Guided tour

Vienna Spanish Riding School Guided Tour

Activity provider:Spanische Hofreitschule
Guided tour

Vienna Spanish Riding School Guided Tour

Activity provider:Spanische Hofreitschule
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From US$ 22.50 per person

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Enjoy a look behind the scenes of the Spanish Riding School on this guided tour. Admire the stunning architecture of the centuries-old institution.

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Duration 55 minutes
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Live tour guide
German, English


  • Visit the Winter and the Summer riding schools
  • Experience an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour
  • Admire the Stallburg, Vienna's most significant Renaissance structure
Full description
Vienna’s Spanish Riding School has been in continuous operation for more than 450 years. It continues to cultivate classical equitation in the Renaissance tradition of the Haute Ecole. On an exclusive 55-minute behind-the-scenes tour, visit the Winter Riding School, a gem of Baroque architecture, the Summer Riding School which houses the world’s largest oval horse walker and the stables in the Stallburg. The Stallburg is Vienna’s most significant Renaissance building, and features an arcade courtyard and the historical stables of the Lipizzaner stallions. Learn about the history of the equestrian tradition and about the Lipizzaner stallions, who are the stars of the establishment.
  • Guided tour
  • Morning exercise tickets
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  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Michaelerplatz 1, Vienna, at the main entrance of the Spanish Riding School. Please show your voucher at the ticket counter.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Cameras
  • Video recording

Know before you go

  • Taking photos or videos is not permitted
  • Children under the age of 3 years are not allowed on guided tours
  • Guided tours are not accessible by wheelchair
  • You must exchange your mobile voucher for a ticket at the cashier's desk

Customer reviews

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4.7 /5

based on 2070 reviews

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Guide was very informative, good opportunity for photos, accept in the main stables,, but understandable why we couldn't use all types of cameras. Mobile cameras without flashlight would have been possible, without disturbing the horses. One of my bucket list ticked

April 24, 2023

4 adults and one 10 year old thoroughly enjoyed this tour. Was lucky to be in a very small group on english speaking tour. My 60 wish to visit this beautiful riding school was a highlight of my Vienna visit - just the right amount of history and technical. Thank you

April 13, 2023

The guided tour was wonderful. Our guide spoke fluent English and gave us so much information and detail about the horses and the school. It was wonderful to get up close to the horses and learn more about their history. Definitely recommend getting this tour, more so than seeing them train!

March 31, 2023

Product ID: 120375