Nose-to-the-grindstone Bregenz doesn't have a lot of shopping options, but you'll find a scattering of outlets within the Lower Town that might appeal to you. Foremost for sporting goods is Sport Christian, Römerstrasse, 2 (tel. 05574/42234; www.sportchristian.at), where you'll find every type of equipment and clothing you'd need for every imaginable summer and winter sport. And noteworthy for traditional alpine clothing -- lederhosen, dirndls, and woolen clothing suitable for men, women, and children in any season -- is Sagmeister, Römerstrasse 10 (tel. 05574/43190).
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