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Small Group Guided Tour of Schönbrunn Palace & Gardens

Enjoy an exclusive 2-hour tour of the Schönbrunn Palace with a small group and skip-the-line access, guided by a Habsburg history expert.


  • Get the royal treatment on this exclusive 2-hour tour of the Schönbrunn Palace, limited to just eight guests for a personalized experience.

  • Dodge the crowds with your skip-the-line ticket, diving straight into Habsburg history as you explore over 40 extravagant rooms of the palace.

  • Your licensed guide, a walking encyclopedia of Habsburg trivia, brings to life the tales of Maria Theresa, Franz Joseph, and Sisi, enhancing your palace tour.

  • The palace tour doesn't end indoors; follow your guide into Schönbrunn Gardens, a 1.2 square kilometer outdoor museum filled with Baroque statues and fountains.

  • Fun fact: The world's oldest existing zoo founded in 1752, Tiergarten Schönbrunn, is located on the palace grounds.


  • 2-hour tour of Schönbrunn Palace and Gardens

  • Skip-the-line tickets

  • Expert guide available in German, English, Spanish, French, and Russian.

  • Small group - maximum 8 participants


  • Transfers

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Step into a regal past with our compact, yet comprehensive, small-group guided tour of Schönbrunn Palace & Gardens. This 2-hour tour, limited to just eight participants, ensures a personalized and immersive journey through grandeur, gardens, and great history!

Majestic palace and its stories

Arm yourself with a skip-the-line ticket and bypass tourist crowds, diving straight into the heart of the Schönbrunn Palace. This Baroque masterpiece, once the summer residence of Habsburg monarchs, exudes luxury and power. Your knowledgeable guide, well-versed in the palace's historical intricacies, will take you through over 40 rooms. Each room is a treasure trove of priceless artifacts and rich narratives about former residents like Maria Theresa and Franz Joseph. Get ready to be enchanted by the gold-trimmed furniture, frescoed ceilings, and intriguing anecdotes that bring this majestic edifice to life.

Stroll through history

Post the palace exploration, it's time for a leisurely walk in the expansive Schönbrunn Gardens. Covering 1.2 square kilometers, the gardens are a tranquil oasis and an architectural marvel. Uncover the beauty of these meticulously maintained gardens filled with Baroque statues, fountains, and the echoes of Empress Maria Theresa's reign. The gardens, like green pages of history, narrate tales of the past and are sure to leave you awestruck. Go on to the hilltop to see Vienna from a different light as you can see the Danube River, the cityscape, and the iconic spires of St. Stephen's Cathedral in the city center.

What's not allowed

  • Due to venue restrictions, pets cannot enter the palace buildings. However, they are allowed in the gardens, on a leash.


  • This experience is wheelchair and pram/stroller accessible.

Additional information

  • This tour guide is available in German, English, Spanish, French, and Russian.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 mins before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

Meeting point

  • Meet your guide at Ehrenhof Fountain, in Schönbrunn Palace.

  • Address: Schönbrunn, 1130 Wien, Austria.

  • Landmark: Your guide will be holding a Green Umbrella.

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