Free HOP ON HOP OFF bus tours of Vienna

HOP ON HOP OFF Bus Tour

Vienna PASS Benefits:

Unlimited HOP ON HOP OFF Bus Tours
Normal Price: Adult: €33,00 ; Child: €15,00

Discover Vienna from a different perspective with a VIENNA SIGHTSEEING HOP ON HOP OFF tour. A comprehensive tour of the city, you’ll be driven around the top sights, monuments and landmarks in a double decker, open top bus. It’s the perfect opportunity to customise your own tour, you can hop-on, hop-off at any of the up to 45 stops to explore Vienna at your leisure. With a choice of five routes, you can pick and choose your journey and discover everything there is to see of Austria’s historic capital!

Highlights:

  • Tour of top attractions in central Vienna
  • The Danube and Prater area
  • The imperial Schönbrunn Palace
  • Vienna’s outskirts and Klosterneuburg Monastery
  • Audio-guide available in 16 languages

Did you know:

- The Danube River that runs through Vienna is unique in that it also runs through three other capital cities; Bratislava, Budapest and Belgrade

- Vienna has two nicknames, the City of Dreams, as coined by psychoanalyst Freud, and the City of Music as it is a mecca for aspiring musicians with a wealth of classical history

- The expansive palace and gardens of the imperial Schönbrunn Palace covers 435 acres

Routes

Red Line

Explore the magnificent Ringstraße! Along the Ringstrasse you find the most important sights of Vienna. For example the impressive State Opera or grand Hofburg Palace, a special highlight which takes you back to imperial times. Visit the residence of former emperors and see the Sisi museum too. In the Imperial Treasury you can admire the crown of the Holy Roman empire and many other precious items. Also directly located at the Ringstrasse is the beautiful building of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna. It is the home of priceless art treasures, such as the world's largest collection of Bruegel paintings. Other highlights on this popular HOP ON HOP OFF tour are the Austrian Parliament, the City Hall and the National Theater.

Blue Line

The Danube route will take visitors slightly out of town towards Danube Park where you can hop-off and go up the sky-high Danube Tower (the tallest tower in Austria) for breath-taking panoramic views over the city. The tour will also take you to the Prater area where you can discover Vienna’s theme park in Leopoldstadt. The Wiener Riesenrad, or Riesenrad – the Giant Ferris Wheel – is a must-see, too, to discover Vienna’s history in a unique way.

Yellow Line

This imperial tour is one for the history fans to learn more about Austria’s rich culture and stately past. You can explore the luxury and opulence within Schönbrunn Palace, the Habsburg’s summer residence, and its 1,441 staterooms, including the Gloriette and Schönbrunn Zoo. Learn about the Habsburgs’ tastes and habits and how they lived their day-to-day lives. You’ll also be taken around the Fruit and Flower Market, the Museum of Military History and the Belvedere Palace too.

Green Line

If you want to explore what’s outside Vienna’s city centre, the Green route will show you the surroundings of Austria’s capital. Discover Vienna’s vineyard in Grinzing (making it the only capital city in the world to grow and supply its own wine) and travel up to the Kahlenberg Hill for stunning views over the city from a unique perspective. Hop off at Klosterneuburg Abbey, a stunning baroque monastery, for a spectacular finish to your tour – don’t forget the camera!

Grey Line

Visit the Imperial Palace Schloss Hof, the largest rural palace complex in Austria, the amphitheatre Bad Deutsch-Altenburg, and Niederweiden Palace, or walk in the footsteps of the Romans at the Archaeological Park Carnuntum.

Click here for the timetable.

Brown Line

This shopping route takes you to the designer outlet Parndorf in just 30 minutes for free with you Vienna PASS. There you can shop till you drop with up to 70% discounts on your favourite designer brands. Please collect your free return ticket at the Service Center Parndorf McArtherGlen.

Please note:Changes in the time table may occur. Please refer to the www.viennasightseeing.at in advance.

How to get there:

    Red & Yellow Line: State Opera House (departure)
    Blue Line: Museum of Applied Arts (departure)
    Green Line: National Theatre (departure)
    Grey Line: Hotel Hilton / Stadtpark (departure)
    Brown Line: Opernringhof (opposite State Opera) (departure)

see the: full list of attractions included

Check timetable on www.viennasightseeing.at

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Address:

Wiener Staatsoper GmbH, Opernring 2, , 1010 Wien

Telephone:

0043 (1) 712 46 83 - 0