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SHADES TOURS Vienna

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SHADES TOURS organizes moving tours and activities in Vienna on socially polarizing topics. The outstanding detail about it: they are guided by the affected persons themselves and thus look behind the scenes of the city. Together we will walk along...more
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Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

We had a great tour with Norbert and learned a lot. It was a great experience and I will definetly join one of the other tours aswell.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dream107952
Perrine S, Geschäftsführer at SHADES TOURS Vienna, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2019

Dear Dream, thanks a lot for your recommendation. We are glad to read that you had a great tour with Norbert and espacially that you learned a lot. We are looking forward to welcome you soon again on one of our tours :-) All the...More

Reviewed January 12, 2019

This tour is not afraid to ask its participants hard questions about homelessness. It is an educational tour which does not show the typical sites of Vienna, but instead educates you about the homeless situation in the "most livable city in the world". Our guide...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Perrine S, Geschäftsführer at SHADES TOURS Vienna, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2019

Dear Chapmaba, Thanks a lot for being part of our tours and for sharing your experience. We love your words. Yes Dennis is a wonderful and strong person and we will forward your beautiful feedback to him. Yes we absoluty agree it would be totally...More

Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Interesting insight into the homeless people of Vienna. Not your usual touristy tour, but a sharing of real life experiences, and a genuine openness to discuss the issues faced by people who don’t have somewhere to call home. Thank you Dennis for your sharing your...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Perrine S, Geschäftsführer at SHADES TOURS Vienna, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2019

Dear Kylie, we are happy to read that you got an interesting insight into the topic of homelessness. We will forward your nice words to Dennis- indeed he is a great guy. We say thanks for joining SHADES TOURS and for your time to rate...More

Reviewed January 4, 2019

If you are interested in social history, social entrepreneurship, public policies and civic activism, this tour has elements of all of it. You can also get information about unpleasant design, public spaces, social housing, current politics, students' riot, while discovering different layers of homelessness issue....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Marija J
Perrine S, Geschäftsführer at SHADES TOURS Vienna, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2019

Dear Marija, Thanks a lot for being part of our tours and for sharing your experience. We love your words. Yes Barbara is wonderful and we will forward your beautiful feedback to her. It is great to read that you felt like this and that...More

Reviewed January 1, 2019

Amazing tour with great guide. Barbara is an extraordinary person and she provides a great insight with the good and the bad of the homeless living. We were very impressed with the information shared by her as well as the conditions provided by Vienna and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank andreeacorinamilo
Perrine S, Geschäftsführer at SHADES TOURS Vienna, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2019

Dear Andreea, Wow: "A valuable tour and a life lesson." thats soooo good to read and one of our goals. We will forward you beautiful feedback to Barbara and say thank you for joining us. We wish you a happy new year and all the...More

Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

A really fascinating insight into the challenges and aid to homeless people in Vienna. All tied into a wander around the city. Charles was an excellent guide. Highly recommend!

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Perrine S, Geschäftsführer at SHADES TOURS Vienna, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2019

Dear Fifi, thank you so much for your nice review. We will forward it to our brilliant Guide Charles. We are very happy to read that the tour offered you a fascinating insight. Happy new year and all the best your SHADES TOURS Team

Reviewed December 26, 2018

Charles -Adekunle- was very factual. He told us about Vienna and Austria's help system in place for homeless population, figures, and his interesting story. I learned a lot on reasons which can bring someone to be homeless and what the person can face on a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Perrine S, Geschäftsführer at SHADES TOURS Vienna, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2019

Dear Melinda, we are happy to hear that our tour / Charles changed your mind. That is one of our main targets. Thank you soo much for your review. We wish you a happy new year and all the best your SHADES TOURS Team

Reviewed December 7, 2018

This tour has been proposed by a friend. I was a little bit skeptical and cynic, as usual. But it definitely touched my heart. Thanks to Dennis, our amazing guide, a very young man brave and strong. He's been a homeless, but now he is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Perrine S, Geschäftsführer at SHADES TOURS Vienna, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2018

Dear Raccontango, Wow we love that you rate as twice! We are happy to read that the tour and especially Dennis had such an impact on you. We will forward you beautiful feedback to him. We say thank you for sharing your time with us...More

Reviewed December 4, 2018

It was very interesting to see the situation from the eyes of Denis - a wonderful guide. We were in 16 and everyone loved the tour. The only thing is that we would love to walk a little bit more around the city and see...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Perrine S, Geschäftsführer at SHADES TOURS Vienna, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2018

Dear Alisa, thanks a lot for your feedback - yes Dennis is a wounderful person. Thank you for the note that you would love to walk a bit more, we try to work on that. We hope you enjoyed your stay in Vienna and all...More

Reviewed November 30, 2018

Recently, I took my class of students on a Shades Tours and they walked away with new knowledge of the complexity of our society. The tour provided us all with an intricate understanding of the paradoxes of the situation and how the various elements of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michelle_in_Vienna
Perrine S, Geschäftsführer at SHADES TOURS Vienna, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2018

Dear Michelle, oh wowwww what an amazing feedback - we are overpowered! it is great to read what an impact SHADES TOURS / Dennis had on you and your students. Yes Dennis is a very special and strong Person, we are so glad having him...More

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Jamal I
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Response from Perrine S | Property representative |
Hello Jamal :-) the private tours on the topic of homelessness are two hours and cost €15,- per person. However, we would need at least 8 persons (or €120,-). Normally our guides do the tours straight but if you would like... More
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