Located in the Europe’s center, Liechtenstein is a small landlocked alpine country. It is officially known as the Principality of Liechtenstein. People here use German to communicate to each other. This nation is located in the Upper Rhine valley of the European Alps and neighboring Switzerland to the west and south, Austria to the east. Vaduz is the capital of the country; moreover, Schaan is also is the biggest city of this mountainous country. In Europe, Liechtenstein is the only nation lying within one of the highest and most famous mountain tops of the world: Alps. These mountain ranges lengthen to lots of other countries in European continent. This country is governed by a Prince via constitutional monarchical laws. Because of being a mountainous country, Liechtenstein has great conditions to held winter sports drawing visitors.
Liechtenstein Travel information
An inconvenient matter when you want to go and enjoy the Liechtenstein‘s beauties is that you have only 2 choices of transport: train and road. This country has not any airport. Therefore, travelers need to board a plane ticket to one of Liechtenstein’s neighboring countries, and then they can board a train to the main station in this country. However, vacationers from very far away can also board a flight to Austria at St Galena terminal, Vienna’s airport or Germany at the Zurich terminal which is about 115 km away. On the other hand, you can also choose train and bus transport to Liechtenstein. The number 12 bus will take you from Sargans station to Vaduz.
To find a place to stay on your holiday, you may have a little difficulty because Liechtenstein has not much choice of accommodation facilities and it being a tax heaven the available facilities are a little costly. However, you can get more affordable accommodations in Switzerland and some other countries which are the Liechtenstein’s neighbors.
Let make your holiday more enjoyable and interesting by starting your exploration in the famous city, also the capital, Vaduz. You will be surprised at the big shopping mall, the restrains and some delicacies. Buy for yourself and your family or your friends nice and worthy souvenir at the souvenir shops along streets. In addition, when visiting this lovely capital city, you can not but spend your time to the ski museum which is one of the most popular destinations.
On besides of visiting the ski museum, there are some museums worthy exploring and learning more about the history and culture of this nation. The biggest and an international museum, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein museum is the place housing a large contemporary international collection of art. In contrast, Liechtenstein National Museum shows the culture and history of Leichtenstein kingdom through ancient items. This is only museum reflecting the pure culture of the local people most.
You are a professional photographer or only interesting at taking pictures, the Schloss Vaduz-the imposing historic castle will please all visitors by its beauty. This ancient castle is being used as the home of the royal family over the decades.
Being a mountainous country, Leichtenstein has a great condition to held interesting activities and winter sports such as hiking, biking, mountaineering, skiing and snowboarding.
This country is also well-known for its theater and colorful festivals. Mix yourself in such amazing concerts and events like the annual Guitar Days and the Worldwide Josef Gabriel Rheinberger Society in the Vaduz to make the most of buoyant moment.