Outdoor Activities in Graz

Outdoor activities in Graz are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Graz comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Graz and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Graz has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Graz.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Graz:

  1. #1 of 106 Outdoors Activities in Graz
    - Used in 525 itineraries

    Tags: View Point, Historical Site, Tourist Center, Tower

    Address: Schlossberg 8010 Graz

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This 28 metre 13th century clock tower is very dear to the people of Graz. When Napoleon finally took possession of Graz back in the 19th century, he destroyed most of the fort on the Schlossberg, but...Read more

  2. #2 of 106 Outdoors Activities in Graz
    - Used in 488 itineraries
    Grazer Schlossberg

    Tags: View Point, Castle, Tourist Center, Hill

    Address: Kaiser Franz Josef Kai 38 8010 Graz

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    At 123 metres high, the Castle Hill is the best place in Graz from which to capture 360 degree panoramas. Even better, the closest access to the hill is from the city’s main square. There are th...Read more

  3. #3 of 106 Outdoors Activities in Graz
    - Used in 385 itineraries
    Schloss Eggenberg

    Tags: Church, Museum, Garden, View Point

    Address: Eggenberg, 8020 Graz, Austria

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This palace is flamboyant and brilliant. Apparently its architecture and layout are supposed to reflect the universe – they follow a very particular mathematics and allegory. It’s one of t...Read more

  4. #4 of 106 Outdoors Activities in Graz
    - Used in 353 itineraries
    Kunsthaus Graz

    Tags: Art And Culture, View Point, Tourist Center, Exhibition

    Address: Kunsthaus Graz Lendkai 1 8020 Graz

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    At first look, the building in which this art exhibition space is housed looks like something an alien dropped. Indeed, that’s what most people call it, a ‘friendly alien’. Others sa...Read more

  5. #5 of 106 Outdoors Activities in Graz
    - Used in 461 itineraries

    Tags: Bar, Food And Drinks, Cafe, Restaurant

    Address: Hauptpl. 1, 8010 Graz, Austria

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Back in the 12th century, this used to be Graz’s main marketplace. It’s area was cut in half when the Renaissance Town House was built. Most of the houses around the square have lovely Ren...Read more

  6. #6 of 106 Outdoors Activities in Graz
    - Used in 258 itineraries

    Tags: Museum, Tourist Center, Specialty Museum

    Address: Herrengasse 16, 8010 Graz, Austria

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    30000 pieces of arms and armoury make up the biggest and most fascinating collection of this kind in Austria, and indeed, the world. Styria between the 15th and 18th centuries used to be in almost con...Read more

  7. #7 of 106 Outdoors Activities in Graz
    - Used in 379 itineraries
    Kastner & Ohler, Paradeishof

    Tags: Play Ground, Food And Drinks, Cafe, Tourist Center

    Address: Sackstraße 7, 8010 Graz, Austria

    Timings: 09:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Practically every major Austrian city has this department store chain. Modern, trendy, and upscale, the shopping centre is a favourite hangout for locals. Clothes and accessories and perfumes are it&r...Read more

  8. #8 of 106 Outdoors Activities in Graz
    - Used in 400 itineraries

    Tags: Island, View Point, River, Food And Drinks

    Address: Mariahilferplatz 1, 8020 Graz, Österreich, Austria

    Timings: 10:00 am - 11:59 pm Details

    It’s a strange looking thing to find in the middle of the river Mur – an artificial steel island, or a floating platform. Built in 2003 to create a water based attraction in Graz, the isla...Read more

  9. #9 of 106 Outdoors Activities in Graz
    - Used in 381 itineraries

    Tags: Church, Cafe, Restaurant, Tourist Center

    Address: Sporgasse, Graz, 8010, 8010, Austria

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This cheerful little pedestrian street is older than the city of Graz itself. It used to be an important trade road in roman times. Today, you will visit it for two things – the shopping, and th...Read more

  10. #10 of 106 Outdoors Activities in Graz
    Spanische Hofreitschule Bundesgestut Piber

    Tags: Play Ground, Tour, Tourist Center, Farm

    Address: Piber Stud Farm Piber 1 8580 Köflach Austria

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    50km from Graz, you’ll find an elite school of riders, in a little village of Pber. The Lipizzan breed of horse is thought to be one of the most magnificent. The school itself is among the best ...Read more

  11. #11 of 106 Outdoors Activities in Graz
    - Used in 210 itineraries
    Basilika Mariatrost

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Tourist Center, Tower

    Address: Kirchpl. 8, 8044 Graz, Austria

    Timings: 08:00 am - 12:00 pm Details

    This high baroque church is the most important Marian shrine in the country. It’s an important pilgrimage site. Reaching for the sky from the top of the 469 metre high Puberg Hill, its dome and ...Read more

  12. #12 of 106 Outdoors Activities in Graz
    - Used in 101 itineraries
    Burgruine Gosting

    Tags: Church, Ancient Ruin, Castle, Historical Site

    Address: Ruinenweg, Graz 8051, Austria

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Though now in ruins, this 11th century castle once held an important strategic location. It was in use until the 15th century to protect against the Turkish and Hungarian forces. In 1723, lightning st...Read more

  13. #13 of 106 Outdoors Activities in Graz
    - Used in 108 itineraries
    Mausoleum Of Emperor Ferdinand I I

    Tags: Church, Tourist Center, Tower, Architecture

    Address: Burggasse, 8010 Graz, Austria

    Timings: 10:30 am - 04:00 pm Details

    He was the most famous Holy Roman Emperor, and he was born here in Graz. His efforts to suppress Protestanism and restore Catholicism as Europe’s only version of Christianity infused much of the...Read more

  14. #14 of 106 Outdoors Activities in Graz
    - Used in 233 itineraries

    Tags: Historical Site, Tourist Center, Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: Hauptplatz, Graz 8010, Austria

    This has been the location of the city administration ever since the 16th century, when there was only a simple Renaissance style building-cum-prison here. The classical building you see today was bui...Read more

  15. #15 of 106 Outdoors Activities in Graz
    - Used in 227 itineraries

    Tags: Historical Site, Palace, Tourist Center, Fountain

    Address: Herrengasse 16, 8010 Graz, Austria

    Right in the middle of Graz city, hidden away, is this lovely Renaissance courtyard. It looks like a slice of Venice was hidden away in the city by the architect, Domenico dell'Aglio. The building tha...Read more