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Powerful Women of Vienna

The tour in short

There were many outstanding women in Vienna’s history! Powerful and wise, strong and fragile, beautiful and ugly, rich and unhappy, beloved and lonely. Join us as we explore the stories, challenges and influence of these powerful women.

Adults
25
Child (6-12)
15

Tour description:

The life of women in Europe and in particular in the catholic Austrian monarchy were full of challenges and struggles. Despite being mostly restricted and limited, many women found ways to influence their environment and sometimes even the whole empire. Join our guide Tatjana, and learn about the private and public dramas, difficult decisions, outrageous scandals, private secrets and the everyday life of the great female protagonists of Vienna.

Tour highlights:

  • Maria Theresien Platz and the two museums
  • Volksgarten
  • Heroes Square
  • Hofburg Palace
  • Josefsplatz

And much 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 main sites. 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.

Important details:

  • 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.
  • Children: This tour is excellent for children who love stories, secrets and history.
  • Accessibility: This tour is wheelchair accessible.
  • What to wear: Comfortable shoes! Also, always check the weather forecast in advance to make sure you are dressed properly.

Tour conditions:

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 48 hours in advance. No refund will be given to those who cancel less than 48 hours before the tour. Certain exceptions apply such as emergency situations. Please note, we reserve the right to cancel the tour up to 48 hours in advance too. We will do so if our guide is unavailable due to a sudden change or if we do not have the minimum number of participants required for the tour.

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 artefacts and material used by the guide is strictly forbidden.

Do you have more questions?

Check our FAQ’s and find an answer to your question or send us your specific question via the form. Both the FAQ’s and the form you can find under the following link:

https://secretvienna.org/faqs/

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