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Performance Of The Lipizzans At Spanish Riding School

Activity provider: Spanische Hofreitschule

Performance Of The Lipizzans At Spanish Riding School

Activity provider: Spanische Hofreitschule
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Be impressed by the performance of the famous Lipizzaner in a breathtaking location, the baroque Winter Riding School. The unique atmosphere of this place and the accompanying classic Viennese music will make this experience unforgettable.

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Duration 70 minutes
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  • Watch a performance of the High School of Classical Horsemanship
  • Visit the Baroque Winter Riding School/Spanish Riding School
  • Admire the most beautiful riding hall in the world
Full description
Enjoy the Ballet of the White Stallions at the unique, baroque Winter Riding School at Hofburg Palace, built under Charles VI. These performances are the result of years of training for the rider and their Lipizzans. The Spanish riding school is the only institution in the world which has practiced classical equitation in the Renaissance tradition of the Haute Ecole for more than 450 years. From the young, boisterous stallions to the fully trained School Stallions, they enchant the audience with their performance of breathtaking excercises such as caprioles, Levade and many more. The physique and grace of Lipizzans are ideally suited to the High School of Classical Horsemanship. They are Europe's oldest horse breed. The exercise and preservation of the High School of Classical Horsemanship are some of the core tasks carried out by the Spanish Riding School which is inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. A particularly atmospheric lighting concept was developed by renowned multimedia artist André Heller for the performances in the most beautiful riding arena in the world. This atmosphere and the accompanying classical Viennese music make the wonderful presentation by the rider and their Lipizzans even more enjoyable. The 1.5-hour Gala Performance includes live moderation, the Standard Performance is 70 minutes long, and the Tribute to Vienna performance lasts for 2 hours.
  • Entrance ticket for a performance
  • Online booking fee
  • 5% discount at souvenir shop
  • Tour of the building
  • Transfers
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof of full vaccination

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Meeting point

Present your voucher at the Spanish Riding School Visitor Center.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Tickets must be redeemed min 45 minutes prior to the show at Spanish Riding School Visitor Centre
  • Present your GetYourGuide Mobile Voucher at the souvenir shop of the Spanish Riding School in the main entrance on Michaelerplatz 1 and receive a 5% discount
  • Unfortunately wardrobe or luggage cannot be stored
  • Dogs cannot be taken to the Spanish Riding School
  • Children under 3 years are not allowed to attend the performance
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 961 reviews

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Very nice experience. Only note: not all paid seats were booked and many people who had bought only standing seats, sat illegally, taking advantage of it. There is also confusion between those who want to watch immersing themselves in the silence and emotion of the show, and those who go there knowing nothing, without giving value and respect to the moment, disturbing with inappropriate chatter.

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October 1, 2022

The horses were wonderful. But if you want to really SEE the horses, do a stable tour or a practice session in a lower level seat. I was on the third tier and I felt so disconnected with performance, I was kind of disappointed. Still enjoyed it, but felt the ticket price was too high for that level seat. The horses are magnificent though!

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September 24, 2022

This is an incredible performance, HOWEVER, do not book seats in"long row" because of the price, and liated front row, I assumed a good view ...no view withour standing. Soend the extra 50 euro for end seating for a real treat....also not accessible and our seats were 4 minutes of steep xurved stairs

September 19, 2022

Product ID: 187323