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Graz: Old Town Highlights Private Walking Tour

1. Graz: Old Town Highlights Private Walking Tour

Join this private guided walking tour to see for yourself why Graz Old Town is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Explore the beauty of historical landmarks and charming streets while discovering the city’s fascinating facts and stories. Choose from a standard tour and extend tours. Standard 2-Hour Tour Meet your guide and take a 2-hour walking tour featuring many important sites. See the Biserica Ortodoxă Română (Romanian Orthodox Church) and learn about the history of Romanians in Austria. Head to Graz Museum in Old Town. Explore the exhibitions before strolling through the charming Hauptplatz square. Then, admire the architecture of the Graz Opera and the Graz Cathedral. Discover the secrets of the Mausoleum of Emperor Ferdinand II and marvel at the mix of Austrian Baroque with the splendor of the great Roman churches. Next, walk along the bustling Sporgasse and spot more historic buildings. Finally, climb up the famous double spiral Gothic staircase at Graz Castle. Enjoy the company of your guide to enrich your experience with stories and information. If you’re looking to extend your experience with additional add-ons, choose between the 3-hour, 4-hour, and 6-hour tour options. Extended 3-Hour Tour Choose the 3-hour tour and enter the Graz Cathedral to explore its Royal-imperial architecture. Inconspicuous from the outside, inside it hides many treasures waiting to be discovered. Admire the must-see Gothic fresco painting. Set off for a real adventure by climbing up the Graz Clock Tower to see the unforgettable views at the top. Extended 4-Hour Tour Choose the 4-hour tour and get a unique opportunity to explore the fascinating collections of the Landeszeughaus, the world’s largest armory museum. Avoid long queues with a skip-the-line ticket. Discover the exhibitions on four floors and approximately 2,000 square meters of space to see 32,000 exhibits dating back from the 15th to 18th centuries. Extended 6-Hour Tour Join the 6-hour tour to visit the Schlossberg branch of the Graz Museum and learn the history of Graz even more thoroughly. This place has a wide and varied collection of exhibits, so you are guaranteed to leave with a new perspective of the city. Walk around the Schlossberg and enjoy an additional visit to Burggarten. Wander through the idyllic parks and explore the garden’s main highlight, the beautiful orangery.

Guided Tour: “Love Stories of Graz”

2. Guided Tour: “Love Stories of Graz”

An exclusive tour curated for all the hopeless romantics! Together with your professional local tour guide, you will visit Graz's most romantic areas, buildings, and nooks. Where are considered the best places to have a date in this quaint city? Where can you take gorgeous photos? You will be surprised by how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, and parks of the city. What is special about the love story of Rudolf Habsburg and Mary Vetsera? From heartbreaking and tragic, to hilarious and spicy. This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!

Graz: 3-Hour Churches Private Guided Walking Tour

3. Graz: 3-Hour Churches Private Guided Walking Tour

Explore the magnificent churches of Graz on a private walking tour alongside an expert guide. Visit the city's enchanting churches and cathedrals and admire them from the inside. Your first stop is the Franciscan Church, which is a part of the oldest monastery in the city. Admire the combination of Gothic architecture and 20th-century artworks. Take a peaceful stroll through the miraculous cloister with its rose-covered courtyard. See the Parish Church of the Holy Blood and discover the fascinating history reflected in its Gothic, Baroque and modern designs. Explore the Mausoleum of Emperor Ferdinand II with its turquoise domes and majestic build. Climb up to the tower to see the church bells and enjoy panoramic views of the city. The last stop is the famous Graz Cathedral which towers over the historic center. Its unassuming exterior hides myriad treasures inside including gothic and baroque architecture, and gothic frescos.

Vienna: Mariazell Basilica and Melk Abbey Private Tour

4. Vienna: Mariazell Basilica and Melk Abbey Private Tour

Drive through lower Austria and enjoy the beautiful local scenery, the mountains and rolling vineyards during this full-day trip. You will be picked up at your accommodation in Vienna and see two cities with two top attractions - the Mariazell Basilica and famous Melk Abbey, both of which your expert guide can tell you about. Visit the quaint town of Mariazell, where you will find the most important pilgrimage destination in Austria and one of the most visited shrines in Europe: Mariazell Basilica, also known as Basilica of the Birth of the Virgin Mary. Step inside and see its fabulous interior, each of its twelve chapels with organ and altars just as impressive as the last. Melk Abbey is one of the biggest and most beautiful European Baroque Ensembles and it’s located on top of the hill. Walk around and explore the Abbey Park with its baroque garden pavillion. Marvel at its exceptional architecture from outside and step inside where guide will lead you through Abbey Museum, the Marble Hall, balcony, library and church with amazing chapels and decorations. Enjoy your free time in Abbey Park or in Abbey Church before the driving back to Vienna.

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It was just the amazing trip. Everything was well organised with interesting commentary of knowlegable Guide Mark. Totaly worth every penny.

Awesome private tour in Graz! We saw sights that only an experienced guide coujd show us! I highly recommend this tour!