Escape to romantic Graz! Enjoy its monuments, history and castle.

Explore the historic area of Graz—restaurants, shopping and popular sights from Styrian Armoury to Graz Cathedral.

Known for

Shopping, Museums and Historical Buildings

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Where to stay in Graz

Graz City Centre
Graz Castle which includes château or palace, heritage elements and heritage architecture

Graz City Centre

Known for Monuments, Romantic, Shopping

4.5/5(7 reviews)

Shopping, restaurants and historical sites highlight some of the noteworthy features of Graz City Centre. Make a stop by Styrian Armoury or Graz Cathedral while you're exploring the neighbourhood.

Lend
Graz Art Museum showing modern architecture

Lend

Known for Family-friendly, Skyscrapers, Monuments

4/5(10 reviews)

Lend is noteworthy for its historical sites, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Graz Art Museum and Murinsel.

Graz-Gรถsting
Eggenberg Palace which includes heritage architecture, a castle and a city

Graz-Gรถsting

Known for

While visiting Graz-Gรถsting, you might make a stop by sights like Eggenberg Palace and Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum.

Sankt Leonhard
Sankt Leonhard, Graz, Austria
trover photo by Sanja Vasic

Sankt Leonhard

Known for Shopping, Romantic, Skyscrapers

4.5/5(4 reviews)

Sankt Leonhard is noteworthy for its restaurants, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Farmers Market on Kaiser-Josef-Platz and Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

Eggenberg
Eggenberg Palace which includes heritage architecture, a castle and a city

Eggenberg

Known for Natural Parks, Museums, Historical Buildings

You'll enjoy the museums and parks in Eggenberg. You might want to make time for a stop at Eggenberg Palace or Planet Garden.

Graz-Umgebung District
Graz which includes a bridge, modern architecture and a river or creek

Graz-Umgebung District

Known for

While visiting Graz-Umgebung District, you might make a stop by sights like Austrian Open Air Museum and Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum.

Top hotels in Graz

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
NH Graz City
NH Graz City
4 out of 5
Karmeliterplatz 4z/4b, Graz
£64
per night
3 Nov-4 Nov
4.5/5Wonderful! (240 reviews)

"The staff was pleasant and helpful. The location was great"…"

Reviewed on 13 Oct 2019

NH Graz City
Hotel Weitzer Graz
Hotel Weitzer Graz
4 out of 5
Grieskai 12-16, Graz, Styria
£69
per night
10 Nov-11 Nov
4.1/5Very Good! (349 reviews)

"Customer service is 5*. The hotel is so central and the English speaking staff are a pleasure to speak to. It's certainly the best hotel in Graz that we have ever stayed in. The refurbishment is very different to what was an excellent up beat chic hotel, but it is really very different and very pleasing.We ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug 2019

Hotel Weitzer Graz
Erzherzog Johann Palais Hotel
Erzherzog Johann Palais Hotel
4 out of 5
Sackstraße 3-5, Graz, Styria
£78
per night
20 Oct-21 Oct
4.2/5Excellent! (384 reviews)

"The Building is very old and interesting, the Service good."…"

Reviewed on 25 Sep 2019

Erzherzog Johann Palais Hotel

Popular things to do in Graz

Graz Art Museum
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Graz Art Museum

4.5/5(4 reviews)

Discover innovative exhibitions of contemporary art and photography in Graz’s futuristic “Friendly Alien,” a biomorphic and architecturally astonishing museum.

Graz Cathedral
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Graz Cathedral

5/5(4 reviews)

This modest-looking Gothic cathedral houses an elaborate Baroque place of worship, including a 15th-century fresco, ornate high altar and a magnificent organ.

Graz Town Hall
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Graz Town Hall

4.5/5(7 reviews)

This stately town hall is symbolic of the city’s remarkable growth and features beautiful late 19th-century architecture, an ornate façade and an intriguing history.

Eggenberg Palace
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Eggenberg Palace

4.5/5(6 reviews)

Explore lavish 18th-century State Rooms, see stunning planetary-themed murals and wander in the beautifully landscaped gardens of this Baroque palace.

Mausoleum of Emperor Ferdinand II
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Mausoleum of Emperor Ferdinand II

4.5/5(3 reviews)

Visit the jewel in the “Crown of the Town” to find a stunning example of Mannerist architecture and a richly decorated interior at this historic emperor’s mausoleum.

Graz Main Square
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Graz Main Square

4.5/5(15 reviews)

Graz has one of the most well-preserved historic old towns in Austria. At the heart of it lies the main square, a perfect starting point for a tour of the city.

Top activities in Graz

Small-Group Graz Vintage Photo Tour with a Polaroid Camera
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Small-Group Graz Vintage Photo Tour with a Polaroid Camera

£48

Take out a vintage Polaroid camera to capture the sights of Graz on a tour that gives you a nostalgic look at one of Austria's grandest cities. A local guide leads you on a walk to the monuments and elegant buildings around the city center, where you can snap some instant photo souvenirs to take home.

Full Day Trip to Graz and Baden from Vienna
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Full Day Trip to Graz and Baden from Vienna

£105

Your trip begins with pick up from your hotel/accommodation in Vienna after you meet up with your professional driver/guide. From there you will board your transportation and take a relaxing trip through Austria's beautiful countryside before you reach the Baden.

Landeszeughaus Styrian Armoury Entrance Ticket in Graz
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Landeszeughaus Styrian Armoury Entrance Ticket in Graz

£8

Make your own way to the Styrian Armoury Museum, located in the historic heart of Graz, then step inside to begin your independent tour. Perhaps pick up an audio-guide at the entrance (own expense), or take a guided tour at a €2.50 supplement.

Reviews of Graz

4.3

Top Destination

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3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

29 Sep 2019

After Vienna and Salzburg much less crowded but disturbing amount of graffiti in evidence, particularly near river.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

10 Jul 2019

Easy to drive around. Great transportation links and service. Great shopping.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

18 May 2019

Great cinema at Geidorfplatz

5/5 - Excellent

Karen

5 May 2019

A beautiful town like out of a fairy tale book!