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Private Tour: Half-Day History of Schönbrunn Palace provided by Insight Cities Vienna

Private Tour: Half-Day History of Schönbrunn Palace

Private Tour: Half-Day History of Schönbrunn Palace
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Explore the house and gardens of the jewel in Vienna’s crown on this private half-day Schönbrunn Palace tour. Choose a morning or afternoon tour, then follow a private guide through UNESCO–listed Schönbrunn Palace’s beautiful gardens. Admire sweeping views from the Gloriette, then head inside — where the opulent Hall of Ceremonies, the Porcelain Room, the Millions Room, and the Millions Chamber await. Along the way, admire the palace’s beautiful interior and gain insight into the House of Habsburg — once one of Europe’s most powerful monarchies.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
What to expect
  • After greeting your guide outside of Vienna’s majestic Schönbrunn Palace, you’ll begin exploring with a stroll through the Schönbrunn Gardens — an exquisite example of Baroque landscaping. Admire perfectly manicured flowerbeds before visiting the Gloriette, a colossal arch that enjoys a hilltop perch. Here, you’ll enjoy panoramic views of Vienna’s woods while listening to the city’s military history from your guide. Next, head inside the palace to discover a plethora of opulent chambers; admire the Rococo design of the Millions Room, marvel at the glittering beauty of the Porcelain Room and be delighted by the décor of the Franz-Joseph and Elisabeth Apartment. Proceed to the lavish Hall of Ceremonies and the Dining Room and conclude your tour by bidding your guide farewell outside of the Schönbrunn Gardens.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • After greeting your guide outside of Vienna’s majestic Schönbrunn Palace, you’ll begin exploring with a stroll through the Schönbrunn Gardens — an exquisite example of Baroque landscaping. Admire perfectly manicured flowerbeds before visiting the Gloriette, a colossal arch that enjoys a hilltop perch. Here, you’ll enjoy panoramic views of Vienna’s woods while listening to the city’s military history from your guide. Next, head inside the palace to discover a plethora of opulent chambers; admire the Rococo design of the Millions Room, marvel at the glittering beauty of the Porcelain Room and be delighted by the décor of the Franz-Joseph and Elisabeth Apartment. Proceed to the lavish Hall of Ceremonies and the Dining Room and conclude your tour by bidding your guide farewell outside of the Schönbrunn Gardens.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 10847P66
Call 0061 (87) 2285 255
Important information
Inclusions
  • Private guide
Exclusions
  • Schönbrunn Palace and Park tickets - Individual: 20 EUR and Students (19-25) 18 EUR
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Schönbrunn Palace
Duration
3h
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Your guide is delighted to meet you at your hotel or holiday flat and assist you to reach Schönbrunn palace by Vienna's excellent public transport. We don't include your metro tickets but your guide can help you to purchase. Otherwise, meet your guide at the miniature scale model of the palace complex, situated just by the main gates opposite the new Visitor Centre. It is impossible to miss. PLEASE NOTE: It is ESSENTIAL TO BE ON TIME for your reserved tour since the palace give us time slots and can refuse late entry, The miniature scale model of the palace is easy to find but leave yourself extra time as a precaution.
  • Schönbrunn, Wien, Austria
  • Schönbrunn Palace, Schönbrunner Schloßstraße 47, 1130 Wien, Austria
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • A maximum of 10 people per booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Private guide
Exclusions
  • Schönbrunn Palace and Park tickets - Individual: 20 EUR and Students (19-25) 18 EUR
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Schönbrunn Palace
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Your guide is delighted to meet you at your hotel or holiday flat and assist you to reach Schönbrunn palace by Vienna's excellent public transport. We don't include your metro tickets but your guide can help you to purchase. Otherwise, meet your guide at the miniature scale model of the palace complex, situated just by the main gates opposite the new Visitor Centre. It is impossible to miss. PLEASE NOTE: It is ESSENTIAL TO BE ON TIME for your reserved tour since the palace give us time slots and can refuse late entry, The miniature scale model of the palace is easy to find but leave yourself extra time as a precaution.
