Liechtenstein is a tiny Alpine country, wedged between Switzerland
and Austria. It has several valleys and mountains, being the highest
peak Grauspitz (2599 m). Most of its 35,000 inhabitants live across
the Rhine valley, which marks the border with Switzerland.
This country has not an own cultural tradition. Its architecture
is typically Swiss, with balconies full of flowers and the German
is its official language.
Vaduz is the capital and main commercial area of the country.
It has a large number of souvenir shops and many restaurants.
It also has a great cathedral and the famous Krunstmuseum Liechtenstein.
Elsewhere, in Balzers, there is a beautiful church and a spectacular
Alpine framework is ideal for hiking enthusiasts. It has 400
km of hiking trails. It is also a good place for skiing, being
Malbun one of the most important.
In 1806 it became a sovereign state and remained neutral with
Switzerland in World War II. Its economy is thriving thanks to
a favorable tax policy and an absolute discretion of the banks.