While in Melk, you have the option of having lunch in the abbey's restaurant (price not included).
Please note: the boat trip (1.5 hours) operates from April 10 to October 26 only. In the winter months, lunch at the Zum Schwarzen Baren in Emmersdorf will be included in your tour price as a replacement.
Departure Point: Tour commences from Ecke Laxenburger Strasse/Wiedner Gurtel, situated approx. 300 meters from Sudtirolerplatz. The meeting point is easy to locate and your guide will be waiting for you.
Departure Time: Departs at 9:45 am (Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.)
Return Details: Tour concludes at the Vienna State Opera.
Vienna, a city of culture, of music, and classical architecture. So whether you prefer museums or galleries, cathedrals or palaces - Vienna has it all.
Welcome to Vienna Package is the best way to make the most of a short stay, especially if you are coming for the first time. It will be delivered to your hotel free of charge.
The multiple benefits of the Welcome to Vienna Package include:
Arrival shuttle transfer to your hotel
Vienna Hop-on Hop-off Tour valid for 24 hours. Set your own pace, get on and off at any of the 14 stops, as often as you wish. Operates on the hour every hour between 10:00am and 5:00pm. Service runs every half hour on weekends.
Departure Point: Welcome to Vienna Package contains helpful information about Vienna and all of your travel vouchers.
Optional: Vienna City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
One of the world's first cogwheel trains travels up the Kahlenberg to 1,588 feet (484 meters) above sea level. After a steep ascend from the Danube, enjoy a relaxing hike with magnificent views.
Visit the Josefskirche where an inscription commemorates the Polish Relief Army that helped rescue Vienna during the Turkish siege in 1683.
Continue through forests and vineyards before ending your hike in one of Vienna's typical Heurigen (wine tavern).
Departure Point: Tour commences from
subway station U4 Heiligenstadt near the bus stops
A one hour train ride takes us to the start of our tour 60 km south of Vienna. Through farmland along a little stream we come to the lovely gorge of the "Johannesbach" and cross over it with bridges and ladders.
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Conducted in English
The trail continues through beautiful forest to the ruins of an old fortress "Schrattenbach" where we can stop and enjoy the view.
Before we reach the train station we will have the opportunity to enjoy lunch at a country inn.
Departure Point: Tour commences at Meidling train
station at the ticket counter
Bring in the New Year and celebrate with your family and friends in a traditional Austrian Wine Tavern.
Spend an unforgettable evening accompanied by traditional Viennese and international music, delicious dinner and at midnight welcome the New Year with fireworks and a glass of sparkling wine, in Vienna's most famous wine growing region.
Likely to Sell-out. New Year's Eve at an Austrian Wine Tavern in Grinzing regularly sells out weeks in advance. Book ahead of time to avoid disappointment.
Departing from Vienna by motorcoach you will be amazed by the beautiful illuminated palaces and monuments on the 'Ringstrasse', which follows along the route of the former city walls. Afterwards you'll travel to a 'Heurigen' a traditional Austrian wine tavern in Grinzing, Vienna's most famous wine growing region.
Enjoy a typical Grinzing dinner accompanied with wine and listen to Viennese and international live music playing in the lead up to midnight. As fireworks erupt in the skies above, toast your family and friends with a glass of sparkling wine to welcome the New Year.
Departure Point: Tour departs from
centrally located Vienna hotels. If hotel details are not advised at the time of
booking, meet at Sudtiroler Platz. The meeting place is easy to locate and your
guide will be waiting for you.
While in Vienna don't miss your chance to visit Austria's other great city, Salzburg - home of Mozart and beautiful Mirabell Gardens and Palace.
Travel through the stunning Austrian alps and lakes on this fantastic day trip to Salzburg. The tour includes guided walking tour of the city of Salzburg.
Traveling to Mozart's town of birth you'll be enchanted by the beautiful Salzkammergut landscape with its mountains and lakes, and where the Emperor Franz Joseph and his family used to spend their holidays. Skirting the Lake Fuschl and Lake Wolfgang you will reach Salzburg, where you will have free time for lunch.
Discover Salzburg with an afternoon walking tour through the old city. Your guide will show you the most important sights of the old Bishop's Seat including the Cathedral, the Festival Hall, St Peter's Abbey Church and its graveyard (the tomb of Mozart's sister Nannerl).
