Cities in Austria

There’s obviously more cities in Austria, but these are the ones that is currently added to the guide.

Upcoming events in Austria

What is the top gay cities in Austria?

The top gay cities in Austria include Vienna, Graz, and Salzburg. There are many LGBTQ+-friendly venues and events in these cities to cater to diverse preferences. But darling, don't forget to explore other Austrian towns and villages too, as you might find some hidden gems!

What currency is used in Austria?

Austria uses the Euro (€) as its currency. Credit cards are widely accepted, although smaller establishments may prefer cash. So, whether you're popping bottles or buying a schnitzel, credit cards should work just fine. 💳

Is it expensive in Austria?

Austria can be a bit pricey, particularly in touristy areas like Vienna. But don't let that stop you, honey! Just be prepared to spend a little extra on accommodations, dining, and entertainment, and you'll have a fabulous time.

Do I need any extra paperwork to visit Austria?

Depending on your nationality, you may need a Schengen visa to enter Austria. EU/EEA citizens can visit without a visa. Other nationalities should check their visa requirements with their home country or the Austrian embassy. And remember, sweetheart, always bring your fabulous passport!

Is Austria gay friendly?

Yes, Austria is generally gay-friendly, particularly in larger cities like Vienna. However, just like anywhere else, attitudes can vary. Stay fabulous and respectful, and you'll find open-minded individuals wherever you go.

Is gay marriage allowed in Austria?

Yes, darling! As of January 1st, 2019, same-sex marriage became legal in Austria, so feel free to tie the knot in this beautiful alpine country! 💍🏳️‍🌈

Can I use English in Austria?

Yes, you'll find that many Austrians speak English, particularly in the cities and touristy areas. However, it's never a bad idea to learn a few basic German phrases to impress the locals.

Should I leave a tip for a waiter in Austria?

Tipping is appreciated but not mandatory in Austria. A tip of around 10% is a lovely gesture if you're happy with the service. Remember, darling, good manners always make a lasting impression. 😉

What's the best time of year to visit Austria?

The best time to visit Austria depends on your preference! For summer vibes, visit between June and August. If you're a snow bunny, December to February is ideal for skiing and winter sports. And for a more colorful trip, visit during spring (April to May) or fall (September to October).

What's the local language in Austria, and how do I say basic phrases?

The local language in Austria is German. Here are some basic, gay, and fun phrases to use while sashaying around:

  • Thank you: Danke

  • Hello: Hallo

  • Goodbye: Auf Wiedersehen

  • My name is...: Ich heiße...

  • You're fabulous: Du bist fabelhaft

  • Rainbow: Regenbogen

  • Pride parade: Pride-Parade

What's the local cuisine like in Austria, and what are some must-try dishes?

Austrian cuisine is hearty and delicious! Some must-try dishes include:

  • Wiener Schnitzel: Breaded and fried veal cutlet

  • Sachertorte: Dense chocolate cake

  • Apfelstrudel: Delightful apple strudel

  • Gulasch: A flavorful beef stew

  • Tafelspitz: Boiled beef in a savory broth

Enjoy these scrumptious treats, darling!

What are the emergency numbers, and how do I call for help in Austria?

In case of emergency, Austria has the following numbers:

  • General emergency: 112

  • Police: 133

  • Fire brigade: 122

  • Ambulance: 144

Stay safe, sweetie!

Are there any cultural taboos or behaviors that I should avoid in Austria?

Austrians tend to be polite, well-mannered, and appreciate punctuality. Remember, darling, it's always good to respect local customs and traditions. Avoid talking loudly in public and littering, as that's considered disrespectful. Keep it classy, and you'll have a fabulous time!