On this half-day tour from Vienna you discover the historical and magical Vienna Woods. Explore the Mayerling hunting lodge, visit the Cistercian Heiligenkreuz Abbey, and enjoy a boat ride on the largest underground lake in Europe.
What to Expect
Escape the bustle of Vienna on a half-day tour to the southern part of the Vienna Woods, on the city’s outskirts. Departing from a central city location, ride past the Roman city of Baden, famous for its hot springs, and head for the romantic Helenental Valley. Stop at the former hunting lodge of Mayerling and learn from your friendly expert tour guide all about how the lives of Crown Prince Rudolf and Baroness Vetsera came to a tragic end in 1889.
Discover the 12th-Century Cistercian Heiligenkreuz Abbey and visit the medieval cloister and tomb of the last Babenberger. Pass Holdrichsmühle on the way to the Seegrotte, where you’ll take a boat trip on Europe's largest underground lake.
Make a unique conclusion to the tour by soaking up the mysterious atmosphere of the underground cave system, before heading back to Vienna.
- Entrance fees to the Mayerling hunting lodge and Heiligenkreuz Abbey
- Boat ride in the Seegrotte