Join a guided walk through old Vienna during one of the most magical times of the year, the perfect introduction to Austria’s capital city. Vienna, the capital of Austria, is known for its rich history, from the classical music era to the Habsburg reign. Recently voted one of the most livable cities, Vienna is a city where you take your time and enjoy the breathtaking 18th-19th century architecture. Great for first-timers, your walking tour will take you through the pedestrian-friendly streets and parks of the old town. Leave the tourist path and join us for the perfect introduction to Vienna by our licensed tour guides.
Meet your guide in central Vienna and take off on foot through the city. Learn the fascinating stories of Vienna’s history, culture and politics as you travel, tracing back to its Roman roots and involvement in the world wars. Pass the city’s historic landmarks, walking through Heldenplatz (Heroes' Square), where Adolf Hitler made his 1938 annexation speech. Admire the iconic landmark of St Stephen’s Cathedral, a beloved mark of Viennese freedom, as well as the Sacher Café, known for its delectable chocolate cake. Visit the Hofburg Imperial Palace, built in the 13th century and the former residence of the monarchs of the Habsburg dynasty. Explore the most beautiful Christmas Markets in Europe, located in the famous Vienna. Shop for a nice souvenir or enjoy a glass of Glühwein (malt wine). Take in the sights and smells of this amazing time of the year.After exploring the city’s grand structures and small streets, your tour will conclude at St Stephen’s Cathedral.