Liechtenstein - 300 Years

How to get there:
  • From Zurich Hauptbahnof (central or main station) and get off at Sargans (around 50 minutes)
    • Check for tickets, you can get tickets for as cheap as 10 USD per way if you get it early enough
  • From Sargans, take bus 11 and get off at Vaduz Post or Stadhall

  • It is a very small place and might actually be slightly "boring" when there are no events.
  • Going to the castle has a footpath that takes 15-20 minutes up but the view is SPECTACULAR!
Facts about the country

Liechtenstein, officially the Principality of Liechtenstein (German: F├╝rstentum Liechtenstein),[7] is a doubly landlocked German-speaking microstate in Alpine Central Europe. The principality is a constitutional monarchy headed by the Prince of Liechtenstein. Liechtenstein is bordered by Switzerland to the west and south and Austria to the east and north. It is Europe's fourth-smallest country, with an area of just over 160 square kilometres (62 square miles) and a population of 37,877.[9] Divided into 11 municipalities, its capital is Vaduz, and its largest municipality is Schaan. It is also the smallest country to border two countries. It along with Uzbekistan are the only two doubly landlocked countries in the world. Economically, Liechtenstein has one of the highest gross domestic products per person in the world when adjusted for purchasing power parity.[11] It was once known as a billionaire tax haven, but is no longer on any blacklists of uncooperative tax haven countries (see taxation section).

And the special event....

300 Year Celebration of Liechtenstein (August 15, 2019)

The Programme
  • 11.30 a.m. Official act of state on the lawn next to Vaduz Castle with speeches by H.S.H. Hereditary Prince Alois of Liechtenstein and the President of the Parliament, Albert Frick 
  • 12.30 until 02.30 p.m. Aperitif at Vaduz Castle 
  • From 02.00 p.m. Celebrations and funfair in the centre of Vaduz
  • Around 08.15 p.m. Anniversary Show 
  • 10.00 until 10.30 p.m. Firework 
  • Until 03.00 a.m. Party in the centre of Vaduz

Official Act of State

Alois, Hereditary Prince of Liechtenstein Prince Regent of Liechtenstein
President of the Parliament, Albert Frick

The Royal Family

The area where they did the act of State

Procession to the the Act of State

Aperitif at Vaduz Castle/Rosengarten 

or Outside for those without tickets

Where they had the Aperitif, those with no tickets, are just outside the Rosengarten, but had free food and booze too

The View of the Hike to the Castle

15-20 minutes hike up to the Castle

The Events 

The Museums

Free Entrance to the Museums on their National Day

Kunst Museum

Parliament Building

St Florin Cathedral

If you want to get a STAMP, go to the Tourist office and you can pay like around 3 Francs to get a stamp on your passport


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