Graz & its surrounding


Walking through Graz you will experience discovering the past and the future at the same time. The city is a perfect blend of old and new. The historic city center is a UNESCO world cultural heritage site and impresses not only with its stunningly well preserved buildings but also a cosmopolitan atmosphere. Adjacent to historical buildings modern architecture blends in perfectly.
Get to know Austria´s second biggest city and find out some facts here.

The surrounding Area

Not far from Scherwirt you will find a modern golf course (2 km), tennis courts (1,5 km) and a riding club (2 km). Hikers will love the hiking trails around the Schöckel. From the top of the mountain you can expect on clear days great views as far as down to Slovenia.

The area around Schöckel together with Stattegg are hotspots for mountainbikers offering trails for beginners up to extreme bikers. Some of the trails connect to the Graz cycling path network.

Enjoy local traditions and culture in various villages around Graz and find more information on excursions here.