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Vienna: Culinary Horse-Drawn Carriage Experience

1. Vienna: Culinary Horse-Drawn Carriage Experience

Depending on the package option you will be choosing, you will enjoy typical Austrian delicacies and/or drinks as you discover famous Viennese cuisine, during a ride through the beautiful city by horse-drawn carriage. Listen as your coachman and butler regale you with exciting stories of Vienna's history and sights. The carriage is comfortable and weatherproof, and offers four spaces with a table for you to sit at on your journey.  Relax on the drive with a clean, emission-free, and quiet mode of transportation. As you travel, pass by the most important sights of Vienna's old town such as Hofburg, the Spanish Horse Riding School, Burgtheater, Albertina, and the Opera, just to name a few. Enjoy a slower pace of life as you see and taste Austria with this enchanting experience.

Vienna: Secrets of the Fiaker & Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride

2. Vienna: Secrets of the Fiaker & Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride

Peek into the unknown world of Fiakerei (horse-drawn carriage driving). Who are the Fiakers? Where did they come from? And most importantly, where are they going in the evening after work? Get to the bottom of these secrets, and many more, by visiting the original Viennese Fiaker horse stable. For the first time, you'll have the opportunity to take a look behind the scenes of the traditional two teams of "Lohnkutchen" (the original horse-drawn taxi!) Explore the unique Fiaker Horse Center in Vienna's 11th district of Simmering. An exclusive barn tour will give you insight into what's going on in a traditional Viennese Fiaker family business. Then, take a ride in an original Viennese Fiaker - the ubiquitous passenger transport of the 18th century - back to the city before the work of the Fiaker starts. During the carriage ride, you'll pass through the up-and-coming St. Marx district, heading to the city centre via the famous Ringstraße. You'll be dropped off at Michaelerplatz in the city center, a perfect place to continue your exploration of all of Vienna's top sites.

Vienna: Carriage Ride Through Schönbrunn Palace Gardens

3. Vienna: Carriage Ride Through Schönbrunn Palace Gardens

Meet your driver in front of the breathtaking Schönbrunn Palace. Enjoy a 30-minute ride by horse-drawn carriage to soak up the atmosphere of the well preserved baroque garden. See the different constructions from the Imperial period, such as the Palm house, which features plants from all around the world, the stunning Neptune and Obelisk fountains, the Orangerie and many more. During the ride your "Fiaker" (driver) will tell you about the history of Vienna. Listen to the stories he has to tell you about Schönbrunn, its inhabitants and visitors, as well as about the long tradition of horse-drawn carriages in Vienna. You will be sure not to miss anything from these extensive gardens, as you will see almost every corner from a comfortable seat on your carriage. Just lean back and admire the scenery.

Vienna: Mozart Concert with Dinner and Carriage Ride

4. Vienna: Mozart Concert with Dinner and Carriage Ride

Enjoy an unforgettable, perfectly organized evening with dinner, a ride by horse-drawn carriage, and a fantastic concert. Experience Vienna’s best side with the Mozart VIP ticket and discover its culture and cuisine. At 06:00 PM a beautifully laid table at the Hotel Imperial awaits you in the heart of Vienna, just a few steps from the famous Musikverein. Enjoy a delicious 4-course meal with an aperitif at the Opus restaurant. After dinner your guide in Mozart costume will lead you to the horse-drawn carriage, which will take you through the magnificent historical center of Vienna to the Konzerthaus, the Musikverein, or the State Opera. Experience a feast for the eyes and the ears in the best seats in the concert hall. You will be given a program booklet and a CD by the Vienna Mozart Orchestra as a souvenir. After the concert your Mozart guide will be happy to call a taxi for you or advise you on how to spend the rest of the evening.

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4.4 / 5

based on 239 reviews

We were in Vienna for 5 days and did this on our last day. It was the highlight of the holiday. It was so interesting learning all about the horses and seeing how well they are treated. The ride into the centre was wonderful and lasted longer than expected. I would highly recommended if visiting Vienna.

It was an amazing experience! Very well organised and helpful. Ideal if you want to see to main attractions of the city in an elegant and amusing way! Highly recommended!

It was so amazing and magical. My wife and I did this for our 3rd anniversary in Vienna and it could not have been better. 10/10.

A wonderful tour and rise into the city!!!! Very enjoyable!!!

Lovely carriage and driver the sparkling wine nice addition.