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Gloriette: Our most recommended tours and activities

  • Skip the Line: Schönbrunn Palace & Vienna City Tour

    1. Skip the Line: Schönbrunn Palace & Vienna City Tour

    Benefit from the advantages of this tour and skip the queues at Schönbrunn Palace! Get an overall impression of the most significant historical sights in Vienna! By bus, the tour will take you along the Ringstraße, home to numerous architectural gems such as the State Opera, the Museum of Art History with its world-famous collection, the Habsburg Museum and the Museum of Natural History. Discover the museum quarter, the Hofburg Palace (the Emperors' winter residence), the Austrian Parliament, the City Hall, and the Court Theater. The highlight of your visit is a guided tour through the halls of Schönbrunn Palace, the former imperial summer residence that hosted Maria Theresa, amongst others. 

    We thought the driving portion of the tour was a bit rushed and the German and English commentary often left the English comments until the landmark had passed.

  • Vienna: Skip-the-line Schonbrunn Palace Private Tour

    2. Vienna: Skip-the-line Schonbrunn Palace Private Tour

    Visit one of Vienna's top attractions with an expert guide. On the 2-hour option, explore 22 beautiful Imperial rooms and the private apartments of Emperor Franz Joseph and his famous wife Sisi. Learn about the fascinating lives of the palace’s inhabitants and immerse yourself in the Imperial wealth of the Habsburg dynasty, displayed in each of the rooms with a different style of ornate decor and furnishings. See the luxurious Great Gallery, the exotic Chinese Cabinets, and the magnificent Hall of Ceremonies. Your Private Guide will also show you around the UNESCO-listed Schonbrunn Garden, featuring beautiful formal gardens, fountains and 32 sculptures representing deities and virtues. You will also see the hill crowned by the Gloriette structure with columns and arches, which was designed to glorify Habsburg power and the Just War. The 3-hour option includes the 2-hour Imperial Tour o...

  • Private Day Tour Transfer from Budapest to Vienna

    3. Private Day Tour Transfer from Budapest to Vienna

    Enjoy a full-day trip from Budapest to Vienna and get to know the sights in and around the Austrian capital with a private tour. Choose from a transfer tour between the 2 cities or a round-trip sightseeing excursion. The tour begins at Schönbrunn Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the Austrian Versailles. See the palace, the zoo, the palm and butterfly houses, the Gloriette, and the labyrinth. Then head into the city, traveling along the Ringstrasse to see numerous magnificent buildings. Admire St. Charles' Church, the Theresianum boarding school, the famous State Opera House, Wiener Konzerthaus, the City Park, and more. Continue past the magnificent Museum of Fine Arts, the Natural History Museum, and the cultural district of the Museums Quartier. Then see the Hofburg (the former Habsburg winter residence), the Parliament, the City Hall, the Burgtheater, and the University....

  • Vienna: Full-Day Private Tour

    4. Vienna: Full-Day Private Tour

    Start this comprehensive tour of Vienna with a 4-hour drive by chauffeur driven vehicle around the city's most beautiful monuments and along the Ringstraße. We provide a last-model van or limousine. Marvel at the impressive buildings constructed under Emperor Franz Josef, such as the State Opera House, Museum of Fine Art, City Hall, and Vienna University. Go to the Museumsquartier to discover Vienna’s thriving cultural scene. Next, drive across historic Prater Park and get views of modern Vienna north of the River Danube. En route to Schönbrunn Palace and gardens, pass St. Charles Church and the lively Naschmarkt. You are free to stop and explore whenever you wish. Visit the Imperial Apartments at Schönbrunn Palace and learn about life in the Viennese Court. Or visit a gallery at Upper Belvedere Palace to see the largest collection of Gustav Klimt’s paintings. Pause for lunch at one o...

  • Vienna: Private Guided Day Tour from Bratislava by Car

    5. Vienna: Private Guided Day Tour from Bratislava by Car

    Discover the old, imperial city of Vienna on this full-day private tour, starting from Bratislava. The Austrian capital is only a one-hour away! You will be picked up by car from your hotel. Once in Vienna your guide will take you around the Ringstrasse, visiting all the major attractions and sights along the way. Find yourself in Schönbrunn and enjoy a nice walk through the manicured gardens of the summer residence of the Habsburg Dynasty, or take a walk and visit the spectacular State Opera House. Continue the tour to the beautiful Hofburg Palace, the former winter residence of the Habsburgs, or pick some attractions from your own list to explore.

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What people are saying about Gloriette

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 194 reviews

It was a great tour with our guide Karlheinz. Very knowledgeable, always nice anecdotes woven in and served in an entertaining way. We felt very comfortable with him. Thanks also to the driver Andreas who drove us through the streets of Vienna.

It was a great tour, Romana put a lot of effort into it! The small glimpse into the beautiful garden and view of the zoo invite you to spend a few more hours there (without a tour). Gladly again!

Was a very nice and relaxed tour, with a small group. We got a lot of interesting information from our guide.

Take 10am tour and, after the tour visit flea market and then visit any other museums

Excellent. Guide was very helpful and knowledgeable.