Hotspot Graz: the hottest locations


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Italo flair with cobblestone pavement. Modern art on the river. Young people and Styrian culture. In short: Graz rocks! At creative street festivals in summer. In futuristic art buildings and hip pubs.
For anyone who finds Vienna too big, Graz is the place to be: sympathetically manageable, but in spirit a big city. Take a look at restaurants, cool fashion, ice cream parlours and the trendy districts of the city.

The trendy lendviertel

The right bank of the Mur is the “cool kid” of Graz: hip, a bit vintage, creative and trendy. We'll tell you in which bars the young scene meets for an aperitif, which art centre is particularly creative and which farmers’ market is the hotspot of the district on Saturday mornings.

Restaurants, shops, art in the trendy district of Graz

young “in” locations in Graz

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Shopping in Graz

Graz is not New York. But when it comes to shopping, the Styrian capital is at least as creative and diverse as the Big Apple. With eco-fashion, design shops, space for creative souvenirs and recyclable rubber shoes.

The best shops in Graz

Shoes, cosmetics, accessories, eco-fashion

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Eating ice cream in Graz

Ice cream like in the old days. Ice cream like tomorrow. Classic varieties à la strawberry and vanilla. Unusual varieties like the black ice made of activated carbon. We take you to the best and most extraordinary ice cream parlours in Graz.

The best ice cream parlours in Graz

Ice cream tips in Graz

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As a hipster in Graz

Hip, hipper, Graz. The city is rather small, but the young creative scene is big. And accordingly it is teeming with nice third-wave cafés and weird bars. The crowd meets in international restaurants, in summer over an Aperol in the park.

Trendy spots in Graz

Trendy bars, restaurants and cafés in Graz

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hotels: Hotel Europa Graz


Yogi Hagen

Yogi Hagen is an insatiable world traveller and a passionate cosmopolitan who feels at home in many places on this planet. For example, on one of her longer trips she took photos of travesty artists in Thailand. The journalist and photographer has been living in Vienna for several years, where she is also a fixed part of the queer community. She knows Vienna in all its facets and definitely knows which party you should not miss and where you can enjoy the best after-work drink.

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