Partner Website: Giant Ferris Wheel

The Giant Ferris Wheel in the Vienna Prater parkThe Vienna Ferris wheel has a height of 65 meters and is one of the most important tourist attractions of Vienna. It can be seen from great distance and allows from its waggons a magnificent panorama view over the cityscape of Vienna and the Danube river.

The giant Ferris wheel of Vienna was built in 1897 in occasion of the 50th jubilee of government of emperor Francis Joseph. Ever since, it turns with a maximum speed of 1,68 mph and offers its visitors the possibility to enjoy panorama rides with a duration of 15 to 20 minutes.

A fact that is unknown to most tourists and even to the majority of Vienna's inhabitants is that besides the regular sightseeing tours the waggons of the Vienna Ferris wheel can also be rented exclusively for private panorama rides, possibly in combination with various kinds of catering service on board, and that there are particular candlelight dinner packages for couples in love.

Further below, you will find essential information about some of the interesting service offers that are available in the Vienna Ferris wheel. If you need more detailed information, please visit the website about the Ferris wheel designed and operated by City Tours.

Rent waggons of the Ferris wheel

The Vienna Giant Ferris wheel offers the possibility to rent a Ferris wheel waggon exclusively for private occasions and events. You can choose between cocktail waggons and luxury waggons. The price of a waggon rental depends on how long you wish your ride to last; waggons can be rented in units of half an hour - that corresponds to 2-3 complete turns of the Vienna Ferris wheel.

Catering in the Vienna wheel

In addition to the breathtaking panorama view, you can also enjoy exclusive catering services during your ride on the Vienna Ferris wheel. You have the choice between breakfast menus, cocktail receptions, snacks, three-course banquets and four-course banquets with all imagineable luxury.

Candlelight dinner packages

As a particularly romantic service, the Vienna Ferris wheel does also offer specific candlelight dinner packages which include the waggon rental for one and a half hours as well as a carefully composed menu and thoughtfully selected beverages, romantic decoration of the waggon and the service during the entire duration of the ride.

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