DESTINATION/ Liechtenstein: Variety and Surprises

The state of Liechtenstein offers much more than stunning mountain views and steep ski slopes. Discover the culture and history of the little nation.


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Holidays in Liechtenstein: Small, fine, princely...

Holidays in Liechtenstein: Small, fine, princely...

Richard Moor

It is one of the smallest countries in Europe. The peaceful Principality of Liechtenstein which nestles in the mountains between Switzerland and Austria extends from the Rhine Valley up to the height of over 2.500 meters. The small State has only eleven villages and 36.000 inhabitants and yet it has a wide variety to offer its guests and leaves no wish unfulfilled. Travelers interested in culture find an abundance of offers from the renowned Art Museum to the popular summer festival. Active h...
In and around Liechtenstein

In and around Liechtenstein

Richard Moor

Since the turn of the last century, Liechtenstein has identified tourism as a lucrative industry using the natural beauty of the surrounding area. It was also at this time that the British were setting up the Swiss summer and winter tourist industry in nearby Klosters, Davos, St. Moritz and Unterwasser to name but a few. The winter sports industry in Liechtenstein came later. The First World War destroyed the industry for obvious reasons, and the post-war depression hindered any growth betwee...
Visit Vaduz – Places of Interest

Visit Vaduz – Places of Interest

Anna Luebke

The Principality of Liechtenstein has an area of 160 square kilometers, which makes it one of the smallest states in Europe. The princely residence presides high above the little town of Vaduz, which is the capital of the principality and has about 5,000 inhabitants. The medieval castle was upgraded in the 16th and 17th centuries. The people of Liechtenstein call their main town "Staedtle" or "LIttle Town" and their country "Laendle" or "Little Country". Considering the geographic size of the...
Liechtenstein's Oberland - A Haven for Outdoor Enthusiasts

Liechtenstein's Oberland - A Haven for Outdoor Enthusiasts

Ashley Nault

Liechtenstein's Oberland or the upper country is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Although situated in the country's southern section, the region climbs up to the Alps and offers a large playground of woodlands and mountain trails. You can also find several ski resorts in the area where holidaymakers can take advantage of their favorite winter sports while soaking up the breathtaking panoramic views. Reaching the various hamlets, villages and towns of the Oberland region is as easy as boardin...