Guided tours

Experience the city of Graz with me, let’s delve into the past of the “World Heritage Site Graz” and explore the present in the “UNESCO City of Design”. Let’s follow in Napoleons footsteps, get enchanted by the Italian vibe of the city and enjoy the “Capital of Culinary Delights” with all its regional specialties. Let me tell you about saucy stories and big scandals in sinful Graz and enjoy Austria’s new “coffee capital”. Laugh, marvel, blush, cringe, suffer and laugh with me in Graz.

I offer all tours in German and in English. Upon written request in advance, I am happy to facilitate a tour in other languages. Take a look at my proposed tours and put together an individual tour according to your preferences and personal needs.

The historic center of Graz

Graz is an old city rich with history, culinary art and above all flair. Take a walk through the city and let it cast a spell on you. A lively city, that isn’t overrun by tourists, despite being a World Heritage Site. A city that has a lot to explore, which isn’t obvious at first sight. Let me show you the hidden gems of my hometown.

 

Recommended time for the tour: 1,5 hours

I am happy to adapt the length according to your preferences.

 

 

The "Schlossberg" (Castle Hill)

Almost exactly in the middle of the city, there is a hill, called Schlossberg. The city grew around it. It is not surprising that this hill has many stories to tell and is worth exploring. Take a walk through the city and get to know the town’s main landmark. Learn the reason why the hill is called castle hill, despite there being no castle.

Recommended time for the tour: 2 hours

I am happy to adapt the length according to your preferences.

 

 

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Coffee in Graz

Graz is the capital of coffee …well, this might be exaggerated, but coffee culture in Graz has changed a lot in the last few years. Traditional cafés stayed, and many new cafés serving award-winning coffee appeared, introducing new coffee cultures. Come and experience Graz’s culinary art: try a “Verlängerter” and a cold brew, while learning about the origins of these coffees – the best way to experience Graz with your five senses.

Recommended time for the tour: 3 hours

I am happy to adapt the length according to your preferences.

The World Heritage Site Graz

The historic center of Graz has been a World Heritage Site since 1999, and in 2010 it was extended to also include Eggenberg Palace. During this tour, you will find out what makes Graz so special that it earned its status as World Heritage Site and why Eggenberg Palace is not just a beautiful palace, but what distinguishes it from other castles in the German-speaking world.

Recommended time for the tour: 3 hours

I am happy to adapt the length according to your preferences.

 

Around Graz: Styria

 

Did you know that more Austrian go on holiday to Styria than to any other province? Styria is the top vacation destination for locals. The reasons behind this are manifold: from the Piber Federal Stud, where Lipizzan horses are bred, to the “Styrian Tuscany”, up to one of the best chocolatiers worldwide. Let me put together your Styria-experience and explore the green heart of Austria with me.

Recommended time for the tour: at least 4 or 5 hours

I am happy to adapt the length according to your preferences.

Have you seen Graz by night?

Are you only here for one night and would still like to see Graz, or have you been here on day trips and only know the city by day? Then this tour is perfect for you. Particularly during the night, new perspectives on Graz emerge that cannot be experienced during the day. Artistic light effects show Graz in a different light. See the Friendly Alien come to life, the Mehlplatz transform into the Roman Piazza Navona and invisible things become visible.

Recommended time for the tour: 1,5 hours

I am happy to adapt the length according to your preferences.

 

Sex in Graz

On this tour, we will talk about it all. What does S&M have to do with Graz? Where did the name “Frauengasse” (women’s alley) come from? Why was the clock hand of the clocktower bent due to an affair? Who was Maria “Mizzi” Kaspar and who was meeting regularly at the public swimming pool “Bad zur Sonne”? On this particular tour, we will address these questions and many more…be open-minded and above all don’t be shy…

Recommended time for the tour: 1,5 hours

I am happy to adapt the length according to your preferences.

 

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111 ways to die in Graz

Nothing is certain but death…experience the dark side of Graz. Learn about how and where people died in Graz, what was done with the dead and what the main causes of death were. This tour guides you from vain princesses to disheartened artists up to the biggest tomb of a Habsburg. Thrilling, funny, macabre, but also sad stories about dying in Graz.

Recommended time for the tour: 2 hours

I am happy to adapt the length according to your preferences.

 

 

You want more?

Have you seen all the classics in Graz and would like to see something new? Are you going to spend your vacation in Styria or Graz and don’t have any plans yet? Or are you in Graz and don’t really know what to do? Reach out to me and we will create your Graz- and Styria-experience together, according to your wishes. I will plan your vacation or your tour without any pressure and depending on your preferences and ideas. Spas, mountains, vineyards, cities, you name it – I know all the places here and I’m committed to making your trip to Styria a once-in-a-lifetime experience.