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Tickets to Schönbrunn Palace with Access to Franz & Sisi's Apartments & Audio Guide

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Experience the royal life at Schönbrunn Palace! Explore Franz Joseph and Sisi's private apartments, palace gardens, and more on this audio-guided tour.


  • Discover the history of the Habsburgs, who owned Schönbrunn Palace since 1569 and ruled Austria for centuries with the audio guide in 16 languages.

  • With the State Apartments tour, visit the Great Gallery and the Chinese Cabinets. These iconic spaces signify the political legacy of the Habsburg era.

  • The imperial tour gives exclusive access to the private apartments of the royal couple Franz and Sisi, who resided at Schönbrunn Palace in the 19th century.

  • Choose the grand tour to explore the south-facing reception rooms, State Apartments, the Noble Piano, and Maria Theresa's room, a Baroque gem.

  • Fun Fact: The Chinese Cabinets in the palace showcased global influences in the royal household, once adorned with lacquer panels from East Asia.


  • 25/40/60-min tour of Schönbrunn Palace

  • Audio guide in:

    • 4 languages (based on option selected)

    • 16 languages (based on option selected)

  • Access to:

    • State Apartments

    • Private apartments of Franz Joseph and Elisabeth (optional)

    • South-facing reception rooms (optional)

    • Piano nobile (optional)

    • Maria Theresa's room (optional)

  • Printed descriptions in 21 languages

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

A Guided Glimpse into Habsburg Royalty

Embark on an audio-guided tour of 19th-century Habsburg royalty and explore the private apartments of Emperor Franz Joseph and Empress Elisabeth, known as Sisi. Uncover the austere lifestyle of Franz Joseph in his modestly decorated rooms reflecting his military background. Step into Sisi's suite, radiating her elegance and sophistication through its exquisite textile wall hangings and upholstery. Despite her royal status, she was a fitness enthusiast and even had a gymnastic apparatus in her suite. The tour continues to the south-facing reception rooms with expansive views of the former hunting ground palace gardens.

The Timeless Beauty of Palace Interiors

The tour extends beyond the royals to immerse you in the opulent 18th and 19th-century interiors. Marvel at the intricate ceiling frescoes of the Great Gallery, the venue for state receptions and balls. The exotic charm of the Chinese Cabinets, adorned with East Asian lacquer panels reflects the era's fascination with the East. Experience the opulence of the Hall of Ceremonies, the palace's largest room, used for grand festivities. Immerse yourself in this journey that transcends time, offering a glimpse into the lavish past.

Important Information

  • Facilities: Wheelchair Accessibility, Pram/Stroller Accessibility, Souvenir Store, Cafes.

  • The audio guide is available in Arabic, Chinese, Czech, German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Turkish, and Ukrainian.

  • The printed description is available in 21 languages including Greek, Croatian, Dutch, Portuguese, Slovenian, and the above 16 languages.

  • Download the Schönbrunn app offering interactive maps and tips for the best photo spots.


  • Note that the following are not allowed on this tour: photography, drones, pets, and bicycle.

Operating Hours

1 Apr to 2 Nov 2023

  • Daily: 8:30am to 5:30pm

3 Nov 2023 to 31 Mar 2024

  • Daily: 8:30am to 5pm
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the attraction. Students must show a valid student ID (ISIC).

  • Please arrive at the attraction 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Ticket Redemption Point

  • Show your ticket at Schönbrunn Palace.

  • Address: Schönbrunner Schloßstraße 47, 1130 Wien, Austria.

Get Directions to the Redemption Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Schloß Schönbrunn. It is a quick 1-minute walk to the attraction.

  • Board bus #N60 to get you there.

By Tram

  • The closest tram stop is Schloß Schönbrunn. It is a quick 2-minute walk to the attraction.

  • Board trams #10, #52, or #60 to get you there.

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