Vienna Super Saver: City Walking Tour and Highlights Bike Tour. This package combines two popular tours so you can see the best of Vienna on two wheels and on foot. A guided walking tour of Austria’s capital, including the Hofburg Palace, Heldenplatz, and St. Stephen’s Cathedral, is a great way to start your day. Then, in the afternoon, hop on a bike and follow your guide along the world-famous Ringstrasse to the Prater.
Vienna Super Saver: City Walking Tour and Highlights Bike Tour
- On a single day, explore Vienna on foot and by bicycle.
- A morning walking tour of Vienna, led by a knowledgeable guide, is a great way to start the day.
- Among the most popular Vienna attractions are Heldenplatz, the Spanish Riding School, St. Stephen’s Cathedral, and the Hofburg Palace.
- Afternoon rides around the Ringstrasse, past the Vienna Opera House
- Visit Vienna’s famous Prater Park and ride the Riesenad Ferris Wheel for some fun.
Walking tour of the city of Vienna
Your day begins with a walking tour through central Vienna with your guide. Pass by Heroes’ Square (Heldenplatz), the site of Hitler’s 1938 ‘Anschluss’ speech, and the Sacher Café, famous for its decadent chocolate cake.
Travel at a leisurely pace. Along the way, you’ll pass by St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Hofburg Palace, and the Spanish Riding School, where Lipizzan horses work on classical dressage techniques.
Learn about the city’s historical landmarks and architectural treasures as you travel around it. There are many fascinating facts about the city that your guide will share with you as you tour around. It’s time to say goodbye as your tour comes to an end near St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Before you begin your bike tour, take a break to buy lunch and relax.
Bike Tour of Vienna’s Best Attractions
After some free time, meet your guide in the city center for a quick safety overview before continuing your tour. After that, get on your bike and ride to the Ringstrasse with your guide.
The House of Parliament, City Hall, and Vienna University can all be seen from the road as you ride around the famous Ringstrasse. The Vienna Opera House features Neo-Classical architecture, and the Hundertwasserhaus, a colorful apartment building designed by Friedensreich Hundertwasser, is a sight to behold.
Visit the Prater amusement park to see the city’s most recognizable landmark, the Giant Ferris Wheel. The tour comes to an end when you return to where you started.
Maria Am Gestade
After departing from a central location, your Vienna City walking tour will start with a stop at the Maria at the Shore Church, which is one of the oldest Gothic churches in the city.
Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial
The tour continues with a visit to the Old Jewish Quarter, where you will get to learn about Jewish history in Vienna.
Discover Vienna´s Old City Hall which was used from 1316 to 1885, before being relocated to the new City Hall on the Ringstrasse.
Visit St Michael´s Square and admire the various buildings representing the history of Austrian architecture.
Spanish Riding School
Learn about the Spanish Riding School, which is the only institution in the world where classic equestrian skills are being taught.
Your guide will lead you through the heart of the city center to see attractions like the Hofburg Imperial Palace, where the Habsburg family ruled for centuries.
More about the Hofburg.
Walk through the Heroe´s Square where Adolf Hitler made his 1938 annexation speech during World War II.
Get to know the glory of Imperial Vienna on a route around the city’s famous Ringstrasse. Home to palatial monuments aplenty, the ring road boasts grandiose buildings like Vienna Rathaus, the city’s beautiful town hall.
Discover Austria´s Parliament building, which is one of the most important buildings of the Historicism period.
More about the Austrian Parliament.
City Hall is Vienna’s most important non-religious building in the Neo-Gothic style located along the Ring road (Ringstrasse).
More about Rathaus Vienna.
Located right across the City hall, discover the Burgtheater, one of the finest German-speaking stages in the world.
Walk Along with one of Vienna´s most famous streets which is filled with shops and breath-taking architecture.
Plague Column (Pestsaule)
Along the Graben Boulevard, stop at the Plague Column and learn about how the Great Plague affected the city.
More about Plague Column (Pesthaule).
In the historic city center, you will get to admire St. Stephen’s Cathedral. As one of the most important Gothic structures in Austria, it is truly the symbol of Vienna.
More about Stephansplatz.
In the afternoon, you will get to ride through Vienna’s chic Vorstadt Landstrasse neighborhood, seeing quirky sights like Hundertwasserhaus – a funky apartment building designed by the radical Viennese designer Friedensreich Hundertwasser.
Ride to Prater, Vienna’s popular park, stopping for photos by the Riesenrad Ferris wheel.
More about Prater.
Ride along the Ringstrasse and stop in the city park to discover the Strauss Monument.
More about Stadtpark.
Admire one of Vienna´s most famous Baroque churches.
More about Karlskirche.
Vienna State Opera
Discover the Neo-Classical architecture of Vienna Opera House.
More about Vienna State Opera.
Discover Schwarzenberg Square, Vienna´s longest square. The breath-taking fountain located on the square marks the connection of Vienna’s first Alpine water supply.
Tour type: Guided tour/Walking Tour/Biking
Guide language: English
Duration: 5.5 hours
Price: from $78 (per person)