Culture in Vienna

The IWGS takes place in Tulln, which is close to Vienna. Vienna is certainly one of the most vibrant cities in the world offering an impressive range of culture, history and arts, among which the city centre of Vienna with St. Stephens square, Schoenbrunn Castle, Belvedere Castle, the muzeums along the Ringstrasse are just a few of the many highlights to mention.

Just a few examples of opera and music performances, follow the links above for MORE!
The State Opera Vienna will, perform during the IWGS week: April 20: Un ballo in maschera | Giuseppe Verdi; April 21: Kátja Kabanová | Leos Janácek; April 22: Lady Macbeth von Mzensk | Dimitrij Schostakowitsch; April 23: Un ballo in maschera | Giuseppe Verdi; April 24: Kátja Kabanová | Leos Janácek; April 25: Lady Macbeth von Mzensk | Dimitrij Schostakowitsch; April 26: Un ballo in maschera | Giuseppe Verdi; April 27: Kátja Kabanová | Leos Janácek; April 28: Le Nozze di Figaro | Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; April 29: Lady Macbeth von Mzensk | Dimitrij Schostakowitsch; April 30: Das Rheingold |  Richard Wagner.
The Volksoper will show: April 20: La Wally | Opera | Alfredo Catalani; April 21: Der Mann von La Mancha | Musical | Mitch Leigh; April 22: Die Zauberfloete | Opera | Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; April 23: La Wally | Opera | Alfredo Catalani; April 24: Die Fledermaus | Operette | Johann Strauß; April 25: Giselle Rouge | Ballett | Boris Eifman; April 26: Louie’s Cage Percussion (part of the Vienna tour offered by IWGS); April 27: Der Mann von La Mancha | Musical | Mitch Leigh;  April 28: Der Feuervogel | Petruschka V Movements to Stravinsky; April 29: Die Zauberfloete | Opera | Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; April 30: Der Mann von La Mancha | Musical | Mitch Leigh.
The Ronnacher will perform the musical Don Camillo and Peppone; the Raimund Theater will show the musical Schikaneder.


Vienna City Marathon, Sunday April 23

For all of you who have fun in running, please be aware that the Vienna City Marathon will take place on Sunday, April 23.

Our IOC member Cristobal Uauy (JIC) plans to participate with some friends. Why not form an IWGS running team? In case you are interested in joining the IWGS running team at the Vienna City Marathon, please contact Cristobal. We are certainly the first IWGS with an IOC member appointed for sports activities!


Accompanying Persons Program

We offer tours to cultural highlights for IWGS accompanying persons. You can visit the Tulln garden exhibition, the beautiful castle Grafenegg, the Egon Schiele Museum or participate in a speed-boat tour to Bratislava: information and booking.


Sight-seeing Tour of Imperial Vienna, Wednesday, April 26

Wednesday, April 26 2017, will be a free afternoon without scientific sessions. We offer a sight-seeing and culture tour of Imperial Vienna for IWGS participants and accompanying persons: information and booking.


General tourist information for Tulln and the Danube Region

http://www.tulln.at (currently in German only)
http://erleben.tulln.at

http://erleben.tulln.at/en
http://www.donau.com/en/the-danube-in-lower-austria/

General tourist information for Vienna

https://www.wien.gv.at/english/
https://b2b.wien.info/en
https://www.wien.info/en

General tourist information for Austria

http://www.austria.info/uk