Summer is back! The cold has gone and the sun has returned! The previous night with Paula et al had been great but now it was time to get back on the road. We all enjoyed our stay in Feldkirch and recommend you pay the place a visit.
The route looked quite tricky on the map so I knew there would be lots of stop-starting. I was excited for the trip because I was visiting my seventh country. Liechtenstein was up next and I was intrigued to see what this small principality had to offer. Dad was driving the van today so Tim joined us for a cycle.
Leaving Feldkirch wasn’t enjoyable. We cycled along the main road into Liechtenstein so there were lots of lorries hurtling by. However, the views made up for the busy roads. Take a look at these breathtaking photos:
Once we left the main road, the journey became more enjoyable. We followed a cycle route into Vaduz, the capital of Liechtenstein. The town was small but the buildings and houses were very modern. Liechtenstein appears to be a rich country and boasts some beautiful scenery. We decided to climb a very steep hill to visit the Prince of Liechtenstein’s house. Apparently he’s one of the richest people in the world so his gaff looked very expensive. Check it out below. It was a real mission to get to the house so it was annoying to find it closed to the public when we reached it!
We sped back down the hill and headed for the Rhine. We stopped off at the national football stadium, which has to be one of the most stunning locations for a football pitch. The final part of the track next to the river was amazing. The views of the mountains all around were mindboggling. We arrived at our campsite after cycling 32km. The campsite was located at the foot of a big hill so there were more opportunities for photos. My knee and calves were aching so some rest is required.