Lust and crime – Vienna around 1900

Discover the secrets of Vienna around 1900, the scandals of high society, insane murderers and and intrigues about love and eroticism.

Tour description:

Vienna has some incredible stories of lust and crime to tell. Vienna around 1900 – the dawn of new architecture, music and literature with dazzling personalities and glamor! But also brutal murders, the abysses of the soul and the whirlwind towards world wars! Let our guide Ben take you back to this exciting time. Meet Sigmund Freud and Anna Sacher and find out more about scandals, spectacular criminal cases and the both sensual and tragic lives of prostitutes. The tour is rounded off with insights into the breathtaking technical progress of the time and fatal political developments.

Tour highlights:

  • St. Stephen’s cathedral
  • Franciscan Square
  • Hotel Sacher
  • Hofburg Palace
  • Cafe Central
  • Danube Canal

And much much more!

Why book our Lust and Crime tour?

This tour is the perfect way to explore a different side of Vienna. As you might know already, we specialise in dark and mysterious tours and this new addition, created by our guide Ben, will take you on a dark and murderous path through some of the cities seemingly calm streets and alleyways.

Duration: The tour lasts between 1.5 to 2 hours.
Guide: Our guide Ben is looking forward to meeting you. See him and all our guides here.
Children: This tour is not for children below the age of 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.

Tour conditions:

Minimum number of participants: The tour takes place if at least 8 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.

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