When you’re planning a trip to Austria’s second largest city make sure that you also consider our Graz car hire services as your main means of transportation through the city. This area has been settled from Roman days when a small fort stood where the city center stands today and then Slovenians settled the area and protected it by building a castle.
Nowadays Graz is a university and science town through and through, featuring no less than six universities two of which are dedicated to applied sciences.
The city is served by Graz Airport which is located less than six miles from the city center and getting into the city can be done via train and bus routes and of course the ever-present taxis. Your best choice by far would be to employ our Graz car rental services and have a car ready for you at the airport so that you can start driving towards your destination as soon as possible.
Once in the city there are many sights that you can visit, starting with the Mausoleum of Emperor Ferdinand II which features impressive interior décor which its elliptical dome being the oldest outside of Italy. Right next to the mausoleum you can find the Cathedral of Graz which features a wonderful exterior fresco considered to be the oldest remaining painting depicting the city.
Eggenberg Castle is built in early Baroque architecture and features lavish state rooms which you should definitely visit as the entire castle features wonderful wall and ceiling paintings as well as detailed ceramic stoves and inlaid wood floors.
For those who are interested in all sorts of weapons you can visit he Armory Zeughaus which contains a mind bogglingly large collection of weapons and armor which range from Medieval two-handed swords to modern pistols. The armory itself was initially built to function as an armory and to arm the people in case of an attack so everything that you will see exhibited here are real weapons, nothing is meant just for show.
These are of course only a few of the things that you can see while in Graz so make sure to consider our Graz car hire services and see these and many more things that the city has to offer.