Graz – Practical Details

Throughout the ETC International Theatre Conference, the ETC Team on-site is happy to provide assistance – contact us on our mobile phones: 

Hélène Gauthier +49 172 357 32 45 

Djuna Boguhn +49 1573 737 15 27 

 

Schauspielhaus Graz

The ETC International Theatre Conference will take place in the Redoutensaal 
Hofgasse 11 
8010 Graz 
www.schauspielhaus-graz.com 

 

Klima Kultur Pavillon (directly in Front of Schauspielhaus Graz)

Freiheitsplatz, 8010 Graz

 

Dramatiker*innen-Festival Performances:  

 

Find all the locations here: https://www.dramatikerinnenfestival.at/jart/prj3/dramaturgenfestival18/main.jart#orte 

 

Accomodation

Lendhotel, Marko Hotelbetriebs GmbH 
Grüne Gasse 2, 8020 Graz 
Phone: +43 316 71 70 00 
Website: www.lendhotel.at   

FFP2 masks are mandatory in the common spaces of the hotel! 

Find Your Way in Graz

We recommend using the public transportation system. Tickets (€2,50) are available at automats in the airport train station and the main train station and via the app “BusBahnBim- App”, which we recommend downloading prior to your arrival. 

FFP2 masks are mandatory in public transportation in Austria! 

 

Journey between Graz Airport & Lendhotel 

S-Bahn (urban train) S5, direction Graz Hauptbahnof and get off at the last stop Graz Hauptbahnhof (see train timetable here). From there, you can: 

  • Walk to Lendhotel (ca. 15 Minutes)  
    or  
  • Take the Bus 58, Direction: Ragnitz– Get off at Lendplatz/ tim– Walk to Lendhotel, or  
  • Take the Bus 63, Direction: Schulzentrum St. Peter– Get off at Lendplatz/ tim– Walk to Lendhotel 

Taxis are available in front of the terminal; the journey should cost you about 28 EUR and last about 30 minutes depending on traffic 
 
Graz Airport – Schauspielhaus Graz 

  • S-Bahn (urban train) S5, direction Graz Hauptbahnof, get off at Graz Puntigam Bahnhof (see train timetable here). Then take the Tram 5, Direction: Andritz – Get off at Hauptplatz/Congress – Walk to Schauspielhaus (about 7 min) 
  • Bus 630 direction Graz Puntigam Bahnhof, get off at the last stop Graz Puntigam Bahnhof. Then take the Tram 5, Direction: Andritz – Get off at Hauptplatz/Congress – Walk to Schauspielhaus (about 7 min)
  • Taxis are available in front of the terminal; the journey should cost you about 35 EUR and last about 30 minutes depending on traffic.  

 
General overview of Graz airport:  

https://www.flughafen-graz.at/terminal/anreise-parken/uebersichtsplaene.html   
 
Graz Central Train Station (“Graz Hauptbahnhof”) - Lendhotel 

  • By foot: Graz Central Train Station is about 15 minutes away from the hotel.  
    or 
  • Take the Bus 58, Direction: Ragnitz– Get off at Lendplatz/ tim– Walk to Lendhotel 
    or 
  • Take the Bus 63, Direction: Schulzentrum St. Peter– Get off at Lendplatz/ tim– Walk to Lendhotel 
    or 
  • By taxi: it should take you about 5 min the Central Train Station to the hotel, and cost you about 7,50 EUR.  

Graz Central Train Station – Schauspielhaus Graz 

  • By foot: Graz Central Train Station is about 25 minutes away from the theatre.  
    or 
  • Take the Tram 6, Direction: St. Peter– Get off at Hauptplatz/ Congress– Walk to Schauspielhaus Graz  
    or 
  • Take the Tram 1, Direction: Hilmteich/ Botanischer Garten– Get off at Hauptplatz/ Congress– Walk to Schauspielhaus Graz 
    or 
  • By taxi: it should take you about 10 min to get from the Central Train Station to the theatre and cost you about 11 EUR.  

Lendhotel – Schauspielhaus Graz 

  • By foot: Schauspielhaus Graz is about 20 minutes away from the hotel.  
    or 
  • Walk to Zeillergasse – Take the Bus 67, Direction: Zentralfriedhof– Get off at Andreas-Hofer-Platz/ Joanneumsviertel– Walk to Schauspielhaus Graz 
    or 
  • By taxi: It should take you about 10 min to get from the Lendhotel to the theatre and cost you about 10 EUR. 

