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Austria - Sightseeing Tours and Activities

Austria - Sightseeing Tours and Activities

One of the best things about Austria is that it has sightseeing tours and activities for everybody. Fans of the outdoors will love exploring the country’s alpine summits and skiing down its slopes, while music lovers can get their fix by attending the Bregenzer Festspiele, Salzburg Festival, and other music-related events. Those who love history, arts, and culture, on the other hand, won’t run out of top things to do since there are many museums, galleries, castles, and palaces and for them to explore. And don’t forget the food: if you’re in Vienna, you’ll definitely want to try the traditional dishes, which are usually made of fresh and locally sourced ingredients.

The Original Sound of Music Tour in Salzburg

(2043) Reviews

The hills are alive with The Original Sound of Music Tour in Salzburg. Enjoy a day trip visiting the breathtaking landscapes and locations where the famous musical, 'The Sound of Music,' was filmed. T

Duration
4 hours

Schönbrunn Palace Evening: Palace Tour, Dinner and Concert

(802) Reviews

Treat yourself to a Schönbrunn Palace experience with a combination ticket that includes an audio tour, dinner and classical concert. The UNESCO-listed icon resonates with history and its interiors ar

Duration
Self Guided Tour: 1 hour
Dinner: 6:30pm
Concert duration: 1,5 hours with intermission

Day Trip to Salzburg from Vienna

(78) Reviews

Visit the UNESCO World Heritage–listed town of Salzburg and explore centuries of European history on this day trip from Vienna. Travel through the UNESCO–listed landscapes of Wachau and Salzkammergut,

Duration
1 day

Kursalon Vienna: Johann Strauss and Mozart Concert Including 4-Course Dinner

(146) Reviews

Enjoy a gourmet dinner and classical Viennese concert at the Kursalon Vienna with this dinner and performance combo. Savor a 4-course meal of fine Austrian cuisine before sitting down to a 2-hour conc

Duration
4 hours

Melk Abbey and Danube Valley Day Trip from Vienna

(1240) Reviews

Discover the exquisite landscapes of Austria’s UNESCO World Heritage–listed Wachau Valley on this day trip from Vienna along the famed Danube River. Travel by coach through the gorgeous Austrian count

Duration
8 hours

Schonbrunn Palace Evening Concert

(287) Reviews

Listen to the music of Mozart and Strauss in the superb setting of the Orangery at Schonbrunn Palace. Accompanied by renowned musicians, singers and ballet dancers, the Schonbrunn Palace Orchestra per

Duration
90 minutes

Budapest Full-Day Trip From Vienna

(47) Reviews

Visit Budapest – the “Paris of the East”. Explore the UNESCO World heritage sites including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue. Enjoy a day filled with historic an

Duration
1 day

Skip the line: Guided tour Schönbrunn Palace and Vienna Historical City Tour

(789) Reviews

Experience the best of Vienna, including the Schönbrunn Palace, on this 3.5-hour city highlights coach tour. Drive along the famous Ringstrasse boulevard to admire buildings such as the Vienna State O

Duration
3 hours 30 minutes

Mozart Dinner Concert Salzburg

(526) Reviews

Travel back to Mozart’s time with this 2.5-hour dinner and concert in Salzburg. Enjoy an evening likely to have taken place in 1790 in the Baroque Hall, with candlelight, a 3-course dinner based on hi

Duration
2 hours 30 minutes

Kursalon Vienna: Johann Strauss and Mozart Concert

(79) Reviews

Delight in an evening of classical Viennese music at the acclaimed Kursalon Vienna concert hall, where the waltz was popularized in the 19th century thanks to famous composer Johann Strauss. Revel in

Duration
2 hours

Alpine Panoramic Hallstatt Day Trip Tour from Vienna including Admont Abbey Visit

(56) Reviews

Discover UNESCO World Heritage–listed treasures in the Austria Alps on this full-day tour from Vienna including Admont Abbey visit. Spin through the UNESCO-listed landscapes of Salzkammergut with a gu

