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Around the Parkhotel

Spend an indulgence holiday in the capital of indulgence

Shopping, cultural events, relaxed activities or classic sightseeing tours: Graz offers a great variety during your city trip. Because of its central, yet quiet, location the Parkhotel Graz has all hotspots of urban life, like the shopping mile or the opera house, at its doorstep. 

Romance Parkhotel Graz in the city centre
Lovely Graz in Austria

Idyllic parks

In the middle of the city and still surrounded by green, that's the Cityhotel Graz. The Stadtpark as well as the Meranpark and the Burggarten are located right at the hotel's doorstep. Take lovely walks through the parks and gardens or go for a nice runs. 


Sights in the cultural capital Graz in Austria
Emblem of Graz

All important sights in the historic old town are located within walking distance to the Parkhotel. Take a walk through the UNESCO World Heritage from the Herrengasse to the Hauptplatz and visit the charming side streets. From here you can take the cable car, lift or stairway up on the Schlossberg, where Graz' landmark, the clock tower, is waiting for you. The late Gothic Graz Catherdal, Sporgasse street with its historic buildings and the Graz Castle with its castle gate are further highlights you should not miss out on.

Art and culture

A lovely evening at the Graz opera house, at the theatre, a the Kasematten open air stage on Schlossbert or alternative performances at other Graz venues – the Graz cultural programme leaves nothing to be desired. In cooperation with the Graz Theatre we offer special offers for premières and New Year's Eve performances.

Visit the collections of the Joanneum Universal Museum – get a 24h or 48h ticket and choose from 10 venues, like the Kunsthaus Graz (art house) on the Mur riverside that opened in 2003.


Around the Parkhotel Graz you can visit a wide range of lovely restaurants. Visit the Cohibar right opposite the Parkhotel, the Pastis French bistro and coffee house, the traditional Promenade Cafe in the old castle sentry in Stadtpark or enjoy a Styrian snack at the Laufke Restaurant. 


In and around the Herrengasse a symbiosis of traditional and modern shops invites you for shopping, window shopping and discovering lovely clothes and souvenirs for home. Note: Sporgasse, Kastner & Öhler traditional department store in the cul-de-sac. 


The Diagonale, the styriarte, the Styrian Autumn, “Aufsteirern” and La Strada are benchmarks in the Graz event calendar, which attracts local and international guests to come to the metropolis. Ask the Florian family for package deals when you visit Graz for one or more of these events.

Leisure activities & e-bikes

Running in Leechwald forest, tennis, cycling … if you are looking for active recreation in Graz, you will find various leisure and sports facilities. A well-developed and safe cycling network invites you to explore Graz on your bicycle. The more convenient alternative is a tour with an e-bike, ask our team for the rental stations. 

Excursion destinations in and around Graz

Excursions around the Parkhotel Graz in Styria
Indulgence in Graz

In Styria's sunny south gourmets and indulgence holiday makers will get their money's worth – popular venues are the four Styrian wine roads and the thermal baths in the thermal region. North of Graz you will find impressive mountain landscapes with the 1,445m Schöckl mountain as a true excursion hotspot for locals and guests.

At the Parkhotel Graz you will find indulgence and recreation at the highest stage during your busy holidays in Graz centre. If you are looking for a cosy, stylish hotel for your stay in the Styrian capital, tell us your holiday preferences with a no obligation holiday enquiry