The second largest city in Austria; Graz has been called the cultural capital of all of Europe, and with its numerous museums, fantastic architecture, fine dining, excellent shopping and scenic countryside just minutes away it is hard not to agree. The city features numerous colorful activities and festivals throughout the year with plenty to do and see.

The Graz Tourism Information Office can offer tips on where to stay, when to visit and things to do. Write to the office at: Graz Information, Herrengasse 16, A-8010 Graz. They can be reached by phone at: 43-316-80750, or via e-mail at:

The office is open to visitors looking for information during their visit. It is open January to March, as well as November from 10am until 5pm Monday through Friday, and on Saturday and Sundays, as well as holidays from 10am until 4pm. During the spring and fall seasons it is open from April to June, and September through October as well as the holiday month of December from 10am until 6pm, Monday through Saturday, and Sunday and holidays from 10am until 4pm. During the peak summer months of July and August the tourism information office is open Monday through Friday from 10am until 7pm, Saturday from 10am until 6pm and Sundays and holidays from 10am until 4pm.