Which European country can boast the densest network of hiking trails? It is not the alpine classics of Switzerland or Austria, but the small Principality of Liechtenstein embedded between these two states. Record-setting 400 km of hiking trails run through the 160 square kilometres of the country. A brisk hiker has to be a good walker if he wants to explore all the paths and footbridges in 14 days.
In the up to 2,600-metre-high mountain world, cosy alpine pastures and mountain huts, magnificent views and attractive hikes such as the legendary Fürstensteig or the flowery Fürstin-Gina-Weg await visitors. As one of the few countries in the world, the small monarchy can be walked through in three to four daily stages on the Liechtenstein Panorama Trail (signalled as "Route 66"). With a little luck you can observe golden eagles, marmots, chamois or ibex.
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The Liechtensteiner Panoramaweg is Liechtenstein's high class classic. In the context of a 3- to 4-day stage, he combines burrs, summit experiences, mountain huts and panoramic views of the Rätikon to Lake Constance amid alpine flowers. The first stage leads from Malbun over the Valüna valley to Grosssteg.