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PRACTICAL INFORMATION

 


Venues

Hotel Accommodations

How to reach Vienna

Transportation

About Vienna

 

 

►VENUES
 

PRE-EVENTS SESSIONS VENUE

House of Industry
 

The House of Industry was inaugurated in 1911 by Emperor Franz Joseph. It is characterized by elements of the 19th century Historicism and therefore decorated with stone balustrades and cast zinc vases. It is one of Vienna’s most significant congress centres.

Address: Schwarzenbergplatz 4, 1030 Wien
TRAM: Line D, 1, 2, 71
Metro: Stadtpark (U4), Karlsplatz (U1, U2, U4)

 

 

►HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

 

Please make sure to book your accommodation as soon as possible as as another big event is taking place in Vienna at the same time. Bookings need to be made directly with the hotels using the links below. We have arranged favorable rates for participants of PDF.

 

Fleming’s Conference Hotel Wien

Just walking distance away from the west railway station lays the Fleming’s Conference Hotel. With their Brasserie and Wine bar you can round off your day.
For your reservation, please click here.
Address: Neubaugürtel 26-28, 1070 Vienna
Metro: U3


Hotel Johann Strauß

Hotel Johann Strauß is situated in the beautiful 4th district of Vienna. The Hofburg can be reached within 15 minutes on public transportation.
For your reservation, please click here. Please refer to the key word: PDF2020
Address: Favoritenstraße 12, 1040 Vienna
Metro: U1, U2
Tram: 1


Hotel Zeitgeist Vienna Hauptbahnhof

The Zeitgeist hotel at the Vienna main train station offers modern and comfortable rooms. You can enjoy fine food as well as sauna and fitness.
Please fill in this form for your reservation and get in touch with the hotel directly: booking@zeitgeist-vienna.com
Address: Sonnenwendgasse 15, 1100 Vienna
Metro: U1
Tram: D


The niu Franz

The niu Franz offers contemporary comfort combined with industrial design. It is situated in the 20th district, just 25 minutes on the tram to reach the Hofburg.
For your reservation, please click here.
For your reservation, please get in touch with the hotel directly using this e-mail address: e.meinardus@novum-hotels.de
Please refer to the key word: PDF2020
Address: Dresdnerstraße 111, 1200 Vienna
Tram: 2


Radisson Blu Park Royal Palace Hotel

The Radisson Blu Park Royal Palace Hotel lies just minutes away from the famous Schönbrunn Palace. The hotel is equipped with earth colored rooms with natural light, a wellness and fitness area as well as a beautiful hotel park.
For your reservation, please click here.
Address: Schlossallee 8, 1140 Vienna
Metro: U3


Ruby Mary

The Ruby Mary is a modern and vivid lifestyle hotel in the center of Vienna. Not only does it offer a broad breakfast buffet with regional products it also offers an amazing rooftop garden.
For your reservation, please click here. Please refer to the promo-code: PDF2020
Address: Kaiserstraße 2-4 / Mariahilfer Straße 120, 1070 Vienna
Metro: U3


Hotel Palais Strudlhof

The Hotel Palais Strudlhof is situated in the wonderful and calm ninth district of Vienna. It offers a private park for its guests as well as a rooftop terrace with a stunning view over beautiful Vienna.
For your reservation, please click here. Please refer to the promo-code: PDF2020
Address: Pasteurgasse 1, 1090 Vienna
Tram: D


ibis Wien Mariahilf

The ibis Wien Mariahilf offers not only a central location but also a restaurant and bar with local specialities.
Reservations can be made by contacting this e-mail address: H0796@accor.com
Please refer to the code: PDF2020
Address: Mariahilfergürtel 22-24, 1070 Vienna
Metro: U3


Arcotel Wimberger

Arcotel Wimberger offers room with quiet colours, noble oak as well as contemporary amenities.
For your reservation, please please fill in this document and send it to: reservation.vienna@arcotelhotels.com
Please refer to the code: PDF2020
Address: Neubaugürtel 26-28, 1070 Vienna
Metro: U3

 

 

►HOW DO YOU REACH AUSTRIA, VIENNA?

 

By Air

We have arranged a reduction on your flight tickets with Austrian Airlines. Book your flights to the 12th Global Drucker Forum 2020 online at www.austrian.com and save -15 % on applicable fares for flights operated by Austrian!

To do so, simply enter the following code in the eVoucher/Gutschein field on the Austrian homepage booking-engine: GPDF20

Book your flight here!


By Train

Book your flights to the 12th Global Drucker Forum 2020 online at Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) offer a well-developed railway network and modern trains that carry you to Vienna in safety and comfort. Vienna can also be easily reached by train from further afield.

Quickly find your train to Vienna:

 

 

►TRANSPORTATION IN THE CITY

 

CAT – City Airport Train

From Vienna-Schwechat Airport to the city center: Take the comfortable City Airport Train CAT to the city center (Wien Mitte / Landstrasse) in 16 minutes.
You can also take an official taxi at the airport, which will drive you directly to the center within 40 minutes (+/- EUR 40).


Public Transportation

Vienna has a well connected and broad public transportation system. Just click here to find your directions by Wiener Linien.

Click here for Vienna’s public transportation map.

 

 

►ABOUT VIENNA

 

Tourism office

Visit www.wien.info for information on
- Hotel
- Sightseeing
- Music & Stage Shows
- Shopping, Wining & Dining
- Lifestyle & Scene
… and more
Address: Albertinaplatz/Maysedergasse, 1010 Vienna
Open daily from 9.00 am to 7.00 pm


Weather and Clothing

Vienna has a mild continental climate. In October, temperatures vary between 5 and 15 degrees Celsius bringing sunny as well as foggy days. We advise you to bring warm and windproof clothing to discover this beautiful city!

Click here for up to date weather information


Currency

The Euro (€) is the official currency of Austria. Click here to convert your currency

All major credit cards (VISA, American Express and MasterCard) are accepted in most shops, hotels and restaurants. It is advisable to carry an identity card or some form of photo identification.


Electricity Supply

Electricity supply is 220 volts/50Hz throughout Austria with "European" 2-pin type wall sockets. For any European or other countries that utilize 240 volts e.g. UK and Ireland electrical equipment will need a plug adapter to fit Austrian sockets.

Americans and Canadians with 110 volts equipment will need a plug adapter and a transformer to step up the voltage to 220 volts. These can be bought at any hardware store.


Passport and Visa

An identity card is sufficient for participants from EU-member countries. Other nationalities may require a visa* or a passport valid for a determinate period to enter the European Union. For specific information, please contact the Austrian Embassy of your country at least six weeks prior to your departure.
*The letter of invitation for visa application will only be delivered after payment of the registration fee.


Telephone code, time and language

00 43 is the International Country Code for Austria when dialling from abroad.
Time zone (from October 30th) is Central European Time CET, i.e. UTC/GMT +1 hour
The language in Austria is German but most people speak fluent English.


Cultural activities

When visiting Vienna, make sure to come see a theater, an opera or visit one of our remarkable museums.

Opera, operetta, ballet and musical comedy:

Vienna State Opera
Vienna Volksoper
Strauss and Mozart Concerts at the Kursalon Hübner
Ronacher
Raimund Theater

Theatre:
Akademie Theater
Burgtheater

Museum:
The Albertina Museum
Museum of Natural History
Museum of Fine Arts
Leopold Museum
Museum of Modern Arts
World Museum Vienna

Will be updated on a regular basis. More info to follow.
Any more questions? For urgent matters contact us.