Reasons To Visit Ljubljana
Ljubljana is the capital of Slovenia and its center of culture known for its many beautiful buildings and exciting things to do. Be sure to check out some of the stunning architecture on offer in the city such as the Ljubljana Castle, or take a stroll through the ancient Old Town with its medieval buildings and winding alleyways. As the center of all things cultural in Slovenia, in Ljubljana you can find a number of world-class museums and art galleries to explore as well as many excellent performing arts venues like the opera house. The city is also celebrated for its diverse cuisine on offer and also boasts many lively bars and nightclubs for those who enjoy going out in the evenings.
Arriving In Ljubljana
The main international airport in Ljubljana is Ljubljana Joze Pucnik Airport which is situated around 25 km from the capital. If you are looking to catch flights from the UAE to Ljubljana you will need to make a stopover as there are no direct flights available. Thankfully, Ljubljana Joze Pucnik Airport has plenty of connections, so UAE-based travelers can travel to the city with only a single transfer.
At the airport you will find an ample range of amenities and facilities available including cafés and eateries as well as duty-free shopping. In addition to this, the airport provides travelers with complimentary Wi-Fi so you can easily access the web. When you have arrived in Ljubljana there are public buses available which can take you from the airport into the city if you would rather not pay for a private taxi.
Ljubljana Travel Information
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Slovenia is a part of the Schengen Area which means UAE nationals traveling to the country can enter visa free for up to 90 days. In Ljubljana you can enjoy pleasantly warm temperatures during the summer with average highs of up to 27 degrees between July and August, although over the winter period you can expect subzero temperatures at times and some snowfall. In Slovenia the currency used is the euro like the majority of the European Union members, while the country is three hours behind the UAE so you will need to work back your clocks when you arrive. There are plenty of car rental agencies operating at Ljubljana airport, so it is straightforward to rent your own vehicle as soon as you have landed.
* This information is correct as of January 2018
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