In addition to physically walking The Liechtenstein Trail, there are many to-dos and interesting places to visit each day along the route. This list will help you plan your visit and identify what should be on your individual itinerary. We even recommend booking an extra day in Vaduz, the capital of Liechtenstein, which is home to countless museums and national treasures you won’t want to miss.
Here are some of our favorite things to do in Liechtenstein:
- Journey through the Liechtenstein State Art Gallery in Vaduz. Get all the details here.
- Visit Gutenburg Castle in Balzers.
- See the Traditional Farmhouse Museum in Schellenberg. Located near Eschnerberg mountain in the municipality of Schellenberg, the traditional wooden building was built in 1518 and is today home to a museum showcasing the lifestyle and customs of the local farming community up to the start of the 20th century. Learn more here.
- Explore the Liechtenstein NationalMuseum in Vaduz. The Liechtenstein NationalMuseum displays many artefacts describing the history of Liechtenstein and contains a natural history collection. Get details here.
- Discover the Calculator and Typewriter Museum in Schaan.
- Tour the Red House in Vaduz.
- Check out the ruined castles of Schellenberg. It is thought that both castles ceased to be inhabited in the 16th century and, as a result, fell into disrepair. In 1956 Prince Franz Josef II gifted the heavily overgrown ruins to the Liechtenstein History Association, which set about the task of researching their history and preserving them for future generations. Additional information can be found here.
- Visit the Lawena Museum in Triesen. This dedicated exhibition explores the history of the iron, the electric stove, the washing machine, the radiator, the vacuum cleaner and much more.
- Sample the produce at the Prince of Liechtenstein Winery, Vaduz. Equally beautiful and delicious! More here.
- Buy some SchädlerPottery in Nendeln.
- Tour the Walser Museum in Triesenberg.
- Explore the church hill of Bendern. The first settlers are thought to have arrived around 4000 years ago, and research indicates that a church was built on the hill as early as the 6th century. The new, Gothic-style parish church was inaugurated in 1481, with the rectory added in 1539. More details here.
- The Treasure Chamber of the Principality of Liechtenstein in Vaduz.
- Spend time at St. Florin Church and Cathedral in Vaduz. Although the first documentary evidence was recorded in a rental-roll of the chapter of the Cathedral in Chur around 1375, it may be assumed that the initial stages of the Chapel of St. Florin date back to the last quarter of the first centuries. You can learn more here.
- Visit the cultural-historical theme Museum Mura in Mauren.
- Check out the birds at the Galina Falconry Centre in Triesenberg. The Falconry Galina offers closest birds-of-prey-experiences. Nowhere else you’ll have the opportunity to face a Golden Eagle, a Falcon, Hawk, Owl & Co. closer, to ask more questions directly to the falconer and to truly feel and experience these majestic animals. Get all the details here.
- Tour the museum in the Küefer Martis Huus in Ruggell.
Our Liechtenstein Trial, self-guided tour visits all 11 of Liechtenstein’s municipalities, castles, the most spectacular historic villages, and picture-perfect scenery. If this global hamlet isn’t on your travel list yet, make sure to add it. Get more info and see our itinerary here.