What to do and see in Styria, Austria: The Best Places and Tips
Austria's lush heartland, is awash with verdant grass and rich vineyards. Trout fishing, hiking and mountain climbing are popular lures to stunning Styria. The region is also renowned as a culinary hotspot, as well as for its Reisling and Traminer. An emerging ski destination, dozens of ski schools have sprouted on its snowy flanks. State capital Graz is a university town, with a UNESCO-designated Old Town. Thermal resort town Bad Gleichenberg is another top area attraction.
1. Altstadt von Graz
4.5 based on 1310 reviews
Reviewed By Asiyah Noemi K - Pula, CroatiaPula, Croatia
Beautiful picturesque old town
Altstadt is a wonderful part of Graz. We were impressed with the architecture, facades of buildings, churches and palaces. Simply beautiful and enchanting. The old town of Graz is best explored on foot or by bicycle. The narrow historic streets and street
4.5 based on 786 reviews
Reviewed By EddieA1 - Thunder Bay, CanadaThunder Bay, Canada
Stunning view of the city. Good stairs to walk up if you are so inclined. We took the lift up for 1..60 euro each and walked down. colourful flowers in bloom when we were there. A must do!
3. Schloss Eggenberg
4.5 based on 631 reviews
The unique architecture of Schloss Eggenberg, the most important great house in Styria, is a complex symbolic representation of the universe. At the same time, with its impressive combination of Baroque interiors (magnificent state rooms), magical gardens and park, and priceless collections of the Universalmuseum Joanneum (Alte Galerie with its old masters paintings, Archaeology Museum and Coin Cabinet), Eggenberg contains a fascinatingly varied panorama of Styrian culture over the centuries. UNESCO World Heritage Site! Please note: dogs are not allowed in the park to protect our peacocks.
Reviewed By JPNoosa - Noosa, Queensland, AustraliaNoosa, Queensland, Australia
A hidden Jewel of Austria in Graz
Put this on your ‘Must See’ list when in Graz. The Schloss would be one of the most well preserved art-history castles in Europe. It is UNESCO world-.heritage listed. It is set amongst beautiful gardens & parkland.Getting thereIt’s easy to get to with the
4.5 based on 1073 reviews
Reviewed By Daniel D - London, United KingdomLondon, United Kingdom
Must see landmark of Graz...
Seems like there are two entrances to get to the tunnel. Then you'll come across the kiosk where you can purchase admission tickets along with elevator usage for a higher fee. Otherwise its a few hundred steps to walk to the top but can't remember overall
4.5 based on 337 reviews
The world's largest preserved historical armoury displays some 32,000 objects from the 15th to 18th century.
Reviewed By melodya861 - Telford, United KingdomTelford, United Kingdom
Huge amount of armoury is stored in this museum, my children ages 7 and 8 loved walking round seeing the armour. The museum is quite dark with no information about the armour. But there is lots to see.
6. Skywalk Dachstein
4.5 based on 441 reviews
Reviewed By IRENA K
Sunrise & breakfast on Dachstein glacier
The package of ´sunrise & breakfast´ is quite expensive but the scenery is really fantastic at dawn. Even my teenager said standing up at 3.45 was worth it :) Skywalk and the stairs to nowhere are quite knee softening.Breakfast was rich and tasty. But no
7. Planai & Hochwurzen
4.5 based on 333 reviews
Reviewed By bjnomads - Beijing, ChinaBeijing, China
Well run ski area
We finished a good ski week at Planai Hochwurzen. The views of the valley from the summits of both mountains are quite stunning on clear days. Despite the lack of snow being as it is early in the season, the extensive snowmaking capability and grooming ef
8. Red Bull Ring
4.5 based on 213 reviews
Reviewed By Clare M - Gillingham, United KingdomGillingham, United Kingdom
Bumper car, but not on f1 track and poor catering options
If you like a basic frankfurter and roll then queues were good, but if you wanted anything else they were very long. All food was expensive as expected. The 1 rating is really for the lack of traffic management on the way out. If you are in a hire car lik
9. Kastner & Ohler, Paradeishof
4.5 based on 291 reviews
Reviewed By Miha P - Maribor, SloveniaMaribor, Slovenia
Best big shop in the middle of Graz
Shop. It has good architecture from 19. century and modern renovations. Some are agressive and hide the old pride and traditions. Best two sections are cellar with food and upper terrace with view.
4.5 based on 39 reviews
Reviewed By Kittcsi - Erd, HungaryErd, Hungary
Cute klamm near to Schladming
This klamm is very good, you can walk around within 2 hours. If you would like to drink something, go to Eselranch and serve yourself from the fridge. But do not forget to put the price into the honesty box. :-)