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Skip the Line: Schonbrunn Palace Guided Tour in Vienna

Skip the Line: Schonbrunn Palace Guided Tour in Vienna
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Tour snapshot
Skip-the-line entry to Schonbrunn Palace makes the most of your vacation time
Duration:
2h
Group size:
30
Wheelchair accessible
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    2h
  • Group size:
    30
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
Save time while visiting one of Vienna's most popular attractions, Schonbrunn Palace (Schloss Schonbrunn), with this skip-the-line ticket and guided tour. Breeze past the often-long entry lines and proceed on a guided tour to learn much more than you would while exploring independently. Spend time listening to in-depth commentary from a guide and then get the opportunity for some free time to explore on your own.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
German, English
Highlights
  • 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.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
German, English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • 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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Call the number below and use the product code: 46089P1
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Entry/Admission - Schönbrunn Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Schonbrunner Gardens
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Duration
2h
Departure details
  • Ehrenhof Fountain, Schönbrunn, 1130 Wien, Austria Our 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
  • Schönbrunner Schloßstraße 47, 1130 Wien, Austria The 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.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Entry/Admission - Schönbrunn Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Schonbrunner Gardens
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Departure details
  • Ehrenhof Fountain, Schönbrunn, 1130 Wien, Austria Our 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
  • Schönbrunner Schloßstraße 47, 1130 Wien, Austria The 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.
Duration
2h
Return details
  • Schönbrunner Schloßstraße 47, 1130 Wien, Austria The 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.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Ehrenhof Fountain
    Schönbrunn, 1130 Wien, Austria
    Our 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
    See address & details
  • 1
    Schonbrunn Palace
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 2
    Schonbrunner Gardens
    Stop: 50 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Schönbrunner Schloßstraße 47
    Schönbrunner Schloßstraße 47, 1130 Wien, Austria
    The 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.
    See address & details
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Everlynn H
1 contribution
We had Lisa take us on our tour with a 9 and 7 year old. She has fantastic knowledge and willing to answer questions. The tour took us through the palace and then a short tour of the garden telling us the important parts before starting a self explore. Thank you for the great experience.
Written 26 December 2021
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Resort34874417605
Dear Everlyn, Thank you for your 5 star rating and the praise to our guide Lisa - we will forward it to her of course. We are glad that you joined our Skip-the-line Schönbrunn Tour. The palace's garden is also a must-see. In addition to the statues and splendidly designed fountains certainly the Gloriette with the magnificent view over Vienna is a highlight of the gardens, which you can take your time to explore on your own pace. We hope to welcome you once again in Vienna. With kind regards Siri
Written 4 January 2022
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Dream541065
7 contributions
Nov 2021 • Couples
Eddie was an excellent guide
Was a very enjoyable and educational tour of the palace
Highly recommend!
Written 16 November 2021
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Resort34874417605
Hello traveller, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this great review. It really means a lot when we see that our guests are satisfied with our tours. It makes us super happy that you liked your Schonbrunn Palace Tour with your guide Eddie. We try to make sure that every single guest has an amazing time. We hope to welcome you again in Vienna. Best regards Siri
Written 30 November 2021
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FJI
5 contributions
Nov 2020 • Solo
Excelent.
Cool Guide.
Well managed. Skip the line is a geourges idea.
A vist in Schönbrunn is a Must.
Written 29 October 2021
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GoodViennaTeam
Dear Franz S., Thank you for your great feedback for the tour and our organization. We showed you the most important rooms of the palace and as Schönbrunn is one of the main highlights of Vienna with more than 3 !million! visitors every year you are right that our skip-the-line offer with a charming and knowledgeable live guides does worth it. Kind regards Siri
Written 9 November 2021
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מישל א
Ashdod, Israel7 contributions
Stunning experience !!! Our guide Lisa just fascinated us with her extensive knowledge. With the fascinating stories, we felt part of that period. It is highly recommended! Thank you Lisa for turning a tour into a different kind of experience.
