"SHOPPING HOURS" Page 1,
ABOVE: A seamstress tailors a jacket in a
Salzburg Trachten shop.
Austrian shopping hours
By law, most Austrian shops may be open only 66 hours a week.
Legal shopping hours are normally 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and
6 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. However, the hours in the table below are more
||8 or 9 a.m. - 6 p.m
In smaller towns and villages, shops may close for 1 to 3 hours at
||8 or 9 a.m. - Noon or 1 p.m.
(Until 5 p.m. on the first Saturday of the month)
|Sunday and holidays
Airports and the larger railroad stations usually have shops
where you can buy snacks, drinks, tobacco, and reading material after normal