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Vienna Spanish Riding School Guided Tour

1. Vienna Spanish Riding School Guided Tour

Vienna’s Spanish Riding School has been in continuous operation for more than 450 years. It continues to cultivate classical equitation in the Renaissance tradition of the Haute Ecole. On an exclusive 55-minute behind-the-scenes tour, visit the Winter Riding School, a gem of Baroque architecture, the Summer Riding School which houses the world’s largest oval horse walker and the stables in the Stallburg. The Stallburg is Vienna’s most significant Renaissance building, and features an arcade courtyard and the historical stables of the Lipizzaner stallions. Learn about the history of the equestrian tradition and about the Lipizzaner stallions, who are the stars of the establishment.

Vienna: Hidden Wine Cellars Tasting Experience

2. Vienna: Hidden Wine Cellars Tasting Experience

Sample wines and snacks on this guided walking tour in Vienna, the only capital city in the world that cultivates wine directly within the city. Find out everything about Viennese wine as you uncover little-known cellars.  Follow your guide to hidden and secret wine cellars which exist in Vienna's city center. Several stops of your tour will see you visiting wine cellars which have been opened exclusively for you. Taste selected wines paired with typical Viennese snacks at every stop.  Visit Haas and Haas, Restaurant Ofenloch, and a special highlight (secret place), each of which will provide you with a different glass of wine and an authentic Viennese snack.

Vienna: Ghosts and Legends Guided Nighttime Walking Tour

3. Vienna: Ghosts and Legends Guided Nighttime Walking Tour

Embark on a guided city walking tour of Vienna at night and uncover the dark legends that lurk behind each corner. See city highlights, including Hofburg Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. With your guide, walk by the walls of the Hofburg Palace past the Augustinian Church and follow in the footsteps of ancient legends and suspicious characters who came before. Continue to Neuer Markt, and hear unnerving tales of strange occurrences. Explore the Blutgasse district, one of the oldest parts of the city center, and scout out haunted buildings. Learn about Vienna's history of vampires and witches and how it played a role in the beginning of the “Dracula” novel. Finish your night tour at the legendary St. Stephen's Cathedral.

Vienna: Naschmarkt Guided Food Tour

4. Vienna: Naschmarkt Guided Food Tour

On this food tour in Vienna's Naschmarkt, you will explore the most famous market in the city! Your guide will lead you through the market immersing you in a world rich with scents, colors, flavors and of course history.  As you explore the market with your guide learn about various cultures and their preparation and presentation of food. As a tasting market, you will have the opportunity to taste different foods from various stands throughout the market. Try olives from Greece and Spain, cheese from Switzerland, curry from India, pepper from Brazil, salami from Italy, wine from Austria and so much more.

Vienna: Skip-the-Line Hofburg Ticket & Sisi Museum Tour

5. Vienna: Skip-the-Line Hofburg Ticket & Sisi Museum Tour

Enjoy priority entry access and step inside the famous the Hofburg Imperial Palace, as well as the Sisi Museum, alongside a knowledgeable guide who will lead you on a guided tour of the impressive complex.  Walk inside this magnificent castle and discover the conference room, which was used for the ministerial conferences that were chaired by the emperor.  See 24 different rooms including the private bedrooms of the imperial couple, their saloons for guests, and Elisabeth's dressing room. Admire the Silver Collection with valuable porcelain and crystal glasses, which provide insights into the court dining culture of the imperial dynasty.  Enter the Sisi Museum with over 300 personal items that belonged to Elisabeth like her dresses, parasols, gloves, and her unique beauty preparations.

Vienna: 1.5-Hour Underground Walking Tour

6. Vienna: 1.5-Hour Underground Walking Tour

Explore the mysterious underworld of Vienna on this exciting walking tour. Experience the diverse and eventful history of the city with a professional tour guide. You begin the tour at Michaelerplatz, where you can feel the city's 2,000 -year history. Building work exposed part of the old Roman city. A cellar from the 17th century and part of the old city wall can also be found here. Nearby you will find St. Michael’s Church, which has more than 4,000 people buried in its crypt. See the wonderfully preserved mummies of rich and notable figures. You will then be guided through a few more basements.

Jewish Vienna: City Synagogue Guided Tour

7. Jewish Vienna: City Synagogue Guided Tour

Explore the Stadttempel, the main Synagogue of Vienna. The tour takes you along the memorial of the Holocaust, the wall of names, and the survived City's vibrant Synagogue. Exclusively see the inside of the City’s Synagogue and get to know its vibrant history. Along with your guide, and active members within the Jewish community of Vienna, you will have an unforgettable experience within the Synagogue.

From Vienna: Bratislava City Tour with Food Options

8. From Vienna: Bratislava City Tour with Food Options

Enjoy a day trip to Bratislava on a tour that shows you the sights of this charming capital and allows you plenty of free time to explore the city on your own.  Stroll through the historical center of Bratislava. See all the city’s important landmarks including the Opera, Reduta building, Man at Work statue, Central Square, Primate's Palace, and Michael's Gate. Enjoy a coffee and cake at a café after your walking tour. Take advantage of more free time to explore the city on your own. Meet up back at the bus station at 6:30 PM, arriving in Vienna at 7:30 PM.

"The Third Man" Film Location Tour

9. "The Third Man" Film Location Tour

Enjoy a unique tour following in the footsteps of Orson Welles through the original filming locations of the classic film, "The Third Man." Even more than 50 years after its première, the dark post-war epic about Harry Lime (Orson Welles) remains one of Vienna’s film classics. Director Carol Reed deftly transformed English novelist Graham Greene's screenplay into an authentic and artistic film of post-war Vienna. Many illustrative pictures guide in the footsteps of Harry Limes through the winding, cobblestone plastered alleys of Vienna’s old town centre. Visit the most important film locations, learn about the exciting international genesis of the film and about the “other Vienna,” the war ruins, the allied forces, the black market, and the spies from east and west. Experience an unconventional, lively, and exciting film and city tour!

Vienna: Empress Sisi Walking Tour & Imperial Apartments

10. Vienna: Empress Sisi Walking Tour & Imperial Apartments

Hear about the life of Empress Elisabeth (commonly known as Sisi), of Austria-Hungary on a guided walking tour of Vienna. Meet your guide at the Albertina and make your way straight to the Hofburg, where you will explore the former Imperial Apartments. Discover more about the daily life of the Empress. Then, visit the Augustinian Church where the Bavarian princess married Emperor Franz Josef in 1854. Afterwards, pay a visit to her favourite confectioner, her favourite jeweller, as well as other shops where Sisi liked to indulge in some retail therapy. Hear anecdotes and curiosities about the life of the famous empress and be amazed by her complex character and personality. Finally, have the option of booking an additional visit to the Imperial Crypt. Located beneath the Capuchin Church, see Sisi's final resting place as well as the burial sites of other famous figures of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

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What people are saying about Vienna

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based on 2,900 reviews

Very nice idea! You can explore the city on your own and always get reference points, so to speak, where you have to solve puzzles. Some of these are very easy, but still worth it. All in all a great thing, especially in terms of price!

Our guide Lisa was a historian and extremely knowledgeable about Jewish history in Vienna. We gained an invaluable insight on the subject and I would say this was one of the best walking tours I have been on.

Refreshingly different and wonderful guided tour mainly through the crypt under the Michaelerkirche.

Small group and excellent guide who is based on the n the Jewish community.

Really interesting and informative and our guide was a qualified historian!