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Styria

Called the ‘Green Heart’ of Austria with large forests throughout the province and inviting vineyards. Styria has many activities and excursions for visitors such as hiking, skiing, castles and traditional local festivities.
Clocktower Graz © Österreich Werbung / Julius Silver Clocktower Graz © Österreich Werbung / Julius Silver

The capital of Styria

Graz

The Styrian capital Graz, whose roots date back to the Roman age, lies on both sides of the River Mur, and is well-known for its medieval city center and modern architectural highlights.

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Highlights of Styria

Terroir experience © Symbol Schiffer Terroir experience © Symbol Schiffer

Wine in Styria

Take a trip to the southern Austrian state of Styria and discover countless wine oases. Many wineries offer visitors surprisingly chic tasting rooms. Sauvignon Blanc, the region's signature grape, is often harvested on impossibly steep slopes of slippery schist and shale soils.
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Hallstatt © Oberösterreich Tourismus / Roebl Hallstatt © Oberösterreich Tourismus / Roebl

Salzkammergut - Lake District

The Salzkammergut area (Lake District), with a total of 76 lakes, is one of the most impressive regions in the heart of Austria. It is not only famous for its stunning scenery, but also renowned as a region that is rooted in traditions.
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Die Murinsel in Graz am Abend. © Graz Tourismus. Die Murinsel in Graz am Abend. © Graz Tourismus.

Styria: Architectural Highlights

While the architecture of a region obviously shapes its surroundings, the opposite is just as true. It is thus little wonder that Styria, which boasts such a richly varied landscape, is incredibly diverse in terms of its buildings as well.
Architectural Highlights in Styria...
Birdseye view of the Kunsthaus Graz also called the friendly alien © Österreich Werbung / Julius Silver Birdseye view of the Kunsthaus Graz also called the friendly alien © Österreich Werbung / Julius Silver

Kunsthaus - Graz

The building, designed by Peter Cook and Colin Fournier, has an organic shape with a skin made of iridescent blue acrylic panels. One of the most unusual museums you'll ever visit...
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Savouring Advent in Graz © Graz Tourismus/Schiffer Savouring Advent in Graz © Graz Tourismus/Schiffer

Christmas Markets in Graz

Enjoy the highlights of Advent in Graz, the capital city of Styria. Let yourself be enchanted by the romantic lights, the gleaming ice crib, the giant Rathaus Advent calendar and the spectacular Christmas Markets.
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