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Vienna: Capuchins Crypt Entrance Ticket

1. Vienna: Capuchins Crypt Entrance Ticket

Discover the Capuchins’s Crypt, also known as Imperial Crypt, in the city center of Vienna, just below the humble church and monastery of the Order of the Capuchin Friars. See where the mortal remains of the Hapsburg emperors, empresses, and family members are laid to rest. Visit the extraordinary vault system still under the custody of the Capuchin Order, and discover the history of the famous Habsburgs family. Multiple extensions and modifications were made in a time span of over four centuries, that extended the crypt. Today, the system consists of a total of ten vaults, which now host the sarcophagi, urns, and funerary monuments of the Habsburgs. Learn also about the designers and creators of the crypt’s rooms. All rooms evoke the dynasty's imperial power and grandeur. To this day, the mortal remains of 150 Habsburg personalities, such as Maria Theresia, Franz Joseph, his beloved wife Elisabeth, also known as Sisi, and their son Rudolph, rest in the Imperial Crypt.

Vienna: Jewish Quarter Guided Walking Tour

2. Vienna: Jewish Quarter Guided Walking Tour

Meet your guide at the North Tower at St Stephen’s Cathedral, then begin the tour with a visit to the Jewish Museum. From here, explore the Old Jewish Quarter and learn about the history, hardships, and culture of the Jewish community in Vienna. As you explore the neighborhood's charming cobblestone streets, hear about the lives of famous former residents, including Sigmund Freud and Gustav Mahler. Highlights of the tour also include the city's oldest synagogue and the Holocaust Memorial. By the end of the tour, you’ll have a better understanding of Vienna’s Jewish history and culture.

Jewish Vienna: City Synagogue Guided Tour

3. Jewish Vienna: City Synagogue Guided Tour

Explore the Stadttempel, the main Synagogue of Vienna. The tour takes you along the memorial of the Holocaust, the wall of names, and the survived City's vibrant Synagogue. Exclusively see the inside of the City’s Synagogue and get to know its vibrant history. Along with your guide, and active members within the Jewish community of Vienna, you will have an unforgettable experience within the Synagogue.

Vienna: 3-Hour Churches of Vienna Private Tour

4. Vienna: 3-Hour Churches of Vienna Private Tour

Picture Vienna and its abundance of churches, cathedrals, and other sacred buildings. Admire these very buildings with a licensed guide on a private 3-hour tour. Visit 5 of Vienna's notable churches and learn about their fascinating histories. Enter St. Stephen’s Cathedral with its unique roof and massive towers which serve as the tallest points of Vienna's skyline. Marvel at the vastness of the cathedral's chambers, its decorations, and gorgeous altars. Afterward, step inside the small, but still stunning St. Peter’s Church. From the outside, it may look inconspicuous, but inside this baroque church impresses with its frescoes, paintings, and gilded, dome roof. Explore the neo-gothic Votiv Church and see its stained glass windows. Be impressed by the elaborate ciborium made by artist Joseph Glasser. After visiting Votivk Church, stop by Minoritenkirche and experience a piece of Italy. Appreciate its peaceful atmosphere and see a mosaic version of Da Vinci's Last Supper. Your last stop is St. Charles' Church. Be amazed by its opulent frescoes in the cupola containing 1250 square meters of incredible splendor and beautiful colors. During your tour walk by remarkable places such as the Rathaus, Burgtheater, Hofburg Palace, and the Vienna State Opera.

From Vienna: Private Full-Day Trip to Prague with Luxury Car

5. From Vienna: Private Full-Day Trip to Prague with Luxury Car

The tour starts with a pickup from your hotel/accommodation in Vienna. You will meet with your driver/guide at the prearranged time. As you travel through Moravia on your 4-hour trip to the Czech Republic, enjoy the scenery of the historical Czech lands. The comprehensive walking tour of Prague with your experienced local guide consists of visiting the National Theater, Charles Bridge, the elegant residences lining the river, the Parisian street, the Jewish cemetery, the Wenceslas Square, and the Old Town Square. Afterward, you will have free time to explore the Old Town or shop independently. Make sure to sample a Czech brew and browse for souvenirs. For all beer lovers, don't miss the opportunity to taste the best beer in the world. Your tour concludes with smooth transportation back to your hotel/accommodation in Vienna.

Vienna: Guided Jewish Museums Private Tour

6. Vienna: Guided Jewish Museums Private Tour

Visit the Museum Judenplatz and the Jewish Museum of the City of Vienna on this guided private tour. Learn about the history of the Jews in Vienna and Austria from a knowledgeable guide. Have the option to extend your tour to see additional points of interest related to Jewish culture and history. Follow your private guide and discover events and facts about the local Jewish community at the Jewish Museum. See how the city once had a flourishing Jewish community prior to WWII and how it is today. Visit the Museum Judenplatz and see its animated virtual tour of Jewish life in the 14th century. Learn about the development of Jewish communities to the everyday routines of Jews during the Middle Ages. See the permanent exhibition of “Our city! Jewish Vienna – Then to Now” and understand the difficult path of Jewish Vienna from 1945 to the present day. Have the option to extend your journey and learn more about the Jews in Vienna. See the Holocaust Memorial at Judenplatz and Memorial against War and Fascism on Albertinaplatz. Your knowledgeable guide will tell you fascinating facts and lead you to see Stadttempel Synagogue. Stroll down toward Leopoldstadt to the other side of Danube. Once a Jewish neighborhood, the area was called Matzoh Island. Along the neighborhood's streets, come across plaques marking former Jewish community establishments and see Or Chadash Synagogue as well.

