Join us and explore Vienna’s main attractions and important sites from a whole different perspective! This tour takes place from April until December every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 10:00 am.
The Secrets of the Central Cemetery
The tour in short
Vienna’s central cemetery is unlike any cemetery you’ve visited before! Its enormous size, beautiful tombstones and endless secrets make it a place you don’t want to miss! Join us as we revive long forgotten stories and explore off the beaten track.
- Child (6-12)
The Central Cemetery is a place full of secrets and mysteries! Although we will pass by the tombs of some of the famous individuals buried there, our focus is on the forgotten personalities off the “tourist trails” who are also the most exciting ones. Join our guide Wolfgang and hear eerie yet beautiful stories about enlightened homicides, about the first beauty-surgeon who has mainly treated people with venereal diseases and about the Italian who supposedly poisoned Mozart. We invite you to join us on this exciting two-hour tour and explore the countless secrets which are buried here, waiting to be uncovered.
- Long forgotten stories of lesser known personalities
- A journey off the beaten paths of the central cemetery
- An impressive yet controversial church
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 central cemetery. 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’s cemetery in a fascinating 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.
- Children: This tour is excellent for anyone who love stories, secrets and history. We usually recommend +13.
- 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.
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?
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