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Insight Cities Vienna

31 reviews
#38 of 193 Tours in Vienna
Vienna, Austria
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About Insight Cities Vienna
We craft engaging tours in Vienna, that reveal centuries of history and culture. Our guides are professors, doctoral students, historians, journalists, art critics and published authors. As professional researchers and educators, we cater to visitors who want to enjoy spirited and informed presentations of the Austrian political and cultural heritage.
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Small-Group Schönbrunn Palace Half-Day Tour with a Historian Guide
12 reviews
Go beyond what meets the eye on this 3-hour tour of Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna, led by a historian guide. Together with your small group limited to six people, you'll explore around 40 of the palace’s most extravagant rooms. Gain a better understanding of the significance of the palace as your guide walks you through its history, and learn about royals such as Franz Joseph who have called it home. Plus, visit the room where Mozart once performed, and see a secretaire previously owned by Marie Antoinette.
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$105.00 per adult
12 reviews
Go deep into Vienna’s rich history on a 3-hour, small-group walking tour with an expert guide. Start your tour in the former seat of the Habsburg Empire, and hear about the city’s kings, queens and revolutionaries. Spot architectural and historic landmarks as you explore a pair of vibrant shopping districts. Learn about Habsburg religion and ritual at a trio of extraordinary churches, and see traces left by waves of invading forces from Ottomans to Nazis. Take in Vienna’s highlights and enjoy unique historic insights on the capital city.
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$105.00 per adult
12 reviews
Discover Vienna’s most important art and architecture with a 3-hour, small-group tour of The Belvedere’s palaces, grounds and museum. Hear stories about Austria’s princes and princesses as you explore tiered fountains and statue gardens. Learn about the design and décor of Upper and Lower Belvedere palaces, from the exquisite Marble Gallery to the over-the-top Gold Cabinet. Visit the highlights of the art museum, where iconic works by Monet, Rodin and Van Gogh are displayed alongside the world’s largest collection of Gustav Klimt paintings.
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$105.00 per adult
Private 3-hour History Tour of Vienna Art Nouveau: Otto Wagner and the City Trains
Explore Vienna’s Art Nouveau design with a personal, expert guide on a 3-hour, private walking tour of metro stations and architecture. Enjoy the flexibility of a private tour as you discover the stories behind the buildings and monuments. Walk from the elegant pavilion at Karlsplatz to a series of Art Nouveau stations, and pause to visit a groundbreaking art museum and two apartment houses designed by Otto Wagner. Finish your tour at a pair of beautiful metro stations, including a tiny stop built just for the Emperor.
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$390.00 per adult
Small-Group Ringstrasse Walking Tour
2 reviews
Explore Vienna's most famous boulevard, the Ringstrasse, on this 3-hour tour with a small group. Follow your guide to stroll along the well-known road, listening to tales of its history, construction, and importance to Viennese city life.
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$105.00 per adult
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I waited a long time in a couple of lineups to get into the art gallery but so worth it. Several rooms of assorted artists which was amazing. Klimt's works was worth the wait, he was such an inspiration to see. Wear good shoes and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Belvedere Palace Gardens is truly enchanting. Its worth the visit and do allow at least 2 to 3 hours, more if you can to grab a coffee @ the cafe. We finished off our visit with a raspberry chocolate cake and lemon tarte. Memorable visit...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019

Suzzanne was a fantastic guide with a depth of knowledge and an understanding of what interested us. As well as the main sights she took us on little detours to the crypt and the Treasury where we nipped through - just stopping at the interesting...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 27, 2019

Our guide, an historian and an expert in the history of gardens, was incredibly knowledgeable. I learned so much about the history of Schonbrunn and the city of Vienna. I highly recommend this experience.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 23, 2019 via mobile

We came for this to Vienna to see Gustav Klimt art work exhibition in Belvedere Palace ! Very big place we could not finish the outside park tour, it was huge and also it was raining and very windy Anyway it ‘s something I would...More

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Reviewed March 30, 2019

We had a 3 hour tour with Felicitas through the City, giving us a good impression of Vienna at the beginning of the last century. Felicitas was a great guide, very knowledgeable and flexible in her tour. She transported great enthousiasm for the matter and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

Lena Sara was a very very good tour guide! Very good english and super nice! She gave us a lot of information and various funfacts as well, she clearly knew what she was doing

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 27, 2019

In early January we did the "Tales of Dragons and Saints - Vienna for Children" tour with Susanne. Susanne was absolutely wonderful - our tour with her was one of the highlights of our holiday in Europe. My kids loved her and hung on her...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 31, 2018

Great visit with lots of historical anecdotes. Thumps up for our guide, Lena Sara who made this journey such an interesting one.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

the pre joining instruction sent is fantastic. The historian guide, Ilse, is excellent. She is very knowledgeable, patient and very good in explaining the history of the palace in simple words.

Date of experience: October 2018
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