Liechtenstein has an excellent standard of living. The country offers plenty for everyone from culture enthusiasts to nature lovers. Families will find many leisure activities, while the Principality also boasts a wide range of cultural highlights.
Untouched nature and numerous leisure facilities throughout the country offer fun and relaxation for all ages. Those who love being out in the mountains in summer will find over 400km of clearly signposted and well-maintained hiking trails for all abilities. During the winter months, skiers and snowboarders head for the village of Malbun to enjoy the excellent pistes. Culture enthusiasts and those wanting to relax will find many activities and events in Liechtenstein. From fine dining to art, concerts, exhibitions, dance, stand-up comedy and films one of the smallest countries in the world has it all.
Despite its small size, Liechtenstein has an excellent education system. The countrys institutions offering top-class further training and education ensure that the economy, state and society are supplied with highly qualified workers. After completing the mandatory period of schooling, youngsters can choose from a range of options including apprenticeships, vocational training courses and a school-leaving exam that entitles them to free access to higher education institutions in Liechtenstein, Switzerland and Austria. Adults also benefit from a diverse range of training courses and classes offered by higher education institutions in Liechtenstein or the border regions of neighbouring countries.
Liechtenstein has many cross-border transport links and cycle paths that enable inhabitants to ride to work. Efficient traffic management, high safety levels, good infrastructure and an attractive range of public transport are the main priorities. Liechtenstein is also one of the safest countries in Europe, with the national police and other organisations such as paramedics, firefighters and the countrys civil protection service cooperating at a regional and international level in order to keep the countrys population safe.