Discover the essence of Vienna, its imperial history, musical heritage, and stunning architecture with a Licensed Guide on a small group tour of the Old Town Visit St. Stephen's Cathedral and see the Opera House, Hofburg Palace, and more.

  • Explore the Old Town of Vienna with a 5-Star Local Guide
  • Learn about the imperial court life of Habsburgs at the Hofburg
  • Discover the musical heritage of Vienna Opera House
  • Admire the Gothic architecture of St. Stephen’s Cathedral
  • Enjoy a well-organized walking tour for a maximum of 25 people

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Activity details

  • 1,5 Hours
  • Small GroupMaximum of 25 participants
  • Live GuideEnglish
  • Walking tour
Full description

Join our Licensed Local Guide on a walking tour of Vienna Old Town that brings the history behind some of the city’s most famous attractions and iconic landmarks to life. Our group tours are the perfect way to explore Vienna for solo travelers and families, allowing you to gain expert knowledge and meet new friends along the way. Let us show you the essence of Vienna.

This 1,5-hour walking tour is all you need to discover the history and highlights of Vienna. Our Local Guides know the city well and are master storytellers with a passion for history. The tour will be conducted in English, using easy-to-understand language and avoiding the distractions of running the tour in 2-3 languages at the same time. We also limit the number of participants to a maximum of 25 people to avoid getting too crowded.

On this tour you will see the most important sights of Vienna, starting with the Hofburg, the imperial palace complex of the Habsburg family. The guide will take you on a walk through the Old Town, full of historical buildings and monuments. You will see the world-famous Vienna Opera House and learn about the city’s love for Mozart, Beethoven and other classical music masters. Another highlight will be a visit inside the Cathedral of St. Stephen (free parts only), a stunning medieval church that has witnessed many important events in Austrian history, from royal coronations to WWII bombings. With a carefully planned walking route, you’ll get the best experience of this beautiful city.

  • Walking Tour of Vienna Old Town Highlights
  • 5-Star Licensed Guide speaking only 1 language
  • Interesting facts about the history and culture of Vienna
  • Recommendations of local establishments, restaurants, bars
  • Small group of 1-25 people
  • Entry to St Stephen’s Cathedral (optional)

Important information

Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of Raiffeisen Bank, 1010 Vienna, Michaelerplatz 3 (3 minutes from the metro station Herrengasse line U3)

Important information

What you should know

  • We recommend arriving at the meeting point 10 minutes before the tour starts. Delays are not allowed as being late will affect the experience of other participants.
  • There is no luggage storage so please do not bring extra clothing, umbrellas, large bags, suitcases, scooters, etc. Pets are not allowed.
  • After the guided tour you can enter some parts of the Cathedral of St. Stephen free of charge.
  • The guide will tell you what to look for inside.
  • Our group tours are limited in size to a maximum of 25 participants.
  • This tour is not suitable for people with disabilities.
  • This tour is in English only.
  • Customer info on the voucher:
    1. Please arrive 10 minutes before the tour starts. You will not be entitled to a refund if you are unable to join the tour due to late arrival.
    2. It is possible to cancel and modify the booking, e.g. change the number of participants, through the portal system on which you made the reservation. Please contact their Customer Service if you need assistance.
    3. The guide will arrive 5-10 minutes before the scheduled start time. You may contact us if you arrive during this time but your guide is not there.
    4. There is no luggage storage for extra clothing, umbrellas, large bags, suitcases, scooters, etc.
    5. Pets are not allowed.
    6. The tour is not suitable for people with disabilities.
    8. Tips are not expected but are greatly appreciated if you are satisfied with the tour.