Summary of The Day: See Vienna (Wien) in a completely new and relaxing way with our Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour. Set your own pace, choose from 5 routes with a total of up to 45 stops, and create your own sightseeing program. Our state-of-the-art tour buses are comfortable and offer a perfect view of the city. As a special service, we provide free WIFI onboard.
Danube River Cruise
Choose from 3 different routes - but please have a look at the availability:
Route A shows you the 'green part' of Vienna and starts in the heart of the city at Schwedenplatz. We sail on the Danube canal past the observatory Urania, through the recreational grounds of the Prater to the Freudenau lock and the yacht harbour "Marina Vienna". The boat trip ends at the Reichsbrücke, the main shipping harbour, where nearby the impressive Franz of Assisi church is located.
Start: Schwedenplatz, HOP ON HOP OFF stop no. 12 of the RED LINE
End: Reichsbrücke, HOP ON HOP OFF stop no. 20 of the BLUE LINE
Duration: 2 hours
Availability: 25th March - 2nd October 2016
Route B presents the modern side of Vienna and its urban skyline of the United Nations, the Danube tower and the new area called the Danube City. The boat trip starts at the Reichsbrücke, from where we sail on the Danube out of the city to the old lock at Nußdorf. After a short stop we continue on the Danube canal, where you can experience the historic sights of Vienna. Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere on board while the city passes by. Final destination is the new shipping station "Vienna City" at Schwedenplatz, where state-of-the-art architecture and hip restaurants radiate urban flair.
Start: Reichsbrücke, HOP ON HOP OFF stop no. 20 of the BLUE LINE
End: Schwedenplatz, HOP ON HOP OFF stop no. 12 of the RED LINE
Duration: 1.5 hours
Availability: 25th March - 2nd October 2016
Route C is a round trip on the Danube canal. Starting point is at Schwedenplatz in the city centre. From there we sail upstream to the historic lock at Nußdorf and back. The view from the boat offers you a unique impression of sights such as the Ring Tower, built 1955 with weather lights, the Rossauer military barracks and the observatory Urania. Final destination is again at Schwedenplatz.
Start and end: Schwedenplatz, HOP ON HOP OFF stop no. 12 of the RED LINE
Duration: 1.5 hours
Availability: 5th May - 11th September 2016
Enjoy Viennese delicacies in the boat's restaurant or sunbath on the upper deck. During the cool evening hours and in the winter time the ship is comfortably heated. The large panoramic windows offer you a perfect view of Vienna.
RING-RED LINE 24 h:
Explore the magnificent Ringstrasse with our Hop-On, Hop-Off Red Line!
Along the Ringstrasse, you will find the most important sights of Vienna. For example, the impressive State Opera where you can stroll through the pedestrian zone of the Kärntner Strasse to the famous St. Stephan's Cathedral.
A special highlight is the grand Hofburg Palace, which takes you back to imperial times. Visit the residence of former emperors and see the Sissi 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 Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna. It is the home of priceless art treasures and is 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.
GRAY LINE 24h (with audioguide in English and German):
Walk in the footsteps of the Romans in the Open-Air Museum Petronell-Carnuntum or in the Museum Carnuntinum of the Archaeological Park Carnuntum and visit the Palace Schloss Hof, Austria's largest country palace complex.
Join us on our Hop-On, Hop-Off bus and journey through time from the Romans to the Baroque period, up to the present time. Our bus takes you from Vienna to the Open-Air Museum Petronell-Carnuntum. Discover how the Romans lived their daily lives in a reconstructed town quarter.
We continue to the Museum Carnuntinum at Bad Deutsch-Altenburg. It is the biggest, and certainly the finest, Roman museum in Austria. In 1904, it was especially opened for the then rapidly growing collection of treasures of ancient Carnuntum.
Finally, we show you the Palace Schloss Hof, Austria's largest rural palace complex. Explore the magnificent noble palace, the artistically laid out terraced gardens and the idyllic manor farm. If you take the bus leaving from Vienna at 10am, then you also have the option to visit and take a tour of the Palace Niederweiden at 11am.
Explore Schönbrunn and Belvedere Palace with our Hop-On, Hop-Off Yellow Line!
The YELLOW LINE brings you to Schönbrunn Palace, the most popular tourist attraction in Austria and a World Heritage Site. Take a look at the imperial private apartments, stroll through the Palace Gardensor, or take your kids to the nearby zoo.
How about a stop at the Naschmarkt - the Fruit & Vegetable Market? This market is one of the most sensual attractions of the city, with many delicacies, flavours and aromas from all over the world. Numerous restaurants and bars invite you for a nice break.
Another cultural stop on this Hop-On, Hop-Off tour is the Belvedere Palace, former summer residence of Prince Eugen of Savoy. There you can see the world-famous painting "The Kiss" by Gustav Klimt.
If you are interested in the eventful history of Austria and the World Wars, consider visiting the Museum of Military History. The building, in Moorish-Byzantine style, is home to many historic artifacts and interesting exhibitions.
The Hop-On, Hop-Off Blue Line features highlights along the Danube
This Hop-On, Hop-Off tour leads you to the Kunst Haus Wien, home of theHundertwasser Museum, among other things. It houses a permanent exhibition of the surrealistic works of the artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser.
A visit to the Prater is a must during a stay in Vienna. Stroll through this big leisure park with its 250 attractions. There you will find one of the city’s landmarks, the Giant Ferris Wheel.
Also on the BLUE LINE you will see the 252 metres high Danube Tower. Its observation deck and restaurant slowly rotate 360° to provide you with an unforgettable view of Vienna. At the nearby Old Danube, you can have a picnic or take a romantic boat ride.
Discover the countryside around Vienna. This bus tour takes you to the wine village of Grinzing, a picturesque district full of wine taverns called "Heuriger". Winemakers offer their self-produced wine, which grows in the surrounding vineyards. Go in and taste a glass of home-grown wine and listen to traditional Viennese music.
Travel with the GREEN LINE to the Kahlenberg hill, where beautiful hiking trails await you. Take a break from the city and enjoy a gorgeous panoramic view of Vienna.
This tour takes you to the 900-year-old monastery Klosterneuburg. Here you can visit the abbey with one of Europe’s largest 17th century organs and the treasury chamber. The monastery offers many different guided tours, such as the especially delightful wine cellar tour.
The Essl Museum is also situated in Klosterneuburg, which has one of the biggest collections of modern art in Austria. It exhibits paintings by Hermann Nitsch, Maria Lassnig, Oskar Kokoschka, as well as photographs and audio installations.
A Walking Tour is available with each type of ticket in English and German.
The starting point is at the magnificent Vienna State Opera, directly at our Hop-On, Hop-Off stop no. 1. From here we stroll through the city centre of Vienna. On every corner a tourist attraction awaits to be discovered. For example, the Hotel Sacher, whose founder invented the delicious Sacher cake, the Spanish Riding School with its famous white Lipizzaner horses, the Imperial Crypt, the last resting place of the Habsburg dynasty, or the impressive St. Stephan's Cathedral. Also on our route is the lively Graben with the historic Plague Column.
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