Enjoy the ballet of the Lipizzans

Spanish Riding School

Spanish Riding School Vienna
Morning work at the Riding School

The Spanish Riding School in Vienna with its famous Lipizzan ballet can be experienced live in the baroque ambiance of the Imperial Palace. Admire riding skills of the highest order - from pirouettes to caprioles.


  • Guided Tours Spanish Horse Riding School
  • Gala Performance
  • Morning Exercise with music
  • Piber meets Vienna


The Spanish Riding School in Vienna is the only institution in the world where the classic equestrian skills (haute école) has been preserved and is still practiced in its original form. Many years of training fuse horse and rider into an inseparable unit. The audience is treated to an unforgettable experience by the precision of movement of the Lipizzan horses in perfect harmony with the music.


In the course of gala performances, visitors experience unique presentations of the Lipizzans in the most beautiful riding hall in the world, which was impressively outfitted by baroque architect Joseph Emanuel Fischer von Erlach between 1729 and 1735. It was originally built to provide aristocratic youths with the opportunity to take riding instruction.


Morning training with music gives a good impression into the training program of the White Stallions; the guided tour include visits to the stables.


Dates for performances and morning trainings as well as information on how to obtain tickets you will find here.


At the Sacher Café at the Spanish Riding School, you can enjoy a piece (or two) of the famous Sachertorte.


Spanish Riding School

1., Michaelerplatz 1

Venue: Spanish Riding School

Vienna-Card: For morning work -8 %


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