Austria practice, know


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Identity Card:
  • Capital Vienna

  • Population 8460390 hab. (2012)

  • Constitution: Federal Republic

  • Language German

  • Religion : Predominantly Catholic.

    Express entry:
    • Visa No, national identity card or passport valid .

    • Passport No, national map of sufficient identity to a European national. It is recalled that the license is not a travel document.

      • Currency Euro

      • Payment Cards The vending machines are present in every city, against a few merchants accept payment by credit card .

      • Budget stay 1 Week 350-800 Euro

        • Restaurants
          Cheap : less than 10 € / person
          Average : 15-20 € / person
          Premium . more than 40 € / person.

          • accommodation
            Cheap : less than 20 € / night (hostels)
            Average : 50-80 € / night
            Premium : 150 € more / night


            How to get there?

            • Air: The main airport in Austria is Vienna but there are also flights to Salzburg, Graz and Innsbruck. Many are direct flights from France, and not only from Paris but also from Lyon, Nice and Strasbourg. The low-cost airlines: Air Berlin, Niki, Sky Europe, offer cheap flights from Paris Roissy.

            • By car: From Paris, take the A4 towards Metz then take the A35 towards Baden Baden, then the A8 to Munich and Salzburg. From Lyon, take the A42 to the Swiss border and follow the A1 towards Austria.

              On site:

              • Car : The road network is highly developed and modern highways are numerous and directly related to the motorway networks of neighboring countries. The loan of Austrian motorways is subject to the purchase of a thumbnail.

              • train The rail network is modern and serves the entire country, it is largely managed by the company ÖBB. A network equivalent to our RSP also works around the major cities of Vienna, Salzburg, Graz, Linz and Innsbruck .

                • Vaccinations No mandatory vaccine .

                • Tips: Think to bring the European Health Insurance Card, the request must be made to your insurance fund at least disease 15 days before departure.

                  • Flight and delinquency: Austria is a safe country, a minimum vigilance is however to adopt the city. However the main risks in Austria are related to mountain activities.

                    • Weather continental climate, with cold, dry winters and hot and humid summer .

                    • Average temperatures 20 & deg; C in summer and 0 & deg; C in winter, Vienna .

                    • Best time to reach all depends what you plan to do this, to visit the country expect sunny days, if do not expect to ski the end of winter to leave Austria.

                      Daily life:
                      • Time difference UTC +1

                      • Electrical Outlets : 230V / 50Hz, European plug

                      • Calling code 00 43

                      • internet, wifi In Austria, you'll have no trouble finding an internet cafe, a hotspot or WiFi access at a cafe

                      • Features : In Austria and Switzerland there is a stickler for cleanliness and order, do not you dare throw paper or cigarette butt in the street, if police see you is insured fine.