Why You Should Visit Aalborg
The city of Aalborg is located in the north of Denmark and known for its many quality cultural institutions, making it one of the leading cultural centers in the country. During your time in the city you will want to see a performance at venues like the Aalborg Theater or the Nordkraft center which are renowned as amongst the finest in Denmark, while the city also boasts many interesting museums and galleries like the Aalborg Historical Museum and the Museum of Modern Art Aalborg. If you fancy the one-in-a-lifetime experience of taking part in Northern Europe’s biggest carnival then be sure to visit during the annual Aalborg Karnival each May, or take a stroll through the sprawling Hjallerup Market just north of the city in June.
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Arriving In Aalborg
Aalborg Airport is located around 6 km away from the center of Aalborg and is made up of a single passenger terminal. Although there are plenty of taxis available to get to your destination, you can find buses available if you are on a budget. Inside the airport there is a restaurant as well as a couple of fast food outlets available, while you can also enjoy duty-free shopping. In addition to this, you can connect to the airport’s free Wi-Fi network to access the web.
If you are looking to travel from the UAE to Aalborg you will be able to catch any direct flights. However, the airport has regular flights from a few airports with direct connections to the UAE, so it will be possible to make the journey with only a single transfer.
Aalborg Travel Information
Since Denmark is a part of the Schengen Area, UAE nationals will be able to travel to the country for a period of up to 90 days on a visa free basis. Over the summer in Aalborg you can expect fairly warm weather with average highs of around 20 degrees between June and August, although if you are visiting over the winter be prepared for very cold temperatures and snowfall. There are a few car rental agencies operating at Aalborg airport, so soon as you have landed you are able to rent a vehicle.
* This information is correct as of November 2017
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