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  • Classic Vienna: 3-Hour Guided Bike Tour

    1. Classic Vienna: 3-Hour Guided Bike Tour

    This tour takes you to Vienna's most beautiful sights, from the city center to the Danube Canal. Stay on bike paths and less congested roads for the ideal experience of Austria's beautiful capital with plenty of chances to stop for photos along the way! Ride along the Ringstraße, passing the famous sights including the Staatsoper (State Opera), the Austrian Parliament Building, the Burgtheater, and the Rathaus (town hall), then continue into the first district, where St. Stephen's Cathedral rises impressively above Stephansplatz. Follows the Donau Canal past Urania and through the Stadtpark, over Karlsplatz with the magnificent Karlskirche, then return to the starting point.

    Enjoyed a lot. It was cycling with short stops and also there was a just cycling time

  • Vienna: City Bike Tour

    2. Vienna: City Bike Tour

    Experience Vienna's lively streets and the riverbank of Danube by bike. See the major sights up close and hit the cycle path with your knowledgeable guide. Cycle down Ringstrasse to get a sense of the city's imperial history. Learn about the former center of the powerful Habsburg Empire through the impressive architecture of Vienna’s boulevards. Stop outside several historical sites to hear the stories behind them. Take unobstructed photos of the Opera House, City Hall, the House of Parliament, Hofburg Palace, and the colorful Hundertwasserhaus.

  • Skip the Line: Schönbrunn Palace & Vienna City Tour

    3. Skip the Line: Schönbrunn Palace & Vienna City Tour

    Benefit from the advantages of this tour and skip the queues at Schönbrunn Palace! Get an overall impression of the most significant historical sights in Vienna! By bus, the tour will take you along the Ringstraße, home to numerous architectural gems such as the State Opera, the Museum of Art History with its world-famous collection, the Habsburg Museum and the Museum of Natural History. Discover the museum quarter, the Hofburg Palace (the Emperors' winter residence), the Austrian Parliament, the City Hall, and the Court Theater. The highlight of your visit is a guided tour through the halls of Schönbrunn Palace, the former imperial summer residence that hosted Maria Theresa, amongst others. 

    We thought the driving portion of the tour was a bit rushed and the German and English commentary often left the English comments until the landmark had passed.

  • Vienna: City Highlights Walking Tour

    4. Vienna: City Highlights Walking Tour

    Learn all about the Austrian capital and discover the stories hidden in its streets. Wander down major thoroughfares and narrow alleys with your guide on an informative walk through the city's past. Hear about the lives of famous figures who shaped the course of Vienna's history. See the influence of the Habsburgs in the form of grand buildings and residences. Admire the intricate architecture of Vienna's churches and note the details of their unique architecture. Pass by some of the oldest structures in the city.

  • Vienna City Segway Tour

    5. Vienna City Segway Tour

    Explore the historic city of Vienna on a thoroughly futuristic mode of transport. This 3-hour Segway tour will introduce you to the imperial city on a modern Segway. Following a 20- to 30-minute training period, ride off along the Opernring to the imperial Hofburg Palace, home to the Hapsburg Dynasty of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Glide past the Parliament buildings and continue through the city center, passing highlights such as St. Stephen’s Cathedral and Vienna City Hall. Get up close and personal with Vienna as you glide along imperial streets and hidden alleys. Turn heads as you breeze by Vienna’s ornate architecture and lively streets. With plenty of photo stops along the way, this is surely the best way to explore the majestic city of Vienna.

    Was really fun. Very nice tour guide. The only issue was that there were times when we couldn’t hear the guide as there was too much noise from traffic. All in all was great! Thanks

  • Vienna: 30-Minute Fiaker Ride in the Old Town

    6. Vienna: 30-Minute Fiaker Ride in the Old Town

    Find your Fiaker next to the world-famous St. Stephen's Cathedral. From St. Stephen's Square, begin your journey to old seat of government during the Habsburg monarchy, the Hofburg. Today, the President and Chancellor of the Austrian Republic have their offices at this impressive complex. Travel along marvellous boulevard known as "The Ring", where you have the chance to see the buildings of the Natural Museum of History and Fine Arts. The square between the two buildings displays the statue of Maria Theresia, the sole female ruler in the house of Habsburg. Pass by the Austrian Parliament, built in a Greek architectural style with the statue of Pallas Athene in front of it. Right after the Parliament, see the Vienna Town Hall with its impressive square. The square in front of the hall is very popular among the Viennese, many events such as the annual film festival and the Christmas mar...

