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Styria- Austria’s historic heart


The Styrian panther is the heraldic figure of Styria, which became an independent dukedom in 1180. Styria laid the foundations for the Austrian State. Since 1192, Styria has been considered an important bridge between Western Europe and the Balkans.
The capital of Styria is Graz. The second largest city of Austria was designatedCultural Capital of Europein 2003
Strolling through the narrow streets and courtyards of Graz is like a stroll through the centuries. Many architectural monuments from the baroque, renaissance and gothic period wait for tourists. The most striking symbol of Graz is the Schlossberg and the clock tower with the"Liesl" (bell)and the bell tower.
Graz is a lively modern town thanks to the many universities and high schools. The student population of approximately 50,000 students make a wonderful contribution to the life and atmosphere of the city.
Styria is considered the historic heart of Austria. Here tourists aren’t strangers, but guests. That’s why Styria is the top destination for holidays to relax and recuperate. Styria caters extremely well families. A wide range of special “family” and “children hotels” offer everything families could possibly dream of.
In summer cyclists, fishermen, climbers, horse riders, paragliders, tennis fans, golf enthusiasts and wild-water lovers will find all they could desire for their dream vacation. Styria’s mountain region, which stretches from the Dachstein glacier to the area Mariazeller Land, has a great range of activities to offer. The Austrian Formula One Grand Prix is held at the A1-ring in Spielberg (district of Knittelfeld) and is well known by all fans of motor sports.
Winter sports originated in Styria as Alpine skiing was invented in Muerzzuschlag, which hosts international sporting events on a regular basis.
Relaxation and rest are only some of the highlights that Styria has to offer. The province is also famous for its excellent wines and different kinds of beer which can be found all over Europe. Come and enjoy well-being and relaxation in one of the numerous Styrian spa resorts. Styria, with its wide range of recreational activities to offer, is a top holiday destination for the whole family.

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