Vienna…The majestic capital of Austria, called the pearl of Europe. The city of art and music, fashion and shopping, gorgeous architecture and fantastic landscapes, picturesque cities and stunning castles. That is why Vienna attracts millions of tourists each year from all over the world.
We invite you to an individual bus tour to Vienna and Vienna Christmas Markets
|VIENNA – CHRISTMAS MARKETS|
|Start time:||8:00 a.m.|
|Tour duration:||14 hours|
|Type of tour:||Bus and walking|
|Start and finish tour:||Hotel pick up/drop off|
|Stops:||Any stop on request.|
|Languages:||English, Spanish, Russian, German, Italian, French, Chinese|
Being the former capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Vienna has lots to offer. Our private tour guide will introduce you to the Old Town and together you will visit St. Stephen Cathedral, The Castle Hofburg, Kartner Strasse with its fabulous boutiques and the Museum District, the magnificent Vienna Opera, City Hall and the Parliament. Discover the impressive palaces of Schonbrunn as well as Belvedere. You can´t miss the modern architecture – Hundredwasser House. Try this private tour and explore this amazing city of the Emperor Franz Josef and his pretty wife Sisi.
You can become a guest of the Christmas festivals that is located in the one of the most beautiful and popular places of Vienna full of the fairy-tale atmosphere. The aroma of Christmas bakery products and hot punch give their visitors a pre-holiday mood. On the Town Hall Square the guests of the “Vienna Christmas Dream” are greeted by a candle-decorated arch a few meters high.
At the traditional Christmas market, numbering about 150 market stalls, you can buy gifts, decorations, art crafts souvenirs, sweets and hot drinks, everything connected with Christmas and Christmas mood. The elegant trees in the Town Hall Park and along the Ringstraße street shine in a festive mood.
And nearby, there is a Christmas village on Maria Theresa Square. In the pre-Christmas time, there are about 70 market tents, where we can buy traditional art crafts and original gifts.
The Old Vienna Christmas Market in Freiung Street in the city center has a long history. Winter holidays market is built here since 1772, and today you can buy here glass ornaments and traditional ceramics. AT 16:00 on the square begins fairy-tale live Christmas music.
The bus tour to Vienna is also available in summer time, without visiting the Christmas market.
Hofburg Palace (originally seat of the noble Habsburgs family).
The imperial residence of the Hofburg in Vienna represents the whole history of the Austria. On its territory there are nineteen palaces built in different periods, and two dozen other buildings. Hofburg is surrounded by two beautiful parks, Burggarten and Volksgarten.
This is the largest opera house in Austria, one of the centers of World musical culture. The best world directors and artists with great pleasure demonstrate their skills to an experienced and critical Viennese audience. Each viewer can turn on subtitles – in German, English, Italian, French, Russian or Japanese. On the 2 021 displays on the seats, you can also view the information program with the performers and the content of the opera.
A must-see for those who love Gothic. The building is gorgeous, one of the symbols of Vienna. On the square in front of the town hall there are many cafes, restaurants, street musicians, nearby is the park with benches and across the road there is a wonderful garden with a huge number of roses.
The Austrian Parliament
This magnificent complex in the neo-greek style is where the two houses of the Austrian Parliament conduct their sessions. Under the ramp, there is a fountain with a statue of Athena Pallada, the Greek goddess of wisdom.
It is one of the 10 largest cultural complexes in the world. There is located the famous Leopold Museum, which has one of the largest collections of the Austrian fine arts.
This is a museum in Vienna centre, which stores one of the greatest world collections of graphics. Currently, the exhibition includes the works of Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Peter Paul Rubens, Oscar Kokoschka, Rembrandt, Albrecht Durer, Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiehl, Cezanne and Rauschenberg.
Certainly one of the greatest symbols of Austria. You can easily spend half a couple of hours here exploring the interior of this massive palace as well as walking around the gardens surrounding it… You did not visit Vienna if you did not visit Palace Garden.
St. Stephen Cathedral
Today, the cathedral is the most significant Gothic architectural structure in Austria. The height of St. Stephen’s Cathedral is 107.2 meters, width – 34.2 meters. The cathedral has four towers. In its catacombs, we can see the graves of Viennese cardinals and archbishops. Visiting the St. Stephen’s Cathedral is a must for every guest of Vienna.