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Vienna: Bus Tour with Virtual Reality Experience

1. Vienna: Bus Tour with Virtual Reality Experience

Explore the best of Vienna in 1 hour while enjoying a one-of-a-kind virtual reality experience. Hop on the Future Bus to be driven through the city's main highlights and make 4 stops to dive into another reality with VR glasses. Begin your tour at the welcome stop at Albertinaplatz, right behind the Opera building. Receive a welcome from your driver and take a seat in the comfortable and well-equipped minibus. Get your earphones and be greeted by a professional audio guide. After a quick briefing, begin your exciting tour. Start by seeing Vienna's magnificent buildings including the State Opera, the Neuburg, Heroes Square and Maria Theresia square. Hop off the minibus for the first out of 4 virtual reality stops. Follow the audio guide's instructions to wear your virtual reality glasses. Meet some of Vienna's greatest individuals including Eugene of Savoy, Archduke Charles and Maria Theresia. After the virtual reality tour, remove the glasses and continue the tour. Pass by the Volksgarten, the Austrian Parliament, and then stop right in front of Vienna's city hall. There, near the Burg theatre, enjoy the second virtual reality stop. Afterward, be driven further towards Schottentor and turn to the next virtual reality stop at the Neo-gothic Votive Church. Learn about the assassination attempt of Emperor Franz Joseph, and his brother Maximilian. Continue the journey as you hear interesting stories through the audio guide. Pass by Volkstheatre, Museumsquartier, the Secession building, Naschmarkt, Karlskirche, and many other interesting sights which you can admire through the large window next to you. Finally, be taken back to the famous Ringstraße. From there, return to the starting point of the tour, right behind the Opera building, for the final virtual reality stop.

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Vienna: Naschmarkt Guided Food Tour

2. Vienna: Naschmarkt Guided Food Tour

On this food tour in Vienna's Naschmarkt, you will explore the most famous market in the city! Your guide will lead you through the market immersing you in a world rich with scents, colors, flavors and of course history.  As you explore the market with your guide learn about various cultures and their preparation and presentation of food. As a tasting market, you will have the opportunity to taste different foods from various stands throughout the market. Try olives from Greece and Spain, cheese from Switzerland, curry from India, pepper from Brazil, salami from Italy, wine from Austria and so much more.

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Lonely Planet Experiences: Private Vienna Evening Tour

3. Lonely Planet Experiences: Private Vienna Evening Tour

Experience the best travel stories for yourself! Join a local expert and uncover hidden gems on this Lonely Planet Experience. Your evening tour of Vienna will begin with a look at the beautiful Karlskirche, considered to be the most outstanding baroque church in the city. From here, you will walk around the corner to reach your first stop, the colorful Naschmarkt, a popular spot for locals and tourists alike. With its well-stocked market and array of dining options, this is the place to go for all things food-related. Here you will enjoy a chocolate tasting of handmade, fair-trade delights produced by the eighth best chocolatier in the world. After soaking up the sights, smells and chocolate-y delights of the market, it’s time to find out where the Viennese go for a good night out. Not far from Naschmarkt is the 4th District, the part of town that never sleeps. Your guide will take you to one of their favourite industrial chic bars that boasts rotating DJs and killer cocktails. Your next stop will be the 16th District, another buzzing square where you will find a cheerful mix of people enjoying the good life. Here, you will stop to enjoy some tasty street food from a famous Viennese food vendor, well-known for their hot dogs, sausages, and other popular local dishes. Neubau, in the 7th district, is the last stop, where you will taste a delicious glass of Zweigelt, an Austrian red wine at a rooftop bar, admiring stunning views across the city.

