Visit the Baroque gem in Austria’s crown on this small-group half-day Schönbrunn Palace tour in Vienna. Follow a historian guide through the palace’s ornate gardens, and admire fine views over the pretty hilltop archway. As you explore, listen as a guide brings the House of Habsburg era to life. Then, step through the palace’s beautiful bedrooms and suites, and marvel at the ornate decorations in the Great Gallery, the Hall of Ceremonies, and the Yellow Salon. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to six people.
Choose a 9:30am or 2pm visit, then step inside Schönbrunn Palace to meet your historian guide and begin your tour. Please note that palace admission isn't included in the tour price, but your guide will assist you in the purchasing of your entrance ticket.
During your half-day tour, explore the magnificent formal gardens and admire the Baroque landscaping for which they’re famous. Stroll through the grounds and gaze up to the gloriette — the hilltop archway overlooking Vienna’s forests. Along the way, listen as your guide sheds light on the fortunes of the powerful Habsburg dynasty.
Next, head inside to visit the state rooms of the palace. Explore the Great Gallery, the Yellow Salon, and Franz Joseph’s private suite, and gain insight into life here in the days of the House of Habsburg.
Discover beautiful rooms in which Empress Maria Theresa spent her time, admire the impressive Hall of Ceremonies, and stop in the music room — where a 6-year old Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart once performed.
When your 2.5-hour Schönbrunn Palace visit comes to an end, step back through the main gates to conclude your tour.