Liechtenstein Travel Information
Liechtenstein is a safe holiday country. The level of
criminality is in line with Norway's.
Liechtenstein is a safe holiday country. The level of
criminality is in line with Norway.
- Liechtenstein is a safe holiday country
- Visitors must remember a valid passport
- Good bus connections inside Liechtenstein, also
connected to Switzerland's train network.
- Safe and well-developed road network
Most trips to the country go safely and without
special problems. However, travelers everywhere can be
exposed to unpleasant surprises, violence and other
Despite the risk of terrorism being considered low in
Liechtenstein, there is a certain risk of being attacked
by terrorist attacks in most places in the world.
Travelers should therefore be vigilant and take
Travel registration: Norwegian citizens staying for a
shorter or longer period in Liechtenstein are encouraged
to register at http://www.reiseregistrering.no/.
Emergency: In crisis and emergency, we are encouraged
to contact the Norwegian Embassy in Switzerland. The
embassy can be contacted on +41 31 310 55 55 and e-mail:
[email protected] The embassy is open from Monday -
Friday from 09.00-16.00.
Emergency Number - Police: 117, Fire: 118, European
Emergency Number: 112 (Phone Answered By Police),
Medical Assistance: 144, Air Ambulance: 1414, Road
Assistance: 140, Road Information: 163, Landslide
Bulletin: 187 (Earthbound, Leash)
Natural disasters: The climate in Liechtenstein is
generally milder than in Norway, although it can be cold
in winter (preferably in higher altitudes).
- Countryaah: Vaduz is the capital
of Liechtenstein. Check to find information of population, geography, history,
and economy about the capital city.
Summer can be hot - up to 30-35 degrees in certain
periods (July - August). Dry winds from the southwest
often cause large fluctuations in air pressure and
There may be cases of flooding in Liechtenstein that
can damage buildings and roads as well as damage to
telephone and power grids. Some villages have been
isolated. In the event of a lot of rain, the danger of
the soil is also present.
People traveling in the mountains should be aware of
the danger of avalanches. In connection with off-piste
driving on closed slopes, a rescue operation can lead to
any compensation claims.
Please note that entry regulations may change. The
Foreign Service is not responsible if the following
information on entry regulations or visa requirements is
changed at short notice. It is the responsibility of the
traveler to ensure that travel documents are valid for
entry and to familiarize themselves with the current
entry rules for each country.
There is no entry check between Liechtenstein and
Switzerland. All cars are automatically photographed at
For more travel information it is recommended that
you check the country pages for Switzerland .
Liechtenstein has a well-developed health care system
and high standards in hospitals and medical services.
The country has no special vaccination regulations.
European health card applies in line with EU/EEA
countries. However, travel insurance is recommended as
European health cards are basically in line with
EU/EEA countries, but since the health care system is
heavily privatized, a number of health institutions
require you to pay for on-site services, despite the
presentation of European health insurance cards. One
must then contact the Norwegian or Swiss authorities
themselves to get the expenses reimbursed. Not all
health services are reimbursed, as deductibles are
Travel insurance is recommended as supplementary
insurance. The health insurance card does not replace
ordinary travel insurance on travel in Europe. The card
only covers disease treatment in EU/EEA countries. The
card does not cover extra travel expenses because you
have become ill or have suffered an accident. It also
does not cover expenses related to loss of valuables,
lost luggage or other arrangements that you can get
through a regular travel insurance policy.
You are responsible for taking out travel insurance
when you travel abroad. It is important that you check
that your travel insurance applies to the area you are
European health insurance card gives you the right to
receive health care in emergency situations (accidents
and the like) and to cover expenses for necessary health
care in EU/EEA countries. What is meant by necessary
health care depends on what kind of health care is
involved and how long your stay is intended to last. You
have the right to the health services that are necessary
in order to continue your stay or journey in a medically
sound manner. You have the right to cover health care
expenses according to the rules of your country of
residence. If it is common for those living in the
country to have to pay deductibles, one must also do so
as a tourist. Read more about European health insurance
card on Helfo's website.
For health professional travel advice and health
professional guidance to Norwegians when traveling
abroad, you can contact the Institute of Public Health.
There is no Norwegian foreign service station in
Liechtenstein. Norwegians in Liechtenstein are asked to
contact the embassy in Bern. For more travel information
it is recommended that you check the country pages for
The national phone code of Liechtenstein is +423.
There is no time difference between Norway and
Liechtenstein. Liechtenstein has summertime like Norway.
Liechtenstein has a well-developed road and public
network, but no international airports, the nearest
airport is Zurich, about 1.5 hours away by car/train.
Liechtenstein does not have its own train network, but
is connected to Swiss connections. The country has good
bus links to most villages and a well-developed road
The official language of Liechtenstein is German. The
daily language is a dialect variant of German, but high
German is used in school and to a large extent in the
media and is normally understood. One can also make
himself well understood in English.
Power and telephone - 220 volts (also partially
The country does not have its own currency, but Swiss
Franc (CHF) is a valid means of payment.
All types of credit cards can be used, but be aware
that in a few of the stores you cannot use credit cards,
so you may want to have cash available.
Opening hours for banks and public offices: 8.00
(some from 8.30) to 17.00. Stores: Monday - Friday 8am
(9am) - 18-30pm, Saturday 8am (9am) - 4pm (most shops
are open until 9pm on Thursdays).
Holidays: January 1st, Good Friday, 1st and 2nd
Easter Sunday, May 1st, 1st and 2nd Pentecost, August
15th (National Day), December 25th and 26th. In
addition, there are Catholic holidays.
Emergency number: Police 117, fire 118, European
emergency number 112 (phone answered by police), medical
assistance 144, air ambulance 1414, roadside assistance
140, road information 163, landslide bulletin 187
Customs and rules: The society, customs and
legislation in Liechtenstein are not very different from