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  • Location: Vienna, Austria
  • Duration:  2 hours (approx.)
If you are a first-time visitor to Vienna, this is the perfect tour for you! Enjoy an overview of the history and the architecture of the city of Vienna on this 2-hour guided walking tour. Journey through beautiful and elegant streets as your guide points out the most famous city sites such as the State Opera, the Ringstrasse (Ring Boulevard), Stephansdom (St Stephen's Cathedral) and more.

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  • 2-hour guided walking tour of Vienna
  • Get a historical and architectural overview of the Austrian capital with your expert guide
  • See top Vienna attractions including the State Opera, the Ringstrasse and Stephansdom
  • Learn about Vienna's famous figures including the Habsburgs, Empress Sisi and Franz Joseph
  • See one of Vienna's most notable historical cafés, Café Demel

What You Can Expect

Vienna Highlights Walking Tour

Vienna Highlights Walking Tour

On this historical walking tour of Vienna, your expert local guide will show you the city’s main attractions, as well as hidden gems that other tours may skip. Explore within the famous Ringstrasse (Ring Boulevard) and enjoy a great overview of what makes Vienna so unique, from its interesting history to its famous historical figures to its beautiful buildings.

Starting behind the State Opera on Albertinaplatz, learn how this site was once the center of the mighty Hapsburg Empire and how it was destructed during World War 2. Continue to the Imperial Palace, the residence of the royal family where the Emperor Franz Joseph and Empress Sisi used to spend their winters.

Walk passing by elegant boutiques and the historical Café Demel, located near the Hofburg Palace and known for being one of the best cafés in Vienna.

Continue to the city center to see Stephansdom (St Stephen's Cathedral). This architecturally stunning Romanesque- and Gothic-style cathedral is the seat of the Archbishop of Vienna. Tour this magnificent church with your guide and learn about its long history. Discover more architectural treasures around this area of Vienna before ending your tour at Stephansplatz.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2013

Really good tour by an experienced guide who was happy to answer questions and gave us plenty of time to take photos. Lots of walking but not overwhelming or difficult.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2013

Vienna is very beautiful and it was nice to have a guide so knowledgeable about this city. Great introduction to Vienna.

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