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City break in Graz. Active leisure ideas for Graz - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Eggenberg Palace Fans of active pastime will surely appreciate a huge choice of entertainment venues in Graz. Schlossberg Park is a perfect destination for hiking and outdoor recreation. Here you can spend a whole day walking in shady avenues or enjoying picnic among old trees. Tourists, who want to admire exotic plants and rare flowers, are recommended to visit the local botanical garden, which is located just a short drive from the center of the city. Here you will find a rich collection of beautiful plants and flowers imported from all over the world. Fans of eco-tourism will certainly enjoy a walk in the Leech woodland. A fascinating excursion will certainly help you to appreciate the splendor of the local nature.
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Besides walks in beautiful natural locations, guests of Graz will surely find other interesting entertainment in the city. Fans of gambling will certainly enjoy their visit to Casineum Casino, which is located in the central area of the city. This is the place where you will find traditional gambling tables and modern slot machines, and even an attractive bar. Fledermaus is one of the most popular nightclubs of the city. This is a perfect place of rest for a large company. The club’s hall is decorated in the original Gothic style. Fans of dancing will be delighted with the huge dance floor, and gourmet visitors are welcome to taste specialties and delicious snacks in the cozy bar.
Package club also attracts visitors by a rich choice of food and perfectly matched music program. In Package you can hear music of different directions, from modern compositions to classical melodies to the 80s. Fans of Latin music will simply fall in love with Cohibar Graz club, which often organizes performances of popular music bands. On Mondays the club provides its visitors with free dance lessons, so everyone is welcome to learn how to dance salsa. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Travellers will find a lot of attractive shops and trading centers in simply each district of Graz. Visitors of Frankowitsch trading complex will surely find a lot of interesting items there. Here customers will be offered brand clothes and perfumes, and high-end jewelry. Beautiful gifts and lots of other interesting products can be easily found in Kaiser-Josef-Platz Market. Tourists usually praise Bauernmarkt am Lendplatz Market. Murpark trading center will please its visitors not only by a rich choice of trendy boutiques and jewelry, but also by numerous cozy restaurants and cafes that will make your visit to this mall even more enjoyable.
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Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Graz

Aiola Island, Murinsel
Where: Mur 1, Graz;
Café Niú
Where: Harrachgasse 2, Graz;
M-1
Where: Färberplatz 1., Graz;
Poco Loco
Where: Halbärthgasse 14, Graz;
Graba 42
Where: Grazbachgasse 42., Graz;
Humboldtkeller
Where: Humboldtstrasse 3., Graz;
Maykäfer
Where: Maygasse 5., Graz;
Jazzcafé Stockwerk
Where: Jakominiplatz 18/1, Graz;
Pharmacy
Where: Leonhardstrasse 35, Graz;
Hello Josephine
Where: Franziskanergasse 4., Graz;
Theatercafé
Where: Mandellstrasse 11., Graz;
Stargayte
Where: Keesgasse 3, Graz;
Eckhaus
Where: Rechbauerstrasse 15, Graz;
Stern
Where: Sporgasse 38, Graz;
Kulturhauskeller
Where: Elisabethstrasse 30., Graz;
Three Monkeys
Where: Elisabethstrasse 31, Graz;
Miles
Where: Mariahilferstrasse 24, Graz;
Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Graz
♥   Nature Park 'Almenland' , 25.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Falkenstein' , 46.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Krajinski park Mariborsko jezero' , 56.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Krajinski park Jareninski dol' , 57 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Krajinski park Negova in Negovsko jezero' , 65.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Graz
♥   Amusement park 'Freizeitzentrum Stubenberg' Stubenberg, 34.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Wild und Erlebnispark' Mautern in Steiermark, 59 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Märchenpark Neusiedlersee' St. Margarethen, 122.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Wiener Prater' Vienna, 147.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Adventure Park Postojna' Postojna, 170.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Graz
♥   Water park 'H20 Hotel-Therme' , 44.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Sonnentherme Lutzmannsburg' , 102.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Graz from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Aiola Island

From the series “The most unusual and strange bridges on Earth”
Apart from the great functional importance, the bridge Aiola Island has a huge cultural value. The restaurant on its island is used for ceremonial banquets. Particularly popular is this unusual resort with the newlyweds. Many travelers and locals strive to walk on the romantic pedestrian bridge in the evening when lit with the beautiful illumination. It must be noted that the bridge was opened on Mur River on the occasion of an important event for the city. In 2003, Graz was declared the cultural capital of Europe. … Read further

Stairs to Schlossberg

From the series “Furious footways around the world that make you dizzy”
You can climb to the height of about 70 meters. In addition to the preserved tower on top of the hill you can see the surviving fragments of the old castle and many other ancient buildings that are sure to interest those who like excursions. Initially, the Schlossberg staircase was built for strategic purposes in order to provide an optimal path to the fortifications at the top of the mountain. Today, it provides guests with a shortcut to the most important city attractions. … Read further
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City break ideas for neighbours of Graz

Guide to your best city break in Graz - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Graz - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Graz?' disappears immediately.
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