Join our military expert Wolfgang as he takes you on a journey back to the 16th century and all the way back to modern history.
The tour in short
We all believe that we know who is in control and who is being controlled, who is the ruler and who is ruled. But do we really know the power behind the power? Join our guide Tatjana and explore the knightly orders and elitist societies that influenced or are still influencing Vienna from behind the scenes.
- Child (6-12)
Vienna’s Secret Societies Tour Details
Discreet societies and mysterious knightly orders captivate most of us. They lived or still live among us, yet keep quiet and act behind closed doors. What was or is their influence on Vienna’s leadership? What is the connection of some of Vienna’s most important personalities to these secrets groups? How did their presence and actions shape the Viennese society? Join us as we try to answer these questions and uncover the secrets of Vienna’s elitist and discreet societies. In this tour-hour tour, you will hear amazing stories about legendary knightly orders, pious brotherhoods, secret rites, signs and symbols and much more.
Why this tour?
Instead of taking an ordinary sightseeing tour, dig a bit deeper to learn the unique stories and secrets of Vienna’s secret societies. These stories are new even to most locals and so this could be a great activity for anyone who wants to explore and learn about Vienna in a fun and entertaining way.
- Tour time: Please check the schedule on the right side of the screen to see the tour’s availability.
- Duration: The tour lasts approximately 2 hours.
- Guide: One of our awesome guides is looking forward to meeting you. See our full guiding team HERE!
- Children: This tour is children friendly but recommended for ages 13+ and for people who love stories, secrets and history.
- Accessibility: This tour is partly wheelchair accessible (2-3 stops include stairs).
- What to wear: Comfortable shoes! Also, always check the weather forecast in advance to make sure you are dressed properly.
Minimum number of participants: The tour takes place if at least 5 people are registered. In case there aren’t enough participants, the tour will get cancelled and a full refund will be issued to those who paid.
Cancellation policy: You can cancel your booking up to 72 hours in advance. No refund will be given to those who cancel less than 72 hours before the tour though you can receive credit to be used at a later date. Certain exceptions apply such as emergency situations.
Pictures and videos: Please be aware that photos and videos may be taken during the tour. If you don’t want to appear in any Secret Vienna promotional pictures, please let us know by sending us a message.
Copyrights: The content of the tour is the result of the hard work done by our team of licensed guides. Recording the tour or taking pictures of artifacts and material used by the guide is strictly forbidden.
Do you have more questions?
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