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  2. Vienna

Vienna: Medieval Tour of The City's Legends and Hidden Past

Product ID: 229962
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Travel back in time and find hidden traces of the largest tragedy in Vienna's history, the black plague. Use your smartphone to follow clues and solve puzzles to discover Vienna's taverns and narrow streets. Start and stop the quest whenever you want.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Explore Vienna's old taverns
  • Walk along Vienna's medieval streets
  • Follow clues and solve puzzles at your own pace
  • Discover the legend of the most famous balladeer in Vienna
  • Visit St. Stephen's Cathedral, Hofburg, and the tavern where Mozart and Beethoven used to frequent
Full description
Explore Vienna's medieval past by embarking on a quest on a mobile phone app. Uncover Vienna's history in a unique way by solving riddles and following clues to complete your challenge.

Download the free Questo app on to your mobile phone, and receive your access code after purchasing your tour. Then, begin your self-guided tour from the starting point, and discover Vienna's taverns and narrow medieval streets.

Unearth traces of the greatest tragedy in Vienna's history, the plague, as you are guided by the bizarre story of the city's most famous balladeer, Marx Augustin. Learn more about the man locals call Lieber Augustin (Dear Augustin) because of his charming humor in bitter times.

Unlock secret stories of the places you visit every time you solve a clue or riddle. Upon the successful solution of a clue, you will receive exact directions to the next location, removing the need for a map, GPS, or guide for your city exploration adventure.
  • Access to the quest inside the Questo app in English, French, and German
  • Customer support during the game
What’s Not Included
  • Physical guide
  • Internet connection/Cell Phone Data
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Ruprechtsplatz, near Schwedenplatz Station: Ruprechtspl., 1010 Wien, Austria

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Important information
What to bring
  • Charged Smartphone
Not allowed
  • Unaccompanied minors
Know before you go
• Please note, you need an internet connection in order to use the app.
• This is a self-guided game type tour
• Check your email (inbox and spam) for a message with instructions
• The quest is available in English, German and French
• You must use the app and follow the instructions in the e-mail to begin the game
• You can pause the game at any time and restart it whenever you want in the location where you paused it
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From £13.18 £6.59 Per group up to 2

Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.5 / 5
based on 38 reviews
Review summary
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Questo App

Product ID: 229962