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Imperial Vienna: Full-Day Tour from Budapest

1. Imperial Vienna: Full-Day Tour from Budapest

Travel to the Austrian capital on a full-day tour from Budapest. Vienna is just a 2 to 2.5-hour drive by motorway. When you arrive in Vienna you’ll drive along the famous Ringstrasse, Vienna's main boulevard, to get an overview of the city and a look at many of its important sights. See the State Opera House, the Museums of Fine Arts and Natural History, the Parliament, the Burgtheater, the City Hall, and the Votive Church. Your guide will take you on a short walk to see the most beautiful parts of the city center. You’ll visit the Museum Quarter and the Hofburg, which was the winter residence of the Habsburgs. Walk along Kärtner Strasse, Vienna’s main shopping street, and see St. Stephen's Cathedral. After the tour you’ll have time for shopping in the elegant pedestrian area. Alternatively, there is the opportunity to visit Schönbrunn Palace or any of the other museums, or to head to the Prater, Vienna’s well-known amusement park. On the way back to Budapest you’ll stop at Hundertwasser House, which is a journey into the world of creative architecture.

Vienna: Schönbrunn Palace and Melk Abbey Private Tour

2. Vienna: Schönbrunn Palace and Melk Abbey Private Tour

Visit Schönbrunn Palace and Melk Abbey on this private tour with transfers. Enter Schönbrunn Palace with skip-the-line tickets and admire the elaborate designs of its rooms and gardens. Visit Melk Abbey and be impressed by its location on the hilltop. Your tour begins at your accommodation in Vienna, from where the driver will take you to Schönbrunn Palace. Avoid the long queue thanks to your included skip-the-line tickets and enjoy exclusive knowledge from your private guide. Explore the palace's magnificent interiors, learn its fascinating history, and discover Austrian heritage. Explore Rococo-style apartments of Emperor Franz Joseph and his wife Elisabeth. Step inside over 40 rooms and hear fascinating stories spanning 3 centuries from your guide. Be charmed by the palace's beautiful gardens around see Schönbrunn's unique synthesis of Baroque art. After Schönbrunn, hit the road with your English-German speaking driver and drive through Wachau Valley to reach Melk. On the way, see landscapes full of vineyards. The drive takes approximately 1-hour maximum. Arrive at Melk Abbey and walk around to explore the abbey's park with its baroque garden pavilion. Marvel at exceptional architecture from the outside and step inside where a guide will lead you through the museum, the Marble Hall, balcony, library, and church with amazing chapels and decorations. After your visit to the abbey, take a walk around the village and see a hidden local gem, the Parish Church of Assumption of Mary. Head back to Vienna where your driver will drop you back off at your hotel.

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What people are saying about Schönbrunn Palace Vienna

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4.2 / 5

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Excellent walk through Vienna

The trip was perfect, the guide arrived at the hotel on time and took me to see the main places of Vienna including a pleasant walk through the city center. The guide is fluent in the Spanish language, he was very nice and friendly, he made the trips to and from Austria extremely entertaining and he made every effort to make everything go perfectly and considering everything he had in mind. Lunch in Vienna was in a very good restaurant and I was able to do everything I had in mind in just 1 day since I didn't have more time. I recommend the tour with closed eyes and personally to the guide Balázs for trips is Spanish, since as he indicated he perfectly speaks the language.