VIENNA – YOUR FIRST IMPRESSION – 3 hour tour
Enjoy a first impression of this magical imperial city! Immerse yourself in the world of the multinational monarchy with its many facets, learn all about the historical contexts.
Your own personal tour begins at your hotel and takes you first for a drive around the Ring with its beautiful turn-of-the-century buildings (Opera, the Emperor’s Forum, Hofburg Imperial Palace, Parliament, City Hall, Burgtheater, Votiv Church…). Afterwards, discover the baroque world of Prince Eugen at the Belvedere Palace.
On then past the Karlsplatz with Charles Church and the Secession Building, the Vienna “Nasch-Market” and along the Wienzeile with it’s imposing Jugendstil buildings and Otto Wagner pavilion to Schönbrunn Palace. Admire the impressive and imperial baroque architecture, follow in the footsteps of Maria Theresia in the beautiful gardens, the historical carriage museum and the romantic zoo. To give you an even better first impression of this fascinating centre of the imperial and royal monarchy, we suggest the following
ONE HOUR ADDITION TO YOUR TOUR:
Visit the northern “Vienna Woods” and have the hidden jewels of Viennese architecture shown to you during the drive through the Wiental (Vienna Valley), on the way to the most prominent of the natural viewpoints over Vienna – the Leopoldsberg. Here, where sensitive artists’ souls were inspired, in the footsteps of famous poets, enjoy the breathtaking view over the Danube capital and the land beyond. Feel what it was which once made poets sigh “Wien, Wien, nur du allein….”