Night Watchmen Dine-around

Steyr, Oberösterreich, Österreich

From the Highest Tower down into the Deepest Cellar!

Two night watchmen/women wearing traditional clothing and carrying a halberd, bugle and lantern welcome their guests by singing the famous night watchman song “Hark ye ladies and gentlemen and hear me tell…”. On this Nightwatchmen Dine-around tour you’ll be taken on a journey through the eventful past of medieval Steyr stopping at surprise destinations. After enjoying a welcome reception with sparkling wine at one of the 10 nightwatchmen restaurants we set out together on this very special night walk through Steyr.

1 – Welcome reception with sparkling wine at the nightwatchman restaurant (e.g. 6:00 pm)

2 - Climb up to the parish church spire (e.g. 6:20 pm)

with breathtaking view of Steyr’s old town, 228 steps

3 - Appetizers at the Steyr Kripperl (e.g. 7:00 pm)

Presentation of medieval craftsmen scenes by the oldest still performing stick puppet theatre (since 1850), 455 puppets, Steyr dialect, duration approx. 10 min.

4 - “Steyrdorf soup” by candlelight (e.g. 8:00 pm)

at the Michaelerkeller  2-storey vaulted ceiling cellar dating back to the 15th /16th century, halls with cross barrel vaulted ceiling, cobblestone paving, former wine cellar of the Michaelerkirche church, presentation of the oldest existing films on Steyr, coloured Steyr lanterns to take home, medieval musicians.

5 - course dinner and dessert at the night watchman restaurant (e.g. 8:45 pm)

after the night watch men/women have taken their leave

Information: Comfortable clothing and shoes recommended

  • group offer (suitable for groups)
  • package without accommodation
  • duration: 3,50 hours

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possible date of arrival

For groups daily by appointment!

from price
  • € 482,00 per family/group
Travel period (01.01.2021 - 30.12.2024)
From to
01.01.2021, to 30.12.2024

non-binding inquiry

Services / billing of the Steyr Tourist Office from € 482, - including 20% VAT.

per group up to 60 people possible (from 31 people: 2nd night watchman + Steyrer Kripperl and city parish tower are visited in two groups at the same time)

  • Guided tour by 2 night watchmen                                 € 140.-
  • per night watchman Foreign language surcharge E / I     € 15.-
  • per night watchman City parish tower                            € 36.-
  • Short crib demonstration                                              € 90.-
  • Rent and organization Michaelerkeller                           € 216.-
  • 1-2 medieval musicians                                               € 75.- per musician
  • Steyr lanterns to take away                                         € 3.50 per lantern

Services night watchman restaurant in Steyr from € 35.- incl. 20% VAT per person.

  • Champagne reception in the restaurant
  • Starter and mineral in the Kripperl + service
  • Soup and drink in the Michaelerkeller + service
  • Main course and dessert in the restaurant

We will be happy to send you the menu suggestions of the respective night watchman restaurants on request!


Night Watchmen Dine-around
Tourist Office Steyr + Nationalpark Region
Stadtplatz 27
4400 Steyr

Phone +43 7252 53229

member of Business Class Steyr Business Class Member

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