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Sightseeing, Vienna

 

 

Sightseeing, Vienna:

 

 

VIENNA: REGULAR SIGHTSEEING TOURS, BY COACH

 

V I E N N A: WINTER SEASON:                     
MARCH 01, 2015 THROUGH MARCH 31, 2016

 

* TOUR 1:   Historical City tour with Schönbrunn   

* TOUR 4:  Vienna Woods       Tue,Thu, Fri + Sun! 

* TOUR 5:  Danube Valley        Wed & Sat   

* TOUR 9:  SALZBURG Mozart   Tue & Sat           

* TOUR 10: BUDAPEST           Thu & Sat   

* TOUR 11:    PRAGUE         does not operate in winter



V I E N N A, SUMMER SEASON:                    
 April 01 through October 31, 2015

* TOUR 1:  Historical City tour with Schönbrunn      

* TOUR 3: Panorama Tour with a boat ride: Apr 01-Oct 15 daily              

* TOUR 4: Vienna Woods: Apr 01-Oct 06  daily                             

* TOUR 5: Danube Valley: Apr 12-Oct 26 daily with a boat ride               

* TOUR 9:     SALZBURG Mozart          Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun                       
* TOUR 10:   BUDAPEST                      Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun           

* TOUR 11:   PRAGUE                          Wed & Fri 

For all tours pick up from hotels is arranged approx. 45 min prior 

 


Descriptions:

 

Tour 1: Historical City Tour with Schönbrunn Palace  3 Hours


Operates: Nov 04, 2014 - March 31, 2016: Daily at 09:45 & 14:00

Operates: April 01-Oct 31, 2015: Daily at 09:45 , 10:45 & 14:45


This tour gives you an overall impression of the most significant historical sights of Vienna. Along the Ringstrasse we show you numerous magnificent buildings, such as the MAK, the State Opera House, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Natural History Museum, the cultural district the Museums Quartier, the Hofburg (the former Habsburg winter residence), the Parliament, the City Hall and the Burgtheater.

The highlight of this tour will be a visit of the showrooms of Schönbrunn Palace, once the summer residence of the Habsburg family and home of Maria Theresia. On the way back to the opera we pass by the Belvedere Palace, the former summer residence of Prince Eugen, which houses the most precious and the largest Gustav Klimt collection in the world.

Tour ends: Opera


 

Tour 3: Danube Panorama City Tour with Boat Ride    4 Hours


Daily: April 01-Oct 15, 2015 at 14:45 (Summer months Only)


As an ideal supplement to our Historical City Tour we invite you to a leisurely boat trip along the Danube. Enjoy the beautiful views of the Prater, the Danube Tower, the United Nations buildings, the famous buildings by Friedensreich Hundertwasser, such as the Kunsthaus. And we get out at his most well known building the Hundertwasserhaus. From the hills of the Vienna Woods you can enjoy a magnificent view over vineyards and the city. On the way back, we pass through the romantic wine growing village of Grinzing.
Tour ends at Schwedenplatz

 

Tour 4: Vienna Woods / Mayerling     4 hours

Operates: Oct 08,2014 - Mar 31, 2016: every Tue, Thu, Fri & Sun at 9.45

Operates: Apr 01-Oct 06, 2015:  daily at 9.45


A half-day tour introduces you to the most beautiful & noteworthy sights of the southern part of the Vienna Woods. We pass the Roman city of Baden which is famous for its thermal springs, and drive through the romantic valley Helenental to the former Mayerling Hunting lodge, (visit of memorial chapel), where Crown Prince Rudolph together with Baronesse Vetsera died tragically in 1889. In the Cistercian Abbey of Heiligenkreuz (1133) you visit the medieval cloister which houses the remains of the last Babenberger.  We then pass the Höldrichsmühle and arrive at the Seegrotte. After a boat ride on the largest subterranean lake in Europe you leave the Vienna Woods and return to Vienna

Tour ends: Opera           Duration: 4 hrs


 

Tour 5: Romantic Danube Valley     8 Hours


Operates: Oct 30, 2014 - Mar 29, 2016: Wed+Sat at 09:45 (during winter lunch is offered instead of a boat ride)

Operates: Apr 02-11, 2015: Wed & Sat at 09:45

Operates: Apr 12 - Oct 26, 2015: Daily at 09:45 (incl boat ride)


A full-day excursion to the Danube Valley to see with your own eyes the stunning beauty of the Wachau.

