Dating customs in austria
Austrian Customs and Traditions vary according to the region you’re in.
Not everyone in Austria walks around in Lederhosen or a dirndl (close fitting bodice combined with an apron in a different color), although various traditions and celebrations are an integral part of Austria.
Another popular celebration is Fasching (carnival time), which is the period between Epiphany and the beginning of Lent.Then there is the Christmas season, which is celebrated with much pageantry, glitter and light, especially in the larger cities.Yet, go outside of the main cities such as Vienna, Graz and Salzburg, and the country becomes fairly rural, with small communities, which traditionally were and are resistant to cultural change.A major influencing factor was the rule over the area by Charlemagne and the introduction of Christianity to the region.
Today, you will still see ‘tracht’ being worn with pride in many places, The regional varieties are pronounced and vary in color combinations, accessories and may include unique hats for men as well as women.
For men the typical dress includes the Lederhosen (leather pants), wool socks and rustic shoes, and for women it is the dirndl, which is a tight fitting bodice with a different color apron.