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Address: Rotenmuehlgasse 13/2/1, Vienna 1120, Austria
Phone Number:
+43 699 19139875

Private Walking-, Urban Hiking-, Bicycle-Tours, Stopovers and Shore...

Private Walking-, Urban Hiking-, Bicycle-Tours, Stopovers and Shore Excursions for groups, families and individuals.

I'm happy to ASSIST with your Local Arrangements here in Vienna and its surroundings. - As a Licensed Austria Guide I PROVIDE guide services myself or help you finding an equally authorized colleague.

We are a small team of experienced and dedicated Licensed Tourist Guides offering our services in and around Vienna.

Our aim is to PRESENT our city best possible and to be a good travel companion for the hours we share. Therefore our standard Tour Duration is 3 or more hours!


Our Private Tours are designed for up to 20 guests and cover a multitude of cultural and lifestyle aspects only a local can open up for you.

The spectrum of our tours covers, among others:

Pre-Dinner Walks (2hrs.), Half day Inner City Walks, Baroque Splendors (suburban palaces & gardens), Vistas and Wine (suburban wine hike), One Perfect Day (van/sedan & walk combination), Active Vienna (full day walk and bike tour), Layover-Tours and Shor Excursions.

Our tours start at any accommodation within city limits! Special meeting points like pier, train station or airport can be easily arranged as well as any other chosen meeting point in town.

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USD 205.08*
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Hidden Gems in Vienna Inner City Private Walking Tour
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2-hour Private Vienna Evening Walking Tour
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USD 216.47*
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Private Tour: Vienna Inner City Highlights

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Want a Local Tour of Vienna? Pick Schindl

I use a guide on essentially every trip to Europe. Walter was terrific on every scale. Informative, attentive, and displayed an obvious sense of humor. He talked as someone who... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I use a guide on essentially every trip to Europe. Walter was terrific on every scale. Informative, attentive, and displayed an obvious sense of humor. He talked as someone who had truly studied history and as a person with many years of experience outside Austria (10 years in the US among other countries). These last 2 attributes gave him perspective,... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

As a Tour Leader for a major European tour operator, I've used many different guides in cities all over Europe and the world and I have to say that Walter stands as the best of the lot. His tours are always fun, informative, and leave the guests always wanting more. Walter presents his information in such a way that any... More 

Thank williammichaelis2
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Walter is very experienced and knowledgeable about Vienna. The information can be a bit of an overload, but if you are going to be in Vienna for less than a week, I would recommend you pushing yourself to get ramped up quickly. It is a very efficient way to ramp up the knowledge. There is personal insight and knowledge that... More 

Thank Funtraveler2014
Walter S, Owner at SCHINDL Local Services & Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi „Funtraveler“ Thank you for your „on the point” feedback. This “compact” tour is geared to guests with limited time in Vienna, an open mind and some fun in walking. After travelling for some decades, I found my personal approach – sometimes with a lack of political correctness. Thanks for sharing time with me! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Walter gave us a very informative walking tour of Vienna. The best way to see this beautiful city is on foot. Wear your walking shoes. Walter covers a lot of territory and passes on his extensive knowledge of the city and its history.

Thank jodesh
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Our group of six wanted to see more than the usual Vienna landmarks and our guide, Walter Schindl, didn't disappoint. Walter is extremely knowledgeable about the history of his Vienna hometown, and all of its many interesting players. In addition to navigating us through the city and sharing his excellent stories, Walter also introduced us to a Vienna coffee house,... More 

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Walter S, Owner at SCHINDL Local Services & Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive feed-back and I’m glad you also liked my lunch-suggestion. It was a perfect match – you brought the energy and we had the time to cover a good mix of Vienna’s sights although our National Holiday did not make it easy for a casual visit. Have fun exploring the world! More 

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Reviewed 16 October 2016

We have been out with Walter in the middle of September 2016. We explored the city together and are fascinated about his knowledge. We have learned a lot and we hope Walter likes Sissi now even more than before. Cheers from the North of Germany and thank you Walter.

Thank Zwinger P
Newcastle, Australia
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Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

I am a tour leader for Expat Explore. I manage coach tours from London to London lasting 7 to 26 days in length including stops in cities where we use local guides. Walter Schindl is our local guide for Vienna. He is one of the best in the business. Extremely knowledgable, witty and highly organised. Puts a smile on everyone's... More 

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Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

We were a group of 6 that arranged to meet Walter for an evening walking tour of Vienna. We had arrived midday in Vienna and this was a great way to start our trip. Walter was very informative and funny. He toured us around the highlights of the city and advised on other things to see and do during our... More 

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North Wales
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Walter took us on a wonderful whirlwind tour of the best sights in Vienna. He is very knowledgeable,enthusiastic and funny. A really great tour and tour guide.

Thank macca1234
Greer, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2013

Walter took our group on two tours- an inner city walking tour and the Baroque Splendor. His insight into Belvedere and Schounbrun palaces were interesting pieces of information! He truly loves showing his city off and it shows!

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