  • Vienna: Private City Highlights Walking Tour with Pickup

    7. Vienna: Private City Highlights Walking Tour with Pickup

    Begin your tour by meeting your private guide right outside where you're staying. Start exploring Vienna's old town and collect local tips as you go. Dive into Vienna's history and get acquainted with the must-see sights. Stroll down Ringstrasse and admire the opulence of the State Opera and the Hofburg Palace. Gaze up at the impressive spire and dazzling rooftop of St. Stephen's Cathedral. Learn more about the Austrian's capital's culture and its global influence. Pass by its famous coffee houses. See where famous historical figures lived, from the Habsburgs to Mozart.

  • Vienna: City Bus Tour and Schönbrunn Palace

    8. Vienna: City Bus Tour and Schönbrunn Palace

    Get your bearings and see Vienna's top attractions on one sightseeing tour. Board your comfortable bus, sit back, and start exploring the historical city center. Discover the Ringstrasse and its architectural masterpieces, such as the State Opera House, Hofburg Palace, and Burgtheater (Imperial Court Theater). Marvel at state institutions such as the City Hall and the Austrian Parliament Building. Disembark to enter the former imperial summer residence of the Habsburgs, Schönbrunn Palace. Avoid the ticket lines and spend more time wandering through its 22 state rooms.

  • Vienna: Bus Tour with Virtual Reality Experience

    9. Vienna: Bus Tour with Virtual Reality Experience

    Explore the best of Vienna in 1 hour while enjoying a one-of-a-kind virtual reality experience. Hop on the Future Bus to be driven through the city's main highlights and make 4 stops to dive into another reality with VR glasses. Begin your tour at the welcome stop at Albertinaplatz, right behind the Opera building. Receive a welcome from your driver and take a seat in the comfortable and well-equipped minibus. Get your earphones and be greeted by a professional audio guide. After a quick briefing, begin your exciting tour. Start by seeing Vienna's magnificent buildings including the State Opera, the Neuburg, Heroes Square and Maria Theresia square. Hop off the minibus for the first out of 4 virtual reality stops. Follow the audio guide's instructions to wear your virtual reality glasses. Meet some of Vienna's greatest individuals including Eugene of Savoy, Archduke Charles and Maria T...

  • Vienna: Christmas Markets 2.5-Hour Walking Tour

    10. Vienna: Christmas Markets 2.5-Hour Walking Tour

    Discover the most beautiful Christmas markets in Vienna with a professional tour guide. Start your tour at Karlsplatz, walking through the festively decorated city at the Art Nouveau pavilion designed by Otto Wagner and take in the famous sights in the city. Passing by the State Opera and the Hotel Sacher, you will head towards the Kärntnerstraße. Here there are still some traditional companies such as the purveyors to the court Lobmeyr and Gerstner as well as Swarovski. You will then continue to St. Stephen’s Cathedral, with its small architectural secrets, and to the Pestsäule on the Graben. See the Demel pastry shop, which has been located in the center of Vienna’s exquisite shopping street Kohlmarkt for 240 years. Stroll past the Café Central and along the Ferstl Passage to the picturesque Christmas market at the Freyung – an ideal spot for sweets and mulled wine. From here it is o...

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What people are saying about Austrian Parliament Building

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 2,573 reviews

it was an interesting tour, all important points were approached and explained by the guide with important information. Horst (the guide) made it amusing and entertaining. He led the group safely through the traffic.

Fantastic guide (Horst Harrer), interesting tour and nice bike ride! Ideal to do this on the day of arrival, because you immediately have a good picture of the city! An absolute must!!

Our guide Horst was super personable and friendly, showed interest in the group and did not give us too much or too little information. We were completely satisfied!

Perfect,very interesting..the guide show us things we wouldn't see otherwise.great guide very pleasant an friendly.. definitely worth the money.

Enjoyed a lot. It was cycling with short stops and also there was a just cycling time