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Introducing Vienna Walking Tour: The Capital of the Habsburgs

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Wien, Austria
Introducing Vienna Walking Tour: The Capital of the Habsburgs
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Overview

Get an insider’s look at Vienna’s thriving neighborhoods, historic landmarks and culture on a small-group tour with an experienced guide. Hear stories about life in the city as you follow your guide to hidden alleyways, elegant boulevards and the city’s most iconic monuments. Learn about the royal Habsburg dynasty and the legends of Hero Square then visit the sites of fierce battles in the Second World War. Enjoy the personal experience of a small-group tour, and discover the best places to eat, drink and live like a local.
  • Small-group walking tour of Vienna
  • Explore the city with an experienced guide
  • Visit Vienna's historic and cultural highlights
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Perfect for first time visitors
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Michaelerplatz 3 , Michaelerplatz 3, 1010 Wien, Austria

On Michaelerplatz # 3, in front of the Bank - Raiffeisen Only 3 min. from the U3 underground station “Herrengasse” Coordinates 48°12'29.86"N, 16°22'0.19"E

9:30 AM
Austria , 1010 Vienna, Austria

“Drei - 3” telecom branch - 1010 Vienna, St. Stephan’s square 8A/Jasomiergottstraße Subway line U1/U4 Station "Stephansplatz " - Exit " Stephansplatz" Coordinates 48°12'32.42"N 16°22'20.52"E

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for younger children
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Viennatour - Herbert Stojaspal
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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  • "It gave us an excellent grasp of Vienna and is well worth doing on your first day." See review

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star-5
Great guide!
Honna_S
, Jun 2022
Learned a lot of the history you need to better understand the city. Definitely worth the time and money.
star-5
Herbert was an...
Allon_S
, Jun 2022
Herbert was an outstanding guide. Extraordinary knowledgable. And very fun to be with. This is highly useful
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your great review on TripAdvisor! It was my pleasure having you here to show you our beautiful city. Looking forward seeing you soon again. Sincerely Herbert
star-5
Great job!
Christopher_J
, Jun 2022
Great guide! Knowledgeable, funny, patient w questions. He knew his stuff and waited for me when I got lost and was 5 minutes late.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
Thank you very much for your review! It’s a great support for such a self-employed company like mine. Best regards Herbert Stojaspal
star-5
Introducing Vienna Walking Tour: The Capital of the Habsburgs
Lesley_C
, Feb 2020
Herbert was very knowledgeable and we would thoroughly recommend this trip to others. It gave us an excellent grasp of Vienna and is well worth doing on your first day.
icon Response from Host , Mar 2020
Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your great review! I appreciate your comment. Best regards Herbert
star-5
Excellent Value
Bruce_M
, Sep 2019
This tour is great value. Our guide was informative and entertaining. This was an excellent introduction to Vienna. Easy walking, flat terrain, suitable all age groups. It was a plus that the tour was done with a small group . Highly recommend
icon Response from Host , Sep 2019
Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review! It’s the best advertising for sole proprietors. Best regards H. Stojaspal
star-5
Herbert was fascinating and we...
Dianne_L
, May 2018
Herbert was fascinating and we learned so much from him during our recent walking tour of Vienna. I couldn't believe how much history is located within a small walking distance of Vienna. Highly recommend taking Herbert's tour as your first venture into the wonderful city of Vienna and learn about all of the places you will want to see and enjoy. Thanks for a great introduction to the city of Vienna!
star-4
Very informative. Take this walking...
THERESA O
, Apr 2018
Very informative. Take this walking tour then trace it back to take pictures since during the tour there was no time to stop for a photo.
star-5
Great tour. Really enjoyed Herbert's...
Michael T
, Dec 2017
Great tour. Really enjoyed Herbert's knowledge and enthusiasm. Would highly recommend.
star-5
Friendly tour guide who really knew...
Jon C
, Jul 2017
Friendly tour guide who really knew the streets. Gave us an excellent of where to go and what to do in Vienna. Very knowledgeable, definately would recommend!
star-5
Excellent tour guide who was from...
Simon S
, Apr 2017
Excellent tour guide who was from Vienna so had lots of local history and knowledge to add to the history of the buildings, lots of stories which gave a background to the history.
star-1
Worst tour I've ever been on...
Erica B
, Dec 2016
Worst tour I've ever been on. Completely boring and uninteresting and we couldn't wait for it to end. Would not recommend. On top of that, tour guide, Herbert, was arrogant and actually believes he's the best. When asked why he didn't carry a pole with a flag that would make it easier to keep track of him in the crowds, he said one, I don't like them and two, if you want to know the difference between me and them referring to the other tour guides in the vicinity all of whom carried flags just read my reviews on TripAdvisor and you'll know why I don't need to. This right after two of the tour group got lost!
star-3
Guide was knowledgeable. This was a...
Karyl W
, Sep 2016
Guide was knowledgeable. This was a terrific overview of historical Vienna and we got good ideas for what to come back to see.
star-5
We arrived before 9:30 to me...
Jay_K
, Sep 2016
We arrived before 9:30 to me informed that the English tour started at 12:00. The guide on our 12:00 tour Wolfgang was great. He explained the things we saw on our own and much more.
star-1
The guide was rude and had terrible...
Alexander Z
, Jul 2016
The guide was rude and had terrible attitude. I would not recommend. Ruined my Vienna experience.
star-5
The guide was very knowledgeable...
Mark G
, Jun 2016
The guide was very knowledgeable, interactive, and provided a lot of helpful tips for tourists. Worth every penny and then some!
star-2
Not much content. The guide cited...
Keiko P
, Jun 2016
Not much content. The guide cited history and what we can o in Vienna, i.e. Others tours we should take if we really want to see Vienna
star-5
We were very pleasantly surprised by...
Mary P
, May 2016
We were very pleasantly surprised by both the quality of the guide, and the size of the group which in off season was only 6 people. This was so much better than being part of a huge tour group and our guide was very informative, humorous and fascinating. His English was excellent and we were very happy to have spent the 2 hours learning about this amazing city. It increased our enjoyment tremendously. My recommendation is to do this right away before you buy any tickets for anything!! You'll not regret it!
star-5
The amount of information that was...
Melita_C
, May 2016
The amount of information that was given out - mind numbing... Great way to see the inner city and hear all about its history Fantastic way to spend a few hours
star-5
Really great tour. Learnt so much...
Tess O
, Feb 2016
Really great tour. Learnt so much more from the very knowledgable guide than from the guide book. Opened our eyes to both the great and the tragic history of this beautiful city. Could have listened to this guide for more hours

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