Museums

Some great history to explore here in Liechtenstein in a grand selection of museums.

Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein Explore this modern building's collection of contemporary art.

Liechtensteinisches Landesmuseum Good stuff here relating to the principality's past, heritage and natural history.

Postmuseum Check out Liechtenstein's long history of producing postage stamps.

Walsermuseum The story of the Walser people coming to Liechtenstein and settling around Triesenberg.

Treasure Chamber This new museum features a unique collection of the treasures of Liechtenstein,

Architecture

Parliament Building Liechtenstein's 25-member parliament has been convening in this somewhat startlingly modern building since 2008.

Government Building Completed in 1905, this was the Parliament building before the new one was built.

Rote Haus Perched above the vineyards in Mitteldorf, Rote Haus is in a charming area of traditional houses.

St Florin Cathedral This stone structure with a 45m-high tower was built in 1874 and designed by Friedrich von Schmidt.

Burg Gutenberg Balzers’ most visible icon is this state-owned, hilltop 13th-century castle, open only for concerts.

Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein This black concrete and basalt cuboid houses the country's collection of contemporary art.

Hiking

Fürstensteig The country’s most famous trail and a rite of passage for nearly every Liechtensteiner.

Furstin-Gina Path This 12km path has views over Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein from high above Malbun.

Planetenweg This easy 5km trail shadows the Rhine and maps out the solar system on a scale of 1:1 billion.

Gafadurahütte A steep two-hour climb from Planken brings you to the panoramic Gafadurahütte at 1428m.

Bergrestaurant Sareis This mountainside restaurant at the Sareisjoch ridge is a good start/end point for hikes.

History

Burg Gutenberg This 13th-century castle in Balzers has had Roman elements found in its foundations

Hinterschellenberg Five hundred Russian soldiers who had fought for Germany lived here for two years after WWII.

Walsermuseum Learn the intriguing story of the Walsers from the Valais who emigrated across Europe in the 13th century.

Schloss Vaduz Vaduz Castle looms over the capital from high above; the keep was built in the 12th century.

Treasure Chamber Contains the treasures of Liechtenstein, including jewels, weapons and gifts presented by kings and emperors.

St Florin Cathedral This church became a cathedral in 1997 with the setting up of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vaduz.