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Vienna Spanish Riding School Guided Tour

1. Vienna Spanish Riding School Guided Tour

Vienna’s Spanish Riding School has been in continuous operation for more than 450 years. It continues to cultivate classical equitation in the Renaissance tradition of the Haute Ecole. On an exclusive 55-minute behind-the-scenes tour, visit the Winter Riding School, a gem of Baroque architecture, the Summer Riding School which houses the world’s largest oval horse walker and the stables in the Stallburg. The Stallburg is Vienna’s most significant Renaissance building, and features an arcade courtyard and the historical stables of the Lipizzaner stallions. Learn about the history of the equestrian tradition and about the Lipizzaner stallions, who are the stars of the establishment.

Vienna: Private City Highlights Walking Tour with Pickup

2. Vienna: Private City Highlights Walking Tour with Pickup

Take a private walking tour of Vienna's city center and discover the highlights of the Austrian capital. Learn about the city's culture, history, and global influence as you explore Vienna through a local's eyes. Begin your tour by meeting your private guide right outside your accommodation. Start exploring Vienna's old town and collect local tips as you go. Dive into Vienna's history and get acquainted with the must-see sights. Stroll down Ringstrasse and admire the opulence of the State Opera and the Hofburg Palace. Gaze up at the impressive spire and dazzling rooftop of St. Stephen's Cathedral. Pass by Vienna's famous coffee houses, and see where famous historical figures lived, from the Habsburgs to Mozart. During the hour, hear stories about the sights and find out about some hidden gems in the city.

Spanish Riding School: From Stables to Attic Floors Tour

3. Spanish Riding School: From Stables to Attic Floors Tour

A tour to provide you with a new perspective of Spanish riding school, from stables to the attic floors. You can visit the Baroque roof structure and see the more than 250 year old wooden roof structural system, which is built from over 2000 wooden pieces. As a highlight of this tour you can climb a ladder and enjoy a unique view (through a small window) of Vienna and come back home with stunning & unique pictures of Vienna's old town. During your guided tour you will also visit the horse stables and see the magnificent winter riding school which presents one of the main works of the Austrian late Baroque. The hall was the largest interior of the Hofburg until the 19th century.

Vienna: Electric Bus Tour

4. Vienna: Electric Bus Tour

Enjoy the highlights of one of Europe's most magical cities from the comfort of an electric bus, as you absorb 30 scenic attractions. Sit back and relax as you wind your way through Vienna's old town, and cruise past sights such as the house where Mozart gave his first concert. Take a journey back in history as you marvel at the beauty of the 13th-century Michaelerkirche, and revel in the beauty of the majestic Albertina Art Museum. Soak in the atmosphere at the leisurely speed of 10km per hour, and take snaps of the key sights at your own pace.

Vienna: Private Walking Tour to The Hofburg & Graben Street

5. Vienna: Private Walking Tour to The Hofburg & Graben Street

You will meet your guide at Albertina Square. Just across the street lays Albertina Gallery and nearby Viennese State Opera. Your guide will explain to you about those buildings, the city of Vienna, its history and present. After that, you will start 2 hours walking experience through the city center. On the way, you will visit Hofburg Palace, Spanish riding school, Graben street, walk through narrow streets and passages and discover Vienna from a new point of view. Your private guide will be there for you, so please prepare your questions, about art, history, cuisine, lifestyle, everything that you wanted to know about the Austrian capital. The private group size is limited to a maximum of 9 people, so the group has the best quality experience. The end of the tour will be nearby St. Stephen cathedral.

