Collected by Marcus Nielson
Kaiser-Josef-Platz 8010, 8010 Graz, Austria
It says quite a bit about the culinary culture of Graz that the busiest part of town is the old farmers market on a Saturday morning. People of all ages meander between the food-stands where local farmers sell their delicious products. Organically...
Lendkai 1, 8020 Graz, Austria
Graz, Austria's second biggest city, is sometimes overlooked by travelers, and thus remains a somewhat secret jewel of the country's green south. One of the most striking aspects of this historic town is its integration of modern design and...
Eggenberger Allee 90, 8020 Graz, Austria
Schloß Eggenberg is all but traditional - even though it dates from the 17th century. The first hints of its commissioner’s eclectic taste are the many peacocks that greet you in the palace gardens. But it is only on a tour of the state rooms that...
Hofkirchen 51, 8224 Kaindorf bei Hartberg, Austria
The Austrian countryside is a beautiful place for a Hot Air balloon ride, but be aware of the local traditions before you go. It's customary to perform a little ceremony after your first flight which involves: 1. Setting a small bit of your hair...
Enzenbach 32, 8114 Stübing, Austria
Be transported back in time in one of Europe’s largest open-air museums. The Freilichtmuseum Stübing offers an amazing look into the past of Austrian farming that will leave both children and adults spellbound. The 100 traditional structures show...
The Schlossberg, which literally means Castle Mountain, is in many ways the heart of Graz. It is after all where the city’s unconquerable fortress once stood and where young and old still go to escape the busy streets today. Schlossberg makes for...
Murinsel, 8600 Bruck an der Mur, Austria
The river Mur traverses the city of Graz in its very heart. While there are no longer boats making their way down towards the Black Sea, the Mur remains a great attraction. In 2003 when the city was named Cultural Capital of Europe, New York based...
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