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Vienna: Hidden Gems, Secret Courtyards, Legends and Symbols

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Explore the hidden gems of Vienna on this guided walking tour. Discover the winding alleys and charming courtyards, learn its myths and legends, and feel transported to a bygone era.


  • Discover hidden courtyards, lanes, and passages
  • Learn about fantastic Viennese legends in Judengasse
  • Peak into the alley at Schönlaterngasse, the street of magical lanterns
  • Hear the Legends about Bäckerstrasse 12 (Backer Street 12)
  • Find out where Basilk is hiding in the city center


Embark on foot and discover Vienna in a new light. Follow your guide through the first district, while learning Viennese legends and architecture. Go back in time and learn about the alley of Schonlaterngasse, find yourself at Backerstrasse 12, and hunt for the Basilisk within the city center. Meet your guide and explore the first district of Vienna. Think twice before assuming you've seen it all and answer important questions like where the street names come from or what in the world is a basilisk. Wander through the most beautiful courtyards and take a journey through the eras as you immerse into Viennese legends and fairytales. Find hidden treasures of the city center, only a guide can show you and get a completely new perspective on the beaten tracks of Vienna.


Local experienced licensed Guide Surprise at the end of the tour

Important Information

  • This tour will take place rain or shine

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund


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