Vienna Woods and Mayerling Half Day Trip

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Vienna Woods and Mayerling Half Day Trip information and booking

4 hours
Departs from
Corner Laxenburger Strasse/Wiedner Gurtel (about 300 meters from Sudtirolerplatz.) The meeting point is easy to locate and your guide will be waiting for you.
Returns to
Tour concludes at the State Opera.
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Tour description provided by Viator

Explore beautiful sites surrounding the southern part of the Vienna Woods on a half day guided coach tour. Highlights of the tour include a visit to the Mayerling hunting lodge and a boat ride on the largest subterranean lake in Europe, the Seegrotte.

You'll pass the Roman City of Baden, famous for its thermal springs as you travel through the romantic valley Helenental to the former Mayerling hunting lodge. Today it is a a commemorative chapel however it was also the very place the Crown Prince Rudolph, only son of Emperor Franz Joseph, committed suicide with Baronesse Vetsera in 1889.

In the Cistercian Abbey of Heiligenkreuz (1133) you will visit the medieval cloister which houses the remains of the last Babenberger. Keep an eye out as you drive by the Holdrichsmuhle where Franz Schubert composed his song 'The Linden Tree' before arriving at the Seegrotte.

Your tour concludes continues with a leisurely boat ride on the largest subterranean lake in Europe. You'll you leave the Vienna Woods and return back to Vienna, passing the Liechtenstein Castle on the way.

What's included

  • Hotel pickup
  • Sightseeing cruise
  • Entrance fees
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Professional guide

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified