Places to Visit in Triesen, Liechtenstein, Europe

Places to Visit in Triesen, Liechtenstein, Europe

Triesen is the 3rd largest municipality as well as a town in the principality or country of Liechtenstein. It is well known for its fifteenth century’s churches and a nineteenth century’s weaving mill. Triesen is also home to the highest point of the country with an altitude of 2,599 meters, the Grauspitz. Triesen has an approximate population of 4,600.


Geography of Triesen:

Triesen is geographically positioned between 47°6′ N latitude and 9°32′ E longitude at an average elevation of 512 meters, around 6 km southeast of Vaduz, the capital of Liechtenstein. It sprawls over an area of 26.4 sq. km.


How to reach Triesen?

There is no airport in entire Liechtenstein, so the international tourist are needed to reach any of the below airport first and then take rental vehicles or coach services.

  • Friedrichshafen Airport in Germany (95 km)
  • Zurich Airport in Switzerland (115 km)

Triesen has an upgraded road infrastructure, served by several luxury and general buses, connecting it to Vaduz and rest of Liechtenstein’s cities.

To travel within the city, sightseeing and airport travel, tourists can hire cars, bikes and bicycles in the travel agencies of the city.


Food and Shopping in Triesen:

Triesen is a colorful city housing many modernized as well as traditional shops with a wide range of branded and traditional products.

The major restaurants in Triesen are listed below:

  • Meierhof
  • Zur Alten Eiche
  • Gasthof zur Sonne Triesen
  • Schatzmann


Places to see in Triesen:


The Grauspitz is the highest peak in Liechtenstein measuring an altitude of 2,599 meters. It lies on the Liechtenstein and Switzerland border between the Triesen municipality and Graubünden in the Flasch municipality. It is a great site for adventure sport lovers.


Weaving mill in Triesen:

There is a weaving mill in Triesen dating back to 1863 that is recognized as one of the historical monuments of the country.


Churches in Triesen:

Triesen is home to many 15th century churches attracting tourists for their historical importance and typical construction and the Chapel of St. Mamerten is the major one among them.


The indoor pool in Triesen:

There is an indoor pool in Triesen with a swimming pool measuring 25 x 10 meters area with a maximum depth of 2 meters. The pool is open for public or tourists from 13.00 to 21.00 (Monday and Wednesday), and 09.00 to 12.00, and 13.00 to 21.00 (Tuesday, Thursday and Friday). The entrance fee is CHF 5.00 (adults) and CHF 2.00 (children).


Other places of interest in and around Triesen include:

  • National Museum
  • The Benefice in Eschen
  • The Red House in Vaduz
  • Vaduz Castle
  • The Wild Castle
  • The Government building in Vaduz
  • The Old Rhine Bridge Vaduz
  • The castle ruins of Schellenberg
  • Gutenberg Castle in Balzers
  • The Rural Lifestyle Museum
  • Prince’s Royal winery
  • The Walser Museum in Triesenberg
  • MuseumMura
  • The City Train in Vaduz


Best time to visit Triesen:

Triesen can be visited throughout the year, especially from May to October will be best to travel Triesen while the weather remains pleasant.


Accommodation Options in and around Triesen:

There are many reputed hotels in Triesen with upgraded facilities and services such as private dining, dry cleaning, internet, restaurant, 24 hour help desk, swimming pool, email and fax facilities. The prominent hotels in and around Triesen are listed below:

  • Hotel Schlosswald
  • Camping Mittagsspitze
  • Hotel Schatzmann
  • Hotel Restaurant Meierhof
  • Hotel Garni Saega
  • Landhaus am Giessen
  • Haus Real
  • Residence Hotel
  • Parkhotel Sonnenhof
  • Landgasthof Au
  • Landgasthof Muehle
  • Gasthof Loewen
  • Hotel Sylva
  • Hotel Schaanerhof
  • Hotel Linde

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