Liechtenstein

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Travel Info

Travel info

Tourism

Since the turn of the last century, Liechtenstein has identified that tourism is a lucrative industry using the natural beauty of the surrounding area.

Visas

Visas are not required by EU citizens for stays in Liechtenstein of up to three months.

For more information visit www.eda.admin.ch

Major cities

Schaan, Vaduz, Triesen, Balzers, Eschen

Top tourist attractions

  • Liechtenstein Art Museum
  • Vaduz Sights & Attractions
  • Vaduz Castle
  • Postage Stamp Museum (Briefmarkenmuseum)
  • State Art Collections Museum (Staatliche Kunstsammlungen)
  • FIS-Ski-Museum

Activities

Liechtenstein offers a unique experience for travelers. Visitors can choose from a variety of activities ranging from serene outdoor and traditional settings to sophisticated museums, restaurants and shopping.

Relief

Lowest point: Ruggeller Riet, 430 meters (1410 feet) elevation; highest mountain: Grauspitz, 2599 meters (8527 feet) elevation.

Climate

Liechtenstein has a temperate, alpine climate, with warm, wet summers and mild winters. In the winter, temperatures seldom drop below minus 15 degrees Celsius, while the average temperatures in the summer oscillate between 20 and 28 degrees.

Taxes

  VAT  7.6%

Public holidays

  • 1 January – New Year's Day
  • 6 January – Epiphany
  • 2 February – Candlemas
  • 19 March – Saint Joseph's Day
  • Easter Monday
  • 1 May – May Day
  • Ascension Day
  • Whit Monday
  • Corpus Christi
  • 15 August – Assumption Day
  • 8 September – Nativity Of Our Lady
  • 1 November – All Saints Day
  • 8 December – Feast of the Immaculate Conception
  • 24 December – Christmas Eve
  • 25 December – Christmas Day
  • 26 December – St. Stephen's Day

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Source: www.wikipedia.org