Highlights / General details
Our sightseeing tour starts at the Südtiroler Platz and takes you to the Ringstrasse boulevard, where you pass many popular tourist attractions. By the way, Vienna is celebrating the 150th birthday of the most beautiful boulevard in the world in 2015.First take a look at the impressive Vienna State Opera. It is home of the famous "Opera Ball" which takes place every year. Not far from the Opera, the grand Hofburg Palace is located, the former winter residence of the imperial family.
Next you will see the monumental buildings of the Museum of Art History and the Museum of Natural History. Further sights on our tour are the neoclassical Parliament, the acclaimed Burgtheater and the striking City Hall, where the legendary Life Ball takes place.
Guided tour of Schloss Schönbrunn:
On arrival at Schönbrunn Palace our guided tour starts at once, no need to wait for Austria’s most popular tourist attraction! The former imperial summer residence is a listed World Heritage Site and attracts millions of people from all over the world every year. We visit the historic state-rooms and see how the imperial family once lived.
Afterwards you have time to take a stroll through the palace gardens or enjoy a cup of original Viennese coffee and a piece of delicious apple strudel.
Optional: Belvedere Palace:
At the end of our tour you can visit the Belvedere Palace for a discounted entry fee. The former summer palace of Prince Eugen of Savoy houses a great art collection. The main attraction being, Gustav Klimt’s famous painting "The Kiss". In case the museum is already closed you can get a voucher for a discounted entry fee for the next day. Our city tour ends at the Südtiroler Platz. From there we offer you a free transfer to the State Opera.
Hotel pick up; Guide service; Transport; Entrance Fee for Castle Schönbrunn.
Hotel drop off; Gratuities.
Hours of operation
Available: Daily, Departs at 9:45am year round; Monday, Wednesday, Friday-Sunday Departures at 2:45pm (April-October); Friday-Sunday Departures at 2:00pm (November-March). No tour departures: April 10, June 18, December 24.
Languages in German/English/French/Spanish/Italian 9:45am.
Languages in German/English/Spanish at 2:45pm.
Languages in German/English at 2:00pm.
Tour is approximately 3.5 hours.
Departs from Südtiroler Platz - Wiedner Gürtel / Laxenburger Strasse, bus terminal, platform A7A8. Accessibel via U1, 0 and 18 (tram), 13A (bus), S-Bahn (train). Follow the sign Hauptbahnhof, than Favoritenstraße, than Laxenburger Straße, (follow staircase, exit), Bus platform A7/A8.
Shuttle transfer available from State Opera to departure point Südtiroler Platz always 30 minutes prior to respective departure.
Children younger than 2 years old may participate for free.
Please arrive 15 minutes prior the tour.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**