Pörtschach is situated in southern Austria, in the province of Carinthia (Kärnten or Koroška in the local languages), about 15 km
west of the provincial capital Klagenfurt and approximately 330 km south-west of
Vienna, Austria's capital city. Pörtschach is a well-known holiday resort on one
of Austria's most beautiful lakes (Wörther See).
the province of Carinthia
Pörtschach am Wörther See, west of Klagenfurt
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making travelling plans, keep in mind the following dates: Final concert for all prize-winners on Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 5pm
Without participating in the final concert, no prize can be awarded.
There are two ways to reach Klagenfurt and Pörtschach from Vienna Airport:
By train: There are Railjet trains every two hours operated by Österreichische Bundesbahnen (ÖBB) from Vienna Airport train station to Klagenfurt (and onwards to Pörtschach. You need to change trains at Vienna main station (Wien Hauptbahnhof), the connecting train usually arrives on the same platform.
By bus: Take an Air-Liner bus from Vienna Airport to Wien Erdberg VIB (Vienna International Bus Terminal) and then continue on Flixbus or Westbus to Klagenfurt.
Pörtschach is also easily accesible by car via the Austrian "A2" motorway, exit Pörtschach.
From Slovenia, take the Karawanken-Tunnel/Predor Karavanke to Villach/Beljak or the Loiblpass/Ljubelj to Klagenfurt/Celovec. From Villach or Klagenfurt, take the A2 to Pörtschach. From Italy, go to Villach/Villacco and continue on the A2 to Pörtschach. From Germany, drive via Salzburg on the A10 motorway to Villach, from there continue on the A2 to Pörtschach. From Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia go to Vienna and from there follow the A2 to Pörtschach. From Hungary, either go to Vienna or Graz and follow the A2 to Pörtschach.
Some participants may need a visa for entry into the European Union (Schengen area). If you do, please mail or fax your name, date and place of birth, your passport number and its date of issue. Preferably, please send a copy of your passport.
After registration and payment of the registration fee you will be mailed a formal letter of invitation. This letter will be needed for the visa application.