• The imperial city with all its treasures
  • Home of the famous white horses
  • The city of music & art and residence of some of the most denotative artists
  • The birthplace of the Wiener Schnitzel and the Tafelspitz
  • Where real coffee house tradition is still celebrated

Extend your stay and enjoy!

We are happy to organize facultative excursions on the weekend before or after the conference! Please register through the homepage, send an email to or visit us at the hospitality desks of XP2013. For all excursions a minimum number of 20 participants is required.

Tour 1 – A Walk through Imperial Vienna (2,5h)

This city walk will take you through the heart of Vienna. Starting at the world famous shopping street, the Kärntner Straße, our guide will guide you directly to St. Stephan’s Cathedral in the heart of Vienna. The Spanish Horse Riding School and the Imperial Palace are other highlights you shall not miss!

Tour 2 – Explore Vienna (3,5h)

This bus tour will give you a very good impression of the most significant historical sights of Vienna. Driving along the Ringstrasse your will see many famous buildings like the State Opera, the Parliament and the City Hall. The highlight of this tour will be a visit of the showrooms of Schönbrunn Palace!

Tour 3 – Above the Roof (4h)

Have you ever been above the roofs of Vienna? Today you will get the chance to at the Giant Ferris Wheel! Upon arrival a glass of sparkling wine awaits you before mounting the cabins. From there, high above the roofs of Vienna, you can admire the marvellous panorama of our city followed by a tasting meal in the famous Schweizerhaus!

Tour 4 – Vienna Woods (4h)

This half-day excursion will show you the most beautiful sights of the southern part of the Vienna Woods. Passing the Roman city of Baden, which is famous for its thermal springs, we take you through the romantic valley Helenental to the former Mayerling hunting lodge, where Crown Prince Rudolph died tragically in 1889 and which is today a commemorative chapel. In the Cistercian Abbey of Heiligenkreuz we visit the medieval cloister which houses the remains of the last Babenberger. Afterwards, we pass the Höldrichsmühle and arrive at the Seegrotte, which used to be one of the film setting of “The Three Musketeers”. After a boat ride on the largest subterranean lake in Europe you leave the picturesque Vienna Woods and return to Vienna.