Vienna is here to charm you from the minute you step foot in its beautiful midsts. With such a rich and vibrant culture, you’ll never want to leave. The streets are full of effortlessly cool cafes, unique galleries, and delectable restaurants. And after you pull yourself away from amazing sights like the Schönbrunn and Hofburg palaces, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Belvedere, and the Ringstrasse then you must explore the Vienna food scene - and I’m here to help you. With so much food and culture to experience, it’s hard to do it all on your own. So, here are eight amazing food tours in Vienna to help you do it all!
On this food (and coffee) tour of Vienna, you’ll start in one of the most popular shopping destinations in the city - Graben. Here, you’ll begin your day at a historic coffee shop that has been serving coffee since 1685. And since chocolate and coffee go together like peanut butter and jelly (at least in my opinion), you’ll also stop at a famous pastry shop and chocolaterie, established in 1786. Next, you’ll stop at the Naschmarkt market, which is a mile long stretch of food stalls and restaurants. After Naschmarkt, you’ll pop over to the bohemian district of Mariahilf before going to one of the oldest street markets in Austria - Brunnenmarkt. After all this walking, you’ll get a chance to relax your feet at a restaurant in Yppenmarkt. Finally, you’ll explore the infamous Viennese coffee culture, and have a specially curated coffee tasting in some popular coffeehouses.
Duration: 4.5 hour
Ready to ~let loose~ like a local? Then this pub crawl is meant for you. Throughout the night you’ll visit four to five pubs, dance halls, and lounges (depending on how long you spend at each one). In addition to going to some of the local’s favorites spots, you’ll get drink discounts and cover fees paid for.
Duration: 4 hours
With coffee such an ingrained part of Viennese culture, experiencing it like a local is a must do for any coffee enthusiast. During this three hour coffee tour you’ll experience a variety of coffee houses and learn about the history of coffee in this wonderful city. Throughout the tour you’ll taste exquisite blends, chat with baristas about their methods, and maybe learn their secrets to perfecting latte art.
Vienna: Coffee tour
Address: Café Prückel, 1010 Vienna, Stubenring 24
Price: from 63.36 USD
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This four hour guided food tour in Vienna, Austria brings you on an authentic cultural experience. You’ll start your day at a classic Viennese coffee house, and continue your tour to the popular Naschmarkt, a traditional market where you can sample a variety of Austrian foods like cheese and vinegar. Next, you’ll head over to Würstelstand, where you’ll try traditional sausage and sides and then wash it all down with three Austrian wines at a historical cellar. Finally, you’ll end your tour at an Austrian bakery and artisan chocolate shop to sample some of the finest sweets on the streets.
Duration: 4.0 hour
On this culinary experience, you’ll enjoy seven delectable Viennese specialities. You’ll start your ~food journey~ at the oldest hotel in Vienna and continue your tour through the former crown lands of the Austrian monarchy. Some of the specialities you’ll sample include veal goulash with pretzel sticks, beef soup, sliced pancakes, Kaiserschöberl, schnitzel, and plum jam turnovers. In addition to the delicious Viennese meals, you’ll also get beer, wine, and coffee.
Duration: 2.0 hour
While some of the other food tours just have Naschmarkt as one of the many stops, this tour will actually show you Naschmarkt in all its entirety. This is the largest outdoor market in Vienna, spanning over 1 mile (1.6 km) long with over 120 food stalls and restaurants. While on the tour you’ll not only try the many delicacies the market has to offer, but also learn about the 16th-century origins too.
Christmas in Europe is already a spectacular scene to be seen. And Christmas in Austria is no small affair. The famous Austrian Christmas markets are open and ready for you with handcrafted goods, spiked punch, and the largest skating rink in Austria. On the tour of the Christmas Market you’ll get to see the favorite markets and taste the best hot wines in Vienna. Also included on this tour are snacks, extra rum for your punch, cookies for your stroll through the market, fun facts about Austrian Christmas, and an amazing atmosphere.
Vienna has a lively wine culture so what better way to experience it than on a three hour wine walk? On this walk, your tour guide (also a certified sommelier) will bring you to a number of favorite neighborhood wine bars and bar in Naschmarkt (where you’ll get to people watch while sipping your wine). During this tour, you’ll taste several different Austrian wines at each location (along with cheese and charcuterie) and have the chance to learn about the wine (think region, grape, varieties, styles, etc.) By the end of the tour you’ll be a semi-wine expert and be able to go home and impress all your friends with your knowledge of Austrian wine culture and wine in general.
Ready. Set. Go!
You know you want an authentic Viennese food experience and now know where to find one. So take your pick and get ready for your taste buds to be amazed!
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