Travel to Vaduz, the little "princess" of the Alps
In the heart of Liechtenstein, surrounded by the majestic Alps and near the Rhine, lies Vaduz, the small and picturesque capital of the principality, flooded with natural beauty and absolute tranquility. An ideal destination for lovers of arts and cultures, Vaduz manages to impress every visitor and offer a charming leisure trip, through its monuments, museums and attractions, which testify to the special profile of a city alive and ready to fulfill many travel dreams and expectations. Backdrop to the most beautiful postcard, the castle of Schloss Vaduz and today, the official residence of the monarch of Liechtenstein, (The princely House), is the most impressive attraction of the city, as it dominates imposing at the top of the hill and impresses with the monumental architecture and the excellent panorama of the city, which it offers, generously, to every visitor.
This medieval architectural gem of the 12th century testifies to the glorious historical past of the city, whose heart beats loudly in the picturesque pedestrian street Stadtle, with the impressive building complexes of the City Hall (Rathaus) and the Parliament, (Landtag) dominating the area and coexisting harmoniously with restaurants, quaint cafes and shops. The emblematic cathedral of St. Florina (Pfarrkirche), becomes a reference point of Gothic aesthetics, which is pervasive throughout the city, while the artistic creation of Vaduz is dynamically displayed through the amazing collections of works housed in the National Museum and the Kunstmuseum of Fine Arts. The short excursions to the picturesque village of Triesenberg and the small and so charming castle town of Blazers, will ideally complete your acquaintance with the Vaduz of tiny size, but creator of great emotions and experiences.
Food and local cuisine
The local cuisine at Vaduz offers a wide variety of meat and pasta flavors and dishes, combined wonderfully with Liechtenstein's fine wines. Try dishes like keskneffle (pasta served with locally grilled cheese and chopped onions and apple sauce, kasnoff (small dumplings with cheese and onions) and the famous pfannkuchen desserts (small pancakes with compote).
Best time to visit Vaduz
Vaduz is suitable for all seasons. In the spring and summer there are many festivals of gastronomic, sports and concert interest, while, if you are a fan of winter sports, prefer winter, combining your trip with your favorite sports activities.
How to use transportation in Vaduz
Transfer from/to Vaduz
Vaduz does not have an airport. It is reached by air via the nearby airports of Zurich Kloten, Switzerland, (115km), Altenrhein, Switzerland (50km) and Friedrichshafen, Germany, and then by road to Vaduz or by train or bus from Milan (3h), Munich (3h) , Innsbruck (2.5h) Zurich (1h).
Due to the very small size of the city, get to know it through beautiful walking routes. Alternatively rent a car for nearby excursions to the surrounding villages, parks and countryside.