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Discover Graz Region

Graz is all rolled into one: Austria’s second biggest city and only Capital of Delight. European Capital of Culture 2003 and City of Design. The charming provincial capital of Styria with lots of events and shopping facilities as well as cultural and culinary highlights. All of it in close proximity to nature and lots of fascinating excursion destinations. 

Locals love the nearby recreation areas, which allow them to go cycling, hiking, forest bathing, golfing or swimming near the city. No matter which direction you’re headed to, Graz Region awaits you with fascinating attractions and unforgettable adventures.

culture and nature

… in the north

The Mecca of excursion destinations - the north of Graz Region - it's active and manifold:


Health and well-being

… in the east

how about:

  • experience health, beauty and well-being at the climatic spa of Laßnitzhöhe 
  • explore the arboretum 
  • hike along the sebastian RELOADED® themed hiking trail
  • find inner peace during forest bathing 
  • get to know the Achteckstadl 


pure adrenalin

… in the south

fierce & world famous

… in the west

here you can...

  • follow in the footsteps of Arnold Schwarzenegger in Thal 
  • marvel at the famous white horses at Piber Stud Farm
  • discover the secret behind glass production at Bärnbach Glass Museum 
  • discover the works of Ernst Fuchs (St. James‘ Church in Thal) and Friedensreich Hundertwasser (Bärnbach) 
  • enjoy the soothing thermal water at Therme Nova spa in Köflach 
  • go hiking, swimming, sailing or stand-up paddling at picturesque Packer reservoir and Hirzmann reservoir 
  • explore the trial park at Salzstiegl in summer and go skiing or sledging there in winter