Bundesland Wien Local Customs

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    by colin_bramso
  • Local Customs
    by colin_bramso
  • Local Customs
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Bundesland Wien Local Customs

  • Etiquette

    Vienna Local Customs

    I learned the "Gruss Gott" when I made a stay in a factory of the (catholic) southern Germany i.e. Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria. That was half century ago and it seems to me that in Austria as well as in Southern Germany this way of greeting is disappearing. Last year there has been some uproar in Baden-Württemberg because it was said that the...

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  • Tipping

    Vienna Local Customs

    I saw it on many "tips" on VT, that it is usual to add 10% to the bill... THAT is simply not correct, as most people in Austria will just ROUND UP the bill like : 02,70 --> 3,00 27,30 --> 28,00 246,20 --> 250,00 The only "sense" of that kind of tipping is, not to get back a lot of small change back ! I work in Restaurant business since...

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  • Kaffeehaus

    Vienna Local Customs

    Actually I am a beer or tea drinker more than coffee, so in this case I prefer Lithuania or Czech Republic, Germany, but Vienna was definitely place of coffee culture. Usually I don't drink coffee, but as told "if you are in Rome, behave as Roman", I tried it in Vienna. Only one time, but I felt it is beloved drink in Vienna in numerous coffee...

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  • ball - season & carneval

    Vienna Local Customs

    FASCHING is the austrian expression for Carneval - and in comparison to Venice or Cologne our kind of Carneval is certainly nothing you would miss, if you miss it... BUT attending a BALL in Vienna is always something special and something you see nowhere else THAT way. Formal dresses are a Must !! No jeans or colorful suits for men. A list of...

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  • museums

    Vienna Local Customs

    Schoenbrunn castle - the former summerresidence of the austrian emperors. The big park around the castle Schoenbrunn is a great place for a walk, or to go jogging, BUT is totally Off limits for dogs !! Watch out for the opening-times of the park, because - depending on the duration of daylight - the opening-hours vary a lot !!

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  • X-mas / Weihnachten

    Vienna Local Customs

    The website of Vienna Tourist Office lists a dozen Christmas markets: http://www.wien.info/en/shopping-wining-dining/markets/christmas-markets This page, which is updated each year so I hope the link will work in the future, lists all the practical information you need, like location and opening hours, and contains links to the individual...

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  • festivals / Festwochen

    Vienna Local Customs

    From the 14th March until the 26 th March 2003, the 5th French speaking film festival will take place at the Votiv Cinema in Vienna! Films presented during this festival are from France, Egypt, Canada, Belgium, Burkina Faso, Romania... It's an other way to travel...

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  • dress - codes

    Vienna Local Customs

    Although there is no formal dress code in the sense that you won't be let in without a tie, you will for sure get better service and experience less arrogance and grumpiness if you dress up a little. You'll find that the locals are generally nicely dressed, women in dresses/skirts and high heels, men in tuxedos, and not as casual as tourists. You...

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