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Vienna: Naschmarkt Guided Food Tour

1. 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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One Perfect Day in Vienna: A Private Drive and Walking Tour

2. One Perfect Day in Vienna: A Private Drive and Walking Tour

Enjoy a full-day tour of Vienna that gives the perfect introduction to first time visitors and combines an inner city walking tour and suburban discovery tour by sedan or van. An expert local guide will be with you throughout the day (including for the driving section) to answer any questions you may have and give tips on how to explore the city on your own. First, as the Innere Stadt’s pedestrian zone is crowded with delivery cars until about 11:00, start with a driving tour of the city’s suburbs. Enjoy panoramic views from Belvedere Hill, and admire the city’s most impressive Baroque palace. An interior visit to see Klimt’s “Kiss” is optional. Then, go to the oldest still-in-existence Ferris Wheel in Prater park. Cross the mighty Danube to discover one of the city's more modern sides at the UN-complex and DC-City. See a fantastic example of 1980s eco-friendly architecture at the Hundertwasserhaus. To do the 2nd imperial residence of the Schönbrunn justice would take at least half a day. Content yourself with a view of the façade and gardens, and make a note to return later. Along the way, pass the Naschmarkt, Karlsplatz, and State Opera. For lunch, your guide will provide you with some local suggestions, such as sausage tasting at a typical würstel stand,” or a sit down lunch at a hidden Inner City eatery. There are even a couple of rooftop gems you can enjoy. Then, spend the rest of the day exploring the Innere Stadt on foot. Depending on your level of fitness, the precise itinerary can include the historic monuments of the Ring, the courtyards of the imperial Hofburg Palace, the Baroque staircases of some of the city’s opulent pastry shops, and the sacred treasures of St. Stephen’s Cathedral.

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Vienna: 2.5-Hour Viennese Coffee, Cake, and Chocolate Tour

3. Vienna: 2.5-Hour Viennese Coffee, Cake, and Chocolate Tour

Typically Viennese delicacies, especially those from the former monarchy, are extremely alluring through their smells and looks. They also obviously attract tourists from all over the world with their unique tastes. Laakronen or Punschkrapferl, “Mehlspeisen” (cakes and pies), sweet strudel, and chocolate sins comprise the unforgettable treats you will encounter on this tour. They will all of course be accompanied with Viennese coffee, which will be served in some of most wonderful and outstanding coffee houses. Experience Viennese tradition, from classic to modern, from typical to extraordinary. This tour is bound to bring you enjoyment, pleasure, and lasting memories.

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Vienna: 4-Hour Markets, Cafes & Food Tastings With a Local

4. Vienna: 4-Hour Markets, Cafes & Food Tastings With a Local

You begin your Vienna tour on one of the most famous and attractive shopping streets in the city: The Graben. Home of the court jeweller Heldwein, and the famous porcelain factory of Augarten, the area is littered with imperial architecture, opulent coffee shops, and first-rate eateries. It would be rude not to offer you a coffee before getting started properly, so after your brief stroll, you will stop for a quick coffee and a snack. However, this won't be at one of the famous cafes, because only tourists go there. Instead you will head to one of the few cafes that locals still visit — a proper and still functioning Kulturcafe. To Nasch means "to nibble" and that is exactly what you can do at the Naschmarkt, easily one of Europe’s best open-air markets. It is a mile long and showcases over 120 food stalls and some delectable restaurants that are cooking up some of the best food in the city. Here, you will find the most diverse array of fruits, vegetables, and delicacies that are available in Vienna from all over the world.  While the Naschmarkt is a must-see, any local will tell you that they rarely pay it a visit, unless they fancy fighting out with tourists for the vendor’s attention. Instead, every local has their own market that they like to visit. These may not be as big as the Naschmarkt, but they are certainly more lively and less touristy. To that end, you will be whisked away from the Naschmarkt to a real functioning Viennese market. Whether that be the trendy Brunnenmarkt in the 16th district with its cafes and creativity, the lively Viktor–Adler–Markt in the traditionally working class 10th district, or even the peaceful farmers market at Karmeliterplatz in the 2nd district, will depend on the day and the guide. But don’t be afraid to ask for directions to the others: there is never enough time in a day, let alone in a tour to visit everything. Irrelevant of the market, one thing that can be guaranteed is that there will be food. Your guides will introduce you to some Viennese guilty pleasures, sweet and savory, and life on the streets that no guide book would ever mention. Pausing to take in Wurstelstand life offers you the chance to taste Austrian’s favorite dish (hint: it’s not schnitzel), while grabbing a cheeky beer or spritzer (soft drinks are available) that will help you re-hydrate after the buzz of the markets. Along the way you will sink into the famed Viennese coffee culture. Coffeehouses have played a very important role in shaping the culture of the city over the centuries, with the first cup being brewed all the way back in 1683. The Austrian Inventory of Cultural Heritage describes the coffeehouses as places “where time and space are consumed, but only the coffee is found on the bill".

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Lonely Planet Experiences: Private Vienna Evening Tour

5. 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

6. 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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Vienna: Private Gustav Klimt and History Walk

7. 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

Our guide Gabriele was a great conversation partner with an incredible amount of knowledge about Viennese history, coffee houses and Viennese sweet delicacies. We visited 3 different coffee houses, a coffee roastery, a chocolate factory and two bakeries and were really spoiled with culinary delights. For everyone who loves coffee and cake, this tour is a must!

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 ...

Very pleasant and engaging tour with food samplings at a beautifully diverse set of spots throughout Vienna. Patrick made sure to give background information on each place and snack/dish/drink, which made it easier to connect with the places and appreciate the food. Highly recommend!

very entertaining tour with Gabriele, many facets of the Viennese coffee house culture and a lot of stories and information, which one is also happy to receive as a "multiple Vienna visitor" ... highly recommended, but you should like coffee ....

The tour is highly recommended !! Very nice guide, really tasty food, fascinating stories and seeing Vienna from several points. recommended.