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Private Half-Day History Walking Tour in Vienna: The City of Many Pasts
"Vienna is not just a city of one past but a city of many pasts. Delve into Vienna's past and present on an insightful 3-hour walking tour of its colorful history and architecture. Your tour begins at Michaelerplatz where the Hofburg the Habsburg’s imperial palace and seat of power since the thirteenth century dominates the square. Clockwise from the palace is the green and gray Loos House designed by Austrian architect Adolf Loos (1870 1933).From there the tour continues down Kohlmarkt and the Graben
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Small-Group History Walking Tour in Vienna: The City of Many Pasts
"Vienna is not just a city of one past but a city of many pasts. Delve into Vienna's past and present on an insightful 3-hour walking tour of its colorful history and architecture. Your tour begins at Michaelerplatz where the Hofburg the Habsburg’s imperial palace and seat of power since the thirteenth century dominates the square. Clockwise from the palace is the green and gray Loos House designed by Austrian architect Adolf Loos (1870 1933).From there the tour continues down Kohlmarkt and the Graben
From $90.00
 
Small-Group Food Tour of Naschmarkt in Vienna
"Meet your guide and group near the Naschmarkt and dive straight into its colorful aisles. During your two hours at the market you’ll learn from your guide about its history which dates back to the 16th century when it was mostly milk bottles sold there. By the late 1700s all fruits and vegetables carted into Vienna could be bought at the market and today the delectable goods include everything from cheese and bread to sushi and crepes. Follow your guide through the market stopping at various stalls to try samples; what you taste will vary depending on the day
From EUR37.00

Round up the bill.

Michael "Globetrott" wrote here a very correct "tip" about tipping in Vienna which he should maybe update to make it appear at the top so that tourists would refrain tipping at 10% waiters who very...
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breughel
Aug 20, 2012

Round up

Something that I was not used to was they way Austrians tip. I'm used to tipping 20% and was a little shocked when my friend explained how tipping works in Vienna.Basically you just round up the...
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ErinInMD
May 31, 2004

Generally tipping is expected in Vienna

If you buy drinks in a bar then tipping is pretty much standard - if you pay €3.20 for a beer say, then you're more or less expected to pay €3.50 for the beer. Whilst there is no hard and fast rule,...
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morgenhund
Apr 10, 2005

To Tip/Not to Tip? How much? Tough questions!!

When I first came to Vienna, I was told that Austrians tend to be quite strict on "trinkgeld" (tips). This is because the workers get low basic salaries and they depend on tips for their survival....
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longsanborn
Jul 24, 2007

Tipping in Restaurants, taxis ect...

I saw it on many "tips" on VT, that it is usual to add 10% to the bill...THAT is simply not correct, as most people in Austria will just ROUND UP the bill like :02,70 --> 3,0027,30 -->...
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globetrott
Aug 27, 2012

Tipping in Austria

Although the US has a fixed percentage and Austria may not, tips in Salzburg or Vienna or Innsbruck are very welcome (just like in south Tirol, an Italian province at the border with Austria). And...
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Laserone
Oct 30, 2011

TIPPING

In England we leave money on the table after a good meal in a restaurant although we don't usually tip. In Vienna (and most places in Austria) it is standard to tip around 10% of the total. When you...
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mel_bee
May 06, 2003

Tipping

It is customary to offer a tip of around 10-15% to taxi drivers and attendants at theatres and cloakrooms. Restaurant bills usually include a service charge but a little extra should be given in...
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keeweechic
Sep 15, 2002

Tipping in Austria vs USA

I was always confused why tipping is so important to travellers from other countries. Maybe my little review can give you some idea where is the big difference in tipping between these two countries....
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ViennaXLarge
Jul 20, 2016
 
 
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Things to Do Near Vienna

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Naschmarkt

After passing the Vienna Secession Building we were planning on heading towards the Vienna Ring Road when we saw a rather interesting looking market area, so we went to have a look. It turned out to...
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Karlsplatz

like what I've Said, the City of Vienna has many known and hidden squares and there are even walking tours of the hidden squares of Vienna in some tour companies. One of the Largest Squares is the...
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Theater an der Wien

This historic theater got its name from the fact that it was built on the bank of a small river called the Wien – a river that has since been banished underground. For many years the Theater an der...
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Karlskirche - St Charles Church

Karlskirche or Charles’ Church is situated at the Karlsplatz and dedicated to Saint Charles or Cardinal Carlo Borromeo. Construction of this church started in 1716 and was accomplished by 1737. Church...
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Wien Museum Karlsplatz - Historical Museum of the City of Vienna

This “Vienna Museum” (Wien Museum) is a city history museum whose collections are “a blend of art and history”, meaning that there are numerous art works on display to illustrate the historical...
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Wiener Staatsoper - State Opera House

The Vienna State Opera (Wiener Staatsoper) is said to be one of the world’s busiest opera houses, with 350 performances per year. The week I was in Vienna (the last week of October 2016), they put...
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