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Sweet Vienna Tour: Home of Cakes and Cafe Culture

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Discover a dessert-lovers’ paradise on this tour of Vienna. Uncover stories and urban legends behind the origins and names of historic pastries and listen closely as guarded secrets of the Austrian capital's coffeehouse culture are revealed.


  • Learn about the history behind Viennese coffee culture
  • See the most prominent and beautiful coffeehouses in Vienna
  • Get to know the etiquette and characteristics of a Viennese coffeehouse
  • Listen in as the origin stories of delicious pastries are revealed
  • Get tips for the best confectioneries in the city
  • Learn the difference between the “original” and the “real” Sachertorte (Sacher Cake)
  • Hear funny and exciting anecdotes and stories


Explore the dessert Mecca that is Vienna on this unique culinary tour through the city. Get an overview of the city’s most important dishes, as well as traditions that stretch back from the city’s inception right through to the present day. Moreover, secrets of Viennese coffeehouse culture will also be revealed. With the tales behind the origins and names of pastries as well as anecdotes about the diverse coffeehouse clientele of old and new, you’ll have plenty to chuckle about. But, be warned – some of these urban legends are known to be truer than others. Leave it to your imagination to decide which. This tour is suited to Viennese locals, first-time visitors, and advanced Vienna buffs. It is especially perfect for all those who have already visited the classic tourist attractions in the city and are ready to get a glimpse behind the scenes.


Guided tour

Important Information

  • Please note that during the tour you will not visit the interior of any coffeehouses or cafés. Visits are exterior only.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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