You are invited to an exclusive up-close private VIP – Vienna Introductory Presentation - of this historic and beautiful city of music, art, architecture, and culture. Your guide – a native English speaker having lived in Vienna for 40 years – is a licensed guide and will meet you at your hotel and conduct a 3½- hour active walk through Vienna’s city center. Alternatively you may choose to visit the Schönbrunn Summer Palace, Vienna’s Zentral Cemetery, the Belvedere Palace or other venues beyond the city center. This tour is for history buffs and those who admire the magnificent architecture and sights of the Habsburg Imperial and Royal capital. Maps and information including and an explanation on Vienna’s transportation alternatives will be provided. After completing your VIP - Vienna Introductory Presentation you will feel confident to visit additional museums, coffee houses and shops, and get around on your own!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Stephansplatz, ViennaThis is the center of Vienna and the most prominent symbol for the city - Stephansdom.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Graben and Kohlmarkt, ViennaBeautiful pedestrian area with diverse historic revival architectural styles.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, ViennaA visit to a monument remembering the tragic victims of the Holocaust.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Am Hof, ViennaA venue where the 6 year-old Mozart debuted in 1762.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Imperial Palace (Hofburg), ViennaOne of the world's largest imperial palace complexes.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Heldenplatz, ViennaFantastic photo opportunity of a historic venue with stunning monuments and architecture.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Stallburg, ViennaAdmire the White Stallions of the Spanish Riding School.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Albertinaplatz, ViennaA beautiful elevated view of the State Opera, the famous Hotel Sacher, the Burg Garten (Imperial Park) and Albertina Square.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: State Opera House, ViennaA Neo-Renaissance tribute to Vienna's passion for opera. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Imperial Crypt, ViennaFinal resting place for 150 of the most prominent members of the Habsburg monarchy from the past 400 years. Optional visit (admission extra) takes about 45 minutes.Duration: 10 minutes