- 4 hours
Vienna Custom Tour
How to Book
- How many hours would you like the walk to be?
- What are your main goals for the walk?
- Which sites and museums would you like to prioritize? Do you want to just pass by or explore inside as well?
- Give us one or two words to describe your group.
Inspiration Needed? Start Here:
- A specialized visit to the Kunstkammer, the 'cabinet of curiosities' collection of objects d'art and various treasures
- A kids tour of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, geared towards families
- A walk on contemporary and modern architecture, including the new Wirtschaftsviertel and other recent architectural projects
- A craft beer tour including tastings with food pairings
- An Austrian wine tasting class with a focus on wines produced in Vienna
- A curated, annotated dinner of Viennese cuisine with a food anthropologist
- A walk focused on the art and life of Egon Schiele, including the Leopold Museum
- Vienna in War and Peacetime—a history and military history walk focused on WWI, WWII, and the interwar years
- A tour of the Hofburg and Albertina—Imperial Palace areas now available to the public, with a focus on Habsburg family and their influence on the history of Europe and all strata of life in the Austro-Hungarian Empire
Swiss artist Gilles Gubelmann studied piano and dance at the Geneva Conservatory. He then worked for many years as an expert for arts and antiques in an important Swiss Auction House (Koller Auctions) where he was director of the Department of Antique Furniture and Decorative Arts. He realised a dream and moved to Venice where he started working as a painter and as an opera set and costume designer all over Europe, and also deepening his knowledge of art history and architecture. Settled now in Vienna, Gilles continues his artistic activities, works as a lecturer at the University of Music and Performing Arts and highly enjoys uncovering the rich cultural and artistic heritage of Vienna to curious travellers.
Martin Seyer is an native Viennese archaeologist and historian who has been lecturing and leading groups in his city and abroad for many years. Deeply knowledgeable about all aspects of Vienna, Martin possesses a broad perspective and is able to make connections between his hometown and the wider European world.
Alexandra Brauner is a Vienna-based art historian and psychological counsellor. With expertise in modern and contemporary art, architecture, design and human development, she leads bespoke tours in Vienna. Alexandra has been passionate about art and architecture since high school. She graduated with a Master of Art History from Vienna University, where she specialized in Viennese Architecture of the Eighteenth Century and Venetian Renaissance Painting between 1440 and 1580. Alexandra looks forward to showing you the many facets of her hometown in the walks Introduction to Vienna, Art Nouveau in Vienna and Crash Course of the Kunsthistorisches Museum.
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