Location: Vienna, Austria
Rating: 4 star based on 101 reviews
From the magnificent buildings of the Ring to the splendor of Schonbrunn Palace, you’ll see all the highlights of Vienna on this three-hour city tour. The tour gives you a thorough overview of Vienna’s most significant historical sights, and focuses on the famous Schonbrunn Palace.
* Choice of several departures throughout the day
* Hotel pickup included
* Informative, friendly and professional guide
* All entrance fees included
* Comprehensive tour of the city
* Conducted in English
You’ll also see the Museum of Applied Arts, the State Opera House, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Museum of Natural History. The Hofburg is another highlight, the famous residence of Empress Elizabeth, affectionately known as Sisi to the Austrians. Plus you’ll see a host of other fine buildings, including the Parliament, City Hall, the Burgtheater, the University and the Votive Church.
The real treat of this tour is your visit to Schonbrunn Palace, summer residence of the Hapsburgs and Maria Theresa, mother of Marie Antoinette, who later became Queen to Louis XVI of France.
On the way back to the State Opera you will pass the Belvedere Palace, the former summer residence of Prince Eugene.
You have the option to conclude your tour at this point, a 10-minute walk from the city centre, or you can use a complimentary transfer on the Hop-on Hop-off bus back to the Opera House.
Departure Point: Ecke Laxenburger Strasse/Wiedner Gurtel or centrally-located Vienna hotels
Return Details: Tour concludes at the State Opera or passengers have the option of concluding the tour at the Belvedere Palace. From here it is a 10 minute walk to the city centre, or you can use the Hop-on Hop-off bus free of charge back to the State Opera.
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This tour made it easy to get in. The guide was great! We didn’t have enough time to see the gardens, so we had to go back the next day to see the Maze, Labyrinth, Gloriette, and the Carriage Museum. Luckily, we had the extra time in our trip. It was a great day!
Reviewed by: Linda Z, United States of America