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Excursion Destinations

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Historic Old Town of Graz

Graz
Contact: Graz Tourismus Information, 8010 Graz, Herrengasse 16
Tel.: 0316/8075 – 0, Fax: 0316/8075 – 15
info@graztourismus.at                  www.graztourismus.at
Time lapse of Graz: imperial city, renaissance gem, city of science, (modern) architecture, cultural capital, …

 

More than 900 years of living history in the second largest city of Austria. There are many testimonies of this eventful past, many references in the present tense and even some visions for the future that you can discover during walks in the city.

Pictures: Graz-Tourismus, Graz-Tourismus – Harry Schiffer

Region of Graz

Region of Graz
Contact: www.regiongraz.at

Right in front of the city gates of Graz there are many things to discover and enjoy!


Pictures: Region Graz – Hans Wiesenhofer

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Austria’s Open-Air Exhibition

Austria’s Open-Air Exhibition Stübing
Contact: www.stuebing.at

The valley of farms – it is one of the 10 largest open-air exhibitions in Europe and shows the harmonic culture and landscape of the past, as well as historic buildings and farms from all around Austria.

Pictures: Freilichtmuseum Stübing

Stift Rein

Stift Rein
Contact: www.stift-rein.at

In the oldest Cistercian monastery of the world, where monks “pray and work” since 1129.

Pictures: Stift Rein, Horst Wagner

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Scythe Factory Museum

Scythe Factory Museum
Contact: www.sensenwerk.at

During the “golden years”, more than 60.000 scythes were produced in a year and pleased farmers around the globe due to their great quality.

Pictures: Region Graz – Harry Schiffer und Hans Wiesenhofer

Schöckl (1.445 m)

Schöckl Mountain (1.445)
Contact: www.semriach.at

With steep slopes and extensive high planes, Schöckl mountain is especially attractive for mountain bike and downhill enthusiasts, and also an exciting challenge for hikers.

Picture: Tourismusverbaband Semriach – moestldesign

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum

Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum / Thal
Contact: www.thal.eu

About 4km from the city of Graz lies the municipality of Thal.You have never heard of it? At least one citizen of this area has achieved world fame: Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Pictures: Steiermark Tourismus/www.bigshot.at, Steiermark Tourismus/Harry Schiffer und Steiermark Tourismus/Gerry Wolf

Lipizzaner Stud Piber

Lipizzaner Stud Piber
Contact: www.piber.com

Lipizzaner stallions are bred in the stud in Piber and are later transferred to the Spanish Riding School in Vienna where they can show off their abilities.


Pictures: Steiermark Tourismus

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South-Styrian Wine Route

South-Styrian Wine Route
Contact: www.suedsteirischeweinstrasse.at

One of the most beautiful wine routes in Austria. It is one of the most popular excursion destination in Styria.


Pictures: Steiermark Tourismus

Pumpkinseed Oil Mill Labugger

Pumpkinseed Oil Mill Labugger
Contact: www.labugger-kernoel.at

The kernels of life – luxury in Styrian manner. Everything about pumpkins and their pumpkinseed oil.


Pictures: Labugger

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Styrian Apple Route

Styrian Apple Route
Contact: www.apfelstrasse.org

In the year 1986, about 40 farmers united, founded the association “Styrian Apple Route” and opened an apple museum. A great variety of fresh fruits, cider, apple juice, apple brandy and other apple products are being offered there.

Pictures: Steirische Apfelstraße

Celtic Village Kulm bei Weiz

Celtic Village Kulm bei Weiz
Contact: www.kulm-keltendorf.at

The Celtic village in Kulm bei Weiz is the first prehistoric open-air museum in Styria. During a time travel through over 4.00 years, prehistory comes to life in 10 huts (reconstructions) that were inhabited by prehistoric men.

Picture: Keltendorf Kulm bei Weiz

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Herberstein Castle and Wildlife Park

Herberstein Castle and Wildlife Park
Contact: www.herberstein.co.at

A beautiful castle with charming gardens, styles of different epochs as well as a wonderful wildlife park – this is Herberstein.

Pictures: Schloss Herberstein – Monika Erlacher

Almenland

Almenland
Contact: www.almenland.at

The largest connected alpine meadow region of Europe. Municipalities around the Teich- and Sommerarlm joined together and formed the region “Almenland”.


Pictures: Almenland – Berghofer

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