Vienna’s top attractions with one single purchase – with your Vienna PASS!
Monday 19 January 2015: From today visitors to Austria’s capital will have the opportunity to enjoy the best of the city’s sightseeing attractions with one single purchase, with the launch of the Vienna PASS.
Available at www.viennapass.com, the Vienna Pass gives visitors entry to more than 60 sights in this stunning historic city which welcomes more than 12 million tourists each year.
Priced from €69, the Vienna PASS also offers visitors unlimited journeys on the city’s convenient hop-on, hop-off sightseeing buses, fast track entry at key attractions, a free guidebook with insider tips, a smartphone app and attractive discounts at selected retail and dining outlets. It is available in two-, three- and six-day formats. In addition, the Vienna PASS can be ordered with travelcard for Vienna’s public transport network.
Featured attractions include:
Schönbrunn Palace – the former summer residence of the Austrian Imperial family and one of Europe’s most impressive Baroque palace complexes, dating from 1696. Also home to a challenging 18,640 square-feet Imperial maze!
Schönbrunn Zoo – founded as an Imperial menagerie in 1752, this is the world’s oldest existing zoo and is home to more than 500 animal species, from Siberian tigers to one-horned rhinos.
Riesenrad – the Giant Ferris Wheel – a landmark of Vienna immortalised in the movie The Third Man. Enjoy views of the city from a height of nearly 200 feet!
St Stephen’s Cathedral – the 12th century St Stephen’s Cathedral is the symbol of Vienna and one of Austria’s most important Gothic structures. It is the final resting place of important historical figures such as the Emperor Friedrich III and Habsburg Duke Rudolph IV.
Kunsthistorisches Museum (Art History Museum) – Raphael’s ‘Madonna in the Meadow’, Vermeer’s ‘The Allegory of Painting’ and the world’s largest Bruegal collection are among the works which make this one of the most eminent museums in the world.
The Spanish Riding School – the world-famous traditional riding school for Lipizzan horses will celebrate its 450th anniversary this year.
The Imperial Apartments – step inside the world of the Imperial family in their former private apartments within the Hofburg Palace. Visitors can also view the Imperial family’s spectacular silver collection and the Sisi Museum, dedicated to the beautiful and celebrated Empress Elisabeth (1837-1898).
Albertina Museum & Art Gallery – the largest of the former private Habsburg residences combines Imperial pomp with masterpieces of art. This modern museum steeped in Austrian history boasts the world’s largest and most valuable graphical collection, featuring works such as Dürer’s ‘Hare’.
Also included are the Museum of Natural History, Klosterneuburg Abbey, Danube Tower, Leopold Museum, Imperial Treasury, Imperial Furniture Collection, Museum of Technology, mumok Museum of Modern Art, House of Music and Madame Tussauds.
- Two-day Vienna PASS – €69 per adult, €34,50 per child (aged 7-18 years).
- Three-day Vienna PASS – €84 per adult, €42 per child.
- Six-day Vienna PASS – €99 per adult, €49,50 per child.
Children aged 6 or younger gain free admission to all attractions if accompanied by an adult with a Vienna PASS.
Vienna PASS can also be purchased with a travel card offering unlimited journeys on the city’s underground, tram, bus and S-Bahn rail services.