In Styria, the Green Heart of Austria, nearly 800 two-thousand meter peaks, 3,500 alpine pastures, six nature parks and the Gesäuse National Park make for a special nature experiences. In the southeast, the many spas make the country a wellness center. The southern Styrian wine country is one of the most idyllic regions and Western Styria is home to the Lipizzaners. Graz was not only the European Capital of Culture of the Year 2003 and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, since 2012 the Styrian capital can call itself “City of Design”. The LIFESTYLEHOTELS in Graz are always worth a visit.