• Location: Prague, Czech Republic
  • Duration: 13 hours (approx.)
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Keen to see more of central Europe while you’re in Prague? Then grab the chance to visit Austria’s capital on this day trip from Prague to Vienna. Traveling by coach with an expert guide, head to the city and discover its historical highlights. Drive along the majestic Ringstrasse, and explore the lavish Hofburg Palace and gardens of the Schönbrunn Palace, both former residences of the 18th century ruling Habsburgs. Finish your Prague to Vienna day trip with a visit to St Stephen’s Cathedral and free time for lunch or shopping.

Highlights

  • Full day tour to Vienna from Prague
  • Admire the beautiful landscape of Bohemia and Moravia
  • Discover the culture, history, architecture and UNESCO World Heritage site of Vienna
  • See Vienna's top attractions, such as Schwarzenberg Square, the State Opera, Schönbrunn Castle, Ringstrasse and more
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from centrally located Prague hotels

What You Can Expect

Vienna Sightseeing Day Trip from Prague

Day Trip to Vienna

Leave your central Prague hotel and travel by air-conditioned coach through the heartlands of Bohemia, tracing the path of the Danube River toward Vienna, Austria’s capital.

On route, learn about Vienna’s illustrious history as the seat of the Habsburg Empire during the 18th century. Hear about the city’s top historical attractions and how its center is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

After roughly 3.5 hours, arrive and travel around Vienna’s famous Ringstrasse, the ring road built by Emperor Franz Joseph I in 1858 after the demolition of the city walls.

Admire the neo-classical and ne-baroque palaces, monuments and museums along the route, including the Vienna State Opera, Austrian Parliament and Natural History Museum. Drive by Vienna’s beautiful parks and listen as your guide shares the stories and secrets behind the landmarks.

Head to the Schönbrunn Palace, the lavish summer residence of the Habsburgs. Visit the vast gardens (own expense) and enjoy free time to stroll around the lawns and fountains, framed by wonderful views of the palace.

Back aboard your coach, drive to the Hofburg Palace, the former power base of the Habsburgs and seat of the Austrian President.
Head inside (own expense) to discover the world of the Habsburgs, and afterward, visit St Stephen´s Cathedral. Take a guided tour of the 14th-century Gothic masterpiece with its diamond-patterned roof and opulent interior.

Lastly, enjoy free time for lunch or shopping before returning to Prague, where your tour ends.

Customer Reviews

em_majid

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Good way to see Vienna in a day

Linda F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

This tour was amazing. I forgot the guide’s name but she was enthusiastic and gave us so much information. Will do it again if given the chance. I’m sorry I forgot the tour guide’s name but she also spoke Spanish.

Katia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Mike's driving skills were impressive.

Andrew P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

i enjoyed this trip. Olga made my tour extra special. :)

Georgialee Z

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

This was a fabulous tour - perfect amount of bus riding/listening while driving and then time in the city itself. Even though it's a bit of a treck from Prague, it's absolutely worth it if you have the time. Vienna is amazing. Great sight seeing, history, architecture and shopping. Loved it all.

Irena V. F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

It was very good.

rkupka

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2017

Our guide Peter was fantastic.The ride from Prague does take over 3 hours and Peter made sure we were comfortable and shared his knowledge of the history, the countryside and the customs of the people to make the ride to and from seem to take less time than it actually did. I would definitely recommend this tour and Peter in particular.

MELISSA L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2017

Worth the price! Enjoyed it!

Ashley C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

AMAZING!!!! We had sooo much fun going to the local market and would HIGHLY recommend doing this tour to get a feel for Chiangmai culture. Niti is a VERY knowledgeable teacher and guide. She shares her akha heritage and ?gives context on how Thailand became thailand. If you like to eat and learnt come!

Marina USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2016

Loved the Christmas market in Vienna. The tour was great and enough time on our own too.

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