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Vienna Secrets Walking Tour to Backyards and Mysterious Locations

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Listen to the exiting stories about the city. Starting at Stephansplatz, you’ll walk around St. Stephen’s Cathedral to the picturesque Ballgasse. Here you’ll discover the story behind the streets name. See Vienna’s cat café and admire the façade of the Franciscan Church. Learn about how the nobility once lived and stroll through the beautiful courtyards. That tour offers different aspects of Vienna. Marvel at the impressive Baroque architecture. Learn more about the former city wall and get to know Viennese cuisine.
  • Perfect for travelers who want to see Vienna from a local’s perspective
  • See Vienna's beautiful architecture, such as St. Stephen’s Cathedral
  • Discover secret places you wouldn’t be able to find without a guide
  • Make the most of your time—discover lots of sights in one day
What to Expect
Your action-packed day of discovering hidden Vienna begins by meeting your guide at a central location. Explore St. Stephen’s Cathedral together before heading to Ballgasse. Along the way, your guide relays historical information and local stories. Discover Vienna’s cat café, where felines lounge while locals and tourists drink coffee and tea, before visiting the historic Franciscan Church. Learn about Vienna’s famous residents, such as Mozart, and see where they lived. Next, visit the regal Neupauer-Breuner Palace and the famous lanes of Blutgasse and Domgasse. During the tour, learn the stories behind unusual signs and street names. The next stop is Heiligenkreuzerhof, one of the most beautiful courtyards in Vienna. Move on to the Old University District, before admiring the Jesuit Church. Learn about the city’s past at the City Wall and then see the famous monument Doktor-Karl-Lueger-Platz. The tour ends at Station Stubentor (Subway line U3).
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Important Information
Departure Point
1010 Vienna, Austria
Departure Time
12:00 PM
Return Details
Dr.-Karl-Lueger-Platz 3, 1010 Wien, Austria
  • Professional local and certified tourist guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attraction
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Not recommended for child aged 13 and under
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed July 6, 2019 via mobile

Would highly recommend this walking tour. Herbert was an excellent guide and very knowledgeable on the history of Vienna. Very enjoyable experience.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Bernmck
Herbyvie, Owner at Viennatour, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2019

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 to see you again soon. Best regards Herbert

Reviewed May 23, 2019 via mobile

We truly enjoyed our 2-1/2 hour walking tour today with Herbert and his dry sense of humor. We had already been in Vienna for 3 days and he showed us spots we had walked by many times and missed! I really liked the historical photos...More

Thank Kelly F
Herbyvie, Owner at Viennatour, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2019

Dear Guest, Thanks for your great review on TripAdvisor! My dry sense of humor sometimes guests don’t understand and think its condescending! It was my pleasure having you here to show you our beautiful city. Regards Herbert, Viennatour

Reviewed March 31, 2019

The Guide was familiar withh so many details and his historical and local knowldege was excellent. We enjoyed very much

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

We met our guide Herbert in St. Stephen’s Square and from the first few moments we began to learn about the history of Vienna. He had many images that were really helpful in imagining how old Vienna looked. I won’t tell you about what we...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Viennatour, Inhaber at Viennatour, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your great review on TripAdvisor! Looking forward to see you soon again. Sincerely Herbert

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Response from Viennatour | Property representative |
Unfortunately, there’re no English tours available on Dec 1st! But there’s an English tour available in Friday and Sunday morning at 9:30 am. "Introducing Vienna -the Capital of the Habsburgs" I apologize for inconvenience... More
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