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Hiking on the Gaberl | © Graz Region | Mias Photoart


From the alpine north around the Dachstein, Gesäuse and Hochschwab to the golden middle with the provincial capital of Graz and the lovely south with its vineyards and thermal spas – all of this is Steiermark.

Steiermark in the heart of Europe

With its scenic diversity which ranges from the glacier on the Dachstein to Graz and into the wine country, as well as the globally active companies in the fields of industry, science, technology and research, Steiermark is one of the most desirable places to live in Europe. Due to its excellent transport connections to the international rail, road and air networks and the fantastic leisure and culture options, the Green Heart of Austria is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the Alps.

Living, working and residing in styria

Styria not only impresses with its beautiful landscape and great leisure activities, but also with excellent working conditions and innovative companies, a very well-developed infrastructure and comparatively inexpensive real estate landscape, high-quality educational opportunities, top health care facilities and a diverse range of art and culture.

In the heart of Europe!

Steiermark, a land that impresses with its location in the heart of Europe as well as the highest quality of life - for the people who are on holiday or already live here, as well as for those who may decide to put down roots here in the future and find their ideal place of work in the Green Heart of Austria.

Steiermark 101

Locals about the Green Heart of Austria

Entrepreneurs, athletes, creative artists and many other exciting personalities talk about their love for their homeland and what their Green Heart beats for (the interviews are only in German language).


The Green Heart of Austria in all its facets: whether as the Austrians’ most popular holiday destination, a region of clusters - from human technology to mobility - and a pioneer in network strategy or a province with an almost endless variety of culinary products with apple, wine and pumpkin as the flagships of local agriculture.