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Vienna at First Glance Tour

| Corner Albertinaplatz/Maysedergasse, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Good to start with!

On our first day in Vienna, we joined the (daily) 'Vienna at first glance' walking tour that starts... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2015
Ann V
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Balen, Belgium
Worthwhile but too focused on imperial past

This is the official guided tour offered by the city of Vienna. It is billed as a bilingual... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2015
b00kgrrl
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Toronto
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We are a group of licensed tour guides that offer all kind of regular themed walking tours.
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26 Dec 2015
“Good to start with!”
9 Oct 2015
“Worthwhile but too focused on imperial past”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Corner Albertinaplatz/Maysedergasse, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed 26 December 2015

On our first day in Vienna, we joined the (daily) 'Vienna at first glance' walking tour that starts near the tourist office next to the Albertina. Our guide knew her city very well, and it was a pleasure to discover the city center this way....More

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Reviewed 9 October 2015

This is the official guided tour offered by the city of Vienna. It is billed as a bilingual German-English tour, but the German-language explanations seemed to be much more extensive than the English-language ones. Both the "highlights" tour and the "hidden corners" tour focused on...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2014

Tours in Vienna are regulated by the tourist bureau, so there is minimal selection of companies offering walking tours. The tours that were offered in English were given in both English and German. That wasn't a problem in itself, but, the guide we had, spoke...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2013

It's true half the tour was in German, and the English descriptions by comparison seemed a bit abbreviated. But we all clapped at the end, which I can only assume was genuine. Had no problems hearing our guide, although it helped to bunch up with...More

Thank Jules3J
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Reviewed 4 March 2013

2 days running (perhaps more that i am unaware of?) the guide failed to show for the tour! folks had planned their days around these 2:00 guided walking tours and were very disappointed to be left standing outside the info booth. don't make the same...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2011

The tour guide was extremely unfriendly, the tour was in German and English, so it took way more time then it should. And because she had to repeat the information in both languages, the tour guide spoke so quickly, which the quitest voice, that you...More

1  Thank pdgreen
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Reviewed 12 February 2011

Took the Dances and Balls Tradition walking tour and sorry to say it was awful. Our guide Karl was quite nice but the description is quite misleading in the guide and the other reviews were right. You don't actually get to see anything to do...More

2  Thank jarujaru
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Reviewed 26 December 2010

Unfortunately things haven't changed since 2007. We went on the above titled walking tour yesterday - 12/26 - language was not am issue as it was all in English. Karl our guide also was nice enough.  The problem was we were escorted into the entrances...More

Thank Opii
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Reviewed 21 November 2007

My wife and I wanted to make sure that no one else wastes their money on this tour. For starters, the tour was half in German and half in English. So the tour was "double" the time. In our tour group we had about 10...More

4  Thank globetrotterswannebe
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In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards
Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The
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