Vienna Historic Center Walking Tour
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Duration: 3 Hours
At your Hotel
The best way to discover the historic city center is on foot with our enthusiastic guides. Your private guide will meet you directly at your centrally located hotel or a meeting point in the city center. He'll take you to the most important sights, explain the history and share intriguing stories and anecdotes with you.
First you will be introduced to the St. Stephen's cathedral in detail. Freeze in awe in front of the majestic gothic structure with it's great South Tower and the roof covered with 230.000 glazed tiles. Many consider the interior of the church as the world´s most stunning
Then your guide will show you the amazing area behind the cathedral with its narrow streets and hidden courtyards. You will here see the house where Mozart wrote his famous opera "The Marriage of Figaro" and marvel at the typical “Pawlatschen” access balconies!
Across the famous Graben Street you arrive at the plague column, a unique masterpiece from the baroque era. Take a quick glimpse into the marvelous church of St. Peter with your guide. If you're lucky you might hear the organ being played. Then you will walk along the Kohlmarkt, Vienna's most elegant shopping street, resisting the temptation to enter the Demel confectionery and the many designer boutiques.
Then you will head to explore Hofburg Palace extensively. With over 2.600 rooms it is one of the world's largest building complexes. Admire the ample wings and courtyards of the Hofburg and see the Heroe's Square, the Spanish Riding School, the stables of the Lipizzan horses and the church of St. Augustine. There Emperor Franz Josef married his 16-year-old cousin Sisi. You also see several locations from the famous movie "The Third Man".
At the end of the walking tour your guide will show you the Sacher Hotel, the Albertina museum and the Monument against War and Fascism.
Enjoy the individual service and personal atmosphere of a private tour: Your knowledgeable guide is ready to respond to your every request and requirement. Listen to intriguing and amusing stories about Vienna and the Viennese and take advantage of your guides' insider knowledge. Bring you camera to take advantage of the many photo opportunities!
Hotel pick up & Drop off
tour cancelled 30 days prior to arrival - no cancellation fee
tour cancelled 29 - 15 days prior to arrival - 35% cancellation charge
tour cancelled 14 days and less prior to arrival - 100% cancellation charge (meaning NO refund)
No show: No refund