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Vienna Walks & Talks

Werdertorgasse 9/2, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 7748901
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Vienna Walks & Talks is a family run company of certified travel agents and licensed tourist guides (equivalent to UK Blue Badge Guides) with years of experience of providing high standard travel and sightseeing services tailored to your specific requirements. Based in Vienna, we help you discover the highlights as well as the hidden treasures of Vienna and other parts of Austria in an unconventional and entertaining way (and away from the madding crowds) but also offer planning and arranging group travel abroad.
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Werdertorgasse 9/2, Vienna 1010, Austria
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+43 1 7748901

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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Vienna was our last stop after Budapest and Prague travelling with my husband and 20 and 24 year old daughters. My 20 year old is studying in Vienna for the semester so she was a little leary of a tour in Vienna since "she knew...More

1  Thank LJucha
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I'd read some Vienna Walks reviews and was very disappointed that the historic Jewish Vienna tour took place only on Mondays and I was flying back on Sunday. But luckily, there was a tour of Modern Jewish Vienna (Leopoldstadt) on Friday afternoon, so I decided...More

Thank E D
Reviewed 19 March 2017

From all of the reviews we read, we assumed we were in for a special treat. As it turned out I guess Barbara wasn't the right tour guide for us. We wanted a Jewish tour of Vienna. What we got was a tour that seemed...More

5  Thank Raananagirl
ViennaWalks, Geschäftsführer at Vienna Walks & Talks, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Hi there, Thank you - never than less - for your review. Honestly, for 1,5 hours I was trying to actually find out what you wanted to see. Jewish History ... THERE IS NOTHING LEFT, IT WAS ALL DESTROYED !! I wanted to give you...More

Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

My family and I did two tours. We did a private tour of Vienna and Barbara was fantastic. She was great with replying to my questions during the planning stage and was fabulous during the actual tour. She took our interests in mind, addresses all...More

Thank grlfrmnsk
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We did a full tour of the Jewish Quarter with Barbara and the amount of knowledge she was able to share with us was unbelievable. She took us to the best kosher bakery to get soufganiyot as it was Chanukah. Definitely recommend using Barbara for...More

Thank heidiaronson
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful city, the buildings are spectacular and special. Go and see the famous sites and places, eat kaiserkreven, coffee at any wonderful shop, eat the strudels and take lots of pictures to jog your memories. This is such a unique place and the...More

Thank William C
Reviewed 15 September 2016

After doing many walking tours across Europe of varying quality, the tour with Barbara of the Jewish Quarter in Vienna ranks among the best. Barabara's knowledge was extensive. I was amazed at the level of detail and the breadth of history she covered and her...More

Thank Jared K
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Barbara was very responsive before our trip with emails and suggestions (like Kosher food). We met up with Stephan who was also reachable via WhatsApp for a private tour. We got a fascinating tour of all the jewish sights. Stephan is so knowledgable (History major)...More

Thank Beverly R
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

It was very interesting knowing the city from a different angle. Christopher explained some of the unknown history of the city with a lot of humor and it made it even more fascinating! I recommend it!

Thank Vera O
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Barbara was a wealth of information, and my daughter and I really enjoyed our two-hour walking tour through Jewish Vienna. Barbara was particularly helpful with tracking down my Viennese roots. So glad we did this tour!

Thank BFeldman
Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards
Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The
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Daniel G
23 April 2017|
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Response from ViennaWalks | Property representative |
Hi Daniel, Thank you for your enquiry. I will know tonight if I am available. In case the group does need me on wednesday morning, my colleague (and mother) Brigitte is still available for a private tour. A 3hr in depth... More
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David B
17 April 2017|
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Dear David, Thank you for your enquiry. I can very well take you on such a "grand walking tour" - except the synagogues, 95 out of 96 were distroyed in the crystallnacht, the Novemberprogrom of 1938. Today, the 19 synagogues... More
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