Flights to Graz

Discover Graz: One of the Best Preserved Cities in Europe

Cuisine, Culture, Nature

Austria's second-largest city, Graz, was named the European Capital of Culture in 2003 and the City of Design in 2009. Graz is an amazing city full of history and culture. Explore Corendon Airlines' affordable and flexible Graz flights and book your flight to this magical city right away.

Feature / Location

Capital of the Austrian state of Styria / Second largest city in Austria

Currency

Euro

Weather

Summers are warm and pleasant however; the winters are cold and dry.

Time Zone

GMT+1

Airports

Graz Airport

Activities

Visit the historical landmarks; relax in the green spaces; enjoy local food

Graz Austria, one of Austria's most important and cultural tourist centers, combines beautiful baroque architecture and modern design. The city boasts a laid-back Mediterranean atmosphere. For anyone who hasn't visited the city before, we highly recommend climbing Schlossberg Hill and seeing the city's famous clock tower and the beautiful, charming town from a height. Search Corendon Airlines for the most suitable flights to Graz now and discover this beautiful city.

What Is Graz Best Known For?

Graz is known for history, culture, cuisine, fun and a great area to explore nature.

  • Cuisine
  • Culture
  • Nature

Graz Cuisine

Cuisine
Graz Cuisine Backhendl
Graz Cuisine Backhendl

Backhendl

One of the most famous dishes in Styrian cuisine is Backhendl. Pieces of chicken flavored with spices and breaded then deep fried until golden and crispy. You won't ever taste fried chicken like this as your tastebuds will have an adventure.

Graz Cuisine Käferbohnensalat
Graz Cuisine Käferbohnensalat

Käferbohnensalat

A popular salad dish is the scarlet runner bean salad (Käferbohnensalat) and is a must try on your visit to Graz. A very simple dish with scarlet runner beans, that have grown in Austria since the 16th century, that are flavored with vinegar, pumpkin seed oil, onions, salt and pepper.

Graz Cuisine Verhackert
Graz Cuisine Verhackert

Verhackert

Another specialty of Styria is Verhackert, a sensational spread made from smoked, finely chopped bacon that is blended with salt and minced garlic. To truly appreciate the flavors it's best to eat this cold with bread as an appetizer.

Graz Culture

Culture
Graz Culture Eggenberg Palace
Graz Culture Eggenberg Palace

Eggenberg Palace

Eggenberg Palace is one of the most important pieces of Baroque architecture in the region. A UNESCO World Heritage Site built in the 17th Century by The Princely family of Eggenberg. It was built on top of a medieval family residence and has 365 windows, 31 rooms per floor, 24 lavish state rooms and 4 corner towers. The palace exhibits work by the Dutch masters of the 17th century for you to enjoy. Outside of the palace the beautiful gardens have peacocks that roam free with their splendid colours on display. This is a definite to add to your Graz to do list.

Graz Culture Franciscan Monastery
Graz Culture Franciscan Monastery

Franciscan Monastery

Take a wander through the Old Town, A UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Franciscan Monastery. Cobbled streets take you to the historic city centre home to the most tranquil Monastery, the Franciscan Monastery. This is truly a place to sit and contemplate life in the peaceful surroundings of stunning arches and peaceful courtyards.

Graz Culture The Armoury Museum
Graz Culture The Armoury Museum

The Armoury Museum

One of the last original historic armoury's left in the world. The Armoury Museum was built in 1642. Its exhibits of arms and military equipment date from the 15th to 18th century. Graz was once the centre of defence against attacks from other regions. This is one to add to your Graz to do list if you are interested in military artifacts and history of the area.

Graz Nature

Nature
Graz Nature Bärenschützklamm
Graz Nature Bärenschützklamm

Bärenschützklamm

Outside of the city you will find Bärenschützklamm a great adventurous area for hiking, nature, lakes, and waterfalls. For those of you with children due to the nature of the park under 6 are not allowed to enter. Nearly 10km of scenic moderate difficulty hiking trails can be found in Bear Gorge with amazing trails full of off-road paths, wooden ladders and stairs passing waterfalls. Bear Gorge is one of the longest waterfall gorges in Europe. Good Hiking boots and water and a small amount of food is recommended.

Graz Nature Graz Botanical Gardens
Graz Nature Graz Botanical Gardens

Graz Botanical Gardens

Graz boasts a beautiful Botanical Gardens at the Institute of Botany. The garden hosts a wealth of plants from three different climate zones. The gardens belong to the university and are free of charge to enter, we recommend you check the opening hours as the gardens aren't open full days and hours can vary. Great for those interested in Flora and Fauna.

