Liechtenstein Luxury Travel Vacation Guide

 The name of this country is longer than the size of the country on a map of the world. It is only a small nation located in the upper part of the Rhine Valley and the Austrian Alps, It borders both Austria and Switzerland, so that should give you an idea of the delights that are in store for you when you decide to visit. This country is excellent for its winter sports, such as skiing, and in summer, walking and cycling tours as well as hiking are the norm.

Attractions in Liechtenstein

Even though there are Alps in this country, there are also fertile lowlands, vineyards and nature preserves for you to visit. Resorts abound for skiing in the winter and you will some of the most breathtaking scenery in Europe.

City of Vaduz

Vaduz is the capital of this small country and is the home of the Postage Stamp Museum. As well, you can visit the National Ski Museum and the National Museum. Every itinerary should include a visit to the Liechtenstein Art Museum, where there are works by famous painters such as Rembrandt, Rubens and Van Dyck. Taste the wine in the Prince?s Wine Cellars and take the city train to see all the sites of the city.

Throughout the Country

Visit the Roman excavations in Triesenburg as well as many museums. There are many old villages that look as if they came from the pages of a fairytale as well as old churches that have been standing for hundreds of years.

Travel to and within Liechtenstein

You will have to fly to Zurich and then take bus or train to Liechtenstein. You can also take the Autoroute from Zurich and drive into the country.

Local buses operate to all 11 villages in the country. If you drive into the country, you won?t have any problem getting around on your own.

Languages in Liechtenstein

The main language of the country is German, but English is widely spoken here as well.

 

Food and Drink in Liechtenstein

There are numerous restaurants and for the most part the cuisine is Austrian in nature. Some of the Liechtenstein specialties include dumplings and cheese. This country produces several good red wines, but there are very strict laws about drinking and driving.

Safety and Shopping

There are no safety or health risks associated with traveling within Liechtenstein. You just have to be sensible about how you behave as a tourist.

You will find a wide range of goods from all over the world in the stores of this country at reasonable prices, most of which are lower than what you would pay at home. The stores are open from 8 A.M. to noon and again from 1:30 P.M. to 6:30 P.M. On Saturdays they close at 4:00 P.M. and from April to October the tourist shops are open on Sundays and holidays.

Entertainment in Liechtenstein

Vaduz and Blazers have cinemas as well as many places where you can enjoy dancing.

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