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Martha Tretter in the studio talk on Radio Wien

On 23.6.24 at 12 noon, Martha Tretter will be a guest on Radio Wien with her book “Grüne Glücksorte in Wien” in a talk from the studio with Jasmin Dolati. We talk about Vienna’s green oases, the importance of nature in the city and life itself. You will find out what music gives me energy […]

Green places of happiness in Vienna

I am delighted to be able to introduce you to my Green Places of Happiness in Vienna – an invitation to discover Vienna’s hidden green oases and enjoy nature to the full. In this book, I take you on a journey of discovery to 80 green places, from magnificent castle gardens to hidden natural bathing […]

Christmas greetings from Vienna

Dear friends of Viennese culture and history, Another year is drawing to a close, and what a year it has been! In these pre-Christmas days, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you from the bottom of my heart for your interest in and loyalty to our artemezzo tours. Their enthusiasm for the […]

Christmas greetings from Vienna

Festively lit streets, warming punch and mulled wine at the Christmas markets, Christmas tree sellers and Advent concerts, all this makes up the Christmas atmosphere in Vienna. During these days the Jewish festival of lights Hanukkah is also celebrated, as every year a Hanukkah candlestick stands at the beginning of Kärntnerstraße. It even snowed a […]

artemezzo tours variety

What different types of tours can you book with artemezzo Slow Tours? Let’s start on a very basic level. Most of the time we are on foot with our groups, couples, families. If it is a longer program or the way is further, then we will gladly organize a means of transport for you. Discovering […]

Journey through time to historic Vienna in 3D and 360

Immerse yourself in places as they once looked, better understand formative events in the city’s history with 3D images, all this is possible with our 3D/VR TimeTour Vienna. We have always tried to make our tours as descriptive as possible, showing historical photos on the tablet and delighting our guests with stories that pull you […]

Into the new year at ¾ time

How do you start the new year? In Vienna (and almost everywhere in Austria) we celebrate the new year with a few typical rituals that I personally like very much and would not want to miss. The start is made by the most famous bell of the country, the Pummerin. This approx. 20 tons heavy, […]

What Vienna’s first Christmas tree has to do with the secret police

At Christmas 1814, during the Congress of Vienna, unusual things are observed in the Arnstein household. The famous salon of the lady of the house Fanny von Arnstein is decorated with a fir tree with candles. This is worth a note to the secret police, who have also planted their informers there. Fanny, who came […]

A Christmas voucher from artemezzo under the Christmas tree

Roof of St. Stephen's Cathedral with Christmas balls

With a tour voucher you give the luxury of a private guide and time together that will be remembered. What else will your gift recipients be happy about: A guided tour of the city that is completely tailored to the needs of the participants. On the walking pace, the age groups and the desired topic. […]

Viennese Santa Claus and Christmas traditions

Who brought the presents in imperial Vienna? If we were to go back 250 years, we here in Vienna would already have the joy of gift-giving or the stress of gift-giving – as the case may be – behind us. Santa Claus brought the presents and at Christmas there was nothing in this respect. In […]

Hanukkah and Advent in Vienna

Martha Tretter standing next to the Hanukkah in Vienna

Light in the dark season November 28, 2021 was the first Sunday of Advent and this year the Jewish Festival of Lights, Hanukkah, also began on the same day. Hanukkah lasts 8 days and ends on December 6. The word means dedication and refers to the rededication of the Jerusalem Temple in 164 B.C. The […]

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Martha Tretter opens the door to the Deutschordenskirche in Vienna

What would you like? Not the classic highlight tour, rather something special? Perhaps with a culinary stop to liven things up? A glass of wine in the deep Viennese cellar or melange and strudel in the coffee house? Or should it be a tasting tour at all, typical Viennese appetizers and a city tour in […]

On the road as an Austria Guide for 20 years

My path from tourist guide to owning a one-woman company Finding the profession of tourist guide was a great luck for me. Until then, I had studied what interested me, but without having a concrete idea of what career direction it would take. When I heard the stories about the daily work of a tourist […]

Out on the town with us

stadtführung wien

Vienna has really dressed up, the Schanigärten are ready, the litter boxes in the Prater are stocked and the flowers, lilac bushes and chestnut trees are in bloom. We’re more than ready to get you excited about getting around town again after the long winter lockdown months. The hidden corners are waiting to be discovered […]

We stand together

We are deeply shocked by the terror attacks that happened yesterday night in our beloved city. Our thoughts are with the families and friends of the victims.

We bring Vienna to you

You can’t make it to Vienna in person in the next few months? Don’t worry, we bring Vienna right to your meeting or living room with our interactive virtual tours. Join us for a live stream through the city. They are actively involved by being able to ask questions via video or chat and discover […]

Covid 19 Update February 2021

Dear customers, As of tomorrow, 8 February 2021, city tours are once again possible in very small groups. The regulation of the federal government allows meetings of 4 persons from max. 2 households, plus max. 6 children who are under the supervision of the participating persons. The guide is included in the 4 persons and […]

News at the turn of the year

Dear artemezzo customers, The current lockdown in Austria also means that city tours will probably not be able to take place until January 24th, 2020. We will inform you here when and under what conditions guided tours are possible again. In the meantime, we are at your disposal for planning and booking future city tours […]

Christmas greetings 2020

Merry Christmas

Dear customers and friends of artemezzo, The past few months have made it clear how valuable it is to spend time together, to be amazed and to enjoy. We look forward to seeing these moments again next year as part of city tours. We wish you a Merry Christmas, a relaxing holiday and a wonderful […]

We stand together

We are deeply shocked by the terror attacks that happened yesterday night in our beloved city. Our thoughts are with the families and friends of the victims.