Duration
13 hours

Budapest Day Trip from Vienna

(694) Reviews

Take a drive through the enchanting countryside of western Hungary on this guided coach tour to Budapest. A city rich in traditions, it is situated on the banks of the Danube, where you'll be given th

Duration
12 hours

Vienna Mozart Concert at the Musikverein

(317) Reviews

For a special evening out in Vienna, book your tickets for the Vienna Mozart Concert at the Musikverein. Dressed in historical costumes and wigs, the Vienna Mozart Orchestra re-creates the 18th centur

Duration
2 hours

Salzburg Day Trip from Vienna

(631) Reviews

While in Vienna don't miss your chance to visit Austria's other great city, Salzburg - home of Mozart and beautiful Mirabell Gardens and Palace. Travel through the stunning Austrian alps and lakes

Duration
13 hours

Big Bus Vienna Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

(117) Reviews

Discover the sights of Vienna aboard a double-decker Big Bus as you admire 360-degree views of top attractions and listen to entertaining audio commentary. Use a ticket that’s valid for one or two day

Duration
Varies

Wachau Valley Small-Group Tour and Wine Tasting from Vienna

(220) Reviews

Spend a day away from Vienna to discover the picturesque Wachau Valley in the Austrian countryside on this small-group, fully guided tour. Satisfy your cravings with a delicious lunch at a traditional

Duration
8 hours 30 minutes

Prague Full-Day-Trip from Vienna with Accommodation Pick-Up

(11) Reviews

Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is covered with numerous sights representing the history of the city. During your visit you will see the Charles Bridge, St Vitus Cathedral, the Old Town

Duration
1 day

Bratislava Day Trip from Vienna

(485) Reviews

While in Vienna, don’t miss the opportunity to visit another European capital, the beautiful city of Bratislava in Slovakia. On this day trip, your knowledgeable guide will give you a complete overvie

Duration
7 hours 30 minutes

Dinner Experience at Salzburg Fortress and Mozart Concert in Salzburg

(57) Reviews

Enjoy a romantic dinner at Panorama Restaurant located at Salzburg Fortress, followed by a Best of Mozart Concert with unforgettable panoramic panoramic views of the town and province. Culinary and mu

Duration
2 hours 30 minutes

Classical Concert in Vienna's St. Anne's Church: Mozart, Beethoven, or Schubert

(74) Reviews

Step inside one of Vienna's most beautiful baroque buildings–the 'Annakirche' (St. Anne's Church)–for an evening of live chamber music. Each 1-hour concert is performed by a talented string quartet, a

Duration
60 minutes

Private Horse Drawn Sleigh Ride from Salzburg

(31) Reviews

Spend an afternoon in Austria's fairy tale winter wonderland on a private horse-drawn sleigh ride through the picturesque countryside around Salzburg. This exclusive half-day winter trip takes you thr

Duration
3 hours

Eagles Nest in Berchtesgaden Tour from Salzburg

(480) Reviews

Visit Kehlsteinhaus, better known as the Eagle’s Nest, on a half-day tour from Salzburg. Journey through the spectacular scenery of Königsee River Valley and the Bavarian Alps to Obersalzberg, and the

Duration
4 hours 30 minutes

Private Tour: Vienna City Highlights Tour

(69) Reviews

Get to know Vienna on your choice of a 3-hour, 5-hour or 7-hour private tour of the city! With an expert local guide at your side, discover the city’s rich history and culture while seeing showstopper

Duration
8 hours

Small Group Food,Coffee and Market Walking Tour in Vienna

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Wake up and get a thorough introduction to Vienna’s dynamic food and drink scene around 9:30am. With a local guide, you will see the best places to stop for all manner of sweet versus savory. Walk thr

Duration
4 hours

Schonbrunn Palace Evening: Dinner and Concert

(96) Reviews

Enjoy a royal evening at Schonbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the imperial family. Schonbrunn is considered one of the most beautiful Baroque palaces in Europe. Your evening starts with a

Duration
4 hours

Original Sound of Music Private Tour

(133) Reviews

Trace the footsteps of Maria and the Von Trapps on this 4-hour original 'Sound of Music' tour from Salzburg. Traveling by minivan, witness some of the musical’s filming locations, including the Mirabe

