The tour guide picks you up at your hotel reception early in the morning. Drive to Austria. In Vienna, we first stop at the Schönbrunn Palace, where we visit the showrooms of the palace, once the summer residence of the Hapsburg family and home of Maria Theresia. Schönbrunn Palace, together with its ancillary buildings and extensive park, is one of the most important cultural monuments in Austria due to its long and colourful history. UNESCO catalogued Schönbrunn Palace on the World Heritage List in 1996, together with its gardens, the park and (last but not least) the oldest zoo in the world, as a remarkable Baroque ensemble and example of synthesis of the arts. After the tour of the palace, we make a circular tour of the city by bus. We drive past the Vienna Opera House (Wiener Staatsoper), the Art History Museum (Kunsthistorisches Museum), the Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), Austrian the Parliament Building (Parlament or Hohes Haus), the University of Vienna (Universität Wien), the Vienna City Hall (Rathaus), the Stock Exchange (Börsenfachgeschäft) etc. Then, a guide takes you for a walk past Hofburg to the Cathedral of St. Stephen (Stephansdom). Free time for individual sightseeing and shopping. Departure in late afternoon and arrival at the hotel in the evening.
- Sightseeing trips
Trip to the capital of the neighbouring Austria, Vienna, features a visit to the palace of Schönbrunn, sightseeing and shopping in the city centre, and a stroll along the bustling streets of the city.
Type of day trip: Full day sightseeing trip
Duration: 15 hours (approx.), if departure from Ljubljana
Departure and time: Ljubljana – 6:00 AM, Celje – 7.00 AM, Maribor - 7:30 AM (departure time can be adjusted to the group), hotel pick up and drop off
Best time for trip: All year
Number of persons: 8 persons or less
- Magnificent city of Vienna
- Imperial tour of lavish summer home of Hapsburg monarchs – the Schönbrunn Palace
- Top attractions such as St. Stephen's Cathedral, Hofburg Palace, and Graben Street