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Covid-19 Update

  • Guided tours in Vienna are currently allowed in compliance with 3G. That is vaccinated, recovered or tested.
  • There are free testing opportunities for tourists.
  • Masks are not required outdoors. An FFP2 mask must be worn indoors.

THE BEERINGER | VIENNA BEER BELL

Since the Middle Ages, the curfew of inns in Vienna has been indicated by the ringing of the beer bell from the Stephansturm. The meanings and names of the bells of St. Stephan are generally exciting and original. In the northern Heidenturm, which was walled up in good time, the “council bell” of 1453, the “Feuerin”, the “Kantnerin” or “Stürmerin”, the “Churpötsch” and the “beer bell” that warned the landlords to stop serving.