Queer Tourist Info

Mit diesen 5 Tipps vermeidest Du eine HIV-Infektion: Die AIDS Hilfen Österreich

Bei allen Fortschritten der modernen Medizin bleibt die Vermeidung einer HIV-Infektion nach wie vor die beste Strategie im Kampf gegen AIDS.

Read more
gay_in_vienna_vienna_international_airport_01

You can easily travel to Vienna by plane with direct flights from all the European captials and most of the bigger cities arround the Mediterranian. Also there are connections from North America, Central Asia, Eastern Asia, South-East-Asia, the Middle East.

Read more
gay_in_vienna_Where_to_stay

If it is important to you to live close to the gay village, we recommend a hotel, appartment or hostel close to the Naschmarkt in the 4th, 5th or 6th district. You can easily reach most of the gay and lesbian bars by foot and back home.

Read more
gay_in_vienna_calendar

Hm…hard to tell…actually…Now or Never!!! Springtime in Vienna is just beautiful. The city awakes from it’s wintertime nap and the Stadtgartenamt (Municipal Department – Parks and Gardens) is showing off with their work. Although the weather is fairly mild due to the climate of Eastern Austria, not many tourists visit during spring.

Read more
gay_in_vienna_Public_transport_Vienna

Underground trains (U-Bahn) run from about 5.00 am in the morning to about midnight, except weekend nights and the nights before holidays with continuous service.
Trams and buses normally stop running earlier.

Read more
gay_in_vienna_Schengen_Visa

European Union citizens, respecitvely nationals of member countries of the Schengen Agreement and the European Economic Area (EEA) do not require a visa for a stay up to 90 days. Following Countries are members of the Schengen Agreement and the EU or EEA:

Read more
gay_in_vienna_money_Euro

The currency is Austria is the Euro. Most popular credits are usually accepted in Vienna, although sometimes their use is subject to a minimum purchase amount. You can use your Maestro card (bank ATM card) almost everywhere - especially in shops - even for small amounts.

Read more
gay_in_vienna_Christmas

Businesses, shops and magistrates, as well as semi-public companies are closed on public holidays. On sundays and public holidays you can settle your basic needs in supermarkets at the airport or the big train stations. Shops are open on Dec 8 due to our Christmas shopping needs.

Read more
gay_in_vienna_banking

Most banks in Vienna are open from Monday to Friday from 8.00 am to 12.30 pm and from 1.30 pm to 3.00 pm, and until 5.30 pm on Thursdays. In the city centre (1st district), almost all banks are open over lunchtime.

Read more
gay_in_vienna_tipping

In many service areas, such as restaurants, taxis, hairdressers, serviced filling stations, etc., a tip is traditionally given. This is normally 5 to 10 percent, with the exact amount depending on the level of satisfaction with the service provided.

Read more
gay_in_vienna_Regebogen_Parade_stamp

Most post offices in Vienna are open between 8.00 am and 6.00 pm. Outside of the city centre, many postal counters are closed over lunch.

Read more
gay_in_vienna_Pharmacy

Pharmacies are open from Monday to Friday from 8.00 am - 6.00 pm, usually without a lunch break, and on Saturday from 8.00 am - 12.00 noon. Outside of these times, a 24-hour drugstore standby service is available throughout the city.

Read more
gay_in_vienna_Museums

Most of Vienna’s museums open their doors daily. Some are closed once a week, often either on Monday or Tuesday. The daily opening times vary from museum to museum, but you can generally assume that a museum will be open between 10.00 am and 5.00 pm.

Read more
gay_in_vienna_Graben

Shops are usually open Mon - Fri from 9.00 am - 6.30 pm, Sat until 5.00 pm or 6.00 pm; some shopping centers are open until 8.00 pm or 9.00 from Mon-Fri. Sunday and holiday shopping is possible at the large railway stations, at the airport and in the museum shops.

Read more
gay_in_vienna_emergency_numbers

If you get in trouble, you probably need to call the poice, the firefighters or an ambulance. Even if your mobile phone has no connection, you can still dial emergency numbers. If you don’t speak German, call the European emergency number 112. We hope, you won’t need it – but better be save than sorry!

Read more
Österreichisches Parlament

Nach dem überwältigenden Votum der irischen Bevölkerung im Mai hat das Rechtskomitee Lambda (RKL) – auf Anregung des Vereines Vielfalt – eine überparteiliche BürgerInneninitiative zur Aufhebung des Eheverbotes für gleichgeschlechtliche Paare auch in Österreich gestartet (Änderung § 44 ABGB), an der mittlerweile knapp 40 Organisationen beteiligt sind.

Read more
gay in vienna austrian mentality

Egal wie man es dreht und wendet, welche und wie viele Gäste man befragt — man kommt immer zum gleichen Ergebnis: Was ein Land erst richtig einzigartig macht, sind die Menschen, die dort leben.

Read more