Guided tour

Vienna: Hidden Gems near St. Stephen's & Old University

4.9 / 5

80 reviews

Activity provider: Husa Travel Events

Vienna: Hidden Gems near St. Stephen's & Old University

Activity provider: Husa Travel Events
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Get off the beaten track to visit typical Viennese locations and hidden treasures. Explore quiet streets and squares, see Baroque buildings and palaces, and discover beautifully renovated courtyards on a 2-hour walking tour.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Discover hidden courtyards, lanes, and passages
  • Explore the Old University Quarter with its impressive Baroque church
  • Learn about Mozart's life in Vienna including some common false stories about him
  • Admire Prince Eugene's breathtaking palace
  • Get the inside scoop on where to get the best food and drinks
Full description
Start your walking tour from Albertina Square, and see highlights often missed by tourists to Vienna. Visit locations linked to famous personalities such as the composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and the military leader Prince Eugene of Savoy. See the impressive Baroque church at the Old University and learn about the destruction of this area during World War II. Marvel at the innovative post-war reconstruction efforts.   Your guide will share local tips about Viennese cuisine and the best restaurants to eat at, famous coffeehouses and bars to visit, and popular sausage stalls and ice cream shops. Learn the secrets of the Greek Quarter and the Viennese Bermuda Triangle. Hear the stories about Vienna, from scandals to myths and legends, as your guide paints a vivid picture of Viennese life today and in the past. Your tour will end at Schwedenplatz.
  • 2-hour walking tour
  • Bilingual English and German-speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup (if private option selected)
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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Meeting point

Tourist-Info Wien, Albertinaplatz 1, 1010 Wien, Österreich. Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the activity starts.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 80 reviews

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Our guide was great. Lots of knowledge, little anecdotes and questions answered at any time. Places and back alleys that we would never have expected or seen otherwise. Went to a few places in the evening and had a leisurely meal. Showed us a different side of Vienna and enriched our stay a lot. Thank you very much.

September 3, 2021

Our guide he is really good. He has done well to translate it in English to us. There's mainly German speaking tourists from our group and 5 of us in English but he has managed to explained everything in detailed. Really enjoyed the walk and having more insight to the alleys and old residential areas. It was 2 hrs well spent. I do recommend this tour if u have extra time in Vienna.

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December 18, 2019

The tour took me to places that I would not have found or entered myself. Was very informative.

October 21, 2021

Product ID: 218802