Vienna has a mild climate, with temperatures peaking in June, July and August.
Drivers should note that it is compulsory for vehicles to be driven with their lights on throughout the year. Smoking is not allowed in many public places.
Shops typically open from 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday, and from 8am to 12pm on Saturdays. Banks generally open from 8am to 3pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, and from 8am to 5.30pm on Thursday. Some branches close between 12.30 and 1.30pm.