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Vienna Woods and Mayerling Half Day Trip

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    What to Expect
    From a meeting point in Central Vienna, you’ll meet your expert guide and take off for the Vienna Woods in your coach.

    Pass the Roman city of Baden, made popular by its thermal springs, as you venture through the scenic valley of Helenental. Stop at the commemorative chapel that was formerly Mayerling, the Imperial hunting lodge. Learn from your guide how scandal rocked the royal family in 1889 when the only son of Emperor Franz Joseph, Crown Prince Rudolph, made a suicide pact with his mistress Baronesse Vetsera and both were found dead inside the lodge.

    Continue to the Cistercian Abbey of Heiligenkreuz, dating back to 1133, and the oldest continuously occupied Cistercian monastery in the world. Explore the medieval cloister that houses the remains of the last member of the noble Babenberger family.

    Your half-day tour will conclude with transportation back to Vienna, passing the Liechtenstein Castle on the way.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Vienna, Vienna
    Departure Time
    9:15 AM
    Duration
    4h 45m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Bus tour in modern coach
    • Guided tour through Abbey Heiligenkreuz
    • Guided walking tour through Baden
    • Entry/Admission - Jagdschloss Karmel Mayerling
    • Entry/Admission - Heiligenkreuz Abbey
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Hotel pick-up and drop off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Please note, pick up services only available with certain hotels. Please check 'view additional info.' for hotel details and pick-up time
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Mayerling really beautifully laid out. Pretty quick visit here, the countryside is so lovely and green. Cistercian Abbey of Heiligenkreuz is beautiful and peaceful. We were treated to a cake and coffee which was a nice surprise. Baden was quiet as were there on Sunday so no
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    This was a good half day tour to don’t bus. The drive through the Vienna Woods is lovely and peaceful. It is so green and lots of trees. Something I didn’t expect so close to the city. The country side is lovely There were about 30 or so people on the tour and our guide was
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    An opportunity to relax and be away from Vienna city. Well organised and a varied trip covering the hunting lodge and Prince Rudolph and his mistress fate, the abbey and underground sea lake including a boat trip. The tour guide provided a detailed explanation in three
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    Response from ViennaSightseeing1, Contact Center at Vienna Woods and Mayerling Half Day Trip
    Responded 16 May 2019
    Dear Jesmond, thank you for your feedback. We are happy to hear that you had a good time on our tour. Sunny regards from Vienna, your VIENNA SIGHTSEEING team
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    This was an interesting short tour to the outskirts of Vienna. The tour guide was excellent and kept us engaged throughout the trip with facts about the areas we were passing through. The journey was interesting with grand old homes dotting the countryside.The hunting lodge at
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    Response from ViennaSightseeing1, Contact Center at Vienna Woods and Mayerling Half Day Trip
    Responded 19 Dec 2018
    Dear guest, thank you for your time and your rating. It is good to read that you had a wonderful time on our tour. We hope to see you soon in Vienna. Kind regards, your VIENNA SIGHTSEEING team
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    Would have liked to spend more time in woodlands and less in the monastery. Tour leader was ok. not very engaging.
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