Duration
4 hours

Salzburg Super Saver: Bavarian Mountains including Eagle's Nest and Salt Mines

(260) Reviews

On this Salzburg Super Saver, three popular tours become one memorable Bavarian Alps adventure, offering you great value for money. With your professional guide, spend a day in the Bavarian Mountains,

Duration
9 hours

Hallstatt Tour from Salzburg

(56) Reviews

Explore Hallstatt in the alpine region of Salzkammergut on a half-day tour by coach, departing from Salzburg. The 5.5-hour tour visits the historical village of Hallstatt for serene lakeside walks, vi

Duration
5 hours 30 minutes

Mauthausen Concentration Camp Day Trip from Vienna

(36) Reviews

Pay tribute to the victims of the Holocaust with a trip to Mauthausen Concentration Camp, one of the largest Nazi labor camp complexes during World War II. Just two hours from Vienna, the former camp

Duration
8 hours 30 minutes

Bavarian Mountains and Salt-Mines Tour from Salzburg

(231) Reviews

Explore the underground world of a centuries-old Bavarian mine on a half-day tour from Salzburg. Choose from a morning or afternoon experience, and travel along the snaking Deutsche Alpenstrasse throu

Duration
4 hours

Austria - Sightseeing Tours and Activities

Austria is a country that is rich with history, tradition, beautiful places and activities that are unique to the area. Like its neighbor, Switzerland, it is also a winter sports capital in Europe. However, it is just as popular for summer holidaymakers who want to explore historic sites or hike through the magnificent scenery of the Alps.

Sightseeing destinations in Austria

As one of the most popular destinations in Europe, Austria attracts tourists all year round into its lively and colorful cities bustling and spectacular mountain regions. You will have a lot of sightseeing opportunities in this Alpine republic, considering the scenic beauty of its provinces and the tourist spots in its splendid cities, such as the historic capital Vienna and Salzburg, the beautiful birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

As it is predominantly a nation of upland areas and high mountains, with the Eastern Alps occupying a good 60% of its territory, the country will surely offer you some breathtaking and refreshing experiences. The River Danube, which flows through the northern region, also adds to its attractions as a popular destination.

Top tour activities in Austria

Here are some of the best things to do on your trip to this beautiful country:

  • Visiting Its Famous Cultural, Historical and Natural Attractions - The country is home to a plethora of attractions, from the medieval Burg Hochosterwitz castle to the largest system of ice caves in the world, the Eisriesenwelt (The World of the Ice Giants). Make sure you visit them for a more worthwhile experience.
  • Skiing - During the ski season, the mountains in the immediate vicinity of the very picturesque Kitzbüheler Horn bustle with skiers from all over the world. You can reach the place by cableways, but you also have the option to climb it from the village of Kitzbühel.
  • Parasailing and Paragliding - Flying will be as simple as it can be with these activities. You will be attended by charming and skilled crew, who can offer you pre-flight instructions and deliver pictures of your flight afterwards.

Top tour attractions in Austria

There are many attractions in the country, and these are just some the highlights of these great places.

  • Schonbrunn Palace - This major tourist attraction in Vienna is comparable in grandeur to Versailles. It was built at the request of Emperor Leopold I and was turned into an imperial summer palace by Maria Theresa. Its park offers a lot of attractions, including the Privy Garden, the Tiergarten Schönbrunn (the oldest zoo in the world), a marble summerhouse, and a maze and labyrinth.
  • Hohensalzburg Castle - This is one of Europe’s largest and most well-preserved medieval castles. It is strategically located at the top of the Festungsberg Mountain, towering over the city of Salzburg and breathing life into its magnificent skyline. It is also where the “Salzburg Bull”, an organ with more than 200 pipes, is found.
  • Vienna State Opera - This opera house is a stunning work of architecture at the heart of Austria’s capital. It is regarded as the most celebrated opera house of all time, with an orchestra that is recognized all over the world.

Austria sightseeing tours and activities

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