5-Day Austria Road Trip in Graz

Old Town of Graz, Innere Stadt, Graz, Styria, Austria
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Graz
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Graz
Duration
5 days & 4 nights
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Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 5-day road trip through Austria.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Austria. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Graz.

We'll help you experience the best 5 days in Austria you can imagine, so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Austria at Graz, you’ll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you’ll be off to take in some of the best travel destinations in Austria, including the stunning Eggenberg Palace, Graz and Uhrturm.

You’ll have your choice of the country's best hotels and places to stay throughout your road trip, suitable for all budgets. For example, in the region of Graz, you could choose to stay at a popular hotel like the 4-star Hotel Daniel Graz. Alternatively, you could stay at a luxury accommodation like the 4-star Hotel Das Weitzer. Travelers looking for the best cheap accommodation could choose the 3-star Gasthof Lend-Platzl. No matter which price range you’re looking for, our local experts will assist you in finding the best stay option for your visit.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights, such as the magnificent Schloßberg in the city of Graz. Enjoy top travel destinations like the amazing Mariatrost Basilica and Oper Graz.

From the spectacular Main square of Graz in the city of Graz to the unforgettable Murinsel in the city of Graz, you'll experience the best the area has to offer on your self-drive road trip through Austria.

Add tours and tickets to each day of your trip to make the most of your time in Austria. You’ll have the opportunity to choose from the best tours and activities that your travel destinations have to offer, meaning you’ll never have a boring moment on your road trip through Austria.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you plenty of time to shop at the best markets in Austria, where you'll browse souvenirs you can take home to memorialize your road trip.

You’ll return home having experienced the very best of everything Austria has to offer.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of Austria. You’ll be booked at the best hotels for 4 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 4 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You’ll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. All taxes are included in your vacation package price. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. You can also add tours and tickets to your itinerary each day.

The best services in Austria fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your self-drive road trip in Austria today!

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Included

4 nights hotel
Breakfast
5 days car rental
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Graz - city in AustriaGraz

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Attractions

Schlossbergbahn, R-34719, R-16239, R-35183Schlossbergbahn
Graz Cathedral, Innere Stadt, Graz, Styria, AustriaGraz Cathedral
Grazer BurgGrazer Burg
Eggenberg Palace, Graz, Eggenberg, Graz, Styria, AustriaEggenberg Palace, Graz
UhrturmUhrturm
SchloßbergSchloßberg
Mariatrost Basilica, Mariatrost, Graz, Styria, AustriaMariatrost Basilica
Graz Opera, Innere Stadt, Graz, Styria, AustriaOper Graz
Main square of Graz, Innere Stadt, Graz, Styria, AustriaMain square of Graz
MurinselMurinsel
Kunsthaus GrazKunsthaus Graz
Landeszeughaus, Innere Stadt, Graz, Styria, AustriaLandeszeughaus
Old Town of Graz, Innere Stadt, Graz, Styria, AustriaOld Town of Graz
Wörthersee
Pyramidenkogel Tower, Keutschach am See, Bezirk Klagenfurt-Land, Carinthia, AustriaPyramidenkogel Tower
Neuer Platz, Innere Stadt, Klagenfurt, Carinthia, AustriaNeuer Platz
Hochosterwitz Castle, Sankt Georgen am Längsee, Bezirk Sankt Veit an der Glan, Carinthia, AustriaHochosterwitz Castle
Grazer Landhaus, Innere Stadt, Graz, Styria, AustriaGrazer Landhaus
St. Johann und Paul, Wetzelsdorf, Graz, Styria, AustriaSt Johann und Paul
Schloss Lustbühel, Graz

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Travel dates
Jan 1 - Jan 5

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Day 1

Day 1 in Graz - Arrival Day

  • Graz - Arrival Day
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  • Schlossbergbahn
  • Graz Cathedral
  • Grazer Burg
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Your amazing road trip adventure in Austria begins when you reach the incredible region of Graz. There, you'll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best luxury places you could stay in the region of Graz is the Hotel Das Weitzer. This 4-star hotel is rated an average of 85.34 out of 5 stars by 1,771 guests.

We also recommend the best 4-star hotels, like the Hotel Daniel Graz. This hotel has an average rating of 84.24 out of 5 stars by 1,512 guests.

