Vienna Walking Tour

1 Day

Enjoy Vienna Walking Tour. Vienna, the capital of Austria, is known for its rich history, from the era of classical music to the Habsburg reign.

See Vienna’s greatest sites and hidden gems on a classic Vienna City walking tour! Your expert guide will treat you to a 2.5-hour walking tour around Vienna, showing you the city as the locals know it. While walking, you’ll take in top Vienna attractions.

Explore vibrant city of Vienna on a 2.5-hour walking tour. See top attractions such as the Gothic architecture of St Stephen ‘s Cathedral, the Imperial Palace of Hofburg and the Spanish Riding School, led by a local guide.

Private Vienna Walking Tour

Learn the rich history behind the capital of Austria and each of its architectural gems as you go. 2.5-hour guided Vienna walking tour See the top attractions in Vienna alongside its lesser-known locations Learn about the cultural past of Vienna from your informative local guide

Highlights

• A guided walk through old Vienna, the perfect introduction to Austria’s capital city! Learn about Vienna’s culturally rich history from a local expert
• See Vienna’s top attractions as well as its lesser-known spots
• See popular sites including St Stephen’s Cathedral, Hofburg Palace, Heroes’ Square, and the Spanish Riding School

Vienna Walking Tour

Recently voted one of the most livable cities in the world, Vienna is a city where you take your time and enjoy the breathtaking 18th-19th century architecture.

Great for first-timers, our Vienna walking tour will take you through the pedestrian-friendly streets and parks of the old town. Leave the tourist path behind and join us for the perfect introduction to Vienna by our licensed tour guides.

Itinerary

• Meet at our office
• Walk to Maria at the Shore Church
• Old Jewish Quarter
• Old City Hall
• St Michael’s Square
• Spanish Riding School
• Hofburg Imperial Palace and Heroes Square
• The Ring Road
• Parliament
• City Hall
• Burgtheater
• University of Vienna
• Graben Boulevard
• Plague Column
• St. Stephen’s Cathedral

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Overview

In central Vienna, you will meet your guide and take off on foot through the city. As you travel, learn the fascinating stories of Vienna’s history, culture, and politics, tracing back to its Roman origins and participation in world wars. Walking through Heldenplatz (Heroes ‘Square), where Adolf Hitler made his 1938 annexation speech, pass the historic landmarks of the area.

Private Vienna Evening Walking Tour

Admire the iconic landmark of St Stephen ‘s Cathedral, a cherished hallmark of the independence of Vienna, and the Sacher Café, renowned for its delicious chocolate cake. Visit the Hofburg Imperial Palace, the former residence of the monarchs of the Habsburg dynasty, built in the 13th century.

You will also stop off at the Spanish Riding Academy, a classical dressage centre. Your tour will end at St Stephen ‘s Cathedral after discovering the city’s grand structures and narrow streets.

Attractions in this tour:

Top attractions in Vienna

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St. Stephen's Cathedral

St. Stephen’s Cathedral

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Schönbrunn Palace

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The Hofburg

The Hofburg

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Cheap flights and hotels discounts for Vienna

The peak season for flights to Vienna is January, March and December. The low season for purchasing tickets is May, June and July.

Vienna is served by Vienna International Airport. Direct flights to Vienna are offered by 68 airlines. Most flights are with Austrian Airlines. Direct flights from Vienna, United States are airlines: United Airlines, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines from New York and Miami.

Vienna and Austria attractions and landmarks

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Last Updated on October 3, 2021 by Tours Editor @ gotravelyourself.com

Overview

In central Vienna, you will meet your guide and take off on foot through the city. As you travel, learn the fascinating stories of Vienna’s history, culture and politics, tracing back to its Roman origins and participation in world wars. Walking through Heldenplatz (Heroes ‘Square), where Adolf Hitler made his 1938 annexation speech, pass the historic landmarks of the area. Admire the iconic landmark of St Stephen ‘s Cathedral, a cherished hallmark of the independence of Vienna, and the Sacher Café, renowned for its delicious chocolate cake. Visit the Hofburg Imperial Palace, the former residence of the monarchs of the Habsburg dynasty, built in the 13th century. You will also stop off at the Spanish Riding Academy, a classical dressage centre. Your tour will end at St Stephen ‘s Cathedral after discovering the city’s grand structures and narrow streets.