We live in possibly the best part of town here in Graz, Austria's second-biggest city. In 2003, Graz was European Capital of Culture and has always been...
Where is it?
In Styria, you will find all the attractions of Austria in one province. With its wide range of holiday offers Styria caters for all tastes, from pure relaxation holidays to challenging sports experiences and the province is an attractive destination throughout the year.A 30 minutesâ drive will take you to the winelands with excellent Sauvignon and Chardonnay or to the Alps. In winter times you may try alpine skiing in the famous Austrian skiing areas (next 45 minutes), a cross country skiing is at a 20 minutes drive from home.
Summer activities as hiking, swimming in one of the nearby lakes, canyoning, rafting, paragliding, golfing, horseback riding you can practice in many places in the nearby surroundings. A 2-hour trips lead you to the famous cities of Vienna and Salzburg. Itâs a 30 milesâ trip to the Slovenian border, 80 miles to the Austrian lake district of Carinthia, 70 miles to the Hungarian border, 100 miles to the Italian border and 250 miles to Venice, Italy. In winter it is also fine to relax in one of the several resorts with outdoor pools in the surroundings of Graz.
Zettling is a small, long village (1400 inhabitants) quiet and rural. 7 minutes by car there are two big shopping centres.Graz is a wonderful medieval town of 230.000 inhabitants.
In 2003 Graz was "European Union Cultural Capital". For more details and pictures look at: www.graztourism.at/and www.steiermark.com/en/.
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