Alternatively, the best cheap hotel in the region of Graz is the Gasthof Lend-Platzl.

If these hotels are not available during your trip to the region of Graz, our system will automatically help you find the best hotel for your stay.

Graz has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Schlossbergbahn. This attraction is a funicular and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 941 visitors.

Graz Cathedral is another popular attraction in Graz. This unforgettable attraction is a cathedral and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 696 visitors.

Another favorite attraction in Graz is Grazer Burg. This outstanding travel destination has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 658 visitors.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Graz, Steak Boutique. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 772 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Graz is dreizehn by Gauster. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 500 customers.

Locals recommend Glöckl Bräu | Wirtshaus - Schank - Gastgarten | Graz as one of the best restaurants in the city of Graz. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,934 customers.

Graz also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Graz is Steak Boutique. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 772 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Graz is dreizehn by Gauster. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 500 customers.

Locals also enjoy Flann O'Brien Original Irish Pub. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,257 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 5-day vacation in Austria!

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Day 2

Day 2 in Graz

  • Graz
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  • Eggenberg Palace, Graz
  • Uhrturm
  • Schloßberg
  • Mariatrost Basilica
  • Oper Graz
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Day 2 will take you to the best attractions the region of Graz has to offer, such as the incredible Eggenberg Palace, Graz, Uhrturm, and Schloßberg.

You’ll continue exploring the region of Graz on day 2 of your self-drive road trip through Austria. Take advantage of this break from your road trip by spending another day sightseeing and eating at some of the best restaurants in Austria.

There are plenty of attractions, markets, and restaurants for you to experience today in the region of Graz. Your accommodation will be conveniently located close to several of the best attractions you won't want to miss.

You'll be able to visit more of the best travel destinations like the extraordinary Eggenberg Palace, Graz. This attraction is a museum and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,859 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations in Graz is the spectacular Uhrturm. This attraction is a clock tower and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 5,511 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing Schloßberg park. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 17,166 visitors.

Mariatrost Basilica is another stop you might want to add to your itinerary. This parish church is a popular destination among visitors in Graz. Rated at an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 877 visitors, it’s one many travelers find worthy a visit.

If you’re interested in seeing something outstanding today, then consider Oper Graz. Oper Graz is an opera house and popular attraction in Graz. More than 2,571 visitors have rated this place an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Your discovery of Austria does not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Graz on this day of your trip. This experience and allows you the opportunity to explore fantastic attractions. Include this activity on your itinerary or choose among other memorable tours in Graz.

After a long day of exploring some of the most popular attractions in Austria, be sure to eat at Flann O'Brien Original Irish Pub, which is considered one of the best restaurants in the city of Graz. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,257 customers.

Alternatively, another of the top restaurants in the city of Graz is the popular Gösser Bräu Graz. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,327 customers.

Another great restaurant we recommend in the city of Graz is Landhauskeller - Mittagessen | Abendessen | Cocktailbar | Hofsaison | Katze Katze - Graz. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,481 customers.

When you’ve finished your meal, Gösser Bräu Graz is one of the best bars in the city of Graz for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,327 customers.

Landhauskeller - Mittagessen | Abendessen | Cocktailbar | Hofsaison | Katze Katze - Graz is another of the most popular bars in the city of Graz. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,481 customers.

Alternatively, a great bar that locals enjoy in the city of Graz is ROX Graz - Burger | Grill | Music-Bar. ROX Graz - Burger | Grill | Music-Bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,453 customers.

Stopping at one of these popular bars is the perfect way to celebrate another incredible day in the magical city of Graz!

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Day 3

Day 3 in Graz

  • Graz
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  • Main square of Graz
  • Murinsel
  • Kunsthaus Graz
  • Landeszeughaus
  • Old Town of Graz
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Day 3 will take you to the best attractions the region of Graz has to offer, such as the incredible Main square of Graz, Murinsel, and Kunsthaus Graz.

You’ll continue exploring the region of Graz on day 3 of your self-drive road trip through Austria. Take advantage of this break from your road trip by spending another day sightseeing and eating at some of the best restaurants in Austria.

