Schaan, Liechtenstein, is one of eleven municipalities in this country nestled in the Central Alps between Austria and Switzerland. It is the fourth-smallest country in Europe and the sixth-smallest country worldwide. The official currency in Schaan and all other municipalities is the Swiss franc, however, Euros and American dollars are widely accepted. Schaan is the biggest municipality by population in the microstate, with around six thousand inhabitants.
Due to the business-friendly laws here, more than four thousand enterprises operate in the municipality. Therefore, it is a large and very important economic centre for the country. The well-known companies Ivoclar Vivadent AG and Hilti AG have global headquarters in Schwaan. Ivoclae Vivadent AG is the biggest producer of false teeth and Hilti AG is an important manufacturer of power tools, items and materials for construction sites.
You can find hotels, guesthouses, several holiday apartments, and hostels in Schaan, Liechtenstein, and its surrounds. The quality and the facilities of you Schaan, Liechtenstein hostel are good, but can be quite pricey (as is almost everything in Liechtenstein), so don’t be surprised about the price level. Booking some beds in your Schaan, Liechtenstein hostel is mostly possible without planning too much in advance. Keep in mind the national holidays before you book.
Hiking enthusiasts are very welcome in Schaan. The best option to get to the starting point is by car. A network of more than four hundred kilometres of hiking trails attract active tourists. There are just under a hundred hikes in the country waiting to be discovered and offering a relaxing atmosphere as well as spectacular views. Therefore, it is a very popular activity among locals as well as tourists, particularly in summer.
Wine-lovers should not miss the nearby Prince of Liechtenstein Winery in Vaduz. The exquisite wines are made in the Herawingert vineyards. Thanks to the mild sunny climate and the warm alpine winds, the grapes have perfect conditions in the four-hectare yard. Winter-sport enthusiasts have to try out the nearby ski resort Malbun, located around twenty kilometres southeast of the municipality of Schaan. More than twenty kilometres of well-prepared slopes and four lifts offer excellent conditions for a day in the snow with the whole family.
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