Full-Day Highlights of Jewish Heritage Tour
Explore Another Side of Vienna
DURATION: UP TO 8-HOURS
This driving excurison with a knowledgeable English speaking guide starts with a tour down Vienna’s most famous boulevard, the Ring Road. This street introduces you to many of the important sights of the city like the Opera House, museums, Parliament, City Hall, and former Palais of Jewish families. You will be able to walk around Albertina square to see the Monument against war and fascism.
Afterwards you will visit the Jewish Museum in Dorotheergasse. From there you will continue walking through the Hofburg Palace. It was the main residence of Austria’s former imperial family, the Habsburgs. Then you will drive along Ring Road and get off at Jewish Square, the area of the Jewish quarter in middle age Vienna and the Holocaust Memorial.
After lunch in the Jewish Square, you can walk or drive to Seitenstettengasse and walk down the street where the Synagogue Stadttempel is located. Guided tours of the synagogue are available with no reservation required, Monday to Thursday between 11.30AM and 2.00PM except on Jewish, Christian and state holidays.
A short walk take you to St. Stephens Cathedral, the main Cathedral in Vienna. It is located in the very city centre surrounded by pedestrian streets and squares. Then walk down Graben and Kohlmarkt, shopping streets with beautiful historic buildings, cafés and pastry shops.
The last stop of your tour is the Belvedere Palace, to view its garden and art collection. Enjoy the great view of Vienna, and visit the Klimt Collection in the Belvedere Museum of Austrian Art. Among the Klimt paintings in art deco style are portraits of Jewish society ladies of the early 20th century.
This 8-hour tour includes:
- Drive down the Ring Road
- Tour the Jewish Museum
- Explore the Hofburg Palace
- Visit the Jewish Quarter and Holocaust Memorial
- Tour the Synagogue Stadttempel
- See St. Stephen's Cathedral
- Tour Belvedere Palace
Pick-Up/Drop-Off: Your guide and driver will pick you up from the lobby of your Vienna city-centre hotel. At the conclusion of your tour, you will be dropped back at your hotel, or if preferred, at another location within the city-centre.
Includes: Knowledgeable English-speaking guide and car services for up to 8-hours.
Excludes: Driver and Guide Gratuity, Extra Hours, Extra Kilometres.