Winter and summer alike can be thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated in Austria. If you plan your vacation in summer, you can spend time on the idyllic lakeside villages, discover nature in Austria’s national parks, take a dip or a dive in the its refreshing waters, golf the Austrian way, cycle or bike along its daring mountains, take a hike on its beautiful trails or immerse yourself in the pulsating life of its cities.
If a winter vacation is more to your liking, then Austria’s snow-covered slopes await you with colorful Christmas markets, legendary après-ski celebrations, thrilling snow sports such as skiing, snow biking, freeriding and air boarding, in addition to the magical night time sleigh rides and plenty, plenty more.
3 Main Attractions: Belvedere Vienna, Schonbrunn Palace, Hofburg Palace
Social Norms: Austrians tend to be quite formal in both their social and business dealings. They do not use first names when being introduced, but after the initial meeting first names are often used. If invited out to dinner, flowers should be brought for the hostess. The Church enjoys a high and respected position in Austrian society, which should be kept in mind. It is important to familiarize yourself with Austrian greeting phrases as it is required offensive to enter and leave shops and other businesses without using them.
Price of Necessities: Bottle of water - 0.8 $, coffee - 3.5 $, average restaurant meal for 2 persons - 47.0 $
Emergency Numbers: Police 133, Ambulance 144, Fire Brigade 122
Vaccinations: Two doses of MMR vaccinations are recommended for travelers born after 1956 if not previously taken. Influenza vaccine recommended for all travelers from November through April.
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