Vienna is Austria’s cultural and political centre. The historic city centre is on the UNESCO World Heritage List and dotted with palaces and monuments. The city is like an open-air museum and it has so much to offer. No wonder that Vienna is a magnet for thousands of tourist who come every year to see the imposing sights, the beautiful palaces and visit the museums. If you want to enjoy a hassle-free city trip to Vienna, it is worth buying a Vienna Pass. This pass allows entry to more than 60 attractions, museums and monuments in the city. A tour on the hop-on hop-off bus is also included in the Vienna Pass. Iconic sights in Vienna are St Stephen’s Cathedral, Augustinian Church, Karlskirche, Belvedere Palace, Mollard-Clary Palace, the Prater, Haus des Meeres, Pestsäule in the Graben, Schloss Schönbrunn and Zoo. Established in 1752, this zoo is the oldest in the world and well worth a visit.
Citytrip with the Vienna Pass
If you want to enjoy Vienna to the full, purchase the Vienna Pass. This way you save time and money and you enjoy a hassle-free stay in Vienna. With the Vienna Pass in your pocket, you can visit the attractions and sights in Vienna without wasting time in buying separate tickets. What’s more, you enjoy skip-the line entry to museums and attraction which means that waiting lines are history for you! Add to this, free entry to more than 60 attractions, museums and monuments and you will understand why the Vienna Pass is worth purchasing. A travel card for public transport in Vienna can be added to the Vienna Pass.
How to use the Vienna Pass?
The Vienna Pass is very user-friendly! Purchase your pass online beforehand. Fill in the date of your arrival in the city, from this date on your pass is valid and ready to be used. After booking, you receive a voucher which you exchange for the physical pass when you are in Vienna. An intruction booklet how to use the Vienna Pass is included. Show your pass at the entrance of the museum or attractions you are visiting. Even though most attractions are in the city centre, it is quite convenient to use public transport. Add a public transport card to your Vienna Pass, and you need not bother about buying single tickets for each journey. This public transport card allows you to travel on the metro, tram, bus and S-Bahn in zone 100. Activate your card at one of blue ticket machines in any metro station, inside the bus or tram on first usage.
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Advantages of the Vienna Pass
Valid at Schönbrunn Palace and zoo, Ferris Wheel, Hofburg Palace, Madame Tussauds and the Albertina Museum.
With the Vienna Pass in your pocket, you will enjoy a hassle-free city trip to Vienna. This pass allows fast-track entry to attractions and museums so that you will not have to join the often long waiting lines at popular sights. Below you will find a list of all that is included in the Vienna Pass. Purchase this card and you will save time and money!
Skip the line
The Vienna Pass allows you skip-the-line entry to attractions and museums. This means that waiting lines are history! You go straight to the entrance of the museum or attractions and simply show your card at the entrance. This way you have enough time to see all attrations and museums in Vienna and you will waste no time standing in line because waiting line at popular attractions are often very long.
The Vienna Pass not only allows you to visit attractions and museums hassle-free, it also includes a free hop-on hop-off bus tour ticket. This bus passes most sights and attrations in Vienna. Hop on and hop off where you like. This way you never need to walk very far to get from one attraction to the other. You can take the hop-on hop-off bus as often as you like during the validity of your Vienna Pass.
Entry to attractions
The Vienna Pass allows free entry to more than 60 attractions and sights in Vienna city centre. This means you can enjoy everything the city has to offer hassle-free and at your own pace. Schönbrunn Paleis, the Ferris Wheel, Albertina Museum and Schönbrunn Zoo are only some of the places you can visit for free. This card has only advantages!
Included in you pass is a free travel guide in which you will find a comprehensive overview of attractions and museums included in the Vienna Pass. This travel guide is very handy as it shows where the attractions are located and how to get there.
When you purchase your Vienna Pass, you indicate for how long you want your pass to be valid: 1, 2, 3 or 6 consecutive days. The various attractions and the hop-on hop-off bus are free during the validity of your card. The validity of your card should be of the same length as your city trip.
Highlights in the City of Vienna
Vienna is a historical and cultural city which is reflected in the many museums, monuments and palaces which you find in the city. There are so many that during your city trip to Vienna you have hardly time to visit them all! Schloss (Palace) Schönbrunn and nearby Schönbrunn Zoo are especially interesting when travelling with children. The Ferris Wheel is also an attraction for young and old. It allows you a sweeping view of the city and surrounding countryside. Vienna is also the city of music, of Mozart and Viennese waltzes. Go to see an opera performance in the Vienna opera house, or join the guided tour of the opera museum. Be sure to include a visit to Madame Tussauds, also included in your Vienna Pass and free of charge!