Regulations to enter the conference or go see a performance

Here is some more information about admission:  

For admission to the Graz venues, we kindly ask you to present one of the following documents to the audience service without being asked to do so:   

1. proof from an authorised body of a negative result of an antigen test for SARS-CoV-2, which must not have been taken more than 48 hours ago.

2. proof from an authorised body of a negative result of a molecular biological test for SARS-CoV-2, which must not have been taken more than 72 hours previously. 

3. medical confirmation of an infection with SARS-CoV-2that has occurred in the last six months and is currently inactive.

4. proof of having been 
a) first vaccination as of the 22nd day after the first vaccination, or 
b) second vaccination, or 
c) vaccination from the 22nd day after vaccination in the case of vaccines for which only one vaccination is scheduled (validity 9 months) 

5. a certificate according to § 4 para. 18 EpiG or a certificate of segregation, if this certificate was issued for a person demonstrably infected with SARS-CoV-2 in the last six months prior to the scheduled testing. 

6. proof of neutralising antibodies, which must not be older than three months. 

Getting Tested

General information about getting tested in Austria:  
https://www.sozialministerium.at/Informationen-zum-Coronavirus/Coronavirus---Haeufig-gestellte-Fragen/FAQ-Oesterreich-testet.html   
 
List of Corona-Test- Stations:  
https://www.graz.at/cms/beitrag/10364755/10508864/Coronatests_in_Graz.html  

 

Location of a few selected Test Stations in Graz:  

uniT – Free Antigen tests with certificate
Festival Centre, Sauraugasse 4 (3 minutes from Schauspielhaus Graz)  
Tue + Wed 9:30-17 :00 
Thu- Sat 9:30 – 15:00 
Sun 10:00-11:00
 
POINT-OF-CARE – offers PCR & Antigen at 2 locations 
Cost:  
Antigen- Test: 33 EUR 
PCR- Test: Mo- Thu; Fri until 10:30 
69 EUR 
On the weekend: Fri starting 10:30 – Sun 
104 EUR 
Results on the same day if the test is done before 10:30 (except Sundays)
 

Graz Airport 
Opening Times & appointment booking: 
https://www.test-strasse.at/flughafen-graz


Graz Center
Eggenberger Gürtel 98, 8020 Graz 
Opening Times & appointment booking: 
https://www.test-strasse.at/teststrassen/graz-mitte

 

Landschaftsapotheke 

Sackstraße 4

You first need to pay the test in the pharmacy (Antigen-Test costs 25 EUR). 

Opening Times: Mo- Fri 8:00-18:00

Cost: 25 EUR

 

Apotheke zum grünen Kreuz  - offers Antigen Tests 
Annenstraße 45 
Opening Times: There is no registration needed.  
Mo- Fr 8:00 – 18:30 
Sa 8:00 – 13:00 
Cost: 25 EUR 
https://www.apothekezumgruenenkreuz.at/covid-19-tests 

 

Be aware that a lot of pharmacies in Graz have a lunch break between 11:30 - 14:00. 

Places to Eat

BOWLS & POTS by Maykay

https://maykay.at/sporgasse/

Sporgasse 8, 8010 Graz

Snack Bar based on fusion Asian cuisine. They offer vegan pots to an own creation of bowls - there is a wide selection of dishes for a price from 5 to 10 EUR. 

Opening times:
Mo- Sun: 10:00 – 22:00

 

Pizzaiolo

Karmeliterplatz 1

Original neapolitan pizza, price range between 10 - 15 EUR. 

Tue - Sun: 11.30 – 14.30 / 18.00 – 22.30

 

Pink Elephant Am Eisernen Tor 1 
http://www.pinkelephant.at/ 

Offers mainly Mexican Food – Tacos, Burritos, Quesadillas. It should cost you about 10 EUR. They are not only a restaurant but also a café and bar.  
Opening times:  
Mo- Thu: 8:00 – 01:00 
Fr- Sat: 8:00 – 2:00 
Sun: 8:00 – 24:00 
 
Ginko Greenhouse Herrengasse 7 
https://www.greenhouse-ginko.at/ 

Regional, seasonal and vegan food. They have a daily changing lunch for about 7.5 EUR and you can get a menu for 9.2 EUR.  
Opening Times:  
Mo- Sat: 9:00 – 19:00 

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