Landhaus-Renaissanceinnenhof, Graz | © Steiermark Tourismus / | Tom Lamm Landhaus-Renaissanceinnenhof, Graz | © Steiermark Tourismus / | Tom Lamm
Experience the cultural highlights of Styria

Experience the cultural highlights of Styria

Have you ever been picked up from the station by a tractor to experience a fascinating journey through time at Stübing Open-Air Museum? Have you found out about local medieval toys at Admont Abbey’s museum workshop? Or done a scavenger hunt at Riegersburg Castle with Rüdiger, the ghost?

Culture trips are boring? Absolutely not! In Styria, you can find out about the region’s cultural heritage in an entertaining yet educative way. To make sure that the activities are to your taste, Young Styria is happy to compile a varied programme for you.

The cultural highlights of Styria

From Schladming-Dachstein to Graz and Southern Styria – cultural highlights can be found across all regions of Styria. We know just what you like: All our selected activities and destinations are especially suitable for school groups – and they’re lots of fun! 

Who says that cultural highlights can only be found indoors? Whether it’s the birds of prey air show at Oberkapfenberg Castle  or the kilometre-long stage at Theatererlebnisweg: Styria offers numerous open-air attractions surrounded by picturesque landscapes that are just perfect for broadening your cultural horizon.

Kulturhauptstadt Graz erleben

Graz boasts a varied mixture of cultural highlights and is always worth a visit. In 2003, it was even named European Capital of Culture. Today, the city still lives up to this title – thanks to a multitude of museums, exhibitions and other attractions. Who knows, maybe you will even uncover some hidden talents at Graz National Theatre?

Young Styria tips:

  • Schlossberg hill is a must-see on every school trip to Graz. Find out about its fascinating history and its importance for the city at the museum. Plus, there are special guided tours, workshops and project days for school and youth groups.
  • Don’t miss the chance to hop on the tram at a stop marked with the “Altstadt-Bim” sticker! It’s a perfect way to see the city’s world-famous sights – and the ride is free between Hauptplatz and Jakominiplatz plus an additional stop in both directions.

Get to know the Styrian way of life

A cultural highlight you will automatically experience during your stay is the Styrian way of life. Affectionate, accommodating and open-minded – that’s the Styrian locals for you. Whether it’s at a museum, at a restaurant or at one of the many hotels and guesthouses – you’re in for a warm welcome!

It pays to be curious: Don’t be shy and ask the host at your accommodation or restaurant about the Styrian way of life! You’ll surely get to hear some entertaining stories …

Perfectly prepared for your school trip to Styria

What’s the best way to get to Styria? What should you pack? Are there any special grants for project weeks? We’re aware that you probably have lots of questions! You can find answers to the most frequent ones in our FAQ section and in our magazine – alongside many other interesting topics, inspiration and useful tips!