Where is it: Liechtenstein is located in central Europe, between Austria and Switzerland
Why do people go here: Although the country may be tiny, the slopes are not. Remarkably similar to Switzerland, but with more money laundering.
What are the main entry points: Austria and Switzerland are the bordering countries, and ski bums flock in on buses.
Currency used: Swiss Franc
Country Code for Phones: 423
Area codes for Major Cities: All Points 75
Religion: Roman Catholic 76.2%, Protestant 7%, unknown 10.6%, other 6.2%
Ethnic Breakdown: Alemannic 86%, Italian, Turkish, and other 14%
Government: Parliamentary democracy under constitutional monarchy
Languages: German (official), Alemannic dialect
Major Cities: Vaduz
Attractions: Skiing, Castles, Mountains
Accommodation: Liectenstein Hotels
Tourism Office locations and links: Switzerland- Swiss National Tourist Office Bellariastrasse 38 P.O Box 695 Zurich,, 8027, Switzerland +41-1-288-11-11;; FAX 41-1-288-12-05;//www.SwitzerlandTourism.ch //www.swissinfo.ch
Tips for Visiting
Off-the-Beaten-Path: Ski-museum, Falconry / Falknerei, Majoratspalais
Health Issues: No vaccines are required to enter the country
When to go: Ski season is November to March, but tourists can be even more plentiful in the summertime.
Common Phrases: Yes = Ja, No = Nein, Please = Bitte, Thank you = Dank, Do you speak English? = Macht sie sprechen Englisch?
Specific Events/Holidays: Assumption Day, 15 August
Getting Around: Buses are the only form of public transportation
Good to know: It is the fourth smallest nation in the continent of Europe.
Cheapest airport to fly into: There is no airport in Liechtenstein. The closest airport that you can use is the Zurich in Switzerland.
Need more information?: Check out the Liechtenstein travel guide for more on what to see, where to stay, and how to get there.