Why You Should Visit Exeter
Exeter is an ancient town with a history dating back thousands of years which has grown into a unique fusion of heritage sites alongside modern attractions. Be sure to head into the city’s historic center where you will find Exeter Cathedral, a stunning Gothic masterpiece, as well as many other medieval churches and buildings. The city in modern times enjoys a vibrant cultural scene and boasts a number of theaters and galleries which are well worth exploring like the Northcott Theatre and the Royal Albert Memorial Museum. Exeter is also renowned for its natural beauty with its canals and river streams flowing through the city - if you are up to the challenge consider riding along the region’s cycle paths which allow travelers to explore other villages and towns in the area.
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Arriving In Exeter
Exeter Airport is situated just 6 km outside of Exeter which makes it very easy to travel into the center once you have arrived. There are public buses available to travel into the city, although you may prefer the convenience of a taxi – you can pre-book a taxi in the arrivals hall or flag one down outside. Inside the airport you can look forward to an extensive range of amenities and services including retail and duty-free shopping, plenty of cafés and eateries as well as free Wi-Fi in the departures area.
Exeter Airport mostly handles flights from European destinations, many of which are on a seasonal basis, so UAE nationals looking to travel to Exeter will not be able to make the journey directly. However, it will be possible to make the journey with only a single stopover as the airport has connections to leading airports such as Paris Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.
Exeter Travel Information
As a UAE national you can apply online for an electronic visa waiver before traveling to the UK. Exeter is located in the southwest of the UK and enjoys some of the country’s best temperatures, especially over the summer with average highs of around 22 degrees. The city itself is relatively small and can be traversed on foot, while there are buses and trains available to get around the area. You can also find a number of leading car rental companies at Exeter Airport at your service when you have landed.
* This information is correct as of October 2017
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