Popular tourist destinations in Styria include the Schlossberg, a hill located in the heart of Graz with sweeping views over the city and its stunning architecture; Murztal Valley for its outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and skiing; and Lipizzaner horse breeding farm Piber for tours of their stables and performances by world renowned Spanish Riding School.
For those interested in history, Styria was once part of the Habsburg Empire and was ruled by Archduke Johann from 1809-1859. He initiated many important reforms during his reign that still influence Austrian society today, including laws pertaining to education reform, social welfare initiatives and cultural development projects.
Cities in Styria
Poppendorf, Übelbach, Admont, Bad Aussee, Graz, Apfelberg, Leoben, Diemlach, Brunn, Aigen im Ennstal, Albersdorf, Bad Blumau, Breitenfeld an der Rittschein, Anger, Deuchendorf, Allerheiligen bei Wildon, Bad Gleichenberg, Deutschlandsberg, Gratkorn, Öblarn, Bad Gams, Aibl, Gniebing, Floing, Andritz, Baierdorf-Umgebung, Altaussee, Bad Radkersburg, Baumgarten bei Gnas, Dietersdorf am Gnasbach, Ardning, Gamlitz, Geidorf, Ebersdorf, Falkenburg, Farrach, Eppenstein, Donawitz, Traboch, Birkfeld, Gams bei Hieflau, Attendorf, Bruck an der Mur, Deutsch Goritz, Friedberg, Übersbach, Burgau, Arzberg, Straden, Dürnstein in der Steiermark, Bairisch Kölldorf, Auersbach, Abtissendorf, Bretstein, Stiwoll, Blaindorf, Deutschfeistritz, Dechantskirchen, Breitenfeld am Tannenriegel, Sinabelkirchen ...