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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.

Piber: Lipizzan Stud Guided Tour

2. Piber: Lipizzan Stud Guided Tour

See where the magic happens at this stud farm in Piber, just outside of Köflach. Meet your expert guide at the farm and learn how the horses are cared for and bred, and of course their achievements and history. Every trip to the stud farm is a unique and special experience. During stud tours, carriage rides, and various other activities the stallions can be admired in action. Enjoy the clear summer air on the mountain pastures, then the museum and cinema. Watch the foals exploring their surroundings during their first months, always under the safe care of the mares. Watch a demonstration by the farrier in the smithy and learn about the historical background of the Lipizzaner in the museum. Watch the horses and their riders at the training in the riding hall. There is also the children’s adventure path for the little ones. In 2020 the farm celebrated 100 years of breeding the majestic horses in Piber.

Graz Museum: Private Guided Tour

3. Graz Museum: Private Guided Tour

Discover the historical exhibits of Graz Museum to find out the city’s true essence on this guided museum tour. Follow your expert guide at your own pace and immerse yourself in this charming Austrian city. Choose an extended option to visit the Schlossberg branch of the museum. Graz is a city like no other, with a multitude of monuments, original places, and scenic views. The Graz Museum was founded to display the city’s fascinating history. During your tour, learn important political, economic, and social facts about Graz as well as best-kept secrets. Choose the 2-hour option to explore fascinating collections of Graz Museum in Old Town. Established to celebrate the city's 800th anniversary, the museum takes visitors on an amazing journey through the history of Graz. The museum is in the Baroque Palais Khuenburg, where the Austrian heir to the throne, Franz Ferdinand von Österreich-Este, was born in 1863. In 2014, the museum was nominated for the European Museum of the Year award. Choose the 3.5-hour option to extend your tour and have an additional visit to the Schlossberg Graz Museum. The famous Schlossberg hill hides many wonderful gems and this fascinating museum’s collection is one of them. Enjoy a little hike or use the glass elevator to reach the top of the one-of-a-kind Schlossberg hill. Be surrounded by nature and characteristic architecture. Explore the history of the Schlossberg and the unique topography of Graz.

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