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white horses, wine & water


Graz, known for its historic architecture and lively cultural scene, also offers a variety of exciting experiences in its surroundings. The first 24 hours were spent exploring the provincial capital, and the next day was spent outside the city gates.

A 72-hour trip to the Graz Region takes you to the Lipizzanerheimat on the third day, which promises a perfect mix of cultural wealth, natural beauty and sporting action.

international start


The Lipizzaner stud farm in Piber is not only the birthplace of the world-famous Lipizzaners, but also a place that is deeply embedded in the culture and tradition of the region. On a guided tour, you can learn fascinating facts about the breeding and rearing of these noble animals. For the adventurous, the new climbing park with its seven courses and 60 stations, including a flying fox, offers pure fun.

colourful art

St. Barbara Kirche - Hundertwasser

Bärnbach, once known for coal mining and glass production, is now famous for St Barbara's Church, designed by Friedensreich Hundertwasser. This church, a true total work of art, and the Moses Fountain created by Ernst Fuchs are living testimony to the creative transformation of the town. The Bärnbach Glass Museum complements this cultural journey with insights into the history and development of glass art.

important Marian pilgrimage site

pilgrimage church Maria Lankowitz

The Maria Lankowitz pilgrimage church, a holy place of silent power, is the second most important Marian pilgrimage site in Styria after Mariazell. Pilgrims are drawn here every year on a traditional foot pilgrimage over the Stubalpe. Embedded in a legend that dates back to 1433, the arrival of the statue of the Virgin Mary in Maria Lankowitz harbours a special story that never ceases to fascinate visitors.

warm finale

NOVA Köflach thermal spa

The ideal way to end the day is at the NOVA Köflach thermal spa. Whether in the pebble bay, in the tropical forest or in the Blue Grotto - everyone will find a place to recharge their batteries here. A special tip is the Stubalm sauna with its breathtaking panoramic view of the starry sky.

further ideas & tips

  • A walk along the Schilcher Wine Road in Ligist, exploring the picturesque vineyards with a glass of Schilcher in your hand, is an unforgettable experience for every connoisseur.
  • Nearby are the Hirzmann and Packer reservoirs, which offer perfect conditions for romantic and relaxing hikes.
  • For families, the Steirarodl Park in Modriach offers a wealth of fun and adventure with over 40 attractions
  • Adventure-seekers get their money's worth at 1,320 metres above sea level on the Salzstiegl with climbing, archery, bungee trampolining and giant scooter downhill rides.

A 72-hour trip to the Graz Adventure Region is a journey through time, from traditional roots to modern adventures. The region offers countless opportunities to unwind, engage in sporting activities or discover cultural treasures.

If your visit is limited to just 24 or 48 hours, the Graz Adventure Region has just the thing for you: customised adventure packages that allow you to travel from historical depths to modern highlights in the shortest possible time.


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.