Through this romantic scenery full of history and legends the Danube winds its way past charming old villages and steep vineyards. The old castles te
ll us about the former importance of this trade - and traffic way, one of them - Dürnstein - especially famous, because here King Richard Lion Heart was imprisoned, while waiting for his ransom to arrive from England, raised by his faithful Minstrel Blondel. During a romantic boat-trip the history comes alive. The heart of the Wachau is the old wine-merchants’ town of Krems.

To complete this day of highlights you will visit the town of Melk, the “Cradle of Austria“, the magnificent Benedictine Abbey, a pearl of the Austrian Baroque. Possibility for lunch at the Abbey Restaurant at Melk.

Price includes entrance fee, guide, boat ride (winter months: lunch), pick up from hotel

Tour ends: Opera


 

Tour 9: Salzburg    Mozart - Festival Town - Sound of Music   1 Day

Operates: Nov 05, 2014 - March 29, 2016 : every Tue + Sat at 07:15

Operates: Apr 01 - Oct 30, 2015: every Tue + Thu + Sat + Sun at 07:15


On our way to Mozart‘s town of birth you get acquainted with the beautiful Salzkammergut landscape with its mountains and pristine lakes, where the Emperor Franz Joseph and his family used to spend their holidays.

Skirting the Lake Fuschl and Lake Wolfgang you reach Salzburg.

Salzburg's "Old Town" (Altstadt) has internationally renowned baroque architecture and one of the best-preserved city centers north of the Alps. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. Host to three universities and a large population of students, Salzburg is noted for its attractive setting and scenic Alpine backdrop.

Salzburg is also famous as the birthplace of 18th-century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. In the mid‑20th century, the city was the setting for parts of the musical play and film The Sound of Music film.

Time for lunch. In the afternoon stroll through the old city & get familiar with the most important sights of this old Bishop‘s Seat. These are the Cathedral, the Festival Hall, St. Peter‘s Abbey Church and its graveyard (tomb of Mozart‘s sister Nannerl). Of course we will show you Mozart‘s birth place in the Getreidegasse. The Edelweiss-Song from the movie Sound of Music will come to your memory, while passing the horse-pond and from the gardens of Mirabell Palace you will have a marvelous view of the Hohensalzburg Fortress

Tour ends at hotel

 


 

 Tour 10: Budapest: A full day trip to Budapest

Operates: Nov 02, 2014 - Mar 29, 2016  |  every Thu & Sat, at 07:15

Operates: Apr 01-Oct 30, 2015: every Mon, Tue,Thu, Sat & Sun, at 07:15


A drive through the enchanting countryside of western Hungary will take you to Budapest, a city rich in traditions, situated on the banks of the Danube (time for lunch). In the afternoon during an extensive city tour through the districts of Buda and Pest, you will be able to appreciate the historical and cultural importance of this city.

At 5 pm we start the return journey to Vienna. Advance booking and a valid passport required 

Tour ends: Hotel



 

Tour 11: Prague, The Golden city of 100 Spires
A Full Day trip to Prague

Tour operates during summer months only 

Operates: Apr 02-Oct 31, 2015: every Wed & Fri at 07:15


After a drive through the characteristic landscape of Moravia you reach Prague, the golden city on the banks of the Moldavia, the economic and cultural center of Bohemia. Possibility for lunch. Afterwards drive to Hradschin (Royal Palace). In the afternoon we take you on an extensive city tour, showing you the wonderful panorama of the city from Charles bridge, the National Theatre, the elegant residences on the Moldavien river banks, the Jewish cemetery (individual visit possible), the Parisian street, the old town square and Wenceslas S
quare. There will be certainly enough time for shopping or exploring the old quarters of Prague.
Required: advance booking & a valid passport 

Tour ends: Hotel

 

 

 

 

 

 
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