Private Half Day Highlights Tour of Vienna inc Transport

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Location: Vienna
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Duration: 4.5 hours
Trip difficulty: Moderate
Max Group Size: 10
Currency: USD
Language: English
TimeZone: America/New_York
Highlights Admire the stunning St Stephen’s Cathedral
Relish the elegance of circular Ringstrasse
Marvel at Hofburg Quarter’s grandeur
Be wowed by the stunning neo-Gothic stone-work of The Rathaus
Absorb the grandeur of Schonbrunn Palace
Entrance to St Stephen's Cathedral
Summary
Discover Vienna in half a day, from the majestic Ringstrasse to the impressive Hofburg Imperial Palace
Description

As one of Europe's grandest capitals, Vienna is rich in handsome architecture and cultural relics that reflect the city’s storied history. From the glory of medieval times to the contemporary splendour of the present, Vienna is world-renowned for its dazzling, grandiose historical buildings of stucco, marble, gold leaf and ornate stone. This fascinating Private Half Day Highlights Tour of Vienna 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. On your private driving tour of Vienna, you will:

- Admire the handsome 12th century soaring spires of St Stephen’s Cathedral and its ornate interior decor
- Relish the elegance of circular Ringstrasse with its ornate buildings and towers
- Marvel at Hofburg Quarter’s grandeur and the Habsburg family’s great dynastic empire
- Be wowed by the stunning neo-Gothic stone-work of The Rathaus, built in 1883
- Absorb the palatial grandeur of forty rooms at Schonbrunn Palace, a Baroque masterpiece, on the one hour Grand Tour

The architectural finery of Vienna's historic centre 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. The seat of Vienna’s Archbishop, and one of Austria’s most important Gothic structures, St. Stephen's colourful roof tiles - laid to create the Royal and Imperial double-headed eagle and Vienna coat of arms - is much loved symbol of the city. Designed by well-respected architect Emil von Förster, elegant Ringstrasse is a joy to drive, circling the historic centre where there were once medieval fortifications. Cobbled streets and handsome boulevards surround Vienna’s Hofburg Quarter , the seat of the Austrial Empire and the Imperial Court with churches and grand gardens part of this most-elegant neighbourhood. A small fortress that was expanded over more than seven centuries into the sprawling, gilded, luxurious domicile of Austria’s great rulers. On the Private Half Day Highlights Tour of Vienna we will see Hofburg Palace - the elaborate regal centre-piece of the Hofburg Complex and a monument to imperial power and opulence that represents 600 years of sovereignty by dynastic family, The Haspbergs.

The Rathaus , a 130-year-old neo-Gothic building notable for its towers and ornate stone-work is the prelude to our final stop, Schonbrunn Palace - a palatial Baroque architectural masterpiece, created as an imperial hunting lodge for Crown Prince Joseph. Granted access to forty lavish rooms, from galleries, state rooms and ceremonial suites to private bedrooms, our exploration of Schonbrunn Palace will span three centuries of history. This UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site is alluring in both scale and sheer beauty and provides a fitting finale to the Private Half Day Highlights Tour of Vienna. 

Included Tickets to the Schonbrunn Palace
Private transport to the best attractions in Vienna
A friendly, professional tour guide for your own private group
Plenty of time to take photos of your favourite places
Excluded Food and drink, although your guide will be happy to recommend snacks along the way
Gratuities (optional)
Know before you book
Know before you go Wear conservative clothing as we will be going into religious building
Please bring comfortable walking shoes
Please bring sunscreen as it gets very hot outside in summer
Please bring plenty of water
Please bring any medical requirements you need throughout the day
Additional Information Not wheelchair accessible
Dress Code: Wear conservative clothing as we will be going into religious building.
Health Items Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff, Social distancing enforced throughout experience, Gear/equipment sanitized between use, Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized, Guides required to regularly wash hands

Operating Info

Booking Cut-off 48 hours
Minimum 1 guests per booking
Maximum 10 guests per booking
Valid Only on date on reservation

Operating Type:

Fixed Times

Season:

Season: From 01-06-2020 To 01-04-2021
Sunday 09:00, 13:00
Monday 09:00, 13:00
Tuesday 09:00, 13:00
Wednesday 09:00, 13:00
Thursday 09:00, 13:00
Friday 09:00, 13:00
Saturday 09:00, 13:00

Locations

Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 48.210486, 16.360688
Address: Burgtheatre, Universitätsring 2, Vienna, 1010
Notes: Next to the Burgtheatre in the Centre of town, there is a light rail stop in close proximity.
Start Location Notes Burgtheatre, Universitätsring 2, Vienna, 1010
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 40.7025714, -73.99056
Address: 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Notes:
Start Location Notes Burgtheatre, Universitätsring 2, Vienna, 1010
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States

Cancellation

Cancellation Policy: standard
Cancellation Cut-off: 24 hours
Cancellation Notes: Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund

Pricing

Other Information

FAQ

Will there be other people on the tour or is it just us?

All 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.,

Are entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?

In 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 or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).,

What is your cancellation policy?

On 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 or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).,

Who do I contact if I have any questions about this tour or if I want to make changes to my tour?

At 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 or calling 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).,

Am I able to book more than one tour?

Absolutely, 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 or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).,

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