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Skip the Line: Schonbrunn Palace Guided Tour in Vienna

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Visit the magnificent summer residence and the gardens of the imperial family in this 2 hour tour. Travel back in time as you are guided through the impressive showrooms, explore the beautiful baroque gardens, and feel like a prince or princess for a few hours. Skip the long line with your guide as you enter the palace, listed as a World Heritage Site and one of the most visited places in Austria. in year 2018 palce was visited by 4 Milion tourists. To ensure you do not miss one moment of this tour, headsets are provided to hear the guide at all times.
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You'll start at
Ehrenhof Fountain
Schönbrunn, 1130 Wien, AustriaOur tour of the palace and the garden will start at the Ehrenhofbrunnen, that is the first fountain on your right side after you will enter through the big black gate to the grounds of the Schönbrunnpalace. Please look for the tour guide holding a green umbrella. Please be at the meetup location 10-15 minutes prior to the scheduled meet up time. The voucher is only valid on the date and time specified! No refunds will be given for no-shows and latecomers
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    Schonbrunn Palace
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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    Schonbrunner Gardens
    Stop: 50 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
Schönbrunner Schloßstraße 47
Schönbrunner Schloßstraße 47, 1130 Wien, AustriaThe tour will end at the museum shop in the Schönbrunn Palace, allowing you to stay on your own on the grounds of the palace and discover more.
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Highlights
  • Skip-the-line entry to Schonbrunn Palace makes the most of your vacation time
  • Included headsets ensure you hear the guide clearly
  • Combination of a guided tour and free time suits all traveler types
  • Admission price included in the tour 
What to Expect
Meet your guide in the afternoon in front of the Albertina Museum. Then hop on public transportation for the short ride to Schonbrunn Palace. Once you arrive, proceed directly inside, past the often-long entry lines, and start exploring on a guided tour. First, enjoy a short introduction of the gardens and then head inside the palace to hear stories of the palace's former residents and walk through the historic staterooms and the residential suite of rooms occupied by Emperor Franz Josef and his wife Elisabeth. Listen to your guide's in-depth commentary on the palace's history and the politics that unfolded here. After the tour, proceed to explore on your own; this combination of guided and free-time portions make this tour suitable for all types of travelers. Walk through the gardens, stop in the cafe for a snack, or take in the strudel show, which details how Viennese apple strudel is made. When you're done exploring, head back to central Vienna on your own.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Ehrenhof Fountain, Schönbrunn, 1130 Wien, Austria
Duration
2h
Return Details
Schönbrunner Schloßstraße 47, 1130 Wien, Austria
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Entry/Admission - Schonbrunn Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Schonbrunner Gardens
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Thank you Katerlina! Our tour guide brought the palace alive. She was so knowledgeable and interesting to listen to.
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Response from GoodViennaTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Skip the Line: Schonbrunn Palace Guided Tour in Vienna
Responded 1 week ago
Dear SPR67, thank you for wirting this review and for rating us with 5 stars! We really appreciate it, as we truly do our best to offer you the most unforgettable tour of Vienna. It's great to see that you enjoyed on your Skip the Line: Schonbrunn Palace Guided Tour of Vienna with our guide Katarina. Have a great time in Vienna! Kind regards,
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Our tour had over 25 people, which the tour guide struggled to manage. Schonbrunn is an amazing place that is well-worth seeing. However, find a small, more personal tour. The zoo is a must-see visit as well.
