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Austria

Waltz in the footsteps of Sisi, Mozart, Schubert and Freud, famous Austrian figures and drift to the lavish palaces and coffeehouses of Vienna, the snow-white peaks of the Tyrolean Alps, the serpentine romance of the Danube and Mozart symphonies ringing out in the baroque concert halls of Salzburg.

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Capital

Vienna

Area

82,409 Km²

Population

9,159,001 million

Geographic Location

Austria is bordered by the Czech Republic to the north; Slovakia to the northeast; Hungary to the east; Slovenia, Italy, and Switzerland to the south; Liechtenstein, Switzerland, and Germany to the west.

Jet Lag

In winter, the time difference between Asia and Austria is 6/7 hours (from the last Sunday in October to the last Sunday in March).

In summer, the time difference between Asia and Austria is 5/6 hours (from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).

Climate

Austria enjoys a continental climate with two main seasons:
– summer (May to September)
– winter (December to April)

Winters are cold, often rainy or snowy.

Language & Culture

Language

The official language is German. However, it is Austrian German!
Difference in pronunciation, vocabulary or grammar with the German language of Germany.

English and French are spoken in major cities.

Religion

The majority of Austria’s population is Catholic (78%). The Protestant Church is the second largest religious community (5%).

Visa Requirement

To find out if your nationality requires a visa to enter Austria (a member state of the European Union), please inquire at the Austrian Embassy in your home country.

Useful Info

Currency Converter USD/EUR: Tue, 27 Feb.

When To Travel

The best time to visit Austria is from June to September. Late spring and early autumn are also pleasant and benefit from less tourist pressure.

Health Tips

Before leaving, remember to check the health measures required and recommendations in your country of destination. You will find this information on the website of the Embassies of the countries concerned.

Covid

The global health situation is changing. In any case, before leaving on a trip, it is important to check about the conditions of mobility on the website of the Embassies of the countries concerned.

Miscellaneous

Western (European) culture is very different from Asian culture. Please refer to the transcultural page.

Currency

The euro is the currency in circulation.

Electricity

Please bring a universal adapter.

Travel Insurance

We strongly recommend you purchase travel insurance before leaving your country.

Western Vs Asian Culture: Why So Different?

    • Europe
    • Asia
    • Wheat is the food base
    • Rice is favoured
    • Salt and pepper on tables
    • Salty and/or sweet soy sauce preferred
    • Cold/ice water served
    • Lukewarm water are being asked for
    • Western meals are eaten individually
    • Asians share and eat collectively from the same dishes
    • Cutlery such as fork, knife, spoon are used
    • Asians of Chinese ancestry eat with chopsticks
    • On Sunday, streets are deserted…
    • Very crowded in Asia
    • Europeans do everything to be tanned
    • Asians seek to whiten their skin
    • Public display of affection such as kissing and cuddling are common
    • Considered taboo and indecent in Asian countries
    • Skimpy dressing for men and women the norm
    • Discreet dressing considered as polite and respectful
    • Homosexuality normal in most European countries
    • Taboo in many Asian countries