THIS VIENNA SELF GUIDED WALKING TOUR IS AN ESSENTIAL INTRODUCTION TO THE CITY’S ROLE IN THE HOLOCAUST ABOUT THE TOUR This Vienna self guided walking tour tells the story of the city’s Jews throughout history, with a focus on the Holocaust and the post-war years when justice was being sought. If you like overlooked history, forgotten stories, and off-the beaten path places, this walk through the center of Vienna will be right up your alley (and we’ll be wandering down a few of those too!) We’ll explore locations with links to Jewish Vienna that aren’t often found on tourist maps. Along the way, you’ll learn about Simon Wiesenthal, the greatest ‘Nazi hunter’ of all time, and how many of his efforts eventually led to justice. We’ll also learn how the hunt for Adolf Eichmann, the architect of the Holocaust, originated in Vienna. Whether it’s your first time in Vienna or you’re a curious history buff eager to uncover the city’s hidden corners, this 90-minute walk will keep you captivated and have you yearning for more intriguing tales. This GPS triggered self guided walking tour uses the free VoiceMap App. WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING Excellent tour! Very well crafted and put together. It’s a part of Viennese/Austrian history that we need to talk about more. I’ve lived here over 15 years and still learned more. Very helpful tour to understand what happened in Vienna during Nazi regime. Extremely well researched and equipped with astonishing details I did not know about despite living in Vienna for several years. HOW TO TAKE THE TOUR – 3 EASY STEPS INSTALL VOICEMAP CLICK HERE PURCHASE TOUR $6.99 DIRECTIONS TO START POINT The tour begins at Praterstrasse 70/2 in front of the Dogenhof, a beautifully refurbished Venetian palace built in 1899 as part of an Italian Quarter in Vienna. UBAHN: U1 Nestroyplatz or U1/U2 Praterstern. NEAR THIS PLACE TRAVEL GUIDE | VIENNA FLAK TOWERS. The Vienna Flak Towers (Flakturm) and Bunker complex in the Augarten Park serve as a stark reminder of WW2. SEEGROTTE HINTERBRUHL MINE. The Seegrotte Hinterbruhl Mine is a family friendly attraction that was once used by the Nazis to build the world’s first fighter jet. WORLD WAR 2 SITES NEAR VIENNA: MESSERSCHMITT ENGINE FACTORY. Explore World War 2 sites near Vienna along a scenic hiking trail. See the Messerschmitt Bf 110 aircraft repair factory and the front lines of the Battle of Vienna. BEST PLACES TO STAY SO/VIENNA // Designed by the famous architect Jean Nouvel, the stylish SO/ Vienna hotel has modern, spacious rooms with air conditioning, panoramic views, a gourmet restaurant, gym, and spa. Praterstraße 1, 02. Leopoldstadt, 1020 Vienna. RUBY LISSI HOTEL // Boutique hotel in 18th-century building in Vienna’s first district. Luxuriously furnished rooms with air conditioning, wooden floors, and tablet device. Guitars and Marshall amplifiers available. Fleischmarkt 19 / Laurenzerberg 2, 01. Innere Stadt, 1010 Vienna. HOTEL GRAND FERDINAND // Located on the Ringstraße boulevard in the center of Vienna. Modern spacious rooms with air conditioning. Rooftop pool, restaurants, and fitness center. Schubertring 10-12, 01. Innere Stadt, 1010 Vienna. BOOKSHELF HOME AUSTRIA Disclosure: White House Travel is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program and Agoda affiliate programs, designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon and affiliated sites at no extra cost to you.
JEWISH SITES IN VIENNA Welcome to Jewish Sites in Vienna, a Companion Guide to the Voicemap audio tour Vienna and the Holocaust: From Tragedy to Justice. This engaging tour covers the history of Jewish Vienna and the Holocaust with stories of World War 2, espionage, stolen art, and bringing Nazis to justice. We hope you will consider taking our Voicemap walking tour. In this list of Jewish Sites in Vienna, you will find lesser known sites throughout the city related to the Shoah, or Holocaust. Many sites do not appear in our Voicemap tour. These are important places that absolutely cannot go overlooked. We have assembled these Jewish sites in one convenient place with additional research and images. Vienna has many memorials honoring the victims of the Shoah or Holocaust. Some are well known, many are not. There are numerous lesser known but significant locations throughout the city associated with the Shoah. These physical reminders, their stories, and their history will be forgotten unless they can be brought to light. LIST OF JEWISH SITES IN VIENNA Please click the text/images below to open these pages. ANSCHLUSS: EVIL ARRIVES IN VIENNA LEOPOLDSTADT TEMPLE CAFE REMBRANDT STONES OF REMEMBRANCE ASPANGBAHNHOF (RAILWAY STATION) DEPORTATION MEMORIAL RELATED ACTIVITIES VOICEMAP | VIENNA SELF GUIDED WALKING TOUR. Want to learn how the Mossad operation to bring Nazis like Adolf Eichmann to justice originated in Vienna? Check out our VoiceMap self guided walking tour: VIENNA + THE HOLOCAUST: FROM TRAGEDY TO JUSTICE. You can preview it for FREE. Start point is Nestroyplatz on the U1 red line in the 2nd District. BOOKSHELF HOME AUSTRIA Disclosure: White House Travel is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program and Agoda affiliate programs, designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon and affiliated sites at no extra cost to you.
