If you’ve got limited time in Vienna, don’t miss this private 4-hour Vienna highlights tour, which includes skip-the-line entry to Schonbrunn Palace. Gain a comprehensive overview of Vienna alongside a private guide and chauffeur, and tick off highlights including Vienna Opera House, the Old Town Hall, and the Kunsthistorisches Museum, home to the Habsburg’s fabulous art collection. With a skip-the-line ticket, you’ll also bypass lines often in excess of one hour at the UNESCO-listed Schonbrunn Palace. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included on this customizable private tour.
Begin your private tour at your Vienna accommodation, where you’ll board an air-conditioned vehicle and greet your personal guide and chauffeur. Having both a driver and guide ensures your guide can offer you full attention throughout the tour.
Whilst driving down the famous Vienna Ring Road, flanked by grand buildings commissioned by Emperor Franz Josef, your guide directs your attention to the Vienna Opera House, the Kunsthistorisches Museum, the Old Town Hall, and the University of Vienna. Disembark at Imperial Palace (Hofburg) to capture photographs of the former residence of the Habsburg dynasty.
Then, depart the city center and begin your journey to Schonbrunn Palace. On the way, you’ll see Prater — home to the iconic Giant Ferris Wheel — and City Park, reigned over by the glittering golden statue of Johann Strauss.
With your skip-the-line ticket in hand, bypass lines outside of the UNESCO-listed Schonbrunn Palace and head straight inside the regal residence. Alongside your guide, you’ll discover opulent chambers brimming with classic art and antique furniture, and have time to discover the palace’s beautiful gardens.
The itinerary of your private tour is completely customizable, so feel free to inform your guide if you’d like to make additional stops. Conclude your tour with hotel drop-off.