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From Vaduz to Triesenberg: The Grüscha Trail

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  • Ausblick vom Grüschaweg Richtung Triesen
    / Ausblick vom Grüschaweg Richtung Triesen
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  • / Städtle Vaduz
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  • / Vaduz vom Känzile aus
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  • / Der Grüschaweg im Herbst
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  • / Grüschaweg im Herbst
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  • / Unterwegs auf dem Grüschaweg
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  • / Das Walserdorf Triesenberg
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From Vaduz, the capital of the Principality of Liechtenstein, the Grüscha Trail leads past Vaduz Castle, through the princely forest to the Walser village of Triesenberg with its beautiful views. 
moderate
Distance 5.2 km
1:48 h
430 m
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From the bus stop in the centre of Vaduz, the Postgass road leads uphill through the pedestrianised zone past the Museum of Fine Arts and the Chamber of Treasures. At the Brasserie Burg, the path branches off steeply to the right into the Beckagässli and from there into the Haldenweg. The Haldenweg changes to a steep wooded slope, and from there the Schlossweg leads to the Fürst-Franz-Josef-Strasse. The path then leads directly past Vaduz Castle, the residence of the Princely Family, and offers good photo opportunities. Afterwards, the trail follows the mountain road uphill to a car park, until the Grüschaweg trail works its way up through a beech forest to the village of Triesenberg (884 metres), traditionally home to the Walser people.

 

Alternative route:

From the village centre of Triesenberg, the trail follows the Tobelweg up to the hamlet of Rotaboda, where the descent leads down via the Frommenhaus back to Vaduz. (Distance: 5.2 km / Ascent/descent: 74 m)

 

Author’s recommendation

For families: Take a tour with the Citytrain Vaduz (approx. 35 min.) or visit the the Walser Museum in Triesenberg.
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Martin Knöpfel
Update: May 27, 2021

Start

Vaduz (454 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'758'000E 1'222'953N
DD
47.138687, 9.521653
DMS
47°08'19.3"N 9°31'18.0"E
UTM
32T 539556 5220708
w3w 
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Destination

Triesenberg

Turn-by-turn directions

Vaduz - Schloss Vaduz - Grüschaweg - Triesenberg

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Für die Anreise nach Vaduz mit dem Bus Haltestelle Post verwenden, Abreise mit dem Bus ab Triesenberg, Haltestelle Post

Parking

Parkgaragen im Zentrum von Vaduz, Parkplätze oberhalb Schloss Vaduz vorhanden

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'758'000E 1'222'953N
DD
47.138687, 9.521653
DMS
47°08'19.3"N 9°31'18.0"E
UTM
32T 539556 5220708
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Wanderkarte 1:25'000: Fürstentum Liechtenstein

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
5.2 km
Duration
1:48 h
Ascent
430 m
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