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Vienna: Skip-the-line Schonbrunn Palace Private Tour

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Vienna: Skip-the-line Schonbrunn Palace Private Tour

From US$ 138.03 per person

Go on a tour of the fabulous Schönbrunn Palace and its gardens. Enjoy the VIP experience with a professional guide, skip the line tickets and transport to and from the palace.

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Free cancellation
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Duration 2 - 3.5 hours
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English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, Russian
Wheelchair accessible
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  • Tour the Schonbrunn Palace with an expert guide
  • Skip the line
  • See 22 stunning chambers or 44 rooms
  • Explore the Schonbrunn Garden, a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Learn about the history of the Habsburg family, Vienna, and Austria
Full description
Visit one of Vienna's top attractions with an expert guide. On the 2-hour option, explore 22 beautiful Imperial rooms and the private apartments of Emperor Franz Joseph and his famous wife Sisi. Learn about the fascinating lives of the palace’s inhabitants and immerse yourself in the Imperial wealth of the Habsburg dynasty, displayed in each of the rooms with a different style of ornate decor and furnishings. See the luxurious Great Gallery, the exotic Chinese Cabinets, and the magnificent Hall of Ceremonies. Your Private Guide will also show you around the UNESCO-listed Schonbrunn Garden, featuring beautiful formal gardens, fountains and 32 sculptures representing deities and virtues. You will also see the hill crowned by the Gloriette structure with columns and arches, which was designed to glorify Habsburg power and the Just War. The 3-hour option includes the 2-hour Imperial Tour of the Schonbrunn Palace and Gardens with convenient pickup and drop-off service to your accommodation. For your comfort, we provide private transportation from your accommodation in Vienna in an air-conditioned vehicle and skip-the-line tickets. Enjoy a premium experience with a hassle-free journey and the most personal and educational tour. Choose the 2.5-hour option to get the full experience of the Imperial heritage at the Schonbrunn Palace by taking the Grand Tour with 40 chambers to explore. Discover fascinating stories of 40 exquisite state rooms from three centuries of Imperial wealth and luxury. Marvel at the outstanding decoration and furnishings from the time of Maria Theresa, featuring chinoiserie and East Asian elements, in particular the Blue Chinese Salon and the Vieux-Laque Room. In the Rich Room you will see the only surviving bed of state from the Viennese court. Of course, this option also includes a tour of the palace garden with Gloriette. At the end, you will be driven back to your accommodation in Vienna. The 3.5-hour option includes the Grand Tour of the Schonbrunn Palace and Gardens with convenient transportation. Enjoy a premium experience with pickup and drop-off service to your accommodation in Vienna.
  • Private Tour
  • Expert guide
  • Skip-the-line tickets
  • Private transportation
    Covid-19 precautions
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    in front of Museum Shop, Schönbrunner Schloßstraße 47, 1130 Wien, Austria (left side of the main entrance)

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    4.9 /5

    based on 8 reviews

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    Tour and russian guide Mata was perfect

    November 23, 2021

    It was a great tour, Romana put a lot of effort into it! The small glimpse into the beautiful garden and view of the zoo invite you to spend a few more hours there (without a tour). Gladly again!

    August 17, 2021

    November 20, 2021

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