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Highlights of Vienna Woods and Mayerling Half Day Trip
- A half day tour from Vienna to Vienna Wood and the Mayerling hunting lodge.
- Vienna Woods are a forested highland area that sit in the states of Lower Austria and Vienna.
- They form the northeastern foothills of the Northern Limestone Alps.
- The wooded recreation area spreads 45km long and 30 km wide and offer a popular escape from the city.
- The woods have been populated since the 8th century and were principally used as a hunting ground for royalty.
- The woods are famous because royalty were found dead here in a hunting lodge. It's thought that Baroness Mary Vetsera was killed by her husband the Crown Prince Rudolf who then committed suicide.
- Seegrotte Lake sits inside the Vienna Woods and is the largest underground lake in Europe. The underground cave was once a mine until 105 years ago a blasting operation flooded it with 20 million liters of water.
- The lake is 6,200 square meters and has a blue/ turquoise tint to it.
Is It Suitable for Me?
- Great for those looking for a recreational activity.
- Perfect for those wanting time out of the city.
- Ideal for historians.
Your Experience With Vienna Woods and Mayerling Half Day Trip?
- Depart Vienna on a modern coach and take a scenic drive through the picturesque Helenental Valley.
- Escape the city and head to the forested Vienna Woods, located on the outskirts of the Vienna.
- Visit Mayerling town's historic hunting lodge and memorial chapel.
- Head to the Cistercian Heiligenkreuz Abbey and visit the medieval tomb of the last Babenberger.
- Enjoy a boat ride on Europe's largest underground lake and explore the underground cave system.
- Drive past the Roman city of Baden, which is famous for its hot springs.
- Head back to Vienna.
What Vienna Woods and Mayerling Half Day Trip Includes?
- Enterance ticket.
- Professional guide.
- Air-conditioned coach transfer.
- Boat ride at the Seegrotte.
- Don't forget to check your departure location as they change during the winter and summer.
Travelers Reviews about Vienna Woods and Mayerling Half Day Trip?
- The Vienna Woods and Mayerling Half-Day tour is rated 4.5 stars on Tripadvisor with customers calling it "a great escape from the city" that offerd "picturesque scenery".
- This guided tours is not accessible for wheelchair users.
- Printed or mobile voucher accepted.
- Tickets booked through Get Your Guide can be cancelled for a full refund 24 hours in advance. Tickets booked through Viator can be cancelled for a full refund 7 days in advance.
Things to Consider Before You Go
- Make sure you pack a day bag with snacks, water and money for meals or gratuities.
Address / Pick up Location
- Tours currently depart from Südtiroler Platz.
- From the 24th March 2018 onwards tours depart from Operngasse 8, next to the State Opera.
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