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a short trip full of discoveries


Graz, Austria's second largest city, is a melting pot of cultures, history and modernity. In just 48 hours, visitors can gain an insight into the diversity and beauty of this city and its surroundings. After exploring the city in the first 24 hours, it is now time to embark on a journey through picturesque landscapes, historical wonders and culinary delights.

at lofty heights

Schöckl mountain

Graz's local mountain, the Schöckl, is a paradise for nature lovers and adventure seekers. Whether on foot, by bike or comfortably by cable car - the view from the summit is breathtaking. The mountain not only offers fresh air, but also numerous leisure activities: From the ‘Hexenexpress’ summer toboggan run to the motor skills parkour and the Schöckl Trail Area, it offers something for everyone. The thrill of a paragliding flight and the challenges of the climbing park await brave adventurers.

sparkling energy

Spring trail

The spring trails in St. Radegund near Graz offer the perfect opportunity to relax and unwind. The romantic paths lead past historic springs whose stories fascinate and inspire. A walk here is an invitation to meditate and recharge your batteries in the midst of idyllic nature.

The pearl on the Mur


Frohnleiten, often referred to as the ‘Pearl on the Mur’, enchants visitors with its picturesque silhouette and uniquely romantic old town flair. Located directly on the Mur Cycle Path, the town attracts visitors with charming events, fine cuisine and a lively sense of community. A must for anyone who wants to experience authentic Austrian city life.

living customs

Open air museum Stübing

The Austrian Open-Air Museum Stübing opens a window into the past. In just a few hours, you can wander through Austria's regional history - from Vorarlberg to Burgenland - an exciting journey through time in the midst of a beautiful natural landscape.

Further ideas & tips

Ideal in the heat or rain: Austria's largest stalactite cave with water flowing through it - the Lurgrotte - with entrances in Semriach and Peggau.

Don't miss a visit to Rein Abbey, the oldest Cistercian monastery in the world - even if the sun isn't shining.

Art at every turn in the beautiful, spacious Austrian Sculpture Park - with free admission.

Honey, pumpkin seed oil, bread, vegetables, pasta, rice, sauerkraut, Grazer Krauthäuptel ... fresh from the farm, as a snack or souvenir from the region's direct marketers.

A weekend in the Graz Region offers more than just a short break. It is an invitation to get to know the history, culture and nature of this unique region in the heart of Styria. Whether you are looking for adventure, relaxation or culinary delights - Graz and its surroundings have something to offer for every taste. Pack your bags for 48 unforgettable hours in the Graz Region!

Whether your time window is larger or smaller than 48 hours - with 24 hours for an intensive short trip or 72 hours to explore every aspect of the region extensively, we have just the right offers for you. So you can get the best out of Graz and the Graz region in every available minute, be it for a quick insight or a deep immersion into the diversity in the heart of Styria.

other unforgettable destinations to discover

And if you think you've seen it all, you'll realise that the Graz Region has much more to offer. Here are a few insider tips that will make your short trip an unforgettable experience.