  • Schönbrunn, Wien, Austria
  • Schönbrunn Palace, Schönbrunner Schloßstraße 47, 1130 Wien, Austria
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
3h
Return details
  • Schönbrunn Palace, Schönbrunner Schloßstraße 47, 1130 Wien, Austria
Additional information
  • A maximum of 10 people per booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Schönbrunn
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Schonbrunner Gardens
    Stop: 45 minutes
    See details
  • 2
    Schonbrunn Palace
    Stop: 75 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Schönbrunn Palace
    Schönbrunner Schloßstraße 47, 1130 Wien, Austria
    See address & details
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Kamellia D
1 contribution
Beautiful day in Schonbrunn
Aug. 2021 • Family
Annely was absolutely the best guid. Incredibly flexible, accommodating and knowledgeable. Loved it!
Written 8 September 2021
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InsightCities
We're glad you enjoyed it! Hope to see you on other Insight Cities tours. We are proud of our brilliant guide network in Vienna, Prague, Berlin, Budapest and Salzburg We also now offer a range of wonderful Live Stream tours of Central Europe for when you cannot hop on a plane. Have a terrific autumn.
Written 9 September 2021
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steffi6fe
Ferrara, Italy2 contributions
Shin run palace 3 hours special tour
Aug. 2021 • Friends
An extremely knowledgeable guide, very precise and enthusiastic. She was very pleasant and nice so the tour has been great. On our way back to town we planned to stop at Maiolica House and she was so kind to illuminating us on the subject and to stop by with us.
She is very well equipped with devices so she can start talking while you reach the place to visit.
So we highly recommend her and we will book her again if we return.
By the way: very very good English
Thank you so much for the fantastic afternoon
Stendi George Monica Francesco
Written 29 August 2021
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InsightCities
We're thrilled that you enjoy our Schonbrunn tour so much. Hoping to see in the future on Insight Cities tours in Vienna, Prague, Berlin, Budapest, Salzburg, or on our expanding selection of live stream tours! Thanks again for booking with us and for the lovely review.
Written 6 September 2021
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freqtravellersdfsd
Munich, Germany2 contributions
Interesting tour, and awesome guides
Jul. 2021
The tour with Katarina was fantastic! Us as adults and our kids thoroughly enjoyed it, and the amazing history of the palace. Things were put into interesting historical perspective, and her knowledge about both this palace and the others in the region associated with it was incredible. Our kids were kept interested, and Katarina was patient to answer all their questions.
I must also compliment the tour company as well, as I accidentally booked the wrong date (a week later than we were there), yet they managed to support us and arrange a guide with nearly no prior notice. It was only a couple hours before what I thought was our tour that they fixed my error and arranged a guide for us. (very sorry for the trouble!). Looking forward to future visits to Vienna and booking through them.
Regards Katarina, and thanks for the wonderful experience!
- Steve
Written 29 July 2021
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David W
1 contribution
Excellent tour of this amazing palace
Aug. 2019
Great tour of the palace with a really friendly and knowledgeable guide. Certainly had a much better experience than if we did the tour independently.
Written 2 July 2020
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InsightCities
Thanks for the warm review! Glad you enjoyed it. We hope to see you on other Insight Cities tours in future years in Berlin, Munich, Prague and Budapest.
Written 3 July 2020
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Northwest_Guy21
3 contributions
Top Marks for Schonbrunn Palace Tour
Sep. 2019
We loved our experience touring Schonbrunn Palace. Our guide was extremely friendly and very knowledgeable. We learned so much. In order to make the most of your trip, I highly recommend engaging a professional tour guide.
Written 26 June 2020
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InsightCities
Thank you! Your positive feedback is such an encouragement to our whole team of terrific historian guides in Central Europe at the toughest moment that we've ever experienced in our industry. All of us at Insight Cities can't wait to welcome overseas travelers back to Central Europe and we're excited to be touring our first local groups this week in the months since the pandemic started. Hoping to see you again on Insight Cities tours in Prague, Berlin, Budapest and the next city we're launching, Munich. Thanks again for your review. Glad you enjoyed it!
Written 27 June 2020
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antoineg202
Paris, France15 contributions
Great visit. Our guide, Lena Sara was amazing
Dec. 2018 • Friends
Great visit with lots of historical anecdotes. Thumps up for our guide, Lena Sara who made this journey such an interesting one.
Written 31 December 2018
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Sheryl Lim
Singapore, Singapore2 contributions
Excellent tour of the palace
Oct. 2018 • Couples
the pre joining instruction sent is fantastic. The historian guide, Ilse, is excellent. She is very knowledgeable, patient and very good in explaining the history of the palace in simple words.
Written 6 November 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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