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The Liechtenstein Trail

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  • Blick von Masescha auf Triesenberg und das Rheintal
    Blick von Masescha auf Triesenberg und das Rheintal
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The Liechtenstein Trail connects all of Liechtenstein's municipalities and gives hikers a detailed insight into the landscape and culture of the country.
Distance 78.8 km
22:00 h
1,967 m
2,011 m
1,109 m
430 m
It comprises 75 kilometres of exciting stories, places of interest, magnificent views, idyllic resting places and much more. The best way to hike the Liechtenstein Trail, which passes through all the country’s municipalities, is in several day stages.

"With our experiences of the past, we are setting out on the path to the future": this is the central idea which sits at the heart of the celebration of the "300th anniversary of the Principality of Liechtenstein" in 2019. The central idea is symbolised by the Liechtenstein Trail, a route which connects all of Liechtenstein’s municipalities, and extends an invitation to the whole country, as well as to visitors from abroad, to head out on an exciting journey through Liechtenstein.

Discover the historical highlights of the Principality of Liechtenstein in a new way with the "LIstory" app. The app allows Liechtenstein’s history to be experienced and makes it easily accessible to the general public – locals as well as visitors. In order to point out and depict the points of interest in a way which is supported by the digital experience, the app includes Augmented Reality (AR) content, which will appeal to young and old alike. The Liechtenstein Trail can be started in any municipality. 

No need to worry if you don’t have the app, as the route can also be hiked without the "LIstory" app, thanks to the physical signage along the trail.


Author’s recommendation

The "LIstory" app has been specially developed to accompany walkers and hikers on the Liechtenstein Trail. The app can be downloaded free of charge.
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Martin Knöpfel 
Update: April 21, 2022
Highest point
1,109 m
Lowest point
430 m
Best time of year

Track types

Asphalt 0.21%Forested/wild trail 3.35%Road 0.47%Unknown 95.95%
0.2 km
Forested/wild trail
2.6 km
0.4 km
75.6 km
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Rest stops

Kafi Zentrum
Restaurant Riet
Hotel Hofbalzers
Ristorante la Perla
Remo Wüst Bäckerei-Konditorei
King Pizza
Restaurant zur Alten Eiche
Gasthaus Linde
Restaurant Pedroni
Ludwigs Café am Sonnenplatz
Osteria Adler
Eredi Fiorini Gastronomia Italiana
Restaurant Heusträffli
Restaurant Kainer
Restaurant Edelweiss
Hotel Kulm - Restaurant
Dorfbeck Dörig
Centrum Grill & Cafe
Restaurant Engel
Ristorante Cesare
Balu bakery & pastry shop
Burg Brasserie
Residence Hotel
American Bagel&Coffee Co.
Amarone Restaurante Bar
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein with Hilti Art Foundation
CAFE im Kunstmuseum
Taste of Italian Food Elisas
Kunstraum Englaenderbau
Esquire Bar & Bistro
Gasthof Au
Vanini Café
Red Mango
Gasthof Loewen
Park-Hotel Sonnenhof
Bäckerei Konditorei-Confiserie Wanger
Bakery Gassner AG
Mühleholz Grill
Restaurant Forum
Restaurant Rössle
Bäckerei-Konditorei Confiserie Wanger
Pizzeria Toscana
Restaurant Scanaua
Ristorante Dolce Gusto
Restaurant Ha Long
PUR - Grill Pasta Bar - Restaurant
La Piazza
Restaurant Lio
Restaurant Specki
Restaurant Da Noi
UNIKUM “My Local Pub”
Hotel Restaurant Weinstube
Trattoria Pizzeria "La Dolce Vita"
1950 American Diner
Pisa Pizza
Anatolia - Kebap & Pizza
Ristorante Pizzeria Da Teresa
Mündle Bäckerei Konditorei
St. Martins Pub am Platz
Pizza Napoli
Meli's Restaurant
Mündle Bäckerei Konditorei
Mündle Bäckerei Konditorei
Restaurant TANG
Landgasthof Roessle
Restaurant tenn
Hotel Kommod - Restaurant
Frederick im Kokon II
Landgasthof Krone
Jägerstube zum Kreuz
Wirtschaft zum Löwen
Weinlaube - Gourmet
Ritter Bäckerei-Konditorei Anstalt
Il Rifugio
Mündle Bäckerei Konditorei
Gasthaus zum Hirschen
Mai Thai
Birka Bird Paradise
Ristorante Pizzeria Sapori

Tips and hints

Luggage Transport Service

The best way to enjoy the Liechtenstein Trail is to travel light. We therefore offer a handy luggage transport service to move your bags from hotel to hotel.