Graz Nature Stadtpark Graz
Graz Nature Stadtpark Graz

Stadtpark Graz

Beautiful greenery, interesting monuments, stunning fountains and impressive statues await you in the stunning Stadtpark Graz. The colours change throughout the year and make for a beautiful place to spend an afternoon or for an early morning walk. A great chance to relax in the city. A top tip to help interact with the park's inhabitants, the local squirrels is to make sure you take some nuts with you.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Graz

What is Graz best known for?

Graz is known for its history, culture, cuisine, and fun and is a great area to explore nature.

How can I find cheap flights to Graz?

Corendon Airlines offer cheap flight tickets to Graz through the Corendon Airlines Graz flight ticket deals page on the website or mobile app. When planning your flight, we recommend ensuring you have enough time to enjoy the historical city fully. Being flexible with your dates can assist you in securing the cheapest flight deals to Graz.

What are my accommodation options in Graz?

Accommodation in Graz is varied, with something to suit every budget and holidaymaker's profile. The preferred location is the city center, especially for those who like to be near the top attractions and the hustle and bustle of the lively city. The lower-budget accommodation options in Graz include hostels in Hauptbanhoff and Rosselmuhlgasse. For those that want reasonably priced accommodation in Graz, there are some great Graz hotels around the Graz City Station. Don't worry about those looking for something upmarket, from boutique to luxury. The city has a lot to offer. Top tip for all history buffs: why not choose one of the hotels in some of the city's unique historical buildings? Remember to check out Corendon Airlines' hotel options to find accommodations suitable for your taste and preferences.

How can I get from Graz Airport to the city center?

You can travel between Graz Airport and the city center by bus, train, and car rental. Train journeys between the airport and the city center take 11 minutes and are the most convenient way to travel between the airport and the city center. There is a bus stop outside of the airport's arrival hall, and the buses coincide with the departure and arrival times of the flights. Car rental companies can be found at the airport, and they are the best way to get the most out of your trip to Graz. Remember that in peak season, booking your car rental in advance is always best to avoid disappointment.

Graz flight ticket

Cheapest flight ticket Airport Flight duration Cheapest date
Antalya → Graz
flight ticket: 47.99 EUR
Graz Airport 1 hr 50 min 24 Jun 2024

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Cheap Flight Tickets to Graz

Corendon Airlines offer cheap flight tickets to Graz through the Corendon Airlines Graz flight ticket deals page, on the website or mobile app. When planning your flight, we recommend ensuring you have enough time to fully enjoy the historical city. Being flexible with your dates can assist you in securing the cheapest flight deals to Graz. A tip when booking your flight ticket with Corendon Airlines to Graz is to pre book your flight seats, inflight meal and extra kilos when booking your ticket to get the best prices for your additional services.

Accommodation in Graz

Accommodation in Graz is varied with something to suit every budget and holidaymaker's profile. The preferred location is the city centre especially for those who like to be near to the top attractions and the hustle and bustle of the lively city. The lower budget accommodation options in Graz include hostels in Hauptbanhoff and Rosselmuhlgasse. For those that want reasonable priced accommodation in Graz there are some great hotels around the Graz City Station. Don’t worry for those that are looking for something a little upmarket from Boutique to Luxury the city has a lot to offer. Top tip for all history buffs: why not choose one of the hotels that are housed in some of the city's historical unique buildings. When booking accommodation for peak times especially in August we highly recommend you book in advance.

Airport and Transportation

Graz Airport GRZ is one of the most important airports in Austria with its annual number of passengers approaching one million. Graz Airport, which is 9.3 kilometers away from the city center of Graz, is the number one airport serving the south of Austria. The first flight at Graz Airport took place in 1914. Graz Airport GRZ, which has witnessed many transformation and development works over the years, is today the gateway of the region to the world.

You can travel between Graz Airport and the city centre by bus, train and car rental. Train journeys between the airport and city center take 11 minutes and is the most convenient way to travel between the airport and city centre. There is a bus stop outside of the arrival's hall of the airport and the buses coincide with the departure and arrival times of the flights. Car rental companies can be found at the airport and they are the best way to get the most out of your trip to Graz. Remember that in peak season it's always best to book your car rental in advance to avoid disappointment.

Graz Weather

Graz weather is moderately continental. The best time to visit Graz is between April and September. June, July, August, and September have the most pleasant weather during the year, with average temperatures from 20°C to 25°C; however, it's wise to take an umbrella as there is also a chance of rain. For those of you who prefer the hotter temperatures, then August is the best month to travel, and although July has warm weather, it's also the wettest month. In comparison, January is the driest month but also the coldest.

22 C Scattered Clouds
TODAY May 18, Sat
  • May 19, Sun 23 Clear Sky
  • May 20, Mon 23 Overcast Clouds
  • May 21, Tue 17 Light Rain
  • May 22, Wed 20 Light Rain
  • May 23, Thu 21 Light Rain

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