Anyone planning a first-time visit to Tirol may benefit from knowing some basic information about the area.

Following are some facts about Tirol :

Banks are open on weekdays only (not on Saturdays or Sundays), and their normal business hours are 7:45 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., then a lunch break, then they are open again from 2:15 p.m. until 4 p.m. Banks are also closed on national holidays.

Stores are normally open from about 8:30 in the morning until 6:00 in the evening. Normally, stores close for lunch around noon for an hour or an hour and a half.

Gas stations are usually open all day and all night, but in some of the smaller areas they close in the early evenings and sometimes close on Sundays.

The hours that the most popular museums and attractions vary, but they are usually open seven days a week. If a museum or an attraction is going to close for a day, it will usually occur on a Monday.

Travelers from the United States will need an electrical converter to utilize any small appliances brought into Austria .

When it comes to eating, citizens of Austria eat most food that Americans would consider “finger food” with a knife and fork. Some examples of such foods are hamburgers, French fries, and many others items. Therefore, Americans may want to be cognizant of these eating behaviors while in Austria and possibly even follow them.