Vienna Old Town Walking Tour in German

Vienna Old Town Walking Tour in German

From $23.01 per person

Walk through Vienna' old town, stopping at picturesque photo opportunities, romantic corners in dreamy alleys and quiet courtyards.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
German
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Bring old Vienna to life by listening to interesting stories about minstrels, students, monks, the Turks and the plague
  • Enjoy a tour popular amongst the Viennese as well as visitors
  • Benefit from cheerful entertainment combined with interesting information
Full description
Walk through the former Jewish and the Greek district, past Vienna's oldest "Beisl" (restaurant) to the wonderful Heiligenkreuzerhof, in which some Roman constructions are still preserved. See narrow streets, old craft workshops, and other historical buildings.  Listen to fascinating stories about the old university, and tales of those who studied there. Learn about the history of musicians associated with the city such as Schumann, Haydn and Schubert.  Finally, admire the old university church with its brown-golden marble splendor. This magnificent building - together with the Jesuit theater and the university - was once supposed to impress protestants and make them return to the Catholic Church. The Jesuits, who were called to Vienna by the Hapsburg family, stayed influential until they were banned by Maria Theresia in 1772. Today they are responsible for the church once again.
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  • Guided tour by certified tourist guides with additional qualifications
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    Covid-19 precautions
    Traveler requirements
    • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
    • You must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative rapid test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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    At the Vermählungsbrunnen fountain at Hoher Markt, 1010 Vienna

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    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.7 / 5

    based on 142 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.3/5
    • Value for money
      4.5/5
    • Service
      4.7/5
    • Organization
      4.8/5
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    Mal auf touristischen Abwegen

    Die Tour hat uns sehr gut gefallen. Wir wurden durch viele Gassen geführt, die einem als normaler Tourist so nicht "auf dem Weg liegen". Auch das jüdische und das griechische Viertel waren sehr interessant, zumal wir gar nicht von deren Existenz wussten. Dazu ein paar interessante Erklärungen und der Rundgang war perfekt.

    April 8, 2019

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    Sehr empfehlenswert!

    Frau Kindl hat uns sehr engagiert und kompetent die Wiener Seele näher gebracht. Wir haben viel kennengelernt, was uns bei früheren Aufenthalten entgangen war. Fakten gepaart mit Anekdoten machten den Spaziergang zu einer sehr angenehmen, abwechslungsreichen und informativen Führung. Ein ganz kleines Minus: sie erzählte sehr zügig und gab keinen Raum für Rückfragen - erst ganz am Ende waren Fragen erwünscht. Bis dahin hatte ich diese aber aufgrund der zwischenzeitlichen anderen Informationen bereits vergessen. Aber wie gesagt, dies nur als winziger Kritikpunkt, das sollte niemanden von dieser Führung abhalten!

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    May 28, 2018

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    Sehr kompetente Stadtführerin mit Witz und Humor

    October 7, 2020

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