THIS TELC SELF GUIDED WALKING TOUR EXPLORES THE PAINTED LADIES AND OTHER HIGHLIGHTS FROM THIS GORGEOUS UNESCO DESIGNATED MEDIEVAL TOWN ABOUT THE TOUR Immerse yourself in the unusual history, culture, and architecture of this amazing medieval city. On this Telc self guided walking tour, you’ll take in the colorful pastel Baroque and Renaissance homes, known as the “painted ladies,” flanking its gorgeous medieval town square. We’ll pause and hear the backstory behind several of these striking examples of sgraffito architecture before venturing beyond the square. This medieval town has plenty of intriguing nooks and crannies to explore, and we’ll wander down a few of its alleyways too. Telc’s historic centre was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992 and, recently, National Geographic recognized the town as one of the top 25 destinations in the world. On this walk, you’ll hear about the town’s overlooked history and forgotten stories, see jaw-dropping architecture, and visit several off-the-beaten path places, as well as iconic sites. Bring your camera – you’ll need it to photograph the beautifully preserved sgraffito architecture! Whether it’s your first time in Telc or you’re a curious history buff eager to uncover the town’s hidden corners, this 90-minute walk will keep you captivated and have you yearning for more intriguing tales. WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING Wonderful! First time visiting Telc and this self guided walking tour was fantastic. Great overview and interesting history. Well worth the money. Drove here from Vienna. Visiting Prague next. HOW TO TAKE THE TOUR – 3 EASY STEPS This GPS triggered self guided walking tour uses the free VoiceMap App. INSTALL VOICEMAP CLICK BELOW BUY PURCHASE $6.99 DIRECTIONS TO START POINT The tour begins at Na Můstku 37 directly in front of Hotel Telč, a gorgeous Baroque building just steps away from the UNESCO recognized town square. Public Parking is available at Svatoanenská 76, Podolí, 588 56 Telč, Czechia. NEAR THIS PLACE MEMORIAL OF THE IRON CURTAIN. The Memorial of the Iron Curtain in Cizov — where East once met West at this preserved section of fencing along the Cold War border. TRAVEL GUIDE | CESKY KRUMLOV. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Cesky Krumlov is an unforgettable medieval wonder in Central Europe. “Little Prague” has so many things to see, do, and experience. TRAVEL GUIDE | RETZ UNDERGROUND WINE CELLARS. Retz has a beautiful medieval square and the largest and most unique system of underground wine cellars in Central Europe. GALGENBERG WINE CELLAR ROAD. Welcome to the Wine Cellar Road of Galgenberg with over 180 wine cellar houses built into the scenic countryside. Walk, bicycle or jog and enjoy! BEST PLACES TO STAY HOTEL TELČ. The best hotel in Telč is located on the town square in the upper town. The service is fantastic, the suite-style rooms are spacious and comfortable, and the desserts in the Cafe are to die for. The owner, Veronika, loves her guests and runs Hotel Telč in a manner every hotel should aspire to achieve. Hospitality is overly abundant here. Her homemade cakes and desserts are absolutely delectable. Hotel Telč is the perfect place for a weekend getaway or a special occasion. We highly recommend Hotel Telč and stay here whenever we are in the neighborhood. ADDRESS: Na Můstku 37, 588 56 Telč, Czechia. APARTMANY CHORNITZERUV DUM. Located on the historic square of Telč, Apartmany Chornitzeruv Dum is in a 16th-century Burgher home. Luxurious, spacious, modern apartments with FREE WiFi and FREE parking. The soundproofed apartments come with hardwood floors and wooden beams, fully equipped kitchens with a dining table and a large seating area. Gothic vaulted cellar and an outdoor garden. ADDRESS: Namesti Zachariase z Hradce 56, Telč, 58856, Czech Republic. VINOSPA – HOTEL ALTHOF RETZ. An elegant hotel with a relaxing infinity pool and top-notch spa services available to guests. ADDRESS: Althofgasse 14, 2070 Retz, Austria. SONNENHUGEL WINERY. A family-operated winery with four guest rooms on-site and access to the vineyard, wine tasting, and more. ADDRESS: A-2074 Unterretzbach, Herrengasse 59, Retz, Austria. HOME CZECH REPUBLIC Disclosure: White House Travel is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program and Agoda affiliate programs, designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon and affiliated sites at no extra cost to you.