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Vaduz Castle, Vaduz

Discover the centuries-old tradition and history of the Liechtenstein Princely family at Vaduz Castle. The official residence of the Prince of Liechtenstein, the castle sits on a hillside 120 m (394 ft) above the town. The previous owners, the Counts of Werdenberg-Sargans, presumably built it as a fortress in the 12th century. The castle is closed to visitors, but you can walk from the main street of Vaduz up to the castle along the Princess Gardens. Or take a guided tour of Vaduz, learn how the castle came into the ownership of the Princely family, and hear what role Napoleon played in the country's history. Arrange your visit to Vaduz Castle and discover more family-friendly attractions in Vaduz using our Vaduz online visit planner .
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  • The castle looks over the tiny country of Liechtenstein. Although the 20min walk up is pretty nice, the castle is closed for the public. The castle is actually prettier when you're down in Vaduz. But ...  more »
  • Came to Liechtenstein in the Whit Monday. Was a nonworking day. -Deserted capital, free parking in the Centre. The castle itself is located on the mountain was closed. Nearby there is parking. Worth a look.
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  • Ok, I’m obviously an American because I’m excited to see a medieval castle where royalty actually lives! The trail to get up here is nice but steep, so be prepared. Be respectful of the prince and his...  more »
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  • Went there after a hike in Austria just so I can say "I was there". But you should save your time for something better. There is no public access (Yes, I knew that before) and the castle itself and even the view down to the city is not very special from there. Best way to visit is by reading the wikipedia-article: Better view and better information than you will get on site.
  • Nice castle. Very good view all around. The inside of the castle is not open for public as the Prince of Leicestein still resides there. It takes a 15-20 minute hike to reach the castle, but the view of the Alps around and from the castle and on the way up to it is amazing.
  • Although it is closed for visiting it us worth getting there. I had a wonderful relatively short walk to the top of the hill. There are couple of benches to rest and truly magnificent view of the whole Vaduz
  • Beautiful place. I love nature so this was a very nice little place to be. Great for landscape photographers looking for a good view.
  • Very nice place. If you go to Vaduz, it's a nice walk to the castle. It's short and worth the view you have from the city and mountains up there.
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