Historic sightseeing tour in Vienna

Historic guided visits in Vienna are very much favored by the tourists: you will drive around the Ringstrasse, the Prater, the Riesenrad and finish your tour with a coffee break at the Hundertwasserhaus and a stroll in the old city, gazing at the Hofburg Palace and sauntering on the streets of Kohlmarkt, Graben, the St Etienne place and complete with a flourish by a visit of the cathedral of Saint Stephen's.

Historic guided tour by bus

Find below the different steps on your tour:

  • Meeting point at the hotel: Your Viennese guide will pick you up by coach at your hotel or at any desired locaion.
  • Ringstrasse tour on the West side: The first step on your visit is a bus tour on the Ringstrasse. Listen to your guide and check out for the wonders: the opera of Vienna, the Hofburg Palace, the museum district, the Museum of Art and History, the Museum of Art, the Museum of Natural History, the Austrian Parliament, the Volksgarten, the City Hall, the Burgtheater, the University, the Vienna Stock Exchange, the Votiv church, the Danube, the Bermuda Triangle, St. Ruprecht's church and the Urania; also, pay attention to the anecdotes and stories your tour guide will tell you.
  • Excursion to the Prater: Your bus will drive you along the Danube to Leopoldstadt passing in front of the memorial to Admiral Tegetthoff to the Prater, where you will see the main alley leading to the Prater fair and to the Big Wheel of Vienna.
  • Coffee break at the Hundertwasserhaus: Next stop to the Hundertwasserhaus. You will get out of your bus with your guide for a walk: he will story you on the crispy anecdotes and stories related to Friedensreich Hundertwasser and its architecture work in Vienna. You will then have some time to idle around, have a coffee or buy souvenirs etc.
  • Ringstrasse tour on the East side: Drive along the Danube, your bus will lead you back to the Ringstrasse. On the East side of the steet, your guide will discribe and comment the numerous buildings, amongst them: the Ministry of war and the memorial to Radetzky, the Postal Office Savings Bank Building designed by Otto Wagner, the Museum of Applied Arts, the city park, the memorial to Johann Strauss, the Kursalon Vienna concert hall, the Schwarzenbergplatz with the Hochstrahlbrunnen fountain and the memorial to the Soviet soldiers.
  • Trip to the Karlsplatz: Your bus tour continues to the Karlsplatz, meanwhile your guide will share information as regards to the Saint Charles church, the historic museum of Vienna, the Music Association, the Künstlerhaus, the metropolitan station designed by Otto-Wagner and the Viennese Secession building, the whole spiced up with anecdotes and stories.
  • Visit of the old town: The last step and not the least is a visit of the old town. You will arrive at the Maria-Theresa place, followed immediately with a walk in the old city. Your guide yill accompany you to the Hofburg Palace, Volksgarten gardens, the Austrian ethnographic museum in the New castle and the Hofburg palace with the the Imperial And Ecclesiastical Treasury museum. You will also get to see the Saint Michael place, the street of Kohlmarkt where there is the cafe Demel, not forgetting the Pestsäule column, finally concluding the tour at the Saint Stephen's cathedral on St. Stephen's square.
  • Final step at the Saint Stephen's square: The historic guided visit ends at the Saint Stephen's square. If need be, your guide can walk you to the upper market ("Hoher Markt") where the Anchor clock - Ankeruhr - presents its daily music show at noon sharp!

The historic guided tour lasts around 3 hours. If you wish, you can prolong your tour for one more hour - with a supplement - so that you could visit the Belevedere castle, the Saint Stephen's cathedral or the Imperial Treasury room.

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