What could be better than enjoying the sights and smells of Vienna on foot? Amongst the glorious architecture of the old town, the waft of tafelspitz pervades through narrow streets, and the unmistakable sound of Waltz on the Blue Danube mashed up to a thumping techno beat emanates from seedy underground clubs. Some may try to tempt you onto an open top bus tour – but such an option would be as unwelcome as sauerkraut in your lederhosen! Say nein to them, and join a free walking tour of the city.
With so much to see, finding the right free walking tour can be a challenge. For a comprehensive yet informative tour, we recommend checking out Good Vienna Tours free walking tour of Vienna. In just two and a half hours, the tour will take you all around the old time – through the Imperial palace and into the heart of Austria’s capital city. Learn about the history of classical music, the glamorous days of one of Europe’s most powerful dynasties, and the dark period of the second world war. Highlights include the Opera House, Jewish Quarter, and St. Michael’s Square. With information on Mozart, World War Two and much more, the two and a half hours will fly by. Check out their website to find out more about an excellent free walking tour.