If you arrive at Graz Airport then you may wish to consider a car rental Graz Airport service. There is so much to see and do in Graz and its surrounding areas. There is also a train station close to the airport. Graz is a busy university town located one hundred and twenty seven miles from Vienna. It is the second largest city in Austria. Graz Airport is officially known as Thalerhof Airport. It is located nine kilometres from Graz City.
The old town of Graz has been granted world heritage status and it’s easy to see why as you walk around and explore this wonderful city. Check out the Glockenspiel which features dancing figures and music at various times during the day. Next head for the mannerist Baroque Mausoleum. The dome here is the oldest in the world bar Italy. Marvel at the interior design of this building courtesy of Johann Bernhard Fischer.
You can’t miss the Schlossberg which is the castle on top of the hill in the centre of Graz. If you are feeling lazy then take the elevator up however there are great views to be had while making the climb. Another castle worth a look is Eggenberg Castle with its splendid baroque design. Tours are available here which gives visitors an opportunity to see some wonderful paintings as well as other artistic treasures.
Ski season is always a busy time in Graz with popular resorts such as Mariborsko Pohorje, Rogla, Region Murau, Kreischberg and Schladming – Dachstein proving a major draw.
Ryanair offer flights to Graz from Girona, Stansted and Alghero. InterSky offer flights to another very popular ski destination from Graz called Friedrichshafen while Welcome Air fly to Innsbruck.