Vienna for Children: Tales of Dragons & Saints - 3 hour private tour
Why take this tour?
The statues and facades of Vienna’s Old City are filled with noblemen and peasants as well as mythical creatures and demons who were vanquished by knights and saints. This 3-hour Vienna for Children tour explores the images of legendary animals and heroes in the art of Stephansdom and other iconic Innere Stadt sites, offering stories that bring bygone eras to life. Your historian guide is a specialist in making tours captivating for kids but still gripping and interesting for their adults. The perfect option if you’ll be visiting the Imperial City with children. Take in Roman ruins that reveal Vienna’s origin as a fort on the Danube. Experience the soaring medieval Stephansdom with mythical saints and creatures, while learning of its construction. Find out fun facts for kids: the inbred, oversized chin of the Imperial family seen in Plague columns, the 16-inch waist of the image-conscious Empress Sisi, the child-prodigy Mozart, and more. Enjoy a cafe break with famous Viennese cakes!
Entry/Admission - St. Stephen's Cathedral
Entry/Admission - The Hofburg
Entry/Admission - Imperial Crypt
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Before you book
Mobile tickets accepted
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Austria has done an exceptional job flattening the curve of the Covid-19 virus. Most activities, gatherings and trips are allowed for locals as well as travelers. We are keeping our eye on changes in requirements and adapting our tours swiftly.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
The guides at Insight Cities are a network of local historians in Europe, mostly with MA and PhD-level degrees. As brainy guides, we look for the crucial detail, the vital, quirky fact that illuminates local cultures while also revealing global contexts. We care passionately about good storytelling and good hosting and crafting engaging tours that reveal centuries of history to you in insightful ways. We’re proud to have helped thousands of travelers to get the most from their time in our wonderful cities.
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