Welcome to Styria
Austria’s second-largest province is a picturesque combination of culture, architecture, rolling hills, vine-covered slopes and mountains. Graz, Austria’s second-largest city, is Styria's photogenic and fabulously relaxed capital. Head south from Graz and you’re in wine country, dubbed ‘Styrian Tuscany’. This is also the land of Kürbiskernöl – the strong, dark pumpkin-seed oil ubiquitous in Styrian cooking.The... Read More
Top experiences in Styria
Landeszeughaus Styrian Armoury Entrance Ticket in Graz
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. During your visit, explore the museum’s four floors and discover over 32,000 exhibits dating back through Europe’s military history to the 17th century. Admire armor, artillery, pistols, rifles, shields, spears, swords and more, and learn of the many battles and wars in which they were put to use. Hear of heroic sagas from Styrian wars, gain insight into Austria’s war-torn history, and admire historic weaponry and tools painstakingly preserved and beautifully displayed. Your entrance tickets allows you to spend as much time in the museum until closing time.
Universalmuseum Joanneum Pass in Graz
Select a 24-hour or 48-hour pass to the Universalmuseum Joanneum in Graz for admission to 12 interesting exhibitions. With this flexible pass, it's up to you which sites you prefer to visit. Guided tours are not included in the price, but can be purchased separately. Styrian Armoury:Get introduced to the world’s largest historical weapons arsenal. Kunsthaus Graz:This museum of contemporary art attracts visitors from all over the world. The building floats like a mysterious blue balloon between the roofs of the historic city center.Eggenberg Palace:This palace is set the edge of the city center within a beautiful park. The 24 State Rooms boast a unique ensemble of original interiors, historical furniture and more than 500 ceiling paintings.Natural History Museum:Wild cats, birds in flight, strange plants, mysterious fossils and much more showcase the planet's amazing diversity at the Natural History Museum. Neue Galerie:See a vast range of collections from the Biedermeier, Jugendstil and expressionism eras through classic modernism in Austrian and international painting after 1945.Folk Life Museum:This museum has been collecting, preserving and interpreting material artifacts of social life and human destinies since 1913. Schloss Trautenfels: This exhibit brings together zoological, geological and mineralogical items as well as archaeological finds from the region. The castle itself is fascinating for its high-quality baroque interiors and offers unforgettable views of the surrounding mountains. Schloss Stainz: Austria’s largest Hunting Museum, located in Stainz Castle, offers a fascinating look at historical weapons and equipment at the Stainz CastleAustrian Sculpture Park:These contemporary artworks range from abstract sculptures and anthropomorphic figures to common household objects and utilitarian objects. The park is a space for relaxation and a highlight for children.Rosegger Museum Krieglach: This small exhibition in the former country home of Peter Rosegger (1843–1918) in Krieglach traces the different stages in the life and work of the Styrian poet.Rosegger’s Birthplace Alpl: At Rosegger’s birthplace visitors can observe numerous furnishings and items that testify to rural life in the 19th century.Roman Museum Flavia Solva: In the only Roman city within the modern province of Styria you can see various archaeological finds, inscriptions and reliefs from the province of Noricum.
Kunsthaus Graz Museum Entrance Ticket
Head to the Kunsthaus Graz Museum between 10am and 5pm, and step inside to begin your independent tour. Widely considered to be Austria’s most important modern art museum, Kunsthaus Graz was built as part of the European Capital of Culture celebrations in 2003.During your self-guided tour, explore the exhibitions and displays at your own pace, and gain insight into the patterns that Austria’s contemporary art follows. Discover popular works by some of Austria’s most up-and-coming artists, and learn of their place in Austria’s contemporary art offerings.When your independent visit comes to an end, step outside the gallery to conclude your tour.
Schloss Eggenberg Entrance Ticket and Guided Tour in Graz
Choose the 10am, 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm, or 4pm tour, then step inside the Schloss Eggenberg to begin your visit. Widely considered among Austria’s most attractive palaces, the Schloss Eggenberg takes pride of place on UNESCO’s World Heritage list.During your 50-minute guided tour, explore the State Rooms and admire valuable 17th-century treasures including more than 600 ceiling paintings and highlights such as the Planetary Room. Along the way, gain insight into the palace’s place in Austria’s rich history. When your palace tour comes to an end, step into the gardens and explore at your leisure. Enjoy the freedom to visit palace highlights including the Alte Galerie, the Archaeology Museum, or the Coin Cabinet, and take a stroll through the history of European art from the Middle Ages to the end of the Baroque period.Afterward, simply exit the palace and gardens complex to conclude your visit.
Joanneum Quarter Museum Pass with Lunch
The Joanneum Quarter is located at a site steeped in history, one which plays a significant role both for the Universalmuseum Joanneum and for the urban development of the City of Graz. Overall, the complex between Raubergasse, Kalchberggasse and Neutorgasse has a trapezoidal layout due to the original location at the medieval city walls. Opened in 2011, the Joanneum Quarter links three historical buildings to an underground visitors’ center.3 highly interesting museums are waiting for you.- The Neue Galerie collection, with works from the 19th and 20th centuries, is a shining example of the convergence of public and private collecting at the highest level.- The Natural History Museum points to the fascinating diversity of animate and inanimate nature and invites visitors to set off on an interesting stroll through the fascinating history of the Earth. The exhibits offer insights into the ways landscapes arise, evolve and decline, and how flora and fauna continually respond in multiple ways to processes of transformation.- The Brus Museum called the "Bruseum” shows a permanent exhibition dedicated to Brus following reconstruction work at the Neue Galerie.Further museums of the Universalmuseum Joanneum that can be seen with the 48hour pass during your stay in Graz are the following: Landeszeughaus l Kunsthaus Graz l Museum im Palais lSchloss Eggenberg (Prunkräume und Park, Alte Galerie, Archäologiemuseum, Münzkabinett) l Volkskundemuseum l Joanneumsviertel (Neue Galerie Graz, Naturkundemuseum) l Österreichischer Skulpturenpark l Schloss Trautenfels l Jagdmuseum und Landwirtschaftsmuseum Schloss Stainz l Römermuseum Flavia Solva l Rosegger-Geburtshaus lRosegger-Museum
2-hour Best of Graz Segway City Tour
We bring you safely and with a high fun factor through the old town of Graz, to the Schlossberg and show you the clock tower, also Kunsthaus, Schloss Eggenberg and other highlights.