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Private Tour

Architectural Splendor: Full Day Highlights of Vienna

Immerse yourself in the impressive history and culture of Vienna in this comprehensive full day tour.
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Things to know

Duration:

8 hrs

Suitable for:

Couples, Culture Vulture, Family, History Buffs

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Tickets included:

  • Tickets to the Belvedere Upper Palace, Schönbrunn Palace and Sigmund Freud's House.

Type of tour:

Walking tour - the cost of all public transport is included between sights. Your guide will help you with this.

Other inclusions:

  • Private transport to the best attractions in Vienna
  • Gratuities optional
    Customisable - simply ask us
Meeting points: Next to the Burgtheatre in the Centre of town, there is a light rail stop in close proximity.

What makes this tour special

In this comprehensive eight hour tour, your expert local guide will direct you to some of the most important historical and cultural sites of this magnificent city.

Lasting Beauty of Vienna 

Vienna is a strikingly beautiful city, By merely glancing at the many palaces and stately homes around the town it is clear that the city’s imperial history has been profoundly influential in its development. It is no surprise that Vienna has been voted the best city in the world to live in and this is due in no small part to the atmospheric coffee houses and distinguished culinary history that can be experienced in the market places and eateries around town. 

Imperial Austria

Your tour will begin at the Ringstrasse; a 5.3km boulevard commissioned by Emperor Franz Joseph, and home to some of Austria’s most important sites. The Vienna Rathaus, a neo-Gothic city hall built in 1883, is one of the best. The Hofburg Imperial Palace is another, and was the home of the Habsburg dynasty between the 13th to the 20th Century. 

Baroque Splendor

You will visit the Hundertwasserhaus - a group of houses designed by Hundertwasser a famous Austrian artist -  designed with his typical vividly colourful, winding style. Experience St Stephen’s cathedral, regarded as a Gothic gem and Peterskirche, a baroque church that occupies the oldest Christian site in Vienna. You will also stop at the enigmatic Jewish quarter - a lasting monument to the once thriving community that was brutally repressed during WW2. Here you will also learn about Sigmund Freud’s life and work at his very own house that is now a museum. Along the way you will have the chance to visit some of Vienna's famous coffeehouses, which since they were initially opened by an Armenian spy in the the 17th century, have been a vital part of the city's legacy. 

Your trip to Vienna would not be complete without paying a visit to the fabulously baroque Belvedere Palace as well as the stunning Schonbrunn Palace. 

What you'll see

Ringstrasse
Emperor Franz Joseph commissioned this 5.3km boulevard, it houses some of Austria's most famous sites.
Vienna Rathaus
A neo-Gothic city hall built in 1883, it's regarded as the pinnacle of the Ringstrasse's 19th century sites.
Hundertwasserhaus
A group of houses designed by Hundertwasser; with his typical vividly colourful, winding style.
Hofburg Imperial Palace
The home of the Habsburg dynasty between the 13th and 20th Century, it is built with stunning architecture.
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.
Belvedere Palace
A fine baroque palace built for Prince Eugene of Savoy after his victory over the ottoman empire.
Schönbrunn Palace
The summer house for the Hasburg's rulers, it has become one of the most important cultural sites in Austria.
Sigmund Freud's house
A museum documenting the (in)famous psychoanalyst's life story with an intro to the theories he worked on.
Viennese Coffee Houses
Vienna's famous cafes have been an vital part of the city since the first one opened in the 17th century.

FAQ

QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.

Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.
QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
AIn the ‘Things to Know’ section at the top of this page you will find details of whatever entrance tickets and transport are included in the tour. If you have any questions about this, then you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <hello@touriocity.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWhat is your cancellation policy?
AOn tours cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund - minus a 5% credit card fee and the cost of any tickets that have been purchased.

For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide.

Changes made to bookings may be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling and administration.

To cancel or change your booking, please contact us at <hello@touriocity.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWho do I contact if I have any questions about this tour or if I want to make changes to my tour?
AAt Touriocity, we provide a free concierge service to help you plan your time abroad and they will be able to answer any questions you may have about this tour or any other tours. We are normally able to customise or personalise tours to suit your needs.

Please do get in touch by either using the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, sending an email to <hello@tourioicity.com> or calling 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QAm I able to book more than one tour?
AAbsolutely, you can book as many tours as you like! You can add them to your cart by clicking the ‘Book Now’ button or you can get in touch and we can put together an itinerary for you. To get in touch, you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <hello@touriocity.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).

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