Vienna: Schönbrunn Palace and Melk Abbey Private Tour

7. Vienna: Schönbrunn Palace and Melk Abbey Private Tour

Visit Schönbrunn Palace and Melk Abbey on this private tour with transfers. Enter Schönbrunn Palace with skip-the-line tickets and admire the elaborate designs of its rooms and gardens. Visit Melk Abbey and be impressed by its location on the hilltop. Your tour begins at your accommodation in Vienna, from where the driver will take you to Schönbrunn Palace. Avoid the long queue thanks to your included skip-the-line tickets and enjoy exclusive knowledge from your private guide. Explore the palace's magnificent interiors, learn its fascinating history, and discover Austrian heritage. Explore Rococo-style apartments of Emperor Franz Joseph and his wife Elisabeth. Step inside over 40 rooms and hear fascinating stories spanning 3 centuries from your guide. Be charmed by the palace's beautiful gardens around see Schönbrunn's unique synthesis of Baroque art. After Schönbrunn, hit the road with your English-German speaking driver and drive through Wachau Valley to reach Melk. On the way, see landscapes full of vineyards. The drive takes approximately 1-hour maximum. Arrive at Melk Abbey and walk around to explore the abbey's park with its baroque garden pavilion. Marvel at exceptional architecture from the outside and step inside where a guide will lead you through the museum, the Marble Hall, balcony, library, and church with amazing chapels and decorations. After your visit to the abbey, take a walk around the village and see a hidden local gem, the Parish Church of Assumption of Mary. Head back to Vienna where your driver will drop you back off at your hotel.

Vienna: Private Jewish Walking Tour

8. Vienna: Private Jewish Walking Tour

The Jewish community of Vienna is a culture rich in history and goes back hundreds of years. From the first Jewish person in Austria, to the artists, doctors, and scientists who shaped Viennese culture in 1900, to the Holocaust, and to the present-day Jewish community, the city would not be what it is today without its Jewish community. This walking tour emphasizes the intellectual, cultural, and artistic flowerings of a remarkable community that has shaped Vienna's history, as well as exploring the darker periods wherein the community was banished from Vienna. Highlights of the tour include the University of Vienna, Sigmund Freud’s favorite café, Café Landtmann, Palais Ephrussi, Seitenstettengasse Synagogue, Judenplatz, Joseph’s Square, Memorial against War and Fascism, Vienna State Opera, and many more.

Vienna: Mariazell Basilica and Melk Abbey Private Tour

9. Vienna: Mariazell Basilica and Melk Abbey Private Tour

Drive through lower Austria and enjoy the beautiful local scenery, the mountains and rolling vineyards during this full-day trip. You will be picked up at your accommodation in Vienna and see two cities with two top attractions - the Mariazell Basilica and famous Melk Abbey, both of which your expert guide can tell you about. Visit the quaint town of Mariazell, where you will find the most important pilgrimage destination in Austria and one of the most visited shrines in Europe: Mariazell Basilica, also known as Basilica of the Birth of the Virgin Mary. Step inside and see its fabulous interior, each of its twelve chapels with organ and altars just as impressive as the last. Melk Abbey is one of the biggest and most beautiful European Baroque Ensembles and it’s located on top of the hill. Walk around and explore the Abbey Park with its baroque garden pavillion. Marvel at its exceptional architecture from outside and step inside where guide will lead you through Abbey Museum, the Marble Hall, balcony, library and church with amazing chapels and decorations. Enjoy your free time in Abbey Park or in Abbey Church before the driving back to Vienna.

Discover Bratislava Private Tour from Vienna

10. Discover Bratislava Private Tour from Vienna

Start your trip with a hotel pick-up at the arranged time. Sit back in your luxury vehicle and admire the scenery of the Austrian countryside as you cross the border into Slovakia. Upon arrival, meet your experienced local guide for a walking tour. Admire the monuments of the Old Town, such as St. Michal’s Gate and Tower, the city gate that ranks among the oldest town buildings. St. Michael’s Tower is the last remaining of the city gates from the medieval fortifications. The local guide will take you to St. Martin’s Cathedral where 11 Hungarian kings and queens were crowned between 1536 and 1830. Afterwards, continue to the Rococo-style Grassalkovich Palace the residence of the president of Slovakia. Grassalkovich Palace is the 18th century social spot for Hungarian aristocracy. Admire Primate’s Palace, as many people say, the most beautiful buildings in Bratislava. After this historical and sightseeing tour enjoy your free time for lunch and exploring city on your own. Local guide and driver will discover you best places and restaurants in the city. Taste local Slovakian cuisine.

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What people are saying about Vienna

Overall rating

2.8 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Amazing history and well worth a visit, well set out and beautiful to look at, I was impressed by the artistry of the memorials and would highly recommend

The visit with community members and the tour of the beautiful Stadtemppel exceeded our expectations. We have ready recommended the tour to others.

Lisa Marie was amazing!! Such a fascinating, inspiring and enjoyable tour. Highly recommend.

Very much an amateur excursion. Impressionable people are better off not walking

Everything worked perfect and the place is very interesting