Excursions | Thursday, August 21st, 2014

City Tour & Schönbrunn Palace

This tour introduces some of the most significant historical sites in Vienna. On the Ringstrasse you will see the State Opera House, the magnificent Museum of Fine Arts, which houses world-famous art treasures of the Habsburgs, the Natural History Museum, the Museumsquartier, the Hofburg (the former Habsburg winter residence), the Parliament, City Hall and the Burgtheater. The highlight of the tour is a visit to the showrooms of Schönbrunn Palace, once the summer residence of the Habsburg family and home to Queen Maria Theresia. At the end of the tour, we will drive past Belvedere Palace, which houses the largest Gustav Klimt collection in the world.

€ 44,-- / adult

Begin: 14:45. End: 18:15.

Departure:    Bus stop in front of the Burgtheater
Address:       Universitätsring 2, 1010 Vienna


entrance castle Schönbrunn

Grand Danube River Cruise (round trip, route A + B)

Discover Vienna from the water on board the ships MS Vindobona (designed by Hundertwasser), MS Wien, and MS Blue Danube. Relax on board and view the Danube Tower, the Millennium Tower, the Ring Tower, the Urania Observatory, and many other sights. You will experience “green Vienna” as we sail pass the forests of the Viennese Prater, and be able to see the new skyline as well as historical Vienna. Relish a generous variety of Viennese cold and hot dishes, along with local pastries, in the restaurants on board.


€ 26,-- / adult

Begin: 14:00. End: 17:30.

Departure from:
Wien / Schwedenplatz: 1010 Vienna, Schiffstation Wien / City, Franz Josefs Kai 2 (U1, U4 Schwedenplatz)

City Walk

If this is your first visit to Vienna, the best way to discover the city is to book our “Vienna at first glance” walking tour, on which you will visit some of the most important monuments in the old city. Your tour guide will show you the State Opera House, the imperial palace “Hofburg,” Heroes Square with the Fine Arts and Natural History Museums, City Hall, the Austrian Parliament, the imperial pastry shop “Demel,” Graben Square with its black plague column, Saint Stephen’s Cathedral and many other places of interest. 

€ 15,-- / adult
(minimum of 15 participants required)

Begin: 14:00. End: 16:00.

Departure from:
Conference venue, Juridicum - registration area

The Vienna Residence Orchestra

The Vienna Residence Orchestra, a Viennese chamber orchestra with a long tradition, was founded to perform the music of the “Wiener Klassik” in its purest form. In 1991 the orchestra was appointed the official representative of the City of Vienna for the festivities commemorating the bicentenary of Mozart’s death, and has also performed a number of concerts at the “Vienna International Festival.” One of the best orchestras of Vienna’s musical world will take you on a journey back to the days of Imperial Vienna. 

Category A – EUR 52,-- / person
Category B – EUR 42,-- / person

Begin: 18:30. End: 20:00. 
Begin: 20:15. End: 21:45. 

Palais Auersperg, Auerspergstrasse 1, 1080 Vienna

IABS 2014 | Universitätsring 1  | 1010 Wien