Among the busy shopping streets you'll see no. 9 Getreidegasse, where the famed Wolfgang Mozart was born and lived until he was 17 years old.
While passing through the gardens of Mirabell Palace you will see the statue of the Pegasus, the winged horse and perhaps here, the song 'Do-Re-Mi' from the movie Sound of Music will come to mind.
On your return journey to Vienna, enjoy great views as your coach passes through Fortress Hohensalzburg, one of the largest medieval castles in Europe. Your tour concludes with a drop off at Vienna State Opera.
Departure Point: Vienna State Opera
Experience Vienna by bike - Easy route on bike paths or on streets with little traffic. The ideal way to see Vienna.
The first tour starts in the morning and takes you on the Ringstra�e Boulevard with its impressive historical buildings, through Heldenplatz and Volksgarten, to the Parlament, Rathaus and Burgtheater. The tour continues to St. Stephan's Cathedral, then you pass the Albertina Museum before returning to the Staatsoper.
The second tour starts in the afternoon meeting point again at the Staatsoper and shows you more wonderful places in Vienna. You cross the Karlsplatz with the Karlskirche, visit the Hundertwasserhaus, and ride through the famous Wiener Prater with its monumental Ferris Wheel.
After crossing the "Blue" Danube, you head back passing the Postsparkasse and the Stadtpark with the golden Johann Strauss Monument. The combination of both tours provides you with an unforgettable image of Vienna.
There will be frequent stops throughout both tours for photographs.
Departure Point: In front of the Vienna Opera
Imagine cruising effortlessly through the beautiful parks and along the Ring while receiving great orientation, informative historical and current-day information, heaps of unique and fascinating stories, fantastic photo opportunities along the way and superb personal service from your guide.
Our Day Tour provides an excellent orientation of Vienna, its fascinating history and its glorious beauty - an experience that's hard to match! We meet at one of Vienna's most famous landmarks, the Opera House.
You'll glide along the tree-lined Ringstrasse, past impressive palaces and through refreshing parks. We'll visit the Hofburg, the Rathaus, the golden Mozart statue in Stadtpark and ride through the narrow lanes of Vienna's old town. The splendor of Imperial Vienna will flow around you.
Departure Point: In front of the Opera House
Acquaint yourself with Vienna's culture as you stroll through the old city on this guided walking tour, following in the footsteps of Empress Elisabeth - 'Sisi' of Austria.
You will start the walk with a visit to the Imperial Crypt, the burial place of the Habsburgs, where Empress Elizabeth 'Sisi' is also buried.
Then follow Sisi's footsteps on a guided tour through the glittering Hofburg, official residence of Empress Elizabeth and Emperor Franz Joseph.
In 1854 Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria married Elizabeth, who with her charm and natural grace soon became a fairy-tale princess in the eyes of the public. Empress Elisabeth of Austria, affectionately known to millions as 'Sisi', was as intelligent as she was extravagant, and was decades ahead of her time.
Even a century after her death, Sisi's hold on the popular imagination remains undiminished. This can be seen in the popularity of Sisi films and the musical 'Elisabeth', which has run for years in Vienna. The sites where the empress lived, including the Hofburg, continue to draw tourists from the world over.
Sisi was also possibly the world's best, female equestrian. She trained as hard as a professional sportswoman for years to achieve this goal. Whilst you are at the Hofburg, you will have the opportunity to watch the training of the world famous 'Lipizzaner horses', where the tradition of the High School of Riding is still cherished (entrance fee not included).
Departure Point: Tour departs from centrally located Vienna hotels. If hotel details are not advised at the time of booking, meet at corner of Laxenburger Strasse/Wiedner Gurtel (about 300 meters from Sudtirolerplatz). The meeting point is easy to locate and your guide will be waiting for you.
Departure Time: Departs at 9:45 am. Please be ready at 9:30 am.
Feel the pulse of nocturnal life on this guided evening tour highlighting the best of Vienna by night.
You'll visit Ring avenue with its famous historical buildings and monuments before ascending the Danube Tower, Austria's tallest freestanding structure.
At 492 feet (150 meters) Danube's Terrace is the ideal vantage point to admire the marvelous panorama of the city below.
