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Spanish Riding School & Imperial Treasury Combination Ticket

Product ID: 46262
Discover two of the most fascinating sights in Vienna with this practical combo ticket. Observe the morning exercise of the famous Lipizzaner horses at the Spanish Riding School. Visit the Imperial Treasury and admire the stunning jewels.
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  • Discover more about the Spanish Riding School and its centuries-long tradition
  • Gain insight into the years of training of the Lipizzaners and their riders
  • Experience the morning exercise accompanied by classical music
  • Observe the simple relaxing exercises and the exercises aimed at refining and perfecting movement
  • Explore the Imperial Treasury in Vienna, one of the most important treasuries in the world
  • Discover the treasures of the Habsburgs including the imperial Austrian crown
  • Admire the crown jewels of the Holy Roman
  • Marvel at jewelry pieces and original items of jewelry belonging to the Empress Elisabeth
  • See the Holy Grail and the horn of a unicorn
Full description
Visit two cultural assets from the Habsburg Monarchy: Spanish Riding School and the Imperial Treasury. Observe the world-famous Lipizzaner horsein training, and admire treasures of great historical and religious significance.
Visit the Spanish Riding School of Vienna and observe the horses during their morning exercise. In the magnificent setting of the baroque Winter Riding Academy, the morning exercise offers an insight into the years of training of the Lipizzaners and their riders. The morning exercise of the horses is accompanied by classical Viennese music.

The morning exercise includes relaxation exercises, refining and perfecting movement, and strengthening certain muscles. The famous school jumps such as levade, courbette, and capriole are not practiced every day.

In the Swiss Court, the oldest part of the Hofburg Palace, you’ll find the fascinating treasures of the Habsburgs. Marvel at the valuable jewels and the treasure of the Order of the Golden Fleece. See the Burgundian Treasure from the 15th century as well as the cradle of Napoleon's son.

Other highlights include the charming jewelry pieces of the Habsburg empresses and princesses, and original items of jewelry belonging to the Empress Elisabeth. Discover legendary treasures such as the Holy Lance from the 8th century, the largest cut emerald in the world, the largest Agate Bowl in the world, and the horn of a unicorn.
  • Ticket for the morning exercise at the Spanish Riding School
  • Admission to the Imperial Treasury
What’s Not Included
  • Transfer
  • Guide (You may also bring your own, please refer to the rules for free admission for group leaders)

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Meeting point

Spanish Riding School: Michaelerplatz 1, A-1010 Vienna

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• You must exchange your printed and mobile voucher and redeem your ticket at the Visitors Center of the Spanish Riding School on Michaelerplatz 1, 1010 Wien
• The morning exercise with music at the Riding School takes place from 10:00 AM until noon
• Imperial Treasury Vienna opening times:
Wednesday to Monday: 9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Tuesday: closed
• This event has open seating and no guarantee of seats
• 30 minutes are recommended for a visit to the Spanish Riding School
• The ticket for the Imperial Treasury can be used throughout the day. A visit takes about 1 hour.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4 / 5

based on 175 reviews

Review summary

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    3.9 / 5
  • Organization
    3.6 / 5
  • Value for money
    3.8 / 5
  • Safety
    4.3 / 5
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Good morning in Vienna

The ticket retrieval was confusing. You have to go into the Imperial Treasury and collect the tickets for both. The Lipizzaner entrance has a queue on the right with tickets and a queue on the left to buy tickets. The horses were lovely, I am not a horse person really but it was a really nice experience watching the riders and horses train. People leave a free an hour then the seats become available so be patient! The Imperial Treasury was nice but has to have the audio tour to get the most out of it. Some astonishing artifacts on show and some stunning cloaked and other garments. Under 19s are free in the Imperial Treasury so watch that if you are booking the two together.

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August 11, 2018

Excellent value for money

Both were very entertaining albeit the morning Spanish Riding School training session was a little disappointing in that there was no group sessions rather a prosession of 4 or 5 horses and riders at any one time essentially going round and round up and down. At times got a bit boring. Other than that it was good value entertainment for 2 hours. The Treasury was excellent. Many very old and interesting things to see.

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April 20, 2017

It is worth seeing

December 28, 2019

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Spanische Hofreitschule

Product ID: 46262