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Vienna Woods and Mayerling Half Day Trip

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  • Location: Vienna, Austria
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3585AT004VS
Explore beautiful sites surrounding the southern part of the Vienna Woods on a half day guided coach tour. Highlights of the tour include a visit to the Mayerling hunting lodge and a boat ride on the largest subterranean lake in Europe, the Seegrotte.


  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • All entrance fees included
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water

You'll pass the Roman City of Baden, famous for its thermal springs as you travel through the romantic valley Helenental to the former Mayerling hunting lodge. Today it is a a commemorative chapel however it was also the very place the Crown Prince Rudolph, only son of Emperor Franz Joseph, committed suicide with Baronesse Vetsera in 1889.

In the Cistercian Abbey of Heiligenkreuz (1133) you will visit the medieval cloister which houses the remains of the last Babenberger. Keep an eye out as you drive by the Holdrichsmuhle where Franz Schubert composed his song 'The Linden Tree' before arriving at the Seegrotte.

Your tour concludes continues with a leisurely boat ride on the largest subterranean lake in Europe. You'll you leave the Vienna Woods and return back to Vienna, passing the Liechtenstein Castle on the way.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Corner Laxenburger Strasse/Wiedner Gurtel (about 300 meters from Sudtirolerplatz.) The meeting point is easy to locate and your guide will be waiting for you.
Departure Time:

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

4 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Tour concludes at the State Opera.

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Vienna Woods and Mayerling Half Day Trip

Vienna Woods and Mayerling Half-Day Tour

  • Hotel pickup
  • Sightseeing cruise
  • Entrance fees
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Professional guide
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Barbara Fae F, October 2015

Great tour, good information, beautiful scenery. Nice to see suburbgs of vienna and learn about families history there, also see the monks in the monasteries, very nice, highly recommended.

Reviewed by: Theodore E, October 2015

This tour was excellent as it got us out of the city of Vienna for a new experience. Our guide was outstanding in his knowledge of the tour information. The only thing that could have made it better would have been the guide having whispers when we were walking with him and touring. We would have then heard ALL that was said instead of parts.

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Tour code: 3585AT004VS