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  • Location:Vienna, Austria
  • Duration:Flexible

Schönbrunn Palace Evening: Palace Tour, Dinner and Concert

Soak up Austrian culture and cuisine with this package including an audio tour, 3-course dinner and a classical concert at Schönbrunn Palace. Begin by exploring the palace’s ornate staterooms and guest apartments with an audio guide. Then, settle into a delicious, candlelit dinner of local cuisine at the Ehrenhof restaurant, adjacent to the palace. Top off the evening with a concert at the Orangery Schonbrunn, where you’ll enjoy live classical works from Mozart and Bach.


  • Combination ticket for the UNESCO-listed Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna
  • Take an audio tour, enjoy dinner and listen to a concert
  • Learn about the Habsburg’s time in the palace from your audio guide
  • Enjoy a 3-course candlelit dinner at the Ehrenhof restaurant
  • See a classical music concert inside Schönbrunn Palace Orangery
  • Choose from four different seating categories to suit your budget

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Schönbrunn is “the” icon in Vienna and a must-see while you’re in town. This combo package is the perfect way to spend an evening in Austria’s capital — especially for music lovers!

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What You Can Expect

Schönbrunn Palace Evening: Palace Tour, Dinner and Concert

Explore one of Vienna's must-see attractions at your own pace

As the former summer residence of the powerful Habsburg dynasty, the UNESCO-listed Schönbrunn Palace is considered by many as one of Europe’s most stunning baroque structures.

Step inside the palace with your entrance ticket, and begin your evening with a 1-hour audio tour. Enjoy a self-guided exploration of the guest apartments, along with the lavish decor of Emperor Franz Joseph’s quarters.

Afterward, head to the nearby Ehrenhof restaurant to savor three courses of delicious Austrian fare. (A sample menu can be found in the Itinerary section below.) In the summer months (from May to September), enjoy outside seating on the terrace while you dine.

Appetites sated, continue to the palace Orangery for your classical music concert. Take your seat in your chosen ticket category and enjoy a performance from the Schönbrunn Palace Orchestra, accompanied by a soprano and baritone as well as two ballet dancers. Hear famous arias and overtures by Strauss and Mozart, such as Radetzkymarsch, Don Giovanni and Le Nozze di Figaro.

Enjoy sparkling wine at intermission if you select a VIP or category A seat. Your evening of Austrian culture and cuisine will conclude after the concert.

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Please note: On rare occasions, dinner may be relocated to the Restaurant Schönbrunn Stockl, just outside the palace grounds, and the concert may be relocated to the Great Gallery or White Gold Room inside Schönbrunn Palace.

Sample Menu:

First course:
  • Beef consommé with sliced pancake
Main course:
  • Tafelspitz (classic Viennese boiled beef)
  • Apple strudel

Customer Reviews

karen D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

The tours are excellent, however I was disappointed that I received no correspondence regarding 10 per cent discount. 5 stars

Steve H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Despite the heavy snow we made it to the palace and had a fabulous time. Excellent meal, good wines and the concert was superb!

Sam N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Beautiful Day, Beautiful Dinner, Great Symphony.

Mark W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Fantastic, definitely worth going to on the tour of the palace before hand. At this time of the year there is a Christmas Market in front of the Palace which is very good. Easy to get to the palace on the U4 underground line.

Paola B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Excelent musicians, singers and dancers! We had our dinner inside at the next hotel, but food was very nice either.

Elwen R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This was a fantastic experience

Judith K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

For value this could not be beaten. Paying only 68 for a lovely meal, tour of Schonbrunn Palace including the gardens, and a concert with a bit of ballet added in the Orangerie where Mozart gave a first performance of one of his lesser known pieces of music was so special, and a memory I shall never forget, along with my memories of Vienna as a child aged 13 when I was last there.

Malcolm D B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

A Fantastic evening of great food and Mozart and Strauss music at the Schonbrunn palace orangerie


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015


Gina A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This was a fabulous experience. Viator made it easy to skip the line, do the palace tour, and then take some free time to explore we went to the coach museum before going to dinner. Food was excellent, some of the best we ate in Vienna. And the concert was the best of all---extremely entertaining, both for the professionalism of the musicians and the congenial humor of the conductor. I recommend it highly.

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