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Vienna and its Medical History

About the history of Viennese medicine

4 Days / Vienna

In the mid-19th century, medicine in Vienna gained in worldwide recognition: students and doctors from all over the world came to Vienna to learn from the experts and specialists of the Viennese School of Medicine. Still today, Vienna is an important centre of scientific research and medical discoveries. Discover Vienna in the footsteps of its medical history.

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Day
1
Arrival in Vienna

Afternoon

Arrival at Vienna Airport.
Meet your licensed English-speaking guide at the airport.

Transfer in private coach to your hotel. After check-in, enjoy some time to relax.

Evening

Meet your local English-speaking guide at the lobby of your hotel. Welcome dinner at a traditional restaurant.
Overnight stay in Vienna.

Day
2
Vienna

Morning

After breakfast, meet your licensed English-speaking guide for transfer to the former General Hospital. Tour of these compounds, followed by a visit to the Josephinum - the medical-surgical academy, as well as a tour of the Collection of the Medical University of Vienna in the so-called Fool's tower.
Lunch on your own.

Afternoon

In the afternoon, enjoy a visit to the Sigmund Freud Museum. Afterwards, enjoy some time on your own.

Evening

Meet your local English-speaking guide at the lobby of your hotel. Dinner at a traditional restaurant.
Overnight stay in Vienna.

Attractions of this day

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Vienna and its medical history

Vienna on the traces of medicine - scary and exciting stories around the topic of medicine are waiting for you. Your tour will take you to the 9th district, amongst others to the centre of great medical discoveries and scientific research - the General Hospital. After discovering the compounds of the former General Hospital, you will visit the Josephinum - the surgical department of the General Hospital. Following your visit to the Josephinum, the tour continues to the Fool's Tower, housing the Collection of Anatomical Pathology.

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Sigmund Freud Museum

Sigmund Freud, the founding father of psychoanalysis lived in the 9th Viennese municipal district. The apartment and practice rooms at his former address Berggasse 19, were transformed to a museum, showing original furniture, the waiting room, a variety of Freud's private collection of antiques and preliminary versions of his work.

Day
3
Vienna

Morning

After breakfast, transfer to the Central Cemetery for a walking tour on these premises, passing by the graves of immortal musicians such as Schubert and Beethoven, famous personalities, doctors and Nobel Prize winners. 
Afterwards, you visit the Viktor Frankl Museum.
Lunch on your own.

Afternoon

The afternoon is yours to spend at leisure.

Evening

Meet your local English-speaking guide at the lobby of your hotel. Farewell dinner at a traditional restaurant. Overnight stay in Vienna.

Attractions of this day

Central Cemetery

With an area of nearly 2.5 square kilometres and around 330,000 grave sites, the Vienna Central Cemetery is one of the largest Burial grounds in Europe. Many honorary graves and art nouveau buildings transform the Vienna Central Cemetery to a very special place and a unique and unconventional attraction.

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Viktor Frankl Museum

The world's first Viktor Frankl Museum is quite small but very interesting. Viktor Frankl, the founder of the logo therapy and existential therapy, has lived in this house from the end of the Second World War until his death in 1997.

Day
4
Departure from Vienna

Morning

After breakfast, check-out and transfer to Vienna airport. 
Have a safe trip!

Vienna and its medical history

Vienna on the traces of medicine - scary and exciting stories around the topic of medicine are waiting for you. Your tour will take you to the 9th district, amongst others to the centre of great medical discoveries and scientific research - the General Hospital. After discovering the compounds of the former General Hospital, you will visit the Josephinum - the surgical department of the General Hospital. Following your visit to the Josephinum, the tour continues to the Fool's Tower, housing the Collection of Anatomical Pathology.

Sigmund Freud Museum

Sigmund Freud, the founding father of psychoanalysis lived in the 9th Viennese municipal district. The apartment and practice rooms at his former address Berggasse 19, were transformed to a museum, showing original furniture, the waiting room, a variety of Freud's private collection of antiques and preliminary versions of his work.

Central Cemetery

With an area of nearly 2.5 square kilometres and around 330,000 grave sites, the Vienna Central Cemetery is one of the largest Burial grounds in Europe. Many honorary graves and art nouveau buildings transform the Vienna Central Cemetery to a very special place and a unique and unconventional attraction.

Viktor Frankl Museum

The world's first Viktor Frankl Museum is quite small but very interesting. Viktor Frankl, the founder of the logo therapy and existential therapy, has lived in this house from the end of the Second World War until his death in 1997.

Prices

Price per person in twin room:  from EUR 559,00
Single supplement per person:  from EUR 99,00


All of our tours are customized to our clients' needs:

The prices shown aim to providing you with a broad indication of how much to budget for the trip. 
Rates are based on shoulder season rates with a min. of 20 participants. 
Rates are quoted in EURO and include taxes and VAT. Rates are subject to change, offer is upon request. Please contact us for tailor-made itineraries and definite prices.
The transportation to/from the point of origin of the tour, porterage, meals other than indicated, other tour-elements than indicated as well as tips and personal expenses are not included in the price. 

Included Services

  • 03 x overnight stays in twin room incl. breakfast in 4-star hotel
  • 03 x dinner in local restaurants (3-course, excl. beverages)
  • Arrival/departure transfer in private coach from/to local airport
  • Arrival/departure assistance at the airport
  • Private coach transfers as per itinerary
  • Private local English-speaking guide services as per itinerary
  • 01 x Entrance to the Josephinum 
  • 01 x Entrance to the Fool's Tower 
  • 01 x Entrance to the Sigmund-Freud Museum
  • 01 x Entrance to the Viktor Frankl Museum