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Response from GoodViennaTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Skip the Line: Schonbrunn Palace Guided Tour in Vienna
Responded 1 week ago
Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are sorry to hear that the tour of the Schonbrunn palace didn’t meet your expectations. This tour is one of our best tours and usually our guests are satisfied with it, but as the palace is one of the main attractions of Vienna, it is always crowded. In the period from March until September the Schonbrunn palace welcomes around 1000 people per hour, which makes it a bit harder for organization of the tours. Our tours usually have around 20 people, but this year there is a big demand for this tour. Therefore we always provide our guests with audio guides so you can get an informative and clear commentary throughout the tour. Our main goal is always to make sure that our guests are 100% satisfied, so we will definitely have a talk with the guide to see what happened. We sincerely apologize once again. We still hope that you enjoyed the palace and the gardens and that you had a nice time in Vienna. Kind regards,
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The whole 3 day trip was brilliant. The city by day is lovely..very busy as Christmas markets are in full swing..and by night ..magical as everything is lit. Transport was a laugh..very good as hotel was a 15 minute ride away..but it turned out to be door to door.We used
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Response from GoodViennaTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Skip the Line: Schonbrunn Palace Guided Tour in Vienna
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello, thank you for the time that you dedicated to write us a review and for giving us 5 stars! It's so nice to see that you enjoyed on your tour Skip the Line: Schonbrunn Palace Guided Tour in Vienna.Great that you liked our beautiful city of Vienna so much. It's a wonderful place, especially in winter before Christmas when the city lights up with all the lights, markets and famous punsch or Glühwein. We hope that you got to get a taste of some of Viennese charm and that you will visit us again soon! :) Kind regards,
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Lisa the guide was absolutely perfect and friendly! The whole experience was amazing we ve learned so much
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Response from GoodViennaTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Skip the Line: Schonbrunn Palace Guided Tour in Vienna
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your words of appreciation and your 5 star rating. we will forward your compliments to Lisa and hope to welcome you again in our beautiful city of vienna. best wishes
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Guide, Edi, very knowledgeable, easy to follow, warm personality, excellent English. Would do it again.
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Response from GoodViennaTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Skip the Line: Schonbrunn Palace Guided Tour in Vienna
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello, thank you for your time that you dedicated to give us a short feedback on your experience on our free walking tour. Great to read that you were very satisfied with your tour and with your guide Edi. Some humor and fun is necessary to have on tour to keep our guests interested and entertained. It is always a pleasure to hear when our guests recommend our work on our free walking tour since it is a confirmation that our certified guides do their jobs correctly and with passion of course in perfectly fluent English. We hope to welcome you on board again! Kind regards,
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By: Good Vienna Tours
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815andreeg
Western Australia, Australia
359
Relaxed & Informative
Our guide was Lisa! She was very knowledgeable and made the whole tour interesting and easy to follow. She was
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Peter P
10
Tour was unexpectedly canceled
Only 12 out of the 15 people required to start the tour showed up so it was canceled with no warning. They did non
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258rexn
30
Great walking tour
Went on the Historic Hilter Walking Tour with an open mind. A great tour which gave a great overview of his time
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SPR67
London, United Kingdom
44
Wonderful Tour Guide
Thank you Katerlina! Our tour guide brought the palace alive. She was so knowledgeable and interesting to listen
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675dougg
Chepstow, United Kingdom
71
Free Walking Tour - Vienna
Anita walked us round some some interesting city centre sites. She was interesting and well informed. A great
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864SteveR
Wayne, Pennsylvania
135
Overcrowded tour of an amazing place
Our tour had over 25 people, which the tour guide struggled to manage. Schonbrunn is an amazing place that is
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muireannreilly
Dublin, Ireland
10
Great!
We really enjoyed our tour with Lisa today around the center of Vienna! Would definitely recommend! Thank you very
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Annieskywalker18
10
OUTSTANDING WORK OF LISA
Highly recommended! Old town tour with Lisa was *very informative - she's knowledgeable *funny - she presents
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RanA218
10
great toor with Lisa (mona lisa)
Hi, a fantastic toor , 2.5 hour long, in the small streets around the city center. historical facts, the hot
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kintucis96
20
First day in Vienna
We joined the Vienna City center walking tour and it was so brilliant decision for the first day in Vienna. Our
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374orits
Israel
123
A must
The “Hitler’s Vienna” tour is a must activity when visiting Vienna. Diter our guide was wonderful, full of
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ella T
Israel
19344
Good tour
We joined the free Vienna walking tour, our guide was Ady. The tour is a great opportunity to see the city for our
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AlessandroRios
Sao Paulo, SP
13839
Walking tour: 10!
We joined the Viena City Center walking tour and it was a great opportunity to get to know a little bit of Viena
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bobwK9076ZD
142
Fantastic experience in Vienna
The whole 3 day trip was brilliant. The city by day is lovely..very busy as Christmas markets are in full
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eyalg2020
10
VOLFGANG was a great guide.
We were 3 in a large group. The guide was super proffesional. New how to do it and we did not had a miniute of
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