Schönbrunn; the Big Yellow Palace in Vienna

The Travel Lady In Her Shoes

Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria, Viewed from the OrangerySchönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria, Viewed from the Orangery

Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria

Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, AustriaThe Entrance to Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria

Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, AustriaSchönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria

Not everyone can live in a big yellow palace. The Schönbrunn Palace has 1441 rooms once used for the summer residence of the Habsburgs. One can tour 22 rooms on the Imperial Tour or 40 rooms on the Grand Palace Tour, or you can look stare at the grandeur of the palace from afar and take the horse and buggy tour or the train tour of  acres of grounds. Or you can sit and people watch in the indoor/outdoor cafe with a cuppa/beer/wine and piece of apfelstrudel or chololate torte cake. The choices are endless and the grounds of the Schönbrunn are very busy.

Acres and Acres of Grounds at Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, AustriaAcres and Acres of Grounds at Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria

In 1569, the Holy Roman Emperor, Maximilian II, purchased grounds…

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