As location Lienz, the sunny town and natural gem of the National Park Hohe Tauern has been choosen to bring together science, nature and culture.
Lienz is located at the confluence of the rivers Isel and Drava in the Eastern Alps, between the Hohe Tauern mountain range in the north, and the Gailtal Alps in the south.
The area of Lienz had been settled since the Bronze Age about 2000 BC. Celtic people lived here from about 300 BC on, mainly as miners, who came under control of the Roman Empire in 15 BC. The area was incorporated into the roman province of Noricum
Ceremonial Room of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber
(Kammersaal – Wirtschaftskammer Lienz)
Amlacher Str. 10
Lienz is located at a road junction between the Drautalstraße highway, leading from Carinthia to the Puster Valley in the Italian province of South Tyrol (B100), and the Felbertauernstraße (B108) from Lienz to Mittersill in Salzburg. It is also connected by the Drautalbahn railway line from Villach to Innichen in South Tyrol.
The nearest Airports are located in Innsbruck and Salzburg