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Vienna Greeters welcome visitors to the city and take them on a free, personal, two-hour walk showing them the Vienna beyond the guide books and off the beaten track.
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Vienna 1080, Austria
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found Vienna Greeters whilst searching for things to do in Vienna. Was quickly contacted by a gentleman called Richard. He arranged to meet us at our apartment and took us on really lovely 3 hour walk around Vienna. He was very knowledgeable about the history...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Jonathan I, Manager at Vienna Greeters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for this very kind feedback. We're delighted that you enjoyed your walk with Richard. Remember to look for Greeters in other places that you visit. Thanks again for letting us make your Vienna experience more enjoyable!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Herbert was a wonderful guide providing a wealth of information for our first trip to Vienna. We were interested in history and architecture. He fit the bill perfectly. We could not have asked for a better day out.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Jonathan I, Manager at Vienna Greeters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this very kind feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with Herbert in Vienna. Remember to look for Greeters in other places you visit!

Reviewed November 7, 2018

Vienna Greeters is an excellent organisation. I had outlined the area of the Inner Stadt that we wished to explore a few weeks beforehand, and Richard, our Greeter, organised a walk which perfectly met our requests. Richard was well organised, knowledgeable, kind, and helpful. He...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Jonathan I, Manager at Vienna Greeters, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Thank you for these lovely words about your walk with a Vienna Greeter. We're so glad that you had a good time and grateful that you took the time to share your feedback! See you again soon in Vienna.

Reviewed September 26, 2018

For those of you that are not familiar with the group this is copied directly from their web site. The idea Vienna Greeters welcome visitors to the city and take them on a free, personal, two-hour walk showing them the Vienna beyond the guidebooks and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Jonathan I, Manager at Vienna Greeters, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

It's so kind of you to write this great review about the Greeter organisations, and we're especially happy that you mentioned our dear friends at Chicago Greeters. Always check if a city has a greeter organisation before you travel! Thanks for your kind words. Come...More

Reviewed September 24, 2018

Thomas was a really friendly and knowledgeable guide. He showed us some hidden highlights that we wouldn't have found on our own. We enjoyed and appreciated our time with him. However we later discovered a few major Vienna highlights that Thomas hadn't taken us to,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Jonathan I, Manager at Vienna Greeters, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Thank you for your kind comments about your walk with a Vienna Greeter. We take your point regarding the highlights, and we hope you still enjoyed your time in Vienna.

Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

We had a great guide in Herbert, he showed us things in Vienna you just wouldn’t see or hear about. I will carry those stories and pictures with me for ever and made us feel so welcomed. I would definitely urge everyone to do such...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Jonathan I, Manager at Vienna Greeters, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

What a wonderful response. Thanks for these generous words about your walk with a Vienna Greeter. We hope to see you again one day.

Reviewed September 23, 2018

Our Vienna Greeter, Wolfgang, provided us with an opportunity to see Vienna without the tourist crowds. We walked through courtyards and allyways to view the commercial enterprises of the locals. We were able to tour the Eastern Orthodox and Jewish neighborhoods while learning about the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Jonathan I, Manager at Vienna Greeters, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

It's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your time with a greeter here in Vienna. Thanks for taking the time to right this positive review. We really appreciate it and will make sure that Wolfgang is informed about your comments.

Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

A great opportunity to talk with a local and have them show you interesting aspects of their city that the general tourist would probably overlook. Ernst had a great depth of knowledge of Vienna and his different anecdotes gave a fascinating new perspective. Thank you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Jonathan I, Manager at Vienna Greeters, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this review for us. We really appreciate it and are very happy that you had a good time with your Greeter here in Vienna. Come back soon!

Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We meet our greeter Wolfgang and we walked togheter for about 2 hours. It’s was an amazing experience..he was so nice and showed Us really nice corners of the city..he explayned us many things and we have also a coffea togheter in a beautiful coffee...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Jonathan I, Manager at Vienna Greeters, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2018

Grazie mille per il vostro cortese feedback. We are very happy that you enjoyed your walk with Wolfgang. Thanks for taking the time to write such a kind review. Best wishes from sunny Vienna!

Reviewed August 10, 2018

Although I grew in Vienna, I have lived overseas for more than 40 years and when I invited an overseas friend to join me on my recent visit to Austria, I realised, that I had forgotten much of its history. Karl came to the rescue:...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Jonathan I, Manager at Vienna Greeters, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Tina, thanks so much for taking the time to create this review. We're very glad to have Karl in our group of volunteers, and yes, all Greets with all Greet organisations are always free of charge. We hope to see you again one day in...More

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Hello, Jonathan here from Vienna Greeters. As you may have seen, our website only accepts requests up to 120 days in advance (sorry about that, but it really helps us keep organised). Please set a reminder and send a... More
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