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Address: Hoehenstrasse 125 | 19th district - Döbling, Vienna 1190, Austria
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E-bike and Wine Cellar Visit Tour from Vienna
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4-hour Vienna City Tour with Private Guide
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Private Tour: Vienna Woods and Kahlenberg Mountain Bike Ride

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Some of the best views of Vienna

Just a bus ride from the end of the U4 at Heiligenstadt on the 38A, Kahlenberg is well worth the trip. It's a fun bus ride up into the hills along windy roads with hairpin bends... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
George M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a bus ride from the end of the U4 at Heiligenstadt on the 38A, Kahlenberg is well worth the trip. It's a fun bus ride up into the hills along windy roads with hairpin bends! The panoramic views are second-to-none. There are a couple of places for something to eat and drink and there is also a hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a hill top in Vienna, accessible by public transport which gives you amazing views of the entire city and the Danube. We went there by car - both in the night and during the day and had views of Vienna by "night and day". The night view was amazing although it was difficult to recognize the places -... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Is made my whole day with walking from Grinzing to Kahlenberg... My music in my ears, backpack, a simple lunch and coffee, and of course drinking water. You can go up with bus very easy from the last station of green line metro U4 which is Heiligenstadt and then use 38A bus to Kahlenberg. I recommend you by foot, it... More 

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Workington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy access by public transport and the sightseeing buses. Don't just dash and take a photo then go it's worth waiting and taking in the view and when the sightseeing buses go you are able to get yo the viewing area easier. There is a quick serve cafe and a restaurant. We sat in the restaurant enjoying the world go... More 

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Newbury Park, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Accessible by bus from Vienna or Grinzing. Trip up the hill to an incredible viewing area that overlooks Vienna. Beautiful panoramic views. Some cafes at viewing point, which we did not got to. Not a whole lot to do once at the viewing point except look at the view, but it is pretty amazing. (In all fairness, this was a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Here's the deal - if you take the bus up to the Kahlenberg stop you will quickly realize that you have not discovered a hidden gem. There are a bunch of souvenir stands and busloads of tourists with selfie-sticks. Nevertheless, it's worth it to walk over to the overlook and grab your token photo with Vienna laid out behind you.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

In a 30 minute public transportation drive, you can leave this world class city and find yourself transported to the Kahlenberg which overlooks it all. There is an old Church there as well as a restaurant. But my favorite thing to do is to hike down the hill, through the well marked trail that leads through the trees and then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Great palace to visit - between the wonderful architecture, the history and the beautifully preserved inside - must visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Recommended by one of the locales, we headed to Kahlenberg to absorb the breath-taking view of the entire city of Vienna. A must if you're visiting the Austrian capital for a few days. Make sure to take some pictures. There are a couple of cafes in that area, but they're not great. Another thing I remember is the actual trip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Want to get a birds eye view of Vienna then head to the lookout for great views ...there are also walking trails and a few different eateries ...there is also the church to visit .....take the bus on the Hop on Hop off service

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Vienna’s poshest green leafy suburb is also its most romantic hotspot. Walk up Grinzinger Strasse with its many historic wine taverns. The tops of nearby Nussberg and Reisenberg hills make for great strolls through the vineyards, and the occasional discovery of a hidden winery. Popular local weekend hangouts are Neustift am Walde with even more great wine taverns, and café restaurant Cobenzl, up on Cobenzl hill – fantastic for great vistas of Vienna. The woodland around Kahlenberg has a wonderful and not too strenuous hiking path - just don't forget the insect repellent. If you have adventurous children, take them to Waldseilpark Kahlenberg (forest rope park Kahlenberg). A must-do if you want a taste of the Vienna Woods is a stop at Josefinenhütte next door with its great food, cosy interiors and wonderful outdoor space.