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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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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank Ben W
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 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!

4 Thank Travelers0205
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2013

In November we had a wonderful tour of Vienna with Walter. We were with another couple in town a couple of days early before we boarded a cruise, so I made a Reservation with Walter ahead of time. He met us at the hotel that morning, took us all over town on the trams showing us the history of Vienna.... More 

4 Thank Gary M
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2013

This year my partner and I spent Christmas in Vienna. We had never been before and, being a holiday, we were afraid planing and getting around would be difficult. Walter made the trip for us. He was more than helpful in planning around our interests with us via email before we even arrived. We toured with him for 3.5 days... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2012

We had contacted Walter for a tour but he was unavailable so he set us up with Andrea Schwaiger. As it was our first trip and day to Vienna, we thought having a guide would be a good idea. Andrea met us at our hotel at 9 am for a 2.4 hour walking tour of the central city historial sites.... More 

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