Reasons To Visit Karlovy Vary
Karlovy Vary, also known as Carlsbad, is situated in the heart of Bohemia in the Czech Republic best known as a spa town, although this beautiful city is also an excellent sightseeing destination owing to its many memorable works of architecture and historic landmarks. Be sure to visit one of the hot springs in the city where you can enjoy a relaxing day, or take in some of the historic buildings like the Church of St Peter and St Paul. Karlovy Vary also puts on plenty of festivals and cultural events each year such as the Karlovy Vary Folklore Festival in September or the Food Festival Karlovy Vary which is an excellent way to get to know the local customs and people.
Arriving In Karlovy Vary
Karlovy Vary Airport is located just 6 km from Karlovy Vary and ranks as the fourth busiest airport in the Czech Republic. If you are looking to catch flights from the UAE to Karlovy Vary you won’t be able to make the trip directly as the airport handles a few flight routes. However, you will be able to travel with only a single transfer from the UAE to Karlovy Vary as the city has direct connections from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport.
Karlovy Vary Airport is a relatively small airport housed in a single terminal and offers a few useful amenities and facilities to meet the needs of travelers. There are a couple of eateries and cafés on site where you can enjoy a bite to eat, or you can spend your time browsing through the duty-free goods on offer. In addition to this, the airport provides travelers with free Wi-Fi so you can get online without paying a thing. When your flight has arrived at the airport there are public buses available which can take you into the city as well as metered taxis just outside of the terminal.
Karlovy Vary Travel Information
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As the Czech Republic is a part of the Schengen Area, UAE nationals traveling to the country are able to enter visa free for up to 90 days. In Karlovy Vary you can expect pleasant temperatures over the summer with average highs in the mid-20s between June and August, although if you are visiting over the winter then you can expect freezing temperatures and snowfall. Although the Czech Republic is a part of the European Union, you’ll need to change up your money to the Czech koruna rather than the Euro.
* This information is correct as of January 2018
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