Vienna Medieval tour of the city’s legends and hidden past
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Vienna Medieval tour of the city’s legends and hidden past

Free cancellation
Language: English , French
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 1 hour 40 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • See popular and lesser-known places in Vienna
  • Explore the city’s past guided by the bizarre story of Augustin’s legend
  • Learn about the man who is called ‘Lieber Augustin’
  • Tour taverns and narrow medieval streets
  • Find the hidden traces of the largest tragedy in the city’s history
  • Play a fun city exploration game using your smartphone
  • Start the game at any hour and pause it whenever you want
What to expect

Go on a Vienna walking tour where you will follow clues to discover amazing places and local stories.

On this medieval Vienna tour, you will walk around the city center and visit top Vienna attractions like St. Stephen's Cathedral, Figlmüller, Basilikenhaus and more.

Are you up for a historic walk in Vienna?

Storyline:

It’s 1679, and the Great Plague has brought the imperial city to its knees. Follow the footsteps of local legend Augustin through a city crippled by an epidemic claiming thousands of its residents. As Marx Augustin arrives back at the gates of Vienna after a long tour around surrounding cities, the famous balladeer finds out that his hometown is struck by the plague.

By following the life story of Vienna’s most famous balladeer, you will rise from the dead, and become the symbol of hope for a city in despair.

During your quest you will discover the stories of:

  • Historic Center of Vienna
  • Stephen's Cathedral
  • Backerstrasse No. 2
  • Griechenbeisl
  • The Hofburg
  • St. Rupert's Church (Ruprechtskirche)
  • Peterskirche
  • Graben and Kohlmarkt
  • State Hall of the Austrian National Library
  • Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien
  • Michaelerplatz
  • Stephansplatz
  • Griechenkirche zur heiligen Dreifaltigkeit
  • Kaiserappartements
  • Sisi Museum
  • Globe Museum of the Austrian National Library
  • Liechtenstein City Palace
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What's included
  • Access to the quest inside the mobile game (the app is free to download)
  • Non-stop online customer service during the walking tour
Where

Ruprechtspl. 1, 1010 Wien, Austria

Meeting point:

Start your tour at Ruprechtsplatz (close to Schwedenplatz Metro Station). To get to the starting point of this quest, use the exit metro exit Rotenturmstraße. Once you exit, turn to the right and walk for 200 meters with the river on your right side until you find the stairs on your left, those near a big marble relief (a city-view on medieval Vienna).

What to remember
  • Important: At checkout, you must book a ticket for 'Group from 1 to 2 people'
    • This will unlock the quest for 2 different devices
    • Should you wish to connect your game with more than 2 devices you can add 'Additional Person' to your booking
  • This is a self-guided/treasure hunt type of tour
  • Note there is no person assisting you at the starting point
  • Total walking distance of 3.5km
  • This city game typically takes 1 hour 40 minutes to solve (but you can go at your own pace!)
  • This quest is available in English and French
  • You must be at the starting point (that you'll see in the app) in order to begin, or else the game won’t start
  • Pause the game at any time and restart whenever you want, from the place you left it at
  • You need an internet connection to play this city game
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When
  • Available to play at any time (24/7)
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Provider
Questo | The City Exploration Game
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 15 minutes before the activity begins.

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