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How to get to the HOAL

The HOAL is located at 48°09'17.2"N,15°08'53.7"E which is within walking distance of the Institute for Land and Water Management Research, Pollnbergstraße 1, A-3252 Petzenkirchen, Austria, around 100 km west of Vienna. The Institute is hosted in the Petzenkirchen Castle.

Getting here by car

About 75 minutes from Vienna, 50 minutes from Linz. From the A1 take exit 100 (Ybbs an der Donau) on to the B25 (towards Wieselburg). After 2 km turn off left on to the L6007 (towards Petzenkirchen). After another 2 km, the Institute is located to your left.

Getting here by train

Between 1:20 and 1:50 hours both from Vienna Hauptbahnhof and Linz Hauptbahnhof. Get a train to Pöchlarn, then a train bound for Scheibbs, but leave train after 13 minutes (calling at Erlauf before arriving at Petzenkirchen). Petzenkirchen is a request stop, so you need to press a button. From the train stop (no taxis), walk to the right (relative to train direction), after 200 m turn right, after 300 m turn left, after another 300 m the Institute is located in front of you.