Schonbrunn is known for being walkable and economical with many neighborhood options for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. Broaden your horizons with some local theater. Schonbrunn has hotels to suit everyone's tastes, and makes a great home base for exploring the sights in and around Vienna.
Sightseeing around Schonbrunn
The area's storied past is told through the monuments and historic sites, while local museums and theaters add a sense of refinement. Vienna Technical Museum, Vienna Furniture Museum, and Chocolate Museum Vienna feature captivating exhibits. You can attend a show at Raimund Theater, Volkstheater, and Theater an der Wien. Monuments like Schoenbrunn Palace, Friedhof Hietzing, and Friedhof Ober-St-Veit honor the area. Learn about local history at Imperial Treasury and Neugebaude Castle. Create some family memories at Schoenbrunn Zoo and Wurstelprater.
Many visitors like to do some shopping while in town, but there are a number of other activities. Local parks like Castle Garden, People's Garden, and Swiss Garden are peaceful spots. At Danube Island, take some time to really appreciate nature. Plan to do some shopping while in town? Consider Lugner City, Naschmarkt, and Ringstrassen Galerien. If you have some more time, pay a visit to Wiener Stadthalle, Gerhard-Hanappi Stadium, or Kohlmarkt Street.
A few of the most popular sights in the area include Vienna State Opera, Leopold Museum, and Museum of Natural History. You can also stop by Third Man Museum, Kirche am Steinhof, and Museumsquartier.
Getting around Schonbrunn
If you want to get around the city, Schonbrunn U-Bahn is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include Hietzing U-Bahn and Meidling Hauptstrasse U-Bahn.
Vienna (VIE-Vienna Intl.) is the closest major airport, 11.4 miles (18.4 km) from Schonbrunn.