What to do in Graz, Austria – culture, quirk and cutting-edge design

What to do in Graz, Austria – culture, quirk and cutting-edge design

Planning a city break to Graz? I’ve got you covered. This guide will show you what to do in Graz with recommendations on where to stay, what to eat and tips on how to have the best time in Austria’s second largest city.

 

Hauptplatz, main square in Graz

 

The first thing that comes to mind when I think of Graz is the juxtaposition of old and new, traditional and modern, elegance and quirk. The pastel coloured stucco facades and cobbles of the old town contrast with edgy, futuristic design and modern architecture. In 2003 Graz was named European Capital of Culture and in 2011 was awarded UNESCO City of Design status. The two awards complement both each other and the city of Graz perfectly.

 

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10 beautiful things to do in Ios, Greece

10 beautiful things to do in Ios, Greece

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Are you looking for beautiful things to do in Ios? The captivating Greek Island of Ios is emerging from the shadow of its Cyclades sisters with a choice offering of cool bars, elegant restaurants and boutique hotels. Add in a pretty old town, stunning beaches and glorious sunsets and you’ve bagged yourself an idyllic Greek island holiday. Read on for some of the best things to do in Ios.

Old town, Ios, Greece

 

Ios in Greece is one of 220 islands which form the Cyclades. Set in the azure waters of the Aegean Sea, it has a reputation for being one of the top Greek party islands. Don’t let that deter you because Ios’ party season only lasts for two months from mid-June to mid-August. Outside of that the island exudes a chilled vibe and laid-back atmosphere with loads of fabulous things to see and do. Here’s what to do in Ios besides party…

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Tiefenbachklamm – Austria’s Wild Side

Tiefenbachklamm – Austria’s Wild Side

Alpbachtal Seenland in the Tirol region of Austria is all about getting outdoors, soaking up dramatic scenery and breathing in the fresh Alpine air.

In summer, a hike through the Tiefenbachklamm, a spectacular gorge which carves its way through the Alpbachtal landscape, is guaranteed to give you a healthy blast of wild nature and a good measure of outdoor therapy.

 

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Fifteen fabulous things to do in Paphos, Cyprus

Fifteen fabulous things to do in Paphos, Cyprus

From beautiful Mediterranean beaches to exploring UNESCO sites and feasting on fabulous food, it’s time to check out the best things to do in Paphos.

The Fort, Paphos, CyprusPaphos Fort

Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean and makes for a perfect beach holiday. But what to do in Paphos after you’ve bathed in crystal clear waters, relaxed on the sandy blue flag beaches and eaten your fill of the island’s fabulous food? Quite a lot actually.

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