The Cultural Heart of Vienna: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

The Cultural Heart of Vienna: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Explore Vienna at your own pace with this highly acclaimed self guided audio tour of Vienna.  Beginning from the Opera House, you'll weave your way through timeless streets while discovering the stories that the city hides in plain sight.  The tour is ready whenever you feel like taking a stroll. It plays audio automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smart phone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline. If you've got an hour and want to see all the major historical and cultural themes that Vienna has to offer – this is the tour for you! You can take the tour either in English or in Mandarin Chinese. The tour in German is not yet published.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Historic Center of Vienna, Vienna 1010 Austria

The tour takes you on a wandering walk beginning at the Vienna State Opera House and ending with a dramatic and fun-filled lap around the city's crown jewel - the Stephansdom.  Start the tour in the app, put your phone in your pocket, and let your guide direct you through the streets.  The total walking distance is approximately 1km and takes about an hour without stopping, but you can pause anytime!  Most people will opt to stop for a Würstelstand snack or for photography opportunities along the way.  The narration is crisply mastered by a professional audio engineering staff, and the tour integrates sound effects and music to create an engaging experience that is suitable for all ages that can wear ear buds. 

Key landmarks include:  
• Vienna State Opera House  
• Albertina Art Museum  
• Monument Against War and Fascism  
• Capuchin Church  
• St. Stephan's Cathedral 

The exact route can be seen upon downloading the tour or previewed in the app, and it works offline.  Audio from the tour can be listened to anytime.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Wiener Staatsoper, Opernring 2, Vienna 1010 Austria

The famous Opera House in the 'City of Music' is a tremendous source of pride to the Viennese, and has hosted countless classical luminaries.

Pass By: Memorial Against War & Fascism, Augustinerstrasse 8, Vienna 1010 Austria

Hear the somber story behind this hallowed site in Vienna, and discover the meaning behind the statues before you.

Pass By: St. Stephen's Cathedral, Stephansplatz 3, Vienna 1010 Austria

The Stephansdom is the crown jewel of the city. We'll do a full lap and take in her best stories.

Pass By: Capuchin Church (Kapuzinerkirche), Neuer Markt 1, Vienna 1010 Austria

The Capuchin church originally built in the early 1600's is the home to the imperial crypt containing the hearts of the Hapsburg dynasty and a variety of rich tales I'll share with you on the tour.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"

Start Time: Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 1/1/2021 - 8/20/2023
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Duration: 1 Hour
Start location: Oper, Karlsplatz U, 1010 Vienna, Austria

Cancellations and refunds: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • Lifetime access to 'The Heart of Vienna' tour
  • VoiceMap Application
  • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata

Not Included

  • Smartphone
  • Transportation
  • Food/drinks
  • Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route


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