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Guided tour of Vienne

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Guided tour of Vienne

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Description

Meet up with the guides for a guided walking tour of Vienne, during which you will discover this Roman city rich in vestiges. The history of Vienna goes back more than 2000 years. The city is indivisible from the Rhône river and the surrounding hills. The Allobrogi people are thought to have made it their capital, but it was in the Roman era that the city began to prosper on both banks. You will see the Antique Theatre; built roughly between 40 and 50 AD, it is considered one of the largest in the Roman empire, with its 130m diameter and 13,000 spectators capacity. Restored in 1938, it was returned to its original function and is now a venue for artistic events. The tour will continue with the Temple of Augustus and Livia (exterior only). This temple dedicated to Rome and Augustus stood in a sacred area on the forum and has carried this name since the end of the 18th century. Its construction began about 20-10 BC; it was later transformed at the beginning of the Middle Ages into a church, and was finally restored in the second half of the 19th century thanks to the intervention of Prosper Mérimée. Finally, to complete the tour, you will see the Cathedral of St Maurice (exterior only), which has been listed as a historic monument since 1840. Return to the boat on foot. 

 

Duration : approx. 2:00

  • Good walking shoes are recommended.
  • The order of the visits can change.
  • Times are approximate.
  • These excursions are not proposed for all the cruises and depend on the itinerary.
  • If the minimum of 25 participants is not reached, the excursion may be either cancelled or proposed at another rate, depending on the number of participants (to be paid for on board).
  • The excursions on the first evening and the morning following boarding are only guaranteed for the passengers who have booked the excursion before the cruise.

Cruises

This shore excursion is available for one or several cruises

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Capitals of the Danube (port-to-port cruise)

Next departure: 16/03/2019
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VIENNA - BUDAPEST - BRATISLAVA - VIENNA

Embark on a cruise to the heart of the capitals along the Danube. From Vienna to Budapest via Bratislava, enjoy an impressive journey that will not fail to amaze you. Discover the ancient Habsburg monarchy by visiting the splendid Schoenbrunn Palace, former summer residence of the imperial family, and the Capuchin church which houses the imperial crypt.

5 Days
START IN 2019
Departure 16/03/2019
Arrival 20/03/2019
Ship : MS Vivaldi Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 20/03/2019
Arrival 24/03/2019
Ship : MS Vivaldi Ship category : PREMIUM
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Departure 24/03/2019
Arrival 28/03/2019
Ship : MS Vivaldi Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 05/04/2019
Arrival 09/04/2019
Ship : MS Vivaldi Ship category : PREMIUM
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Departure 30/10/2019
Arrival 03/11/2019
Ship : MS Vivaldi Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 03/11/2019
Arrival 07/11/2019
Ship : MS Vivaldi Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 07/11/2019
Arrival 11/11/2019
Ship : MS Vivaldi Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 11/11/2019
Arrival 15/11/2019
Ship : MS Vivaldi Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 15/11/2019
Arrival 19/11/2019
Ship : MS Vivaldi Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 19/11/2019
Arrival 23/11/2019
Ship : MS Vivaldi Ship category : PREMIUM

* Price based on double occupancy

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