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Empress Sisi & Emperor Franz Joseph Tour

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Adult From 16 onwards
Child Ages 8-15


Which perfume did Empress Sisi like to wear and where did Emperor Franz Joseph buy his shoes? On this tour, you will learn the answers to these questions and many more about the private life of Austria’s most famous royal couple.

The first part of your tour is entirely dedicated to Sisi’s husband, Emperor Franz Joseph. Known as a workaholic and a very quality-conscious person, Franz attached great importance to his appearance and the clothes he wore, especially his shoes. Learn about the reigning fashions of Franz Joseph’s days and why they mattered to him as you tour the renowned K.u.K cobbler shop of the Scheer family. The emperor’s preferred shoe supplier, K.u.K has been making quality footwear for well-to-do fashion conscious patrons since the beginning of the 19th century.

After the first part of your tour you will also make a short stop at one of Vienna’s most famous buffets to taste traditional sandwiches including a drink by your choice.

Continue the tour by visiting Vienna’s oldest perfumery and discover the secret recipe behind the perfume specially created for the beautiful empress. Sample Sisi’s scent and many other traditional Viennese perfumes before selecting your favorite to take home as a small sample-sized souvenir.


Part 1:

• “The foot knows it all”
• Access to the non-public “Museum of shoe-history” in the hidden cellar
• The Emperor’s shoe
• Traditional craft “cobbler”

In between:
Stop at a famous Viennese buffet including Viennese sandwiches & a drink per choice

Part 2:

• History of perfumes
• “Kuk Perfumery Filz” – a traditional Viennese company
• Viennese fragrance tasting
• 5 Ml Viennese perfume by choice


Start: Bräuner Street 4, Scheer Gmbh-1010 Vienna
End: Graben 13, perfumery Filz -1010 Vienna