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Vienna Secrets Walking Tour to Backyards and Mysterious Locations provided by Viennatour

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Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
In addition to popular landmarks, Vienna is also home to lots of mysterious locations, backyards, and hidden spots worth exploring. This walking tour gives you access to local secrets that would be hard to find on your own. Hear stories from your guide and walk past famous landmarks, such as the baroque Jesuit Church, before getting to the hidden gems that provide a glimpse of “real Vienna” beyond the tourist attractions.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Bankomat
    Jasomirgottstraße 2, 1010 Wien, Austria
    Meeting point “Drei - 3” telecom branch - 1010 Vienna, St. Stephan’s square 8A/Jasomirgottstraße Subway line U1/U4 Station "Stephansplatz " - Exit " Stephansplatz" Coordinates 48°12'32.42"N 16°22'20.52"E
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  • Pass by
    St. Stephen's Cathedral
    Apartments Ballgasse 8 Hegenbart
    Mozarthaus Vienna
    Church of the Jesuits
    Franziskanerkirche
  • You'll end at
    Dr.-Karl-Lueger-Platz 3
    Dr.-Karl-Lueger-Platz 3, 1010 Wien, Austria
    Subway station U3
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Highlights
  • Perfect for travelers who want to see Vienna from a local’s perspective
  • See Vienna's beautiful architecture, such as St. Stephen’s Cathedral
  • Discover secret places you wouldn’t be able to find without a guide
  • Make the most of your time—discover lots of sights in one day
What to Expect
Your action-packed day of discovering hidden Vienna begins by meeting your guide at a central location. Explore St. Stephen’s Cathedral together before heading to Ballgasse. Along the way, your guide relays historical information and local stories. Discover Vienna’s cat café, where felines lounge while locals and tourists drink coffee and tea, before visiting the historic Franciscan Church. Learn about Vienna’s famous residents, such as Mozart, and see where they lived. Next, visit the regal Neupauer-Breuner Palace and the famous lanes of Blutgasse and Domgasse. During the tour, learn the stories behind unusual signs and street names. The next stop is Heiligenkreuzerhof, one of the most beautiful courtyards in Vienna. Move on to the Old University District, before admiring the Jesuit Church. Learn about the city’s past at the City Wall and then see the famous monument Doktor-Karl-Lueger-Platz. The tour ends at Station Stubentor (Subway line U3).
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Important Information
Departure Point
Bankomat, Jasomirgottstraße 2, 1010 Wien, Austria
Duration
2h
Return Details
Dr.-Karl-Lueger-Platz 3, 1010 Wien, Austria
Inclusions
  • Professional local and certified tourist guide
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attraction
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Not recommended for child aged 13 and under
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Bern wrote a review Jul 2019
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom1 contribution
Would highly recommend this walking tour. Herbert was an excellent guide and very knowledgeable on the history of Vienna. Very enjoyable experience.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from Herbyvie, Owner at Vienna Secrets Walking Tour to Backyards and Mysterious Locations
Responded 15 Jul 2019
Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your great review on TripAdvisor! It was my pleasure having you here to show you our beautiful city. Looking forward to see you again soon. Best regards Herbert
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IdahoKelly wrote a review May 2019
Idaho Falls, Idaho31 contributions5 helpful votes
We truly enjoyed our 2-1/2 hour walking tour today with Herbert and his dry sense of humor. We had already been in Vienna for 3 days and he showed us spots we had walked by many times and missed! I really liked the historical photos and maps he showed us on his tablet.
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Response from Herbyvie, Owner at Vienna Secrets Walking Tour to Backyards and Mysterious Locations
Responded 15 Jul 2019
Dear Guest, Thanks for your great review on TripAdvisor! My dry sense of humor sometimes guests don’t understand and think its condescending! It was my pleasure having you here to show you our beautiful city. Regards Herbert, Viennatour
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Alexander T wrote a review Mar 2019
Jenbach, Austria1 contribution
The Guide was familiar withh so many details and his historical and local knowldege was excellent. We enjoyed very much
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Date of experience: March 2019
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33Laura wrote a review May 2018
Calgary, Canada20 contributions6 helpful votes
We met our guide Herbert in St. Stephen’s Square and from the first few moments we began to learn about the history of Vienna. He had many images that were really helpful in imagining how old Vienna looked. I won’t tell you about what we saw as that will ruin the tour. We did
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Date of experience: May 2018
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Response from Viennatour, Inhaber at Vienna Secrets Walking Tour to Backyards and Mysterious Locations
Responded 18 Jun 2018
Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your great review on TripAdvisor! Looking forward to see you soon again. Sincerely Herbert
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Great tour!
Very interesting tour and information about the history of Vienna/Austria! Our tourguide knew a lot and explained e
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Vienna tour
We had a tour with Herbert this morning. He was very knowledgeable about Hapsburg history and very patient and ple
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Vienna tour
Excellent tour! A great orientation to the city and history of Vienna. Our guide, Herbert, was very knowledgeable a
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Howie D
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Excellent tour
This was a perfect walking tour. Herbert was very knowledgeable of European history and the imperial dynasties. I
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RogerAliSophia
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Excellent introduction to Vienna
We joined Herbert and four guests today on our morning walk through the streets and alleys of Vienna. It was very i
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799jennad
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Great Tour!
We are in Vienna for a short time but wanted to do a walking tour to learn more - Herbert was very knowledgeable! I
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Great Vienna Walking Tour!
Four of us booked this 2 hour walking tour in early December and it was perfect as it gave us a good starting point
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Matthew P
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Excellent Tour! Great introduction to Vienna!
This was a very informative and enjoyable tour. The pace was just right even considering the chilly weather. Herber
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Vienna Quick trip
This was a great introduction to Vienna. I would recommend this tour to anyone visiting Vienna for the 1st time. Ou
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irina1016
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Excellent Tour!
Herbert was very knowledgeable and presented a lot of interesting historical facts on the tour. The tour was a good
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heatherjn2018
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Herbert is a wealth of knowledge
Our guide was prompt, knowledgeable and patient. He maintained a steady pace but not too fast. He gave a great blue
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Christiane V
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The capital of the Habsburgers
Herbert was an excellent guide ! We learned a lot within a small time and it was never boring. Even our dog was ch
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Excellent Resource
Herbert was a great resource regarding the history of Vienna. He was to the point but not boring. He gave us his in
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386joeyg
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Great Overview and Very Informative!
Herbert’s a true professional of his craft - he can answer just about any question you have about Vienna (from cult
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irongill20
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A great way to see the history of Vienna
Herbert did a great job of highlighting all the key historical sites in Vienna. I loved how he uses a tablet to hel
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