Woman with Polaroid camera at the Vienna State Opera House
© Greg Snel

Exceptional Vienna Tours

Touring Vienna with a Polaroid camera

Outfitted with a polaroid camera (provided free of charge), our Polaroid Photo Guides take you on a variety of different "Instant Tours" to some of the city’s most photogenic locations (Schönbrunn Palace, the city center, Prater, etc.). This of course includes a primer on the art of instant photography and a roll of film with eight pictures.
Information and booking: www.sophort.com

Ugly Vienna with a wink

The unusual and entertaining “Vienna Ugly Tour“ (English only), led by British-born Eugene Quinn, takes you to 19 of Vienna’s architectural scandals. More information

Graffiti Tour

Vienna’s Graffiti Museum offers guided group tours (with prior reservation) to interesting examples of the city’s graffiti culture.
Information and booking: www.graffitimuseum.at

In the footsteps of Napoleon

"Secret Vienna" has come up with some original tours. For example, you can walk in the footsteps of Napoleon in Vienna with grenadiers of the Royal and Imperial Regiment No. 3 Archduke Charles. Other extraordinary tours: "The dark side of Vienna", "The secrets of the Freemasons" etc. http://secretvienna.org

Tours guided by homeless people

The tours explain what it means to be homeless in Vienna. Away from the tourist trails, these tours look at the different challenges posed by homelessness and the approaches to solving them. The tours are led by homeless people. www.shades-tours.com

Vienna Greeters

Vienna Greeters are long-standing residents of Vienna who show their very personal Vienna to visitors on a two-hour tour. The free tours must be booked at least two weeks in advance; the maximum group size is limited to six people. www.viennagreeters.com
(Important: Vienna Greeters are not certified tour guides! These can be booked on the website www.findaguide.at.)

Discover Vienna astrologically

A tour with a guide who is also a graduated astrologer? This city tour shows you which zodiacal qualities prevail in which Viennese places and how to recognize them. Feel the themes of a certain area and see what effects this has. In addition, there is a lot of interesting information waiting for you apart from historical contents and there are a lot of hidden details to discover. www.viennatourguide.at

Woman with Polaroid camera at the Vienna State Opera House

Instant Tours

© Greg Snel
Woman with Polaroid camera and wall graffiti

Instant Tours

© PolaWalk
Woman with Polaroid camera at the Otto Wagner Karlsplatz Pavilion

Instant Tours

© Greg Snell
Federal Ministry on Vordere Zollamtsstrasse

Vienna Ugly Tour

© Robert Seydel
Substation on Cobdengasse

Vienna Ugly Tour

© Robert Seydel
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