Vienna-Prague Sightseeing Transfer

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Turn the wasted travel day into the highlight of your trip with stops at the UNESCO listed Lednice Palace, Mikulov Wine Region and the picturesque towns of Znojmo and Telč on your journey from Vienna to Prague.

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Group Size
8 people

This tour is also available from Prague to Vienna.
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Great way to see Czechia!

This was such a fun way to transfer between Vienna and Prague. We enjoyed our time with our driver Mike who provided a neat perspective as someone who moved from the USA to Czechia as a teenager. At Mike's suggestion, we adjusted the agenda a bit and stopped at Lednice Chateau, Mikulov, and Kutna Hora. We loved each stop and will never forget the Bone Church.

Jana, United States 21 Sept. 2022
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Trip Itinerary

  • Leave from Vienna at 09:00

    This tour offers hotel pick-up for private bookings. You will be picked up from your hotel, apartment, or any other pick-up point accessible by car. Please check the "Meeting Point" section for open group tour departures.

  • Stop 1: Lednice Palace

    We have a chance to admire one of the former summer residences of the royalty of Liechtenstein, the Lednice Palace and Gardens.

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    Lednice Palace

    What we'll do
    We will have a chance to walk around the beautiful and famous gardens surrounding the Palace during the tour. Lednice Palace and Gardens , the way we see them today, are designed in the 19th century for entertaining in the summer season. They palace is probably the best example of English Gothic style in Continental Europe. The Palace and Grounds, about 200h, are under UNESCO World Heritage protection due their unique architectural landscape.

    About Lednice
    Lednice Palace and Grounds is a fabulous example of wealth the nobility had in Europe in the 19th century. The Lichtenstein family had huge landholdings in the area that they had gathered gradually over the centuries through conquering, marrying, and buying. It was their loyalty to the Habsburg dynasty that raised the Lichtensteins to great prominence in the Austria-Hungarian Empire.

  • Stop 2: Mikulov Wine Region

    We enjoy the views of Mikulov Wine Region and visit a local Moravian winery (optional).

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    Mikulov Wine Region

    What we'll do
    During the tour we have an option to visit one of Mikulov Wine Regions vineyards to see the vines and, most importantly, sample some of the wine. This is available for an extra fee during the tour and will be decided on the day if the group is interested.

    About Mikulov Wine Region
    Mikulov Wine Region in South Moravia is famous for its vineyards. If you think Czech Republic associates only with beer then think again! Wine from this country and especially from Moravia is world famous. The tradition of growing grapes here dates back to Roman period in the third century. Yet Mikulov region grew famous for wine in medieval times. And despite the many wars that have raged in Europe in this area the vineyards have never died out. The region’s lime-rich soil and favorable climate is best for different types of white wine grapes. The tradition of growing these grapes is carried by family owned little vineyards.

  • Stop 3: Znojmo

    We take a walk through the crooked lanes and hidden courtyards of the picturesque town Znojmo.

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    What we'll do
    Walking the narrow streets and crooked back alleys in search of stunning views from the top of the hill is great fun. You will see the beautiful
    St Nicholas Church and the Town Hall , not to mention the breathtaking views over the river. Our stop in Znojmo is also just in time for a lunch break (not included) to refresh ourselves. This city is well off the beaten path in the Czech Republic and takes you away from the usual touristy sights.

    About Znojmo
    Znojmo, with population around 33 000 people is the second largest city in South Moravia after Brno. Znojmo gains city rights in 13th century, the settlement grew around an earlier fortress. The city is located on a strategic hill by the Thaya River and this gives Znojmo a unique hilly street layout.

  • Stop 4: Telč

    In the afternoon we enjoy a stroll in the fairytale-like Renaissance Old Town of Telč before heading off to Prague.

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    What we'll do
    We take a look at one of the most romantic Old Towns in Europe. Legend goes that the competitive nature of the people in Telč created this stunning town in Czech Republic. The citizens competed over who could build the prettiest house to the Town Hall Square . Today we can enjoy the outcome - the multicoloured houses with high gables in Renaissance style lining the square. This beautiful Old Town is under UNESCO World Heritage protection.

    About Telč

    Telč is a small town in Czech Republic with a population of about 5000 people. The city is first mentioned in the 14th century. The wealth came from trade and the city was flourishing in the 17th century. This is the period when most of the city’s main square’s buildings date from - the famous colourful fairytale-like Renaissance houses.

  • Arrive at Prague at ~19:00

    This tour offers hotel drop-off for private bookings. Please provide your preferred drop-off location when making the booking.

    If you book the open group tour then the drop-off is in front of Hilton Prague Old Town hotel (V Celnici 2079/7, Prague).

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Looking for something different?
Try our alternate itinerary Vienna-Prague via Cesky Krumlov Private Sightseeing Transfer.

Want to personalize this trip?  When booking a private transfer, tell us your itinerary and start time preferences and we'll do everything we can to accomodate your request. Note: open group tours cannot be customized.

