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Top mistakes tourists make in Austria

Top mistakes tourists make in Austria
Photo: Paul Gillingwater
We've all been there. New country, new culture. It's so easy to make mistakes, either embarrassing, or potentially fatal. The Local's François Badenhorst takes a look at some of the more common errors tourists make.

Austria is a country that attracts tourists from all over the world. It’s not hard to see why, the place is stunning. From Alpine majesty to cosmopolitan Vienna, there’s a lot to see.

So come one and all!  But when you come make sure you familiarize yourself with some of the common pitfalls of being a tourist.

From the tourist traps to avoiding the locals’ ire – here is the Local’s list of Top 10 mistakes tourists commonly make in Austria.

Feel free to add some of your own 'mistakes' in the comments section below.

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