Guided tour

Vienna: Local Legends Walking Tour

Vienna: Local Legends Walking Tour

Activity provider: Astrid Stangl
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From US$ 21.17 US$ 10.59 per person

Discover the historical center of Vienna while learning local legends on this guided walking tour. Visit St. Stephen's Cathedral and more.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Stroll along the characteristic lanes of old Vienna
  • Discover popular local stories and legends
  • Visit the spots that have inspired the legends of Vienna
  • Decipher the truth hidden within the stories you hear
Full description
Learn about the stories and history of old Vienna on this guided walking tour through the city’s historical center. Stroll along narrow lanes and enchanting courtyards and discover buildings and places that are surrounded by strange, exciting, or creepy legends and tales. Discover popular legends surrounding the house with a mythical basilisk mural, the house where the cow plays a board game, the piggyback-house, Dear Augustin, and more. See St. Stephen’s Cathedral and learn about its history. Learn more about the city and its inhabitants through the stories you hear. Get a better idea of what’s important for them, what they are afraid of, and the events that shaped their world.
  • Guided walking tour
  • Licensed local guide
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • All participants who are over 12 years old must present either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months
    • All participants are required to bring and wear FFP2 masks. Blue surgical masks will not be accepted

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    Meeting point

    The meeting point is at the benches opposite the main entrance of St. Stephen's Cathedral, called Riesentor (Giant’s Door or Giant’s Gate in English).

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    Product ID: 399802