Optional programmes

Vienna by night
Monday, 26th July 2010
19.15 - 22.15

eur 32,-- / person
(minimum number of persons required: 25)

This excursion gives you the possibility to get to know Vienna better. After a short city tour, in which we show you the
Ring avenue with all its famous historical buildings and monuments, we take you to the well known Danube Tower. From its terrace, 150 m above the roofs of Vienna, you can admire the marvellous panorama of our city.

- Bus tour (3 hours)
- englisch speaking guide during the bus tour

- Danube Tower - Ride with the express elevator


Wolf Science Center, Ernstbrunn
Thursday, 29th July 2010
trip 1: 9.00 - 14.00

trip 2: 13.00 - 18.00

eur 26,-- / person
(minimum number of persons required: 25)

The WSC is a research center and exceptional wolf keeping facility located at the Ernstbrunn Wildpark. The wolves are hand-raised by scientists and therefore have a close and trustful working relationship with them. They regularly participate in cooperative and cognitive tasks to study their mental abilities and to keep them physically and mentally busy. During the guided tour you can see the wolves in interaction with their raisers and with each other, and you can talk to the researchers working here.

- Bus travel between the conference venue and the WSC

- Entrance ticket to wildpark

- Guiding at the research facilities


Konrad Lorenz Research Station, Grünau im Almtal
Thursday, 29th July 2010
09.00 - 18.00

eur 48,-- / person
(minimum number of persons required: 25)

Konrad Lorenz chose once this beautiful valley of the Alm to retire here with his semitame flock of greylag geese. 
Today his house is inhabited by students and researchers studying the social dynamics and behaviour of the geese and other birds. Free-flying geese and northern bald ibises feed in front of the house, and ravens and jackdaws live in aviaries in the garden as well as at the nearby Cumberland Game Park. Researchers who raised and study the animals will guide you around in this beautiful region of Austria.

- Bus travel between the conference venue to the research station
- Guiding at the research facilities of the station
- Light lunch


Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, Altenberg and boat trip on the Danube in Wachau
Thursday, 29th July 2010
09.00 - 16.45

eur 45,-- / person
(minimum number of persons required: 25)

The trip combines a guided tour at the Konrad Lorenz Institute and a boat trip on the Danube to Wachau. The KLI is an international center for advanced studies in theoretical biology, and it is located in Altenberg, in the family mansion of Konrad Lorenz. A colleague of the institute will guide you around in Konrad Lorenz's library and will show you his Nobel Prize medal.

- Bus travel from the conference venue

- Guiding at the KLI
- Boat trip


Schönbrunn Zoo and Castle

Thursday, 29th July 2010
09.00 - open end

eur 26,40 / person

- entrance ticket for the Schönbrunn Palace inkcluding a guided tour
- entrance ticket for the Zoo Vienna Schönbrunn


Vienna Sightseeing Tours

Vienna Sightseeing Tours was founded in 1972 and is he most experienced sightseeing tour operator in Vienna. Nearly all our tours (city tours and excursions)) are in German, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Japanese and Russian. Our side line HOP ON HOP OFF offers all tourists the possibility to see the sights of Vienna in a new and very comfortable way. Your ticket is valid the whole day or also 2 days, allowing you to hop on and hop off your bus at any one of the 15 bus stops. If you only have a little time, you can book a one-hour tour for just €13,--.

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