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Vienna: Bus Tour with Virtual Reality Experience

1. Vienna: Bus Tour with Virtual Reality Experience

Explore the best of Vienna in 1 hour while enjoying a one-of-a-kind virtual reality experience. Hop on the Future Bus to be driven through the city's main highlights and make 4 stops to dive into another reality with VR glasses. Begin your tour at the welcome stop at Albertinaplatz, right behind the Opera building. Receive a welcome from your driver and take a seat in the comfortable and well-equipped minibus. Get your earphones and be greeted by a professional audio guide. After a quick briefing, begin your exciting tour. Start by seeing Vienna's magnificent buildings including the State Opera, the Neuburg, Heroes Square and Maria Theresia square. Hop off the minibus for the first out of 4 virtual reality stops. Follow the audio guide's instructions to wear your virtual reality glasses. Meet some of Vienna's greatest individuals including Eugene of Savoy, Archduke Charles and Maria Theresia. After the virtual reality tour, remove the glasses and continue the tour. Pass by the Volksgarten, the Austrian Parliament, and then stop right in front of Vienna's city hall. There, near the Burg theatre, enjoy the second virtual reality stop. Afterward, be driven further towards Schottentor and turn to the next virtual reality stop at the Neo-gothic Votive Church. Learn about the assassination attempt of Emperor Franz Joseph, and his brother Maximilian. Continue the journey as you hear interesting stories through the audio guide. Pass by Volkstheatre, Museumsquartier, the Secession building, Naschmarkt, Karlskirche, and many other interesting sights which you can admire through the large window next to you. Finally, be taken back to the famous Ringstraße. From there, return to the starting point of the tour, right behind the Opera building, for the final virtual reality stop.

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Vienna: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour on Your Phone

2. Vienna: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour on Your Phone

Discover the vibrant capital and one of the most exciting cities of Austria on this self-guided audio tour on your phone designed by an expert. Take a journey on foot through the city’s iconic landmarks while listening to the fascinating stories and history of the city. After downloading your tour on your phone (download instructions found on your confirmation voucher), the route begins at the Palais Schwarzenberg. Admire this Baroque palace before moving on to the Karlskirche, the Vienna State Opera, and the marvelous Maria-Theresien-Platz. Continue walking to see more sights, including Hofburg Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral, the mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vienna. Throughout the tour, enjoy online content including text, audio narration, and maps to enrich your tour experience while avoiding roaming charges. 

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Vienna: 2.5-Hour Small Group Walking Tour

3. Vienna: 2.5-Hour Small Group Walking Tour

Meet your guide on Maria-Theresien Platz, and then walk along the famous Ring Road surrounding the historical city center. Stroll through the beautiful rose garden of the Volksgarten, and continue to Heroes Square. Admire the imperial residence of Hofburg Palace, where the Habsburg family ruled over most of Europe for several generations. Hear stories about the Habsburgs and admire the emperor's private garden and former butterfly house at the Burggarten. Continue to the Augustinerkirche, where many imperial weddings took place and Napoleon married Princess Marie Louise. Discover the home of the legendary Lippizzaner horses at the famous Spanish Riding School. Explore the sweet side of the city and pass some of the legendary coffee houses, such as Hotel Sacher where the famous sacher torte is still served. Admire the Vienna State Opera House and Lobkowitz Palace, where Beethoven first conducted his "Eroica" symphony. Continue to the elegant shopping street of Graben and end next to St. Stephen's Cathedral.  

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What people are saying about Maria-Theresien-Platz

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 63 reviews

This is something amazing, i think every tourist in Vienna must take this virtual tour, because you can see city in other side, you become part of history, higly recomended. The guide and drivel, they are very warm and friendly.

Perfect experience to have a beautiful idea of Copenhagen! I suggest to all the people who don’t know the city to buy this tour! Our guide, Penny, was great! Very professional, a perfect mix between knowledge and fun

Driver and tour guide were very friendly and made the trip fun. The VR experience really made the history come alive. Would love to more VR spots. Totally recommend if you like to learn while seeing the city.

Perfect,very interesting..the guide show us things we wouldn't see otherwise.great guide very pleasant an friendly.. definitely worth the money.

Wonderful tour, the guide was very knowledgeable. Would recommend to a friend.