While in Prague, don't miss this special opportunity to visit Vienna on this full-day guided trip. Discover the capital of Austria, whose historic center, rich in medieval and Baroque architecture, was once the imperial and cultural center of Europe and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In your comfortable coach with your professional guide, travel through the picturesque landscapes of Bohemia and Moravia to Vienna. See the city's best highlights, including the famous Ringstrasse, Schönbrunn Castle, Hofburg, St Stephen's Cathedral and more!
Your day trip to Vienna begins as you depart Prague and take a comfortable coach ride south through the stunning landscapes of Bohemia and Moravia. After three to four hours of driving along Danube, Europe's longest river, arrive in Vienna, the home of Sigmund Freud.Vienna, the seat of the Habsburg Empire during the 18th century, is a beautiful medieval and Baroque city and its historic center is UNESCO World Heritage listed.With your guide, travel across the famous Ringstrasse, a magnificent boulevard that Emperor Franz Joseph built in the 1880s on the site of demolished city walls. Along the way, see Vienna’s majestic buildings, palaces and museums, including Schwarzenberg Square, the State Opera, Neue Burg (a part of the Hofburg), the building of Parliament and the History Museum. Pass beautiful public gardens and parks, enjoy panoramic views of the city, and listen as your guide tells you about the historical importance of each site.Next, head to Vienna´s southern border, where you can view Schönbrunn (the former summer residence of the imperial family) and its beautiful reservoir. After exploring the gardens and chateau on your own, you will return by bus to the center of the city for a tour of the Hofburg, the former imperial residence of Vienna. Then, take a guided tour of St Stephen´s Cathedral.After your guided tour, enjoy free time for lunch or shopping before enjoying a relaxing journey back to Prague.