Departure Point: Tour departs from centrally located Vienna hotels. If hotel details are not advised at the time of booking, meet at the Kursalon.
The meeting point is easy to locate and your guide will be waiting for you.
Departure Time: 7:15 pm
From the magnificent buildings of the Ring to the splendor of Schonbrunn Palace, you'll see all the highlights of Vienna on this three-hour city tour.
The tour gives you a thorough overview of Vienna's most significant historical sights, and focuses on the famous Schonbrunn Palace.
You'll also see the Museum of Applied Arts, the State Opera House, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Museum of Natural History. The Hofburg is another highlight, the famous residence of Empress Elizabeth, affectionately known as Sisi to the Austrians. Plus you'll see a host of other fine buildings, including the Parliament, City Hall, the Burgtheater, the University and the Votive Church.
The real treat of this tour is your visit to Schonbrunn Palace, summer residence of the Hapsburgs and Maria Theresa, mother of Marie Antoinette, who later became Queen to Louis XVI of France.
On the way back to the State Opera you will pass the Belvedere Palace, the former summer residence of Prince Eugene.
You have the option to conclude your tour at this point, a 10-minute walk from the city center, or you can use a complimentary transfer on the Hop-on Hop-off bus back to the Opera House.
Departure Point: Ecke Laxenburger Strasse/Wiedner Gurtel or centrally-located Vienna hotels
Return Details: Tour concludes at the State Opera or passengers have the option of concluding the tour at the Belvedere Palace. From here it is a 10 minute walk to the city center, or you can use the Hop-on Hop-off bus free of charge back to the State Opera.
Join this walking tour in Vienna, city of Music with our expert photographer and see one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.
Along the way you will see remarkable architecture including the Museum of Ethnography, the Imperial Treasury, the National Library, the Butterfly house and big collection of musical instruments and weapons and also the famous Spanish Riding School.
You'll start from the Vienna Opera house and walk through the Karntnerstrasse to the city center, Vienna's main shopping street and a great place for candid photography. Here you have the opportunity to capture the various street artists performing.
St. Stephen's Cathedral, one of Vienna's most famous sights defines the city center and has been the heart of Vienna for centuries and is one of the most famous Viennese sights. Off to St. Michael's church built in the first half of the 13th century and where Mozart's "Requiem" was first performed.
Then to the Imperial Palace of Vienna with its mix of various architectural styles and vast building complex - the Museum of Ethnography, the Imperial Treasury, the National Library, the Butterfly house and big collection of musical instruments and weapons and also the famous Spanish Riding School.
Along the way you'll have an opportunity to photograph the Gothic style City Hall, the Parliament Building, Natural History Museum and Museum of Fine Arts, Naschmarkt one of the oldest and most famous market in Vienna its unique mixture of Austrian traditions and oriental influences.
The shops display colorful and neatly arranged fresh vegetables, fruits and spice packages making it a perfect place for some colorful snapshots. Finally the Baroque styled Karlsplatz church and ending at the Belvedere Palace and Botanical gardens.
Departure Point: In Front of the Vienna state Opera house
Combine a visit to Schonbrunn Zoo, which houses more than 4000 animals from each continent, with a ride on the world-famous Giant Ferris Wheel for a memorable day out in Vienna.
The Baroque Architecture of Schonebrunn Zoo dates back to the days of Empress Maria Theresia and her husband Franz Stephan von Lothringen. The breakfast pavilion is situated in the center and emulates the historical beginnings of the zoo. Even today you can still enjoy an "Imperial Breakfast."
Apart from Berlin, The Schonbrunn Zoo in Vienna is the only place in Europe where you can see Giant Pandas. The two Giant pandas, Yang Yang and Long Hui who arrived in the Schonbrunn Zoo 2003, are on loan to the Republic of Austria by the People's Republic of China for a period of 10 years. According to the latest estimates, only one thousand Giant Pandas currently live in the wild.
Other top attraction include orangutans, jaguars, koalas, the first elephant born in Europe using artificial insemination techniques, Children's playground and petting zoo and a rainforest house modeled after the ecosystems of Borneo.
The Giant Ferris Wheel, trademark of Austria's capital city and a symbol of Vienna's world-famous Prater, creates a very special point of reference for every visitor with its unmistakable silhouette, clearly visible even from great distances. Its unique views of the city of Vienna can be enjoyed by visitors throughout the day.
