AAWE, Economics Dept, New York University, 19 W 4th St, 6Fl., New York NY 10012aawe@wine-economics.org

Photography: © Ralf Powierski, ÖWM: Gerhard Trumler, Lukan

The 13th Annual AAWE Conference 2019 will be held in Vienna, Austria

July 14 – 18, 2019

VIENNA is the federal capital, and the smallest of Austria’s nine provinces. It is located in the heart of Europe, stretching from the banks of the Danube to the north-easternmost foothills of the Pre-Alps.

FACTS & FIGURES

 

Vienna’s Restaurant Scene

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CULINARY AVANT-GARDE
INTERNATIONAL CUISINE
THE CITY'S PALATE
CULINARY HOTSPOTS
BRUNCHING OUT
QUICK SNACK
WINE

The Viennese Coffeehouse

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An itinerary highlight for visitors to Vienna and a home from home for quite a few locals: the Viennese coffeehouse. Viennese coffeehouse culture was added to the UNESCO list of intangible cultural assets in 2011.

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HOME FROM HOME
THE COFFEEHOUSES
SPECIALTIES

 

Mozart

Even if the triumphant premiere of “Don Giovanni” was in Prague, and Italy, England and Germany marked the first flowering of his gifts, without Vienna, his most important “hometown”, Mozart would never have become what he still remains – the greatest musical genius in history.

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Tourist Information & the Vienna City Card

The Vienna Tourist Board is happy to be of service to Vienna’s visitors. City maps with a list of museums, hotel guides, a monthly calendar of events, gastronomy tips and other information in many languages are all available free of charge by calling +43-1-24 555 or mailing info@vienna.info. Hotel enquiries and reservations are also taken. The website www.vienna.info/en features an extensive database of events and many useful hints for your stay in Vienna in 13 languages.

The Vienna City Card (VCC) – the Vienna Tourist Board’s official visitor card – is available in two versions. Both versions include discounts at more than 210 tourist attractions in the city including museums, concerts, theater performances, numerous shops and restaurants.

Vienna City Card – Wiener Linien (red card):
City card for 24, 48 or 72 hours
Unlimited travel on the underground, bus and tram network
One child aged 14 or under travels free per card holder
€17/€25/€29
Available from hotels, the tourist information offices on Albertinaplatz (9am-7pm daily), the Main Station (9am-7pm), Vienna International Airport (7am-10pm), Wiener Linien info and ticket counters (e.g. Stephansplatz, Karlsplatz, Westbahnhof, Landstrasse/Wien Mitte), the Vienna City Card App and the online shop.
www.viennacitycard.at

Vienna City Card – Big Bus Vienna (white card)
City card for 24, 48 or 72 hours
Incl. hop-on hop-off ticket valid for duration of the VCC
Incl. live guided night tour
Incl. guided city tour
Excl. public transportation
One child aged 15 or under travels free per card holder
€32/€37/€41
Available from hotels, the tourist information offices on Albertinaplatz (9am-7pm daily), the Main Station (9am-7pm), Vienna International Airport (7am-10pm), Big Bus Vienna, the Vienna City Card App and the online shop. www.viennacitycard.at

The capital’s main Tourist Info is located just behind the Vienna State Opera on Albertinaplatz-corner of Maysedergasse, 1010 Vienna). Visitors to the capital can make the most of the expert advice on offer from the Vienna Tourist Board employees on site. Tourist Info Vienna, open daily from 9am to 7pm, offers room reservations, free brochures, the Vienna City Card, free WiFi and a host of information on sightseeing, events and day trips. An info desk and ticket counter are fitted with an inductive system for the hard of hearing. Wheelchair users can access a roll-under service point, which is equipped with a tablet.
The Jirsa theater ticket box office offers last-minute tickets at the Tourist Info on Albertinaplatz between 2pm and 5pm for performances the same night. Discounted tickets must be paid for in cash. The handling fee is EUR 3.50 per ticket. It is not possible to book last-minute tickets by telephone.
Additional (smaller) tourist information offices can be found at Vienna Main station (Hauptbahnhof, open daily 9am-7pm) and Vienna International Airport (open daily 7am-10pm).

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