This 3 and a half long tour will show you the most important sights of Vienna and will give you the basic historical overview of Vienna and Austria. This fully guided tour is the best way to start your vacation in Vienna as it will give you will get a lot of info on how to spend the rest of your stay and also how to orient yourself around the city.
After the pickup from the Albertinaplatz, we will first drive around the Ring, the most popular boulevard in Vienna along with it's many prominent sights: the State Opera House, the Hofburg, the national museums, the Burghtheater, the City Hall, the Parliament and the university. Apart from the buildings you will also get to see lots of beautiful green parks and important mounemnts.
The first stop will be made at the Hundertwasser Haus with its colorful facade. After a short photo break, we continue past the Prater recreation grounds where the Vienna's most well-known landmark is situated - the Giant Ferris Wheel. We will cross the Danube River to the modern part of Vienna and look at the modern architecture of the city. The most prominent modern sight is the Vienna International Centre, or locally known as UNO City (for hosting the United Nations Office in Vienna).
We will return passing the Ringstrasse and Schwarzenbergplatz, as we pass by and take a look at the Sovien War Memorial and fountain. On the way gaze upon the Belevedere Palace, famous for being one of the most amazing display of Baroque architecture in the world. Stop and see the panoramic outlook of the city from the gardens as the last stop of the tour.
After that the bus will take you to the most popular attraction of Vienna, the Schönbrunn Palace, where this tour ends. You will receive skip-the-line tickets for this attraction which you will continue to explore on your own. The Schönbrunn Palace offers audio guides from which you will hear lots of interesting historical facts. After the visit of the palace recommend visiting also the Schönbrunn Zoo, not only the oldest zoo but one of the most acclaimed zoos in the World.