A circular trip on the Giant Ferris Wheel, one of the most significant and fascinating structures in the world, and the unique view of the city of Vienna, is an absolute cultural and architectural must for every visitor to Austria's capital.
Point: Schonbrunn Zoo is located at Maxingstrasse 13B, Vienna. Vienna Giant
Ferris Wheel is located at Prater 2, Vienna.
For the best introduction to the beautiful city of Vienna, tour the sights by coach and boat. As you travel along the Danube you'll pass the Prater and Kunsthaus, as well as driving through the lovely Vienna Woods.
Traveling to the hills of the Vienna Woods, you'll enjoy magnificent views over vineyards and the city, and pass through the romantic wine-growing village of Grinzing.
Departure Point: Tour departs from centrally located Vienna hotels. If hotel details are not advised at the time of booking, meet at Sudtirolerplatz. The meeting point is easy to locate and your guide will be waiting for you.
Departure Time: Hotel pickups commence prior to this time,
exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
Capture mesmerizing city views of Vienna and combine these with good food and wine for a memorable tour of Viennese nightlife.
Your guided tour starts with a drive along the Ringstrasse to the Prater, a Viennese amusement park. Here, you have the opportunity to board the Giant Ferris Wheel for a marvelous view over the city.
Afterwards, you'll be entertained by members of the 1st Viennese Heurigen show where you'll hear the most famous Viennese songs and operettas. Dancing is encouraged.
Your tour concludes after sitting down to an evening meal including 1/4 liter of wine at a traditional Viennese wine-tavern.
Departure Point: Tour departs from centrally located Vienna hotels. If hotel details are not advised at the time of booking, meet at the Kursalon. The meeting point is easy to locate and your guide will be waiting for you.
Departure Time: 7:15 pm (Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time.)
Return Details: Returns to original departure point
Explore beautiful sites surrounding the southern part of the Vienna Woods on a half day guided coach tour. Highlights of the tour include a visit to the Mayerling hunting lodge and a boat ride on the largest subterranean lake in Europe, the Seegrotte.
You'll pass the Roman City of Baden, famous for its thermal springs as you travel through the romantic valley Helenental to the former Mayerling hunting lodge. Today it is a a commemorative chapel however it was also the very place the Crown Prince Rudolph, only son of Emperor Franz Joseph, committed suicide with Baronesse Vetsera in 1889.
In the Cistercian Abbey of Heiligenkreuz (1133) you will visit the medieval cloister which houses the remains of the last Babenberger. Keep an eye out as you drive by the Holdrichsmuhle where Franz Schubert composed his song 'The Linden Tree' before arriving at the Seegrotte.
Your tour concludes continues with a leisurely boat ride on the largest subterranean lake in Europe. You'll you leave the Vienna Woods and return back to Vienna, passing the Liechtenstein Castle on the way.
Departure Point: Ecke Laxenburger Strasse/Wiedner Gurtel (about 300 meters from Sudtirolerplatz.) The meeting point is easy to locate and your guide will be waiting for you.
Departure Time: Hotel pickups commence prior to this
time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
Imagine a day of wine tasting, easy biking through breathtaking scenery, swimming in the Danube and feasting on a BBQ lunch in one of Austria's best wine regions. Leave Vienna behind for an easy cycling tour in the Wachau Valley.
It's Vienna's Big Day Out. Imagine sipping, swirling and slurping through one of Austria's best winery regions, the Wachau Valley.
Renowned for its quality wines, stunning villages, and breathtaking scenery, the Wachau Valley is the perfect place to enjoy a day away from the city. Enjoy a day's bike rental and take in the freedom of easy open-air cycling in magnificent vineyard surrounds.
Sample wine at all wineries and visit 6 stunning villages up close, with lots of photo opportunities before going swimming in the Danube, or playing a bit of beach volleyball.
Learn how real Austrian schnapps is made and meander through the magnificent fortress ruins of D�rnstein (King Richard the Lionheart's prison). With a professional guide at hand, the Wine Tasting Bike Tour prides itself on showing you the Wachau like no other tour.
Departure Point: Mariahilfer gurtel 21, 1150 Vienna