Why travel with Sidetrip?
  • Transport & sightseeing combined

    We offer the chance to see popular tourist sights, as well as lesser-known places of cultural and historic significance, while you travel between two cities.

  • Small groups

    Most of our tours are limited to a maximum of 8 people which means you get the personal care and attention of your tour leader during your trip, as well as the chance to get to know your fellow passengers.

  • Local tour leaders

    Our tour leaders are selected due to their thorough knowledge of local history and culture, as well as their enthusiasm for travel. The stories they share will inspire you!

  • Top-rated on TripAdvisor

    Thousands of travellers have reviewed our tours with a 5-star rating in the Baltics and Central Europe.

  • Great value for your money

    Our tours run regularly so anyone can afford to join the open group tour making it a great travel option for solo and independent travellers.

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Overall rating based on 62 reviews

Wonderful sightseeing transfer!

Šarka was a wonderful guide on our trip from Vienna to Prague! We were mesmerized by the medieval town of Český Krumlov! Šarka gave as a lot of historical facts and interesting stories, we tried Czech cuisine and of course a glass of wonderful Czech beer! We also got a lot of tips on places to see, restaurants to try and music to hear for our stay in Prague. We would highly recommend Šarka and sidetriptours! Can’t wait to book another trip in Europe with them!

Egle, United States 17 Nov. 2022

Better than a boring train ride

We took the transfer tour with Mike who is a great guy. We were able to see some places (like Sedlac) that we would likely not have seen if we did the traditional big city to big city sightseeing approach. It was a very comfortable ride and very convenient with luggage.

Nate, United States 15 Nov. 2022

Beautiful sunny day tour!

Mike our your guide was GREAT! Professional, knowledgeable, and made our tour fun, relaxing and educational. Could not be more pleased!!!!!

Edward, Mark, United States 05 Nov. 2022

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What's included?
  • One-way transfer from Vienna to Prague with 4 sightseeing stops
  • Knowledgeable local tour leader
  • Transport in an air-conditioned minivan
  • Room for a reasonable amount of luggage
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (available only for private tours)
  • Lunch (a break is scheduled for this)
  • Gratuities (optional)
Good to know
  • Confirmation will be provided within 24 hours of booking.
  • All tours are subject to availability.
  • Minimum numbers for group size apply. There is a possibility of cancellation even after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative tour or a refund. The Sidetrip team will also be happy to help you arrange alternative transport to your destination city.
  • Paper free confirmation accepted, just bring an electronic voucher or ID.
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved, please wear flat shoes suitable for walking.
  • The tour operates in all weather conditions, please dress according to the weather and wear proper shoes for walking (waterproof would be great in winter).
  • Infant seats are available on request during the booking.
  • All our public group tours are in ENGLISH. Private tours are available in different language
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Meeting point

This tour offers hotel pick-up for private bookings only. You will be picked up from your hotel, apartment, or any other pick-up point accessible by car. Please provide your preferred pick-up location when making the booking.

If you have booked an open group tour, then hotel pickup is not available. The meeting point is in front of Cafe Mozart (Albertinaplatz 2, Vienna), next to the Tourist Information Center. Look out for a minivan with Sidetrip logo. Our guide will meet you at the marked meeting point.

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Drop-off point

This tour offers hotel drop-off for private bookings only. Please provide your preferred drop-off location when making the booking.

If you book the open group tour then the drop-off is in front of Hilton Prague Old Town hotel (V Celnici 2079/7, Prague).

Questions & Answers
  • Is this a one-way tour?

    Yes, this is a one-way tour ending in Prague. Please note that the tour does not take you back to Vienna.

  • Do you offer hotel pick-up/drop-off?

    Hotel pick-up and drop-off are only available when booking this tour as a private tour for a single group. Open group tours have a fixed meeting point and drop-off location.

  • Can I take my luggage with me?

    Yes! We have plenty of space for luggage at the back of our minivans. One big suitcase and one smaller bag or suitcase per passenger is totally fine. There is no extra charge for luggage, as long as you don't plan to move to the other city with all of your belongings :)

  • Is lunch included in the tour price?

    Lunch is not included in the tour price but a lunch break is scheduled in Znojmo. Kindly let our tour leader know if you have any special dietary needs that we should take in account.

  • Is this tour suitable for senior citizens?

    Yes! With a maximum of 8 people in each group, our guide can make sure that the pace of the tour is suitable for everyone. Just note that the tour does include some walking at the stops.

  • What measures are you taking against the spread of covid-19?

    All our groups are limited to a maximum of 8 travellers for open group tours and in case of a private transfer it’ll be just your group in the van with our guide. Face masks are available in each vehicle upon request and hand sanitizers are placed in a hand’s reach from all passengers.

  • What is your cancellation policy?

    If you cancel more than 48 hours before the tour, your booking is fully refunded*. If you cancel less than 48 hours before the tour or in the case of a no-show, no refund is issued.

    *Please note, that the credit card processing fee (1.5-3%) charged by the third party payment provider will not be refunded.

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