turandot), and this included very palatable courses of caprese-style pannacotta with tomato, mushroom soup, fish from the lake, a beef and veal combo, and dessert, with a decent flight of mainly Austrian wines. There were at least two wedding parties going on, but diners on the terrace were not ignored in the least while watching the sunset over the lake. It would be wise to manage the intake of wine before attempting the after-dinner descent from the mountain - the road is quite steep in places, and is not particularly wide.
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