Practical Information


Public Transport
Retz can be reached by the Austrian train network. There are regional trains (Regionalzüge) going from Vienna directly to Retz (travel duration around 1h). The event location (Althof Retz) is just 8 minutes walk from the train station.
Please use the online schedule of the ÖBB for further information.

From Vienna via the A22 to Stockerau, further on the B303 to Hollabrunn, via Schöngraben till Guntersdorf and in Guntersdorf turning left towards Retz. In Watzelsdorf turn right and follow the signs to Retz and the venue.

From Salzburg via the A1 (Westautobahn) towards Vienna/St. Pölten. In St. Pölten switch to the S33 and drive via Krems and Langenlois to Straß im Straßertal; passing Hohenwart and Maissau; then towards Eggenburg, via the B35 to Pulkau and turning right towards Retz.

Return Journey – Vienna
Due to the unavailibility of public transports on Friday night, we will arrange a bus going from Retz to Vienna after the dinner. Please indicate your interest in this option at the registration form or look for a car pool.

Venue & Accommodation

The DIALOG.FORMAT.NIEDERÖSTERREICH 2019 takes place at the beautiful Seminar Hotel Althof Retz. The whole programme will be held at the Althof and also the accommodations of the participants are located there. While the costs for the event and the meals during the DIALOG.FORMAT are covered by the participation fee and the sponsors, the accommodation needs to be booked via the registration form and paid by each participant directly to the hotel. Different price categories are available:
Gutshof Zimmer – 59,00 € / 69,00 € / 84,00 € (tripple/double/single occupancy)
Landgut Zimmer – 79,00 € / 94,00 € (double/single occupancy)

Details about the Althof Retz can be found on
Address: Althofgasse 14, 2070 Retz, Austria