Principality of Liechtenstein
Whoever travels to Liechtenstein will immediately notice the very special atmosphere that pervades this endearing small and sovereign state between Switzerland and Austria. The 160 square kilometres of the Principality constitute a wonderfully beautiful spot on the Earth that stretches from the fascinating world of the Rhine valley up to the healthimbuing mountainscapes of the alpine region at 2 500 metres asl. Culturally rich with unspoilt nature and culinaryromantic highlights: Liechtenstein promises moments of pure bliss for body and soul.
Traditions, upheld customs and fascinating art treasures serve to recount the exciting history of the country and dynasty. The last German-speaking monarchy comprises eleven municipalities with 35 000 inhabitants. It is compact in the truest sense of the word and bears the name of an esteemed dynastic family that resides in Vaduz Castle.
Liechtenstein entices with sophisticated package offers for complete relaxation.
Pursuing outdoor activities in the fresh alpine air, relaxing and breathing deeply, enjoying the heartfelt hospitality and having a sense of being in good hands: the white splendour in the snow-assured sports region of Malbun will raise the pulses of carvers and snowboarders, cross-country skiers and tobogganists. The ultra-modern, comfortable lifts and the unique new “Kinderland” are situated in a protected valley at 1600 metres asl. The safe and compact ski region with 23 kilometres of pistes is absolutely ideal for families with children. It invites guests to embark on long winter walks, to skate or to sunbathe on the convivial terrace of the mountain restaurant. Welcome to princely enjoyable winter holidays in family-friendly Malbun!
With its many museum attractions such as the Museum of Art, the State Museum and the FIS Ski Museum, its festivals and top-notch cuisine, Liechtenstein ranks highly as an excursion and holiday destination. For wine aficionados, a visit to the princely ‘Hofkellerei’ is an absolute must. In Vaduz’s carfree upmarket shopping street – only a stone’s throw from picturesque vineyards and the town’s imposing castle atop a steep hill – culture lovers, art buffs and gourmets will find all to satisfy their every desire. It only takes a few minutes to reach the Alps from the cultural centre of the country. The elemental and graceful mountainscapes of Liechtenstein are a paradise for all who enjoy hiking, cycling or mountain biking. Inspirational and imaginative programmes of experiences in the wildly profuse alpine flora protection zone of the Malbun valley enthral children and adults in equal measure.