Linz with more than 200,000 inhabitants is the capital of the province of Upper Austria nestled in a beautiful natural landscape by Danube. The designation of the European Capital of Culture 2009 along with being one of the most successful economic areas in Austria makes Linz an international creative city of culture and industry. Linz lies on the west-east axis between Vienna and Salzburg, while the Austrian Alps, Germany and Czech Republic are within short travel distance.
Conference venue is the voestalpine Stahlwelt (steel world), a globally unique exhibition center dedicated to steel. From the top of the building, you can gain a spectacular view over the largest industrial site in Austria, while the guided plant tours are supposed to give you a glimpse behind the scenes of steel production.
How to get there
voestalpine Stahlwelt –
4020 Linz, Austria
Arrival by public transport:
The fastest way to reach voestalpine Stahlwelt from Linz Central Station is to take streetcar line 1 in the direction of Auwiesen or line 2 in the direction of Solar City. Get off at the Turmstraße stop, change to line 25 in the direction of Karlhof and get off at the Betriebsgebäude 41 (BG 41). A short walk (approx. 3 min) marked with ground signs will take you to voestalpine Stahlwelt.
Timetable information and transport lines:
Arcotel Nike Hotel to voestalpine Stahlwelt:
The fastest way to reach voestalpine Stahlwelt from Arcotel Nike hotel is to take a short walk turning left in the direction of the Ice Hockey Arena (approx. 4 min) to the bus stop Parkbad (beginning of Gruberstrasse) and to take bus line 25 in the direction of Oed. Get off at the Betriebsgebäude 41 (BG 41). A short walk (approx. 3 min) marked with ground signs will take you to voestalpine Stahlwelt.