A welcome reception for all participants and accompanying persons
will be held on September 17th, 2006 (Sunday) at about 6 p.m. on the
The conference outing will take place in the afternoon of Wednesday, September 20th 2006.
We plan to go to Puchberg, the starting point of a rack-railway leading onto the Schneeberg mountain (2076m).
If the weather is fine, a breathtaking view is waiting for you.
On our way back we will visit a local "Heurigen", where we will taste some local food and Austrian wine.
Accompanying Persons Program
For accompanying persons we plan several excursions. Depending on interest we will offer:
Sightseeing trip to Vienna
You are taken to Vienna by bus where you will have time to visit various sights of your choice.
Easy hiking tour to the "Myra" waterfalls
Enjoy a short hiking tour through the canyon formed by the river "Myra".
Guided tour of Forchtenstein castle
Visit the mediaevial Forchtenstein castle including the "Treasure Chamber" of the lords still owning the fortress.
Guided tour of the local resin workers museum including demonstration
For long Hernstein has been a center of resin production from pine trees.
We will organize a guided tour to the small local museum which also includes a demonstration.