The Renaissance City of Graz
Capital of Styria
The Styrian capital Graz, with roots dating back to the Roman age, lies on either side of River Mur. Graz is well-known for its striking buildings and architecture.
Come for the Food, Stay for the Atmosphere
As a foodie, you’ll feel right at home in Graz: You’ll find local cuisine using regional and seasonal products at every corner. Events like the week-long Graz Food Festival in August and regular farmers’ markets are integral parts of the city, as are exciting restaurants serving up ever new scrumptious creations.
And then, there’s the amazing city to enjoy these culinary treats in. Sitting in an outdoor space in the old city, listening to a nearby street musician, and sipping your second coffee in the sun, you’ll notice one thing about Graz: There’s no big city rush here. Instead, a relaxed way of life permeates everything here – a way of life that stays with you.
Why Visit Graz?
- Mediterranean, laid-back atmosphere
- Austria’s Capital of Culinary Delights: Famers’ markets and diverse restaurants using local produce
- Mix of beautiful Baroque architecture & modern design
- Lively creative scene: inspiring showrooms, small shops selling accessories, fashion, ceramics and jewellery, trendy hotels
You can fly to Graz from most major UK airports with one stopover, either in Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Munich, Stuttgart or Vienna. Flight time is approximately 3.5 to 4.5 hours.
There are direct train and coach connections from cities such as Vienna, Salzburg, Linz, Innsbruck, Klagenfurt, Munich, Stuttgart and Frankfurt.