Written 25 September 2021
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GoodViennaTeam
Dear traveller, thank you for your time that you dedicated to give us a short feedback on your experience on our Schönbrunn Palace tour. Great to read that you were very satisfied with your tour and with your guide Lisa.Our certified guides always give their personal touch to their tours. It is always a pleasure to hear when our guests recommend our work on our Schönbrunn Palace tour since it is a confirmation that our certified guides do their jobs correctly and with passion. We hope to welcome you on board again! Kind regards Siri
Written 28 September 2021
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Delia R
1 contribution
Sep 2021
Great palace, great gardens, great city, great guide!!! Thank you for everything, (Mona) Lisa :) :beautiful, amusing, full of nice stories that helped us better understand the vibe of Schonbrunn and it's former residents... I can't wait to come back again!!!
Written 7 September 2021
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GoodViennaTeam
Dear traveller, thank you for your time that you dedicated to give us a short feedback on your experience on our Schönbrunn Palace tour. Great to read that you were very satisfied with your tour and with your guide Lisa. Of course, we will forward your nice compliments to her. She is indeed one of a kind and always knows some extra information to give. We are pleased that we were able to enrich your stay in Vienna with our Schönbrunn Palace tour. We hope to welcome you on board again! Kind regards, Siri
Written 22 September 2021
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Paula P
3 contributions
We took the city tour that was a great introduction to the city right after our arrival and the Schonbrunn tour that was very good as well. It took as through the castle and the gardens.
Written 23 August 2021
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Valeria Fonseca Diaz
Leuven, Belgium7 contributions
Aug 2020 • Couples
The way Petra (the guide) told the story was just fascinating! The castle itself we didn't find it extremely beautiful compared to other castles, but we were particularly immersed in the experience thanks to the guide and the way she engaged into telling us the story.
Written 15 August 2020
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GoodViennaTeam
Dear Valeria, Thank you very much for taking the time to give us this appreciative and great feedback about our guide Petra and our tour in the Schönbrunn Palace. We are always happy when we get messages from satisfied guests. Kind regards, Julija
Written 26 August 2020
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Jovana and Fabian
1 contribution
Feb 2020
Schönbrunn Schloss is definitely worth visiting, especially if you are lucky with the tour guide. Our tour guide was Edi and he really made our time not only culturally enriching but also very interesting and fun! Highly recommended!
Written 6 March 2020
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GoodViennaTeam
Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review and for rating us with 5 stars! It really means a lot when we see that our guests are satisfied with our tours. It makes us super happy that you liked your walking tour Skip the Line: Schonbrunn Palace Guided Tour in Vienna with your guide Edi. We try to make sure that every single guest has an amazing time, we will forward your feedback to Edi, he will be pleased to hear that. :) Have a lovely time in Vienna! Kind regards, GVT
Written 9 March 2020
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Leeds73
Norwich, UK181 contributions
Feb 2020
Pre-booked this from the UK online. Very efficient process for admission and for the guide talking to group through an earpiece. Our guide (Katrinn) was very knowledgeable and answered all questions thoroughly. After the house took us to the gardens and gave a briefing on these too. We were lucky to have a beautiful sunny day which helped.
Written 1 March 2020
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GoodViennaTeam
Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review and for rating us with 5 stars! It really means a lot when we see that our guests are satisfied with our tours. It makes us super happy that you liked your walking tour Skip the Line: Schonbrunn Palace Guided Tour in Vienna with your guide Kathrin. We try to make sure that every single guest has an amazing time. Have a lovely time in Vienna! Kind regards, GVT
Written 4 March 2020
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rachelkmurphy
Delgany, Ireland4 contributions
Edi was a fountain of knowledge for our very interesting tour, he did a great job would recommend him to anyone
Written 23 February 2020
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GoodViennaTeam
Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review and for rating us with 5 stars! It really means a lot when we see that our guests are satisfied with our tours. It makes us super happy that you liked your walking tour Skip the Line: Schonbrunn Palace Guided Tour in Vienna with your guide Edi. We try to make sure that every single guest has an amazing time. Have a lovely time in Vienna! Kind regards, GVT
Written 26 February 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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