Vienna – Day 2

Around 8am we head for the Schönbrunn Palace, where we booked a Grand Tour through the building. The audioguide tells us the story of emperor Franz Jozef and his wife, empress Elisabeth of Bavaria (better known as Sisi). The building reminds us of Versailles, so it doesn’t surprise us to learn that Sisi’s granddaughter ends up marrying the French king Louis XVI, which confirms the links between the two buildings. Afterwards we take a walk in the beautiful gardens of the palace, which offer us even more beautiful sights to see.

(more…)