22960
Austria
City Walks: Exploring Vienna’s Neighborhoods
Explore the beautiful and historic neighborhoods of Vienna on foot, and venture out to the Vienna Woods Biosphere Reserve to take in the natural surroundings and views of the city.
Rating (5)
Program No. 22960RJ
Length
8 days
Starts at
1,849
Flights start at
850

At a Glance

Vienna, Austria’s impressive capital, is internationally recognized for its imperial palaces, timeless architecture, renowned museums, elegant coffeehouses and, above all, classical music. Extensive walks with a local expert introduce a city that has nurtured scientists, philosophers, rulers and artists. Stroll through the neighborhood where Johann Strauss Jr. gave his first concert. Walk along the magnificent Ring Boulevard where Vienna’s noble and wealthy built lavish, historic mansions. Navigate the winding streets and spacious squares of the Old Town, and hike in the city’s beloved Vienna Woods for amazing views from Cobenzl Hill. Enjoy ample free time to discover some of the finest museums and concert halls in the world.
Activity Level
Let's Go!
Walking 3-6 miles daily on varied terrain and using public transportation.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Walk in the footsteps of the artists of Vienna 1900 and the Hapsburgs as you explore the district of Hietzing, including Schönbrunn Palace.
  • A music expert illuminates your walk around the Musikverein, home to the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Get a taste of Vienna in the lovely Demel coffeehouse, once a meeting point for Europe’s intellectuals.
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