Situated along the Rhine River is Vaduz, the capital of Liechtenstein. It may be a small and compact town, but it is full of natural treasures and cultural tourist spots that attract travelers and holiday makers from all over the world.
Although the city might not be the biggest city you have ever visited, don’t let the size fool you. There are many things to do in Vaduz while on vacation and the small city has a little something for everyone. If you like sports, you can watch a game of soccer and cheer on the local team. If you are more into culture, you should head straight for the Castle instead.
The most prominent landmark in the city is the Vaduz Castle, the home of the royal family of the reigning prince of Liechtenstein. The Vaduz Castle sits on top of a hill that overlooks the entire city. You may not enter the Vaduz castle grounds but you may climb the hill, stroll around the castle perimeters, and view the city from atop.
Vaduz Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of St. Florin, is a huge neo-gothic church and the seat of the Archdiocese of Vaduz. It is also an iconic landmark in town.
There are also several museums that you can visit in Vaduz. If you are looking for a real Vaduz Museum its The Liechtenstein National Museum you should visit, it shows the natural and cultural history of Vaduz. Then there are the Postage Stamp Museum and the Ski Museum, both of which you can also enter.
If you want to go souvenir shopping in Vaduz, there is an eclectic assortment of small shops that sell trinkets, souvenirs, and T-shirts throughout the city. In the Vaduz Shopping are you will definitely find something great!
During the football season in Vaduz, you can check out the Rheinpark Stadion. It is the country’s national stadium and the training sessions and test matches of the FC Vaduz football team are often held here.
There aren’t many nightlife options in Vaduz. The few restaurants you can spend a nice dinner in almost always close before midnight. Vaduz isn’t really the place one visits for the nightlife.
The oceanic climate of Vaduz sees mild summers, with average temperatures of 14-25°C (57-77°F), and cool to chilly winters, with temperatures averaging at -3-3°C (27-37°F). The warmest month is July and the coldest is January. Rain is frequent all year round and there’s an obvious increase in rainfall during the summer season.In spring and fall, it is a popular activity to hike the nearby mountains.
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