Culinary tours of Vienna
Vienna is famous for its cuisine, its coffee house culture and the 'Heurige' wine taverns. The culinary facets of the city can best be explored on a tour.
The Food Safari by Bianca Gusenbauer leads participants to 5 or 6 different tasting stations in the city. The promise: after the three-hour tour, you'll be full and happy. The tours take place on fixed dates for individual travelers and exclusively by appointment for groups.
The culinary tours of "Wien bewegt" lead participants, on request, to selected restaurants with Viennese cuisine, various 'Heurige' wine taverns or coffee houses. On the tours, bon vivants experience a mix of culture, history and culinary delights. A minivan takes the visitors from one restaurant to the next, so there is also plenty of sightseeing to enjoy on the way. Two to three restaurants, cafés or bars are visited on the tours, which are individually composed. The following focal points are on the program and can also be combined: Viennese Cuisine, 'Heurige' Wine Taverns, Coffee Houses, Monarchy and Deluxe.
GTour offers numerous pleasure tours with guided tours and tastings, such as at the Naschmarkt and Karmelitermarkt (€35 / €37 per person incl. all tastings). The Grand Tour, which costs €89 per person, presents Vienna's restaurant scene away from the toques and stars with a multi-course menu in eight to ten different restaurants. And sweet Vienna can also be encountered on a tour costing €52 per person.
Peter's Naschmarkt Walks lead on a two-hour walk through the market, visitors learn lots of interesting facts and have the opportunity to sample a wide variety of specialties. The standard tour is available for €31 per person, including tastings; special programs are available on request.
Culinary discoveries are also offered by the team of Gänseblümchen. The tours lead to selected localities from the secret tip to the toque-winning restaurant - with special food tastings. Visitors can discover the tasty aspects of various districts on the tours. The tours last about 3 hours and cost €68 per person, which includes a visit to 5 or 6 locations, with a plate of food and a drink at each one.
The Vienna Food Tours show the modern and new side of Viennese cuisine on their visits to selected restaurants and bars – off the beaten tourist track. The tour lasts about 3.5 to 4 hours and visits four dining establishments, three of which provide the visitors with one dish plus drinks. The price of €105 includes consumption at the three stops.
And at Food Tours Vienna, participants enjoy Viennese cuisine and regional specialties. The four-hour tour ranges from a coffee house visit to samples at the Naschmarkt, from a sausage stand to a tasting of wine, ham and pralines in specialty shops. The price of 95 euros per person includes all samples and beverages. A gourmet tour and a best-of tour are also offered.
Culinary Sightseeing takes the participants on a walk to traditional Viennese culinary establishments. In addition to tastings, the doors to places not accessible to the public also open (duration: 2.5 hours). The Vienna Wine Tour leads to hidden wine cellars which open just for this tour (duration: approx. 2¼ hours). Prices depend on group sizes.
Ingrid Andrea Bagus presents the unknown sweet side of Vienna away from Sachertorte and Co. on a two-hour walk through the city. The booking fee of €29 per person also includes tastings of Viennese sweet treats.
The culinary tours by Artemezzo lead through Vienna's coffeehouses, wine cellars, Heurige, to the Naschmarkt or show the typical Viennese cuisine. For groups from €240 excl. consumption.
Delicious Vienna takes visitors off the beaten track through historic districts and offers tastings of Viennese cuisine at several locations - from the main course in a traditional 'beisl' to local cheese combined with Viennese wine, and sweet dessert in a typical Viennese coffee house. Price: €70 including all tastings.
On the tours of Vienna urban Adventures, participants are introduced to the dishes of Viennese cuisine, drink coffee in a Viennese coffee house and stroll through typical markets (duration 4 hours, €78, daily except Su at 9.30 am). A nightlife tour (duration 4 hours, €97) with street food and chocolate tasting as well as a tour to the Christmas markets (duration 3 hours, €75) are also on the program.
On the Culinary Kick Bike Tours, participants criss-cross the city on bicycle-like scooters. At three places, the participants are given selected tastings of Viennese cuisine. The tour takes place daily at 2.00 pm and lasts about 2 hours. Price: €49 including tastings.