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Vienna Woods Tour
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
US$ 64.70
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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Leave the city behind and discover the beautiful Vienna Woods, visit the Mayerling Hunting Lodge, explore the Heiligenkreuz Abbey and take a boat ride on the largest underground lake in Europe.

Heiligenkreuz Abbey
Mayerling Pavillion
Baden spa town
Mayerling Pavillion
Heiligenkreuz Abbey

Vienna Woods Tour

After meeting at 9:15 in the centre of Vienna, you'll leave the Austrian capital behind to explore a more natural landscape: the Vienna Woods, the forested highlands and designated Biosphere Reserve that stretch from the city itself to the foothills of the Alps.

After a journey of about 50 minutes, you'll arrive in the beautiful Helenental Valley and make your way to the former Mayerling Hunting Lodge. Since the tragic deaths of Crown Prince Rudolf and Baroness Vetsera here in 1889, the lodge has been converted into a memorial chapel in dedication to the couple.

Your next stop will be the Heiligenkreuz Abbey, a Cistercian monastery founded in 1133, making it the oldest continuously occupied monastery of its kind in the world. Visit its Medieval cloisters, where you'll find the tombs of the last members of the Babenberg dynasty.

The day then continues with a tour of Baden, one of the oldest spa towns in Austria. Once here, we'll take a guided tour of the centre of the town, where we can see some of its most emblematic places; such as the church of St. Stephan and the springs themselves.

The tour will end back at the meeting point around 1:45 pm.


Until further notice, you'll need one of the following to be able to take part in this activity:

  • Certification that you've been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
  • A document proving that you've already had Covid-19.
  • A negative test result from an antigen or PCR test carried out within 48 hours before the activity. 
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Adults Children between 2 and 12 years old Children under 2 years old
Tour in English
US$ 64.70
US$ 23.80

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 64.70
  • Children between 2 and 12 years old

    US$ 23.80
  • Children under 2 years old


* The price varies based on the chosen date

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Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

It is mandatory to present a complete vaccination certificate. This information is for guidance only and may change depending on local regulations. Always check the restrictions before travelling.

Tours or activities will not consist of more than 25 people per group.

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

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3 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English and other languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English and other languages.


Transport by bus.

English speaking guide.

Entrance to Mayerling.

Entrance to Heiligenkreuz Abbey.

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


Most areas are accessible.


All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.


Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Are there any requirements to do this activity?

    A - To do this activity you must present proof of vaccination against COVID-19, proof of having fully recovered from a COVID-19 infection or a negative test from no more than 48 hours before the activity.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 4 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 64.70
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Fountain at 8 Operngasse.