Private Vienna Woods Tour from Vienna

(7 Reviews)
Duration:   04h 00 min


Your private guide will pick you up at your Vienna hotel. Climb into a minivan or limousine and depart Vienna, bound for the Vienna Woods. After a short drive, you visit the scene of the famous tragedy of Mayerling. The Austrian crown-prince Rudolph and the 17-year old baroness Mary Vetschera tragically committed suicide in the imperial hunting lodge in Mayerling in 1889. With your guide tour the commemorative chapel and the small museum.

Driving west you quickly reach the medieval abbey of Heiligenkreuz. Beautifully situated within the Vienna Woods it is one of the highlights of this tour. With your guide visit the romanesque cloister, the fountain house and the chapter house with the coffin of the last ruler of the Babenberg family. You'll also see the amazing romanesque chapel (except Sundays).

Through the idyllic Helenental valley you drive on to the romantic wine-town of Gumpoldskirchen. Stop for a glass of wine in one of the local wineries before driving back to the city. Your tour concludes at your hotel in Vienna.


  • Tour start 9:00am
  • Duration 4 hours


  • Pick-up from your hotel in Vienna
  • Transportation in comfortable minivan with a/c
  • Professional tour guide
  • Admission fees to Mayerling and Heiligenkreuz Abbey
  • Drop-Off at your hotel in Vienna


  • Food and drinks


  • You can cancel your tour free of charge up to 24 hours before tour start. No refunds for later cancellations or no-shows.
Book your Private Vienna Woods Tour from Vienna here

Reviews (7)

Reviewed August 31, 2023
Wonderful day with Brenda
Brenda was the best guide I have had in the entire two weeks I have spent in Austria. We laughed and had a wonderful day. I even bought a souvenir and it will have her name on it so I can always remember the special day. She was informative and professional. Loved every moment. Thank you Brenda.

Date of the tour August, 2023
Reviewed July 27, 2023
Excellent tour!
Michael was our guide and he did an excellent job focusing on areas of interest to us during the tour.

Date of the tour July, 2023
Reviewed January 11, 2015
Good, but average
We booked a private van and tour of the Vienna Woods, specifically to see Liechtenstein Castle and the Seegrotte. We only had a driver, no guide. The van was clean, the driver was friendly and helpful. We didn't hire an extra guide because our destinations didn't allow one. The company was very communicative during our planning process, and overall I was happy.

Date of the tour January, 2015

Tours you might like as well

Private Bratislava Day Trip from Vienna
(9 Reviews)
From €750 per group
07h 00 min
by Car
Visit Bratislava with us – it’s only 6o km away from Vienna! See the main sights and learn about the city's communist past!
Book now
Private History and Art City Tour of Vienna
(50 Reviews)
From €480 per group
03h 00 min
by Car
Enjoy the superb service and personal atmosphere of what is probably Vienna’s best city tour: your licensed tour guide meets you at your hotel and takes you on an extensive 3-hour sightseeing tour covering the very best of Vienna's history and art. A minivan or a luxury limousine with chauffeur is at your service throughout the entire tour.
Book now
Salzburg and Lake Region Small-Group Tour from Vienna
(318 Reviews)
From €200 per person
8 persons
12h 00 min
by Car
Discover the unique charm of Salzburg and the Austrian Alps on a one-day trip from Vienna.
Book now