Vienna Walking Tour

Vienna Walking Tour

Small-group & private guided walking tours through Vienna's majestic, imperial old town

from €30/person
Year round 2/2.5 hours small groups

See what really makes Vienna tick...

Join our Vienna walking tour to learn all about how the city has transformed itself from a swampy roman encampment to the world's top rated city for quality of life. Learn about its famous imperial history, as well as the era of 'Red Vienna' during the city's heyday in the 1910's when so many of the 20th century's most influential figures called Vienna home (think Freud, Klimt, Mahler, Trotsky, Schiele and Hitler). From gothic splendor to Baroque majesty, Vienna's innerstadt (city centre) is also an architectural gem spanning centuries of different governments and ruling elites. So why not take a wander with our certified Austria guide and art historian, Jan, either on our small-group tour or privately, and let us take you on a journey from past to present...

Group discount

Groups of 4+ on our small-group tour get a 15% discount on the price of your booking, applied directly at checkout. For much larger groups, please get in touch to discuss bespoke pricing options.

Certified Austria Guide

Your guide is not only a certified Austria guide, but also an art historian with a passion for all things aesthetic. So join us to get the most out of your time in Vienna's historic UNESCO world heritage old town

Private tours in several different languages

We can accommodate private tours in a variety of languages, including English, French, Norwegian, and Polish

When do you want to walk Vienna?

Vienna Walking Tour pricing chart & highlights

Check out our different prices & deals depending on your requirements and circumstances.

Guided Walking Tour
approx 2/2.5 hours
€35/person
  • Groups limited to max 15 people for a more intimate and relaxed tour
  • Live tour commentary from a certified Austria guide and art historian
  • Explore historical sites including the Hofburg Palace, the Spanish Riding School, St Stephen's Cathedral & the State Opera
  • Learn to navigate your way around Vienna and where to find its best restaurants
  • Meet other travelers & get insider tips, including where to experience its famous coffee house and museum culture
Group Discount
4+ adults
€30/person
  • Group discounts are applied directly on our booking calendar & checkout
  • Live tour commentary from our certified Austria guide and art historian, Jan
  • Explore historical old town sites including the Hofburg Palace, the Spanish Riding School, St Stephen's Cathedral & the state Opera house
  • Learn how to navigate your way around Vienna and where to find great restaurants & other attractions
  • Meet other travelers & get insider tips on things to do in Vienna!
Private Walking Tours
2-3 hours
€279/tour
  • 2.5 hour private walking tour of Vienna's historic old town with art historian and certified Austria guide (max group size - 8)
  • Private walking tours available outside of our published availability on request
  • Choose where you want to go and what you want to see in conversation with Jan before you begin, or just let us show you the highlights - whichever you prefer
  • Enjoy your walking tour entirely at your group's pace, stopping where you want, when you want

City Walking Tour Itinerary

10:30am / 2pm
We meet at the geographic centre of Vienna, at its magnificent 13th century cathedral, St Stephen’s. This location is very easy to reach either on foot if you are staying in the centre, or via the u-bahn (underground/metro) station ‘Stephansdom’ on the U1 red line (more details & map below). Please arrive here five minutes before the confirmed start time of your tour to avoid delays! After a brief introduction and an overview of our itinerary from your guide, Jan, we’ll start walking…
The Old Town of Vienna - UNESCO World Heritage Site
As you meander through Vienna’s historical downtown, we’ll explain and show you the stories hidden behind its monuments, magnificent boulevards and epic architecture. We’ll wander past the most famous attractions of the city, including the Hofburg Imperial Palace, the Spanish Riding School, the iconic St Stephen’s Cathedral, the famous Graben shopping street, and, of course, the legendary Viennese State Opera. In between stories of grand architecture, imperial rulers and epoch-changing historical events, our tour is filled with easy tips and tricks concerning everyday Viennese life which will help to make your stay in Vienna unforgettable. So venture out with us to experience Vienna as an insider, to meet fellow travelers from all over the world, and to see Vienna in the great outdoors!
approx 12:30/private tour end time
The tour conveniently ends at the Vienna State Opera on the Ringstrasse. This is right at the heart of the city and is connected by several tram lines and three of the city’s u-bahn lines at Karlsplatz, so wherever you’re staying, it will be a short ride back to your hotel. This is also the prefect spot for following up on our recommendations to further explore Vienna’s sights and coffee houses, most of which are within easy walking distance.

Tour Booking Calendars

Choose which day you'd like to explore Vienna's old town, using our small-group or private booking calendars. Get in touch via our contact page if you're looking for a private tour outside of our published availability or for a larger group.

Small-group Walking Tour

Private Vienna Walking Tours

Vienna City Walking Tour Directions

The easiest way to get to the tour meeting point at St Stephen's Cathedral is on the U1 (red) underground/metro line and the station 'Stephansplatz'. Alternatively, if you're staying in the city center then you could just as easily walk there. Look for the massive cathedral with its gothic era steeple, you literally cannot miss it! Jan is the viking looking guy standing just outside the main entrance of the cathedral, holding a golden umbrella 🙂

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