Private tour

Vienna: Private Walking Tour

Private tour

Vienna: Private Walking Tour

From US$ 215.53 per group up to 10

Discover Vienna on a private walking tour with a state licensed professional guide. Dive in for 1-4 hours of city history and learn more about the Roman, Habsburg and Jewish people in Vienna.

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Duration 2 - 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German
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  • Experience a private tour just for you and your friends, family, or colleagues
  • Walk past the famous buildings and monuments in Vienna
  • Learn more about the history, architecture, culture, and people of Vienna
  • See Michaelerplatz, the Hofburg Palace, Heldenplatz, and Josefsplatz
  • Admire the National Library, the Albertina, the State Opera, Neuer Markt, and the Imperial Crypt
Full description
Choose a tour of Vienna with a duration of 1 to 4 hours and learn more about its history, architecture, culture, and people. Get to know Vienna from a different perspective and stroll through the narrow streets and magnificent boulevards to famous buildings and monuments with your certified tour guide. You can decide which of Vienna's highlights you want to see. For example, you can visit Michaelerplatz with its Roman and medieval excavations and see the interior of St. Michael’s Church. Admire the treasures of the Hofburg Palace and listen to true stories about Empress Sisi. Stroll across Heldenplatz and hear stories about the Austrian heroes. Listen to stories about Josef II at Josefsplatz and learn more about the National Library, the Spanish Riding School, the Augustinian Church, and the Habsburgs. Walk past the Albertina, home to the largest graphic collection in the world, and see the Monument Against War and Fascism. Find out why the architect of the State Opera committed suicide, where Sachertorte was invented, and which building previously stood on the grounds of Hotel Sacher. At Neuer Markt you can discover the strange Imperial Crypt burial rituals of the Habsburgs and learn where Mozart died. Hear about the importance of the house at Franziskanerplatz and explore Blutgasse to experience how the people of Vienna used to live and how they live today. Listen to the legends of St. Stephan, visit Figlmüller with the famous Wiener Schnitzel, and explore the old university district. Admire the magnificent Baroque church of the Jesuits, discover the city walks, and explore the Greek quarter. Discover Vienna’s oldest church, St. Rupert's Church, and immerse yourself in the eventful history of the Romans and Jews in Vienna. Hear anecdotes about King Richard the Lionheart as you walk past the beautiful Baroque Pestsäule on the Graben before reaching Kohlmarkt with the Demel pastry shop. You can then enjoy a stroll back to the starting point.
  • State licensed local tour guide
  • Tour in German or English
  • Entrance fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Tours in other languages

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Meeting point

Hotel pick up only if the hotel is located within ZIP-code zone 1010. For all other ZIP-code zones the meeting point will be on St. Stephens square. Stephansplatz 8A, 1010 Vienna, in front of the "3 – Drei" telecom shop/corner Jasomirgottstrasse. "Stephansplatz" metro station (lines U1, U3)

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  • Tours take place in all weather conditions and are held in English or German.
  • The tour can be booked at other times. Please state an alternative time when booking if desired.
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4.8 /5

based on 31 reviews

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We really enjoyed this tour. Our guide was friendly and personable and added some great humorous touches to the tour… He started off by showing us a historic photo of our AirBnB’s building and revealing to us that it had once been a brothel, haha. We were very amused by this, and also thought it was cool he had done the work to find and show us the photo. We learned a lot about the history of Vienna and thought the tour was well paced. We definitely recommend this one.

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March 26, 2023

The walking tour helped us understand both the history and layout of the city. It provided an excellent framework for all our following tourist activities. We really felt that Herbert had tailored His commentary and routeur response to our preferences.

March 26, 2023

Our guide Herbert was very informative. He kept our 9 year old daughter entertained while giving the adults a wealth of information. It was a great way to get our bearings when we arrived in Vienna. He used photos on a tablet as a way to give us more perspective.

March 26, 2023

Product ID: 29603