Recommended Vienna City Tours
With almost 2 million inhabitants, Vienna is the largest city and the capital of Austria. The cultural heritage of the city along the fact that Vienna is one of the most popular destination for international congresses worldwide, Vienna receives about 7 million foreign visitors each year. This touristic development led to many organized tours and activities that you can enjoy to discover the city in the most convenient way.
The historic center, mainly the in the circle of the famous Ringstraße (the circular street surrounding the historical center), has lots of sights not to be missed. The most important city attractions are the palaces of Schönbrunn and the Hogburg and the Riesenrad in the Prater. Other important cultural sights are the Burgtheater, the Lipizzaner horses at the spanische Hofreitschule, the Wiener Staatsoper, and the Vienna Boys' Choir. The city also houses over 100 art museums, the most important being Albertina, Belvedere and the Leopold Museum. Vienna is also widely know as a cultural center of classical music which happened during the early 20th century.
Having some organization and a helpful hand might be a good idea to make the most of your sightseeing time in Vienna, so we made an overview of the available tours and activities which will hopefully help you make the right decision for you.
Live Guide Bus Tours
If you want quality sightseeing this is the best way to go. These tours are live guided, stop at the most important sights, take you for a short walks where needed, and let you fully immerse yourself in the city. The tour guide adapts the tour depending on the group and on traffic conditions so it is a smooth experience for all guests. View all live guided bus tours in Vienna
Hop-on Hop-off Tours
The very famous hop-on hop-off bus tours are a more affordable option to visit the most important sights and learn some information from the audio guide on the bus. As these buses are influenced by traffic they are sometimes late and the audio guide is not able to adapt to individual guests preferences and answer questions. They do however offer the possibility to sight-see at your own peace. If limit your expectations to a service similar to public transportation with stops at the most important sights, you wan't be disappointed! View all hop-on hop-off tours in Vienna
Danube River Cruise
Not a tour that will give you a lot of information about Vienna but will definitely give you a different perspective of the city. The river cruises on the Danube river offer a relaxing atmosphere to enjoy fantastic panoramic views along with a few drinks and optionally dinner. View all river cruises in Vienna
Classic Music Concert
Sometimes called the "City of Music", Vienna is famous for the Classical music culture that had its peak in Vienna during the early 20th century. It is highly recommended to enjoy one of the classic music concerts held daily in some of the most prominent venues. View all classic music concerts and music tours in Vienna
Schönbrunn Palace Tours
No doubt that the Schönbrunn palace is one of the most important sight in Vienna. Here we grouped all the tours that take you to visit this sight so you make sure you don't miss it! Some of them even include skip-the-line tickets so be sure to check them out! View all tours visiting the Schönbrunn palace
Since the city is very big, the walking tours of Vienna tend to be either specialized, visiting a specific limited sights or are just a part of a bigger package. Nevertheless it's yet another way to experience the city especially if you are limited on time. View all Vienna Walking Tours
Polaroid Photography Tours
If you love photography then this is an interesting spin to classic sightseeing. You will get to learn about and use a classic Polaroid camera, visit some of the most important sights and take pictures. The photos you make are yours to keep which makes them a great souvenir. View all photography tours in Vienna
Culinary & Food Tours
One of the cultural aspects of a destination is often overlooked - the culinary achievements of the region. Here we collected tours and activities that include transitional Viennese meals for people who like to taste local food. View all food tours in Vienna