Vienna: Private Walking Tour

6. Vienna: Private Walking Tour

Choose a tour of Vienna with a duration of 1 to 4 hours and learn more about its history, architecture, culture, and people. Get to know Vienna from a different perspective and stroll through the narrow streets and magnificent boulevards to famous buildings and monuments with your certified tour guide. You can decide which of Vienna's highlights you want to see. For example, you can visit Michaelerplatz with its Roman and medieval excavations and see the interior of St. Michael’s Church. Admire the treasures of the Hofburg Palace and listen to true stories about Empress Sisi. Stroll across Heldenplatz and hear stories about the Austrian heroes. Listen to stories about Josef II at Josefsplatz and learn more about the National Library, the Spanish Riding School, the Augustinian Church, and the Habsburgs. Walk past the Albertina, home to the largest graphic collection in the world, and see the Monument Against War and Fascism. Find out why the architect of the State Opera committed suicide, where Sachertorte was invented, and which building previously stood on the grounds of Hotel Sacher. At Neuer Markt you can discover the strange Imperial Crypt burial rituals of the Habsburgs and learn where Mozart died. Hear about the importance of the house at Franziskanerplatz and explore Blutgasse to experience how the people of Vienna used to live and how they live today. Listen to the legends of St. Stephan, visit Figlmüller with the famous Wiener Schnitzel, and explore the old university district. Admire the magnificent Baroque church of the Jesuits, discover the city walks, and explore the Greek quarter. Discover Vienna’s oldest church, St. Rupert's Church, and immerse yourself in the eventful history of the Romans and Jews in Vienna. Hear anecdotes about King Richard the Lionheart as you walk past the beautiful Baroque Pestsäule on the Graben before reaching Kohlmarkt with the Demel pastry shop. You can then enjoy a stroll back to the starting point.

Vienna: Guided Walking Tour with St. Stephen's Cathedral

7. Vienna: Guided Walking Tour with St. Stephen's Cathedral

Walk around the finest areas in Vienna on this walking tour with your art historian guide. Visit the Ringstrasse, explore the Hofburg and hear about classical dressage outside the infamous Spanish Riding School. Visit the most famous attractions of the city, including the Hofburg Imperial Palace, the Spanish Riding School, the famous Graben shopping street, Hero's Square and the Austrian National Library. Meet your guide at the geographical center of Vienna, the splendid 13th-century St Stephen's Cathedral, at Stephansplatz. Walk through Vienna's historical downtown and learn about the stories hidden behind its monuments, magnificent boulevards, and epic architecture. Hear stories of imperial rulers, grand architecture, and epoch-changing historical events. Learn insider tips from your guide like where the best bars and restaurants in the city are and how to make the most of the famous coffee house culture.

Vienna: Imperial History Guided Walking Tour

8. Vienna: Imperial History Guided Walking Tour

Join a guided walking tour in Vienna and discover the splendor of this former imperial city. Explore the area around Hofburg Palace, including Heldenplatz, the Imperial Treasury, the Wiener Minoritenkirche, and much more. Meet your guide and set out to uncover the history of Vienna and gain insight into the city's past rulers. Learn about their victories and defeats, and their triumphs and tragedies, both personal and professional. Marvel at the imposing Hofburg, the former winter residence of the Habsburg family, and get acquainted with one of the most prominent dynasties in European history, the House of Habsburg. As you wander around this open-air museum, take in the impressive structures which reflect 700 years of architectural history. Enjoy the variety of courts, roofs, gates, towers, statues, and sculptures. Pass by several important buildings, including the Imperial Treasury, the National Library, and the Spanish Riding School. Admire the unusual exterior of the Church of the Minorities and visit the inside of the church to see the mosaic replica of Da Vinci's Last Supper. Hear about the Congress of Vienna and understand why and how the European map was reorganized after the Napoleonic Wars under the leadership of Prince Metternich. Discover just how expansive the Hofburg complex is and listen as your guide tells you about how its 2,000 rooms are used today. Find out about the most important public authorities like the Federal Presidency, the Federal Chancellery, and the various ministries and museums located inside the palace walls. Leave this tour with a deeper understanding of Vienna's imperial past and greater insight into the Habsburg monarchy and the power it wielded. 

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What people are saying about Spanish Riding School

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 37 reviews

Beautiful stallions in a beautiful facility shown by an excellent guide. She was very knowledgeable and welcomed questions.

The tour was very well organized and informative. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and passionate about the horses.

Super driver und gute Erlebnisse hat uns bestens gefallen, gerne wieder Gernot

Very interesting tour with lots of information about the Spanish Riding School

interesting round through the stables with a competent guide