Guided tour

Vienna: 2-Hour Schönbrunn Palace & Gardens Guided Tour

4.6 / 5

19 reviews

Vienna: 2-Hour Schönbrunn Palace & Gardens Guided Tour

From US$ 67.92 per person

Let your guide bring the history of the palace and its gardens to life on a guided tour. See how the Habsburg Dynasty lived and learn more about the life of the Austrian court.

About this activity

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Duration options: 2 - 3 hours
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English, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Polish, Russian
Wheelchair accessible
Private or small groups available


  • Skip the long lines to the Schönbrunn Palace
  • Marvel at the ornate state rooms and private apartments of the imperial palace
  • Learn more about the life of the Austrian court
  • See the fountains of the formal gardens decorated with statues from Greek mythology
  • Get some free time to enjoy a cup of Viennese coffee in the cafés
Full description
Save time with a skip-the-line ticket to the former summer residence of the Schönbrunn Palace, and learn more about the life of the Austrian court and its celebrated balls. Admire the Baroque façade of the palace, and then go inside to explore the extravagant Rococo interiors. Look into private apartments and rooms lit by chandeliers. Go to the Napoleon Room and Marie Antoinette Room, and marvel at the Great Gallery where the Habsburg rulers held their elaborate parties. Wander through the French-style gardens and stroll down the tree-lined avenues to discover Roman ruins and ornate fountains.
  • Entrance ticket for a guided highlights tour of the Schönbrunn Palace
  • English-speaking Austrian guide
  • Small group tour
  • Transportation to or from the palace
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Meeting point

Meet next to the ticket office on the right side of the main entrance to the Schönbrunn Palace. Look for the guide holding the red "Schönbrunn Palace and Gardens Tour" sign. Address: Schönbrunner Schloßstraße 47, 1100 Wien, Austria.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Backpacks
  • Cameras

Know before you go

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved on this tour
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • The tour operates in all weather conditions, so please dress appropriately
  • Please note that this tour is conducted in English only
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 19 reviews

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The tour was good

The guide was knowledgeable even though it came across as the routine story. It went very fast. The English pronunciation was good and therefore her information was easy to follow. The tour of the park was limited to walking together to the corner of the gardens, handing out a map and saying goodbye to the guide. A pity, because in the end it was just a tour of the castle. For the price paid, I also expected a little more from the information in the gardens, as promised. So I would not recommend this tour to friends. Finally: At the information desk of Schönbrunn Castle people did not know my E-ticket when I asked where we had to collect. No, this is not a ticket for the lock, said the desk clerk.

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September 1, 2018



October 30, 2018

Our guide was extremely personable and knowledgable.

September 15, 2018

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