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Vienna 3-Hour Walking Tour: City of Many Pasts

4. Vienna 3-Hour Walking Tour: City of Many Pasts

Explore the many histories of Vienna on an insightful 3-hour walking tour in the company of published authors, professors or historians. Meet your guide at at Café Griensteidl on Michaelerplatz to look at the imperial palace of the Hofburg, site of power in the imperial city since the 13th century. Admire the Loos House by Austrian architect Adolf Loos, before going to the Kohlmarkt and Graben, Vienna’s most fashionable shopping districts. Your guide will point out the plague column, a baroque church, and grand buildings in different architectural styles along the way. Learn about the tripartite burials of the Habsburgs at St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Go to a humble Capuchin church to see the sarcophagi of Vienna’s rulers, and marvel at the silver urns in St. Augustine’s Church. At the edge of the inner city, discover remnants of the 12th-century city walls, built to protect Vienna from the Ottoman Empire. Tour the grand boulevard of the Ringstrasse, built when the city walls were destyoyed. Continue to Schwarzenbergplatz to admire the memorial to Russian soldiers that died liberating Vienna from the Nazis. Take a quick detour to Belvedere Palace, before getting views of the Naschmarkt and golden dome of the Secession building in Karlsplatz. Finally, weave your way through the Museums Quartier and Maria Theresien Platz, home to Vienna’s largest concentration of museums.

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Private Day Tour Transfer from Budapest to Vienna

5. Private Day Tour Transfer from Budapest to Vienna

Enjoy a full-day trip from Budapest to Vienna and get to know the sights in and around the Austrian capital with a private tour. Choose from a transfer tour between the 2 cities or a round-trip sightseeing excursion. The tour begins at Schönbrunn Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the Austrian Versailles. See the palace, the zoo, the palm and butterfly houses, the Gloriette, and the labyrinth. Then head into the city, traveling along the Ringstrasse to see numerous magnificent buildings. Admire St. Charles' Church, the Theresianum boarding school, the famous State Opera House, Wiener Konzerthaus, the City Park, and more. Continue past the magnificent Museum of Fine Arts, the Natural History Museum, and the cultural district of the Museums Quartier. Then see the Hofburg (the former Habsburg winter residence), the Parliament, the City Hall, the Burgtheater, and the University. Finally, you will visit the famous St. Stephen's Cathedral and Naschmarkt.  At the end of your tour, you will be dropped off in Vienna, unless you opt to return to Budapest.

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Vienna: Private Gustav Klimt and History Walk

6. Vienna: Private Gustav Klimt and History Walk

After departing from your accommodation, depart for your first stop of the garden gate to the Upper Belvedere. Whilst there, learn how Klimt’s First Kiss highlights the gallery of the palace. Your guide will also explain to your how Klimt's "Schieles an Kokoschkas" illustrates the spirit in Vienna of around 1900. From there, walk down the hill. As you pass the Lower Belvedere, the Baroque is left behind. The Soviet Monument at Schwarzenbergplatz represents the best and worst of Vienna's history. Karlplatz is surrounded by the city’s most impressive Baroque church - St. Charles, one of the world’s best concert halls - Musikverein, and Otto Wagner’s iconic Art Nouveau metro pavilions. Reaching the Secession Building, modern Vienna materializes before you. This is the area containing the neighborhoods where Freud, Mahler, Schoenberg, Klimt, Schiele, and Hitler have roamed. There you learn about Klimt’s second kiss, the "Beethoven Kiss", whilst also exploring the colorful and multicultural Naschmarkt, which is a good place to relax in this history-laden city.

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What people are saying about Naschmarkt

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 13 reviews

Peter's leadership was just sensational! He was able to report in detail on almost every topic: history, individual stands, even recipes were no problem for him as a (world traveler) chef. At the latest when we ordered the second wine at the Heuriger zum Schwarzen it was clear that the time limit of 2 hours was only theoretical ...

This is something amazing, i think every tourist in Vienna must take this virtual tour, because you can see city in other side, you become part of history, higly recomended. The guide and drivel, they are very warm and friendly.

The guide was very good. She had a lot of interesting facts in store. The tastings were delicious too. We were only a group of 4 people (including a guide) that made the tour very pleasant and almost a private tour.

Driver and tour guide were very friendly and made the trip fun. The VR experience really made the history come alive. Would love to more VR spots. Totally recommend if you like to learn while seeing the city.

Delicious nibbled and tried. Find out something about the history of the Naschmarkt. Bought great spices. It was an entertaining afternoon. Thanks!