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Vienna Woods and Mayerling

Mayerling

Description

A half-day excursion which shows you the most beautiful sights of the southern part of the Vienna Woods. Passing the Roman City of Baden which is famous for its thermal springs, we drive through the romantic valley Helenental to the former Mayerling hunting lodge, (visit of memorial chapel), where Crown Prince Rudolph together with Baronesse Vetsera died tragically in 1889.

In the Cistercian Abbey of Heiligenkreuz (1133) you visit the medieval cloister which houses the remains of the last Babenberger. We then pass the Höldrichsmühle and arrive  at the Seegrotte. After a boat ride on the largest subterranean lake in Europe you leave the Vienna Woods and return to Vienna.

Itinerary

A half-day excursion which shows you the most beautiful sights of the southern part of the Vienna Woods. Passing the Roman City of Baden which is famous for its thermal springs we take you through the romantic valley Helenental to the former Mayerling hunting lodge, today a commemorative chapel, where Crown-Prince Rudolph, the only son of Emporer Franz Joseph, committed suicide with Baroness Vetsera in 1889. In the Cistercian Abbey of Heiligenkreuz (1133) you visit the medieval cloister which houses the remains of the last Babenberger.

Driving by the Holdrichsmuhle where Franz Schubert composed his song The Lindentree, you arrive at the Seegrotte.

From there, after a boat ride on the largest subterranean lake in Europe you leave the Vienna Woods and return to Vienna, passing the Liechtenstein Castle. The tour ends at the State Opera House.

Pickup

Sudtiroler Platz - Wiedner Gurtel/Laxenburger Strasse

OR

30 minutes prior to each departure shuttle transfer from the State Opera

*** Present your voucher at least 15 minutes before departure***

Things to bring

- Printed voucher 

Inclusions

- Entrance fee Mayerling, Heiligenkreuz and Seegrotte

Cancellation

Cancellations more then a week in advance only administration costs of 15%
Cancellation between a week and 48 hours prior to departure date: 50% of the total amount
Cancellation less than 48 hours prior to departure date : 100% of the total amount
No show: no restitution

Additional Info

Departure times:

1st of April 30th of April: Tuesday, Friday and Sunday at 09:45 am

1st fo May till 31st of October:Daily at 09:45 am

Please note:

Prices, times and itineraries are subject to change without prior notice.
To book this tour please click on the calendar on the right.
This tour may be cancelled a day prior to the departure if the minimum number of participants (4) is not reached. In this case we would offer you another tour or this tour on another day or refund you the full amount.