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Franciscan Church

Is one of the several hidden gems in Vienna which has a renaissance facade but a beautiful baroque interior.

Nearby Attractions

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Vienna's Jewish Quarter
A lasting memory of the once thriving Jewish community in Vienna, Sigmund Freud being the most famous member.
St. Stephens Cathedral
A defining symbol of the city, Vienna's beloved Stephansdom was built in the 1137 and is a Gothic gem.
MozartHaus
This museum and concert venue is the last remaining of the apartments in which Mozart lived.
Haus der Musik
The Haus der Musik is an homage to sound - a literal symphony on display and is a spectacularly interactive museum.
Café Frauenhuber
Is the oldest cafe in Vienna where Mozart and Beethoven once played.
St Stephen's Cathedral Catacombs
Descend below the cathedral into seven centuries of catacombs, which continue to be used today for deceased members of the clergy.

Related Tours

Private Walking Tour of Vienna's Music History, with guided tour of the House of Music
Vienna’s rich classical tradition attracts legions of musical devotees to the city where Haydn, Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert, Strauss, and Mozart perfected their art. On your private tour, you will:

  • Enjoy the personalized attention of your private licensed guide
  • Be thoroughly oriented in the city's historic center, ideal for families and first-time visitors!
  • See Vienna's most important cultural and political sites, including Rathausplatz (City Hall Square), Maria Theresien Platz, Heldenplatz (Heroes Square), the Hofburg Presidential Palace, St. Stephen's Cathedral, and Mozart's House to name just a few! 
  • Explore the old Jewish district, home to the haunting Holocaust Monument, also known as the "Nameless Library".
  • Finish with a guided tour at the House of Music (tickets included), where your guide will lead you to the most exciting exhibits, before leaving you to explore the rest of the interactive exhibits at your own pace.

Synonymous with the syncopated waltz that bears its name, Vienna owes much of its music heritage to the Habsburg dynasty and the excellent creative environment provided by the imperial court for visionary musical talent. Great composers were drawn to Vienna to pen immortal works in a honing ground for musical visionaries.

This fascinating half-day highlights tour will take you to Vienna’s most compelling attractions in a city crowded with glittering gilded palaces, monuments, bronze statues, grand mansions, and dome-topped royal buildings. As one of Europe's grandest capitals, Vienna is rich in handsome architecture and cultural relics that reflect the city’s storied history.  

On your walking tour, you will explore the best of the city’s architecture, including the Austrian Parliament Building, the Alte Burg, the Spanish Riding School, and the Austrian National Library. The architectural finery of Vienna's historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage site, a bounty of Gothic, Romanesque, Baroque, Art Deco, and "Jugendstil" architecture under the gaze of the 370-foot steeple of St. Stephen's Cathedral. 

Your tour finishes with a half-hour tour of the House of Music Museum, where your guide takes you to explore the museum’s exhibits, so you can try your hand at conducting the famed Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Then continue exploring the interactive exhibits at your own leisure. 

Privately Guided Tour of Two Museums: Mozart House and the House of Music
Immerse yourself in the City of Music on a privately guided tour of two of Vienna’s spectacular museums dedicated to the musicians who have called the city home. On your private music tour of Vienna, you will:
 
  • Enjoy the personalized attention of your private licensed guide
  •  Skip the line to two great museums, with tickets included to the Mozart House and the House of Music.
  •  Visit Mozart's only surviving Viennese residence, where he lived with his family, welcomed students and friends, and wrote the "Figaro" Opera. 
  •  Learn about  Mozart's life, friends, and the intellectual environment in 18th century Vienna. 
  •  Tour the exhibition dedicated to Mozart’s operas, where you will explore his genius.  
  • Visit the House of Music Museum, where you will walk through the historically preserved rooms, where Otto Nicolai lived, composed the opera "The Merry Wives of Windsor“, and founded the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. 
  • Re-discover the musical genius of famed composers such as Beethoven, Mozart, Schubert, Strauss, Mahler, and Schönberg, who lived in Vienna and gave the city its worldwide reputation as a City of Music. 
  • End the tour inside the House of Music, where you can try your hand at conducting the famed Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, and continue exploring the interactive exhibits at your own leisure. 
 Known the world over as the City of Music, Vienna was the home or workplace of some of the world’s most notable composers, including Brahms, Schubert, Mahler, Schönberg, Strauss, Beethoven, and of course, Mozart. 

On your private tour, you will start by immersing yourself in the world of Mozart, where you will tour the only remaining residence of his thirteen in the city. See the apartment where he once lived, taught students, and welcomed friends. 

Then, visit one of Vienna’s most interactive museums – the House of Music – where you and your private guide will examine the powerful physiological and emotional effect of music, from enharmonic key changes to amplify moods and rhythmic pace to heighten endorphins or promote contemplation. Your tour will end in House of Music, where you will have the chance to continue exploring at your leisure. 
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