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Vienna Woods and Mayerling Half-Day Tour from Vienna

Product ID: 1797
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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 guided walking tour through Baden.
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
German, English, Spanish
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Enjoy a scenic drive through the romantic Helenental Valley
  • Visit the memorial chapel at the historic Mayerling hunting lodge
  • Discover the Cistercian Heiligenkreuz Abbey
  • Guided walking tour through Baden
Full description
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.

• Included until mid-July: discover the 12th-Century Cistercian Heiligenkreuz Abbey and visit the medieval cloister and tomb of the last Babenberger. Enjoy a cup of coffee and cake at the abbey cafe.
• Included from mid-July onward: 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
  • Guided walking tour through Baden
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Operngasse 2, next to the Opera fountain.

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Important information
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• Due to maintenance work the underground cave is closed until further notice.
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Vienna Sightseeing Tours

Product ID: 1797