This tour is offered by Visit.org, the world's leading platform for social impact travel experiences. Revenue from this experience will be reinvested in our local partner org LAST, which offers tours and activities with people experiencing homelessness that provide insight into the corners of Vienna while enhancing local socioeconomic development. • Explore the shadows of Vienna through the eyes of locals experiencing homelessness while supporting their socioeconomic integration back into society. • Take a unique and meaningful walking tour through Vienna, learning about the city’s social challenges. • Hear personal stories from locals and gain insight into the many shades of homelessness.
Have you ever wondered what life must be like on the shadowy side of Vienna? Discover the challenges and complexities of impoverishment through a 2-hour city guided tour via a homeless local! What better way is there to explore the hidden world of poverty than through the eyes of those who experience it firsthand. Anxious to inquire about something explicit? These friendly guides are not shy in sharing their personal stories, so, when prompted, go ahead and reveal your queries. After a brief orientation, your guide will introduce you to the topic of homelessness through a mix of facts and stories that illustrate its complications, presenting you with an insightful, informative, and emotional experience. Through their eyes, you will uncover a different side of Vienna that provides you with insights into an unseen world, far away from the typical tourist path.SHADES TOURS is a social enterprise that offers tours and activities with people experiencing homelessness that provide insight into the corners of Vienna while enhancing local socioeconomic development. Tour revenue will be invested in employing and empowering the homeless guides of SHADES TOURS.