Equipped only with a light daypack, hikers set off to explore the Liechtenstein Trail. We will organise luggage transport from accommodation to accommodation and make sure that your suitcase is waiting for you when you arrive. More about the Luggage Transport Service


Liechtenstein Trail Packages 

6 days and 5 nights on the Liechtenstein Trail

3 days and 2 nights on the Liechtenstien Trail


Accommodation on the Liechtenstein Trail

Liechtenstein has numerous hotels both in the capital, Vaduz, and in the mountain regions. Visitors are sure to find the right accommodation, be it a luxury hotel or family-run accommodation of the highest quality.


St. Kathrinabrunna, Balzers (485 m)
2'757'499E 1'213'835N
47.056819, 9.511881
47°03'24.5"N 9°30'42.8"E
32T 538874 5211605
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Zollamt, Schaanwald


Wildlife refuge Brunnaböchel: January 01 - March 31
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Public transport

Getting there


2'757'499E 1'213'835N
47.056819, 9.511881
47°03'24.5"N 9°30'42.8"E
32T 538874 5211605
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Questions and answers

Question from הדס גיליס · August 24, 2022 · Community
We are two sisters who want to come for 5 days, we thought that the best way is to travel the Liechtenstein path. The question is whether the most beautiful routes pass through it and whether there are places to stay like relatively cheap hostels along the way? Is it worth booking accommodations in advance or is it possible to book for evrey day at the very moment?
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Answered by Nicole Thöny  · August 25, 2022 · Liechtenstein Marketing
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Question from Lori Murton · October 26, 2021 · Community
How do I go about getting information booking on the 6 day/5 night Liechtenstein Trail package including 3star lodging for CHF 795?
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Answered by Martin Knöpfel  · October 27, 2021 · Liechtenstein Marketing
Dear Lori, best if you contact Martina Hoch on phone 00423 239 63 63. She will give you more information and can make the booking for you. Best regards Martin
Question from Michaela Brun · August 09, 2021 · Community
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Answered by Uwe Richter · October 15, 2021 · Community
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78.8 km
22:00 h
1,967 m
2,011 m
Highest point
1,109 m
Lowest point
430 m
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  • 5 Stages
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 1
Distance 16 km
Duration 4:40 h
Ascent 535 m
Descent 137 m

Stage 1 of the Liechtenstein Trail leads from Balzers to Triesenberg.

from Martin Knöpfel,   Liechtenstein Marketing
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 2
Distance 10.3 km
Duration 3:06 h
Ascent 255 m
Descent 698 m

Stage 2 of the Liechtenstein Trail leads from Triesenberg to the capital Vaduz.

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Liechtenstein Trail: Stage 3 Vaduz-Nendeln
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 3
Distance 16.8 km
Duration 5:02 h
Ascent 463 m
Descent 466 m

Stage 3 of the Liechtenstein Trail leads from Vaduz through Schaan to Planken and from there down to Nendeln.

from Martin Knöpfel,   Liechtenstein Marketing
recommended route Difficulty Stage 4
Distance 14.8 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 244 m
Descent 277 m

This stage leads from Nendeln via Eschen and Bendern-Gamprin to Ruggell in northern Liechtenstein.

from Martin Knöpfel,   Liechtenstein Marketing
recommended route Difficulty easy Stage 5
Distance 19.4 km
Duration 5:25 h
Ascent 411 m
Descent 377 m

From Ruggell the stage leads us via Schellenberg through Mauren to Schaanwald.

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