Social Program 2019

The following tours offered in the course of the GAMM2019 Companion Programme can be booked during registration.

Vienna Walking Tour (SOLD OUT)

Is walking your favorite way to explore a city? With most of the sights centrally located, Vienna is the perfect city for a walking tour. The tour starts at the University of Vienna and will lead you through the historical center of Vienna. Passing by churches, the Spanish Riding School, Heldenplatz, the Mozarthouse and many other incredible places will be part of your journey. The tour ends at a typical Viennese Coffee, where you have the possibility to enjoy an Austrian cake with coffee.

Day:                   Wed, Feb 20, 11:00, approx. 1.5 - 2 hours
Start:                  University of Vienna
End:                   City Center
Price:                 € 22

Culture and Wine - Klosterneuburg Monastery incl. wine tasting (CANCELLED)

Get to know the surroundings of Vienna and take part in a guided tour through the Klosterneuburg Monastery. Visit the Augustinian Abbey with the world-famous "Verdun Altar" which dates back to the 12th century. Finalize your morning with an exploration of one of the oldest wineries in Austria and try three different kinds of local wines.

Day:                   Tue, Feb 19, 14:00, approx. 3.5 hours
Start:                  University of Vienna
End:                   University of Vienna
Price:                 € 67

City Tour including Schönbrunn (CANCELLED)

Enjoy a city tour along the famous Ringstrasse and get to know the most important tourist attractions Vienna has to offer.  Afterwards, follow in the footsteps of Empress Sissi and Emperor Franz Josef at Schönbrunn Palace.
On arrival at Schönbrunn Palace our guided tour starts at once, no need to stand in line for Austria’s most popular tourist attraction! The former imperial summer residence is a listed World Heritage Site and attracts millions of people from all over the world every year.
We visit the historic state-rooms and explore how the imperial family once lived. Afterwards, there is time to take a stroll through the palace gardens or enjoy a cup of original Viennese coffee and a piece of delicious apple strudel.

Day:                   Thu, Feb 21, 09:00, approx. 3.5 hours
Start:                  University of Vienna
End:                   University of Vienna
Price:                 € 64


Schönbrunn by Night (CANCELLED)

Visit Schönbrunn palace in a particularly exclusive, intimate atmosphere without the usual crowd of visitors. During the grand tour you will hear forty fascinating stories, spanning three centuries by walking through 40 rooms: You will experience the luxurious splendour of the Great Gallery, the exotic flair of the Chinese Cabinets as well as the astonishingly modest style of decoration in Emperor Franz Joseph’s private suite. Moreover, you see the imposing Gobelin Salon with its exquisite Brussels tapestries and the Vieux-Laque Room, which was remodelled as a memorial room after the death of Emperor Franz I Stephan.

Day:                   Thu, Feb 21, 19:15, approx. 3 hours
Start:                  University of Vienna
End:                   University of Vienna
Price:                 € 71