After a convenient hotel pick up, you'll meet your expert guide and hop onboard a comfortable, air conditioned coach ready for your sightseeing tour. As you drive along the Ringstrasse bouvelvard you'll pass some of Vienna's most illustrious buildings. Have your camera at the ready to snap the grand Hofburg Palace, birthplace of Marie Antoinette, the impressive Museum of Art History and the imperious Vienna State Opera as your guide explains it's history and the legendary 'Opera Ball' event held there every year. Then, you'll continue onto the opulent Schönbrunn Palace, one of Austria's foremost cultural heritage sites, and with your fast-track entry, start your guided tour straight away. You'll be transported back to the days of Imperial Austria as you walk through the extravagant rooms whilst learning about the rich stories of the palace's former royal residents such as the famed Emperess Sisi. Afterwards, you can enjoy some free time to stroll through the spectacular gardens complete with mazes and fountains or enjoy a coffee and slice of strudel at one of the many on site cafes. Next, you'll visit the 18th century Belvedere Palace Museum housing the largest collection of Klimt artworks including the iconic 'The Kiss' painting. Finish the tour with a drop off at Südtiroler Platz where you can choose an optional transfer back to the State Opera.