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Liechtenstein might be the sixth smallest country in the world, but what it might offer is a lot more than some of the biggest countries. Mother nature loves it a lot, giving it a spectacular views of craggy cliffs, quaint villages, some of the greenest forests and very friendly people to start with, being happy and very welcoming.
Liechtenstein is located between Austria and Switzerland, two beautiful countries, it's right in the heart of Europe, with many historical and cultural attractions, give it a shot and you will make sure, that great things come in small packages.
The country is famous for its government, which is ruled by an iron-willed monarch who lives in a Gothic castle on a hill, sounds fairy talish? Well, it kind of is, the country takes its independence very seriously, they have plenty of things to be proud of, such as stunning nature and of course best cheeses and wine.
Mountain resorts, eagles and The Prince's Way, this is one of the main attractions in the country, at the Ratikon mountain range and is a classic mountain hike in Liechtenstein, once you there, you need to take the tour, that will be lifetime experience, with extremes and surprises. The hike starts with the scenic views from Alp Gaflei at an altitude of 1400 metres above sea level, viewing green pastures and mountains, it's Must!
The cuisine is impossible to ignore, most famous dish is Ribel, made of cornmeal or wheat semolina or pasta covered in melted cheese, Kasknopfle, which will be excellent for mountains and cold, to warm you up.
This region's vineyards are one of the best, so it seems only naturally to drinks lots of wine and cider, while starting to produce also beer. Liechtenstein culture is a mixture of Swiss and Austrian, and of course some of the local traditions, most of the restaurants will offer a wide menu of the best meals that were prepared at home, traditional. You can not resist traditional schnitzels, smoked pork stews and marvelous desserts.