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Vienna Walks & Talks

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Interesting and informative - a very different view of Vienna

We did the walk about WW2 in Vienna and Post War Vienna led by Christopher Timmerman on a warm... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Like a University lecture

This review pertains to the Jewish Walking Tour offered on a Monday afternoon in July, 2017. There... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
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16 Oct 2017
“Jewish Walk of Vienna”
19 Jan 2017
“Amazing tour of the Jewish Quarter with Barbara”
Vienna Walks & Talks is a family run company of certified travel agents and licensed tourist guides (equivalent to UK Blue Badge Guides) with years of experience of providing high standard travel and sightseeing services tailored to your specific...more
Werdertorgasse 9/2, Vienna 1010, Austria
Inner City
+43 1 7748901
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

I was not aware that this tour was in English and German until after I had paid. I found that having the information in both languages was distracting and a waste of my time. There is not really all that much to see. Our tour...More

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ViennaWalks, Geschäftsführer at Vienna Walks & Talks, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hi, Barbara here. I wanted to appologize for the political discussion, it wasn‘t my intention either. But the other couple did not let go of their black/white look onto history. I wanted to continue but they kept argui g with me. Concerning the teo languages...More

Reviewed 26 September 2017

We did the walk about WW2 in Vienna and Post War Vienna led by Christopher Timmerman on a warm afternoon in early September. Although we both have history degrees we felt we learnt a lot about an era on which there is very little information...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2017

This review pertains to the Jewish Walking Tour offered on a Monday afternoon in July, 2017. There is not that much to see as the Vienna of several hundred years ago, or of 1938-1945, no longer exists. You can see a Holocaust victims' memorial statue...More

2  Thank Stu5390
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Vienna was our last stop after Budapest and Prague travelling with my husband and 20 and 24 year old daughters. My 20 year old is studying in Vienna for the semester so she was a little leary of a tour in Vienna since "she knew...More

1  Thank LJucha
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I'd read some Vienna Walks reviews and was very disappointed that the historic Jewish Vienna tour took place only on Mondays and I was flying back on Sunday. But luckily, there was a tour of Modern Jewish Vienna (Leopoldstadt) on Friday afternoon, so I decided...More

1  Thank E D
Reviewed 19 March 2017

From all of the reviews we read, we assumed we were in for a special treat. As it turned out I guess Barbara wasn't the right tour guide for us. We wanted a Jewish tour of Vienna. What we got was a tour that seemed...More

5  Thank Raananagirl
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

My family and I did two tours. We did a private tour of Vienna and Barbara was fantastic. She was great with replying to my questions during the planning stage and was fabulous during the actual tour. She took our interests in mind, addresses all...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

We did a full tour of the Jewish Quarter with Barbara and the amount of knowledge she was able to share with us was unbelievable. She took us to the best kosher bakery to get soufganiyot as it was Chanukah. Definitely recommend using Barbara for...More

Thank heidiaronson
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful city, the buildings are spectacular and special. Go and see the famous sites and places, eat kaiserkreven, coffee at any wonderful shop, eat the strudels and take lots of pictures to jog your memories. This is such a unique place and the...More

Thank William C
Reviewed 15 September 2016

After doing many walking tours across Europe of varying quality, the tour with Barbara of the Jewish Quarter in Vienna ranks among the best. Barabara's knowledge was extensive. I was amazed at the level of detail and the breadth of history she covered and her...More

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Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards
Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The
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Julie Z
9 August 2018|
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Response from ViennaWalks | Property representative |
Dear Julie, Thank you very much for your enquiry. I can offer you a tour on Tuesday 21st 10 (or 10.30)am for 3 hrs for the price of 210,- Euro incl 20% vat. This includes your personal nativ english speaking guide Dr... More
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15 July 2018|
Response from ViennaWalks | Property representative |
Hi, yes, we still have a guide available but only at 2pm, morning is booked out. you can choose between a two hour overview tour for 185,- Euro or a three hour more detailed tour for 210,- Euro incl 20% tax. Pick up from... More
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16 June 2018|
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Response from ViennaWalks | Property representative |
Hi Melissa, Yes we can certainly offer you a "my Family Roots" tour. We are still available on the days you are in Vienna ... so what about doing it on Saturday, the first day you are here ? Can you maybe send me the details... More
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