There are plenty of attractions, markets, and restaurants for you to experience today in the region of Graz. Your accommodation will be conveniently located close to several of the best attractions you won't want to miss.

You'll be able to visit more of the best travel destinations like the extraordinary Main square of Graz. This attraction is a square and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 14,059 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations in Graz is the spectacular Murinsel. This attraction is a footbridge and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,302 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing Kunsthaus Graz art museum. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,960 visitors.

Landeszeughaus is another stop you might want to add to your itinerary. This armory is a popular destination among visitors in Graz. Rated at an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,545 visitors, it’s one many travelers find worthy a visit.

If you’re interested in seeing something outstanding today, then consider Old Town of Graz. Old Town of Graz is a popular attraction in Graz. More than 1,520 visitors have rated this place an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Your discovery of Austria does not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Graz on this day of your trip. This experience and allows you the opportunity to explore fantastic attractions. Include this activity on your itinerary or choose among other memorable tours in Graz.

After a long day of exploring some of the most popular attractions in Austria, be sure to eat at Lend-Platzl, which is considered one of the best restaurants in the city of Graz. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,340 customers.

Alternatively, another of the top restaurants in the city of Graz is the popular aiola upstairs - Panoramaterrasse | Frühstück | Mittagessen | Abendessen | Cocktails - Graz. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,454 customers.

Another great restaurant we recommend in the city of Graz is ROX Graz - Burger | Grill | Music-Bar. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,453 customers.

When you’ve finished your meal, Molly Malone Irish Pub is one of the best bars in the city of Graz for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 793 customers.

2Brothers Irish Pub is another of the most popular bars in the city of Graz. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 599 customers.

Alternatively, a great bar that locals enjoy in the city of Graz is Hops Craft Beer Pub Graz. Hops Craft Beer Pub Graz has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 359 customers.

Stopping at one of these popular bars is the perfect way to celebrate another incredible day in the magical city of Graz!

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Day 4

Day 4 in Carinthia and Graz

  • Graz
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  • Wörthersee
  • Pyramidenkogel Tower
  • Neuer Platz
  • Hochosterwitz Castle
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On day 4 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the region of Carinthia. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible Wörthersee, Pyramidenkogel Tower, Neuer Platz, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the region of Carinthia is Wörthersee. This incredible attraction is a lake and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,815 visitors.

Pyramidenkogel Tower is another popular attraction you'll visit in the region of Carinthia. This spectacular attraction is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 15,998 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the region of Carinthia is Neuer Platz. This amazing attraction is a square and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,786 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the outstanding Hochosterwitz Castle. This castle and place of interest is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,862 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Graz.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Graz, like Herzl Weinstube. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,157 customers.

Ganesha Indian Restaurant is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Graz. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 921 customers.

Locals enjoy Kirby's American Kitchen, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Graz. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 834 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Graz, RANGOON Relax Cafe - Cocktail. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 369 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like The Dublin Road Irish Pub. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 277 customers.

The Churchill is another of the best bars in the city of Graz. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 249 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Austria!

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Day 5

Day 5 in Graz - Departure Day

  • Graz - Departure Day
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  • Grazer Landhaus
  • St Johann und Paul
  • Schloss Lustbühel, Graz
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Day 5 of your road trip in Austria is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of Graz before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. When you have time to explore the area before you make your way home, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Grazer Landhaus is an extraordinary attraction you could visit to enjoy your last day in Graz. This multiple dwellings and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 549.

If you're interested in seeing something else, the St. Johann und Paul church building is another great option. This attraction certainly lives up to its reputation for its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 435 reviews.

You can also stop at Schloss Lustbühel, Graz to capture the beauty and wonder of Graz one last time. This outstanding attraction is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 431.

Your accommodation will also be strategically located for some last-minute shopping in the region of Graz before you conclude your short European break.

You could then enjoy your last meal in the city of Graz at Molly Malone Irish Pub before you travel home. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 793 customers.

Alternatively, we also recommend El Pescador for your last chance at a meal in the city of Graz. The El Pescador restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 642 customers.

If you'd prefer a popular restaurant that locals enjoy, try Gasthaus Stainzerbauer. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 587 customers.

You’ll then say farewell to Austria and begin your journey home, now filled with memories of unforgettable experiences in Austria!

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