See the imperial monuments and major sights of Vienna on a private 6-hour city tour. Stop in several of Vienna’s acclaimed parks, experience the fabled Ringstraße ring road, go to the fancy boutique stores of the Kohlmarkt, and much more.
What to Expect
Explore the imperial city of Vienna from a local perspective on a full-day city tour with a private guide.
Following a pick-up from your hotel, soak up the atmosphere of the Austrian capital’s city center on foot and by tram. Take the tram to the impressive Ringstraße (Ring Road), opened by Emperor Franz Joseph on 1 May 1865 to a grand fanfare. Marvel at the eclectic architecture of some of Vienna’s most significant buildings, such as the neo-romantic Vienna State Opera,
See the city's splendid sights, such as Vienna State Opera, Austrian Parliament Building, Rathaus (City Hall), Museum of Applied Arts, Academy of Fine Arts, Natural History Museum, and Vienna Stock Exchange. Admire the neo-Gothic façade of the Votive Church, and discover some of Vienna’s picturesque parks. Stop to admire the wide span of the Danube River.
Then, enjoy a walking tour, starting at the Vienna Opera House. Pass the famous Sacher Café coffee house, and Albertina Museum, home to one of the largest and most important print rooms in the world. Continue to explore the Innere Stadt at the Capuchin Church with its Imperial Crypt.
Window shop along the Kärtnerstraße to St. Stephen's Cathedral in the heart of the city. Continue past the baroque buildings of the Graben, one of Vienna’s most famous boulevards. Pause at the Pestsäule (Plaque Monument), erected after the epidemic of 1679.
Discover the site of the famous Demel Café pastry shop, former purveyor to the Imperial and Royal Court of Austria-Hungary. End at the impressive Hofburg Palace, center of the Habsburg dynasty during the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Next, go to Schönbrunn Palace to see the Rococo-style summer residence of the Habsburgs. Stroll in the beautiful Schönbrunn Palace Gardens, and explore the imperial rooms (own expense).