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.

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!

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.

Accompanying Persons Program

We offer tours to local cultural highlights for IWGS accompanying persons. You can visit the Tulln garden exhibition or the Egon Schiele Museum in Tulln: information.


Discover with train and ship the natural and cultural beauty of the Wachau, the picturesque Danube valley not far from Tulln. In the Benedictine abbey visitors see interesting museum rooms, the Marble Hall and an unforgettable view oft he Danube valley:  information.

General tourist information for Tulln and the Danube Region (currently in German only)

General tourist information for Vienna

General tourist information for Austria