Why You Should Visit Split
Split is located along the coast of Croatia and known for its beautiful historic center which stretches back thousands of years, although there are also plenty of modern attractions to be enjoyed around the city which has become a popular coastal getaway. One of the first places you should visit when you’re in the city is its historic center which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site – here you will find some stunning landmarks like Diocletian’s Palace and St Duje’s Cathedral along with many other ancient heritage sites. The city’s coastal location also makes it possible to relax on the beach and soak up the sun, while the city’s popularity as a coastal resort has led many vibrant bars, restaurants and cafés to spring up. Adventure seekers will find many exciting outdoor activities to enjoy such as snorkeling, kayaking, hiking and climbing to stay in shape.
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Arriving In Split
Split Airport, also known as Resnik Airport, is situated roughly 25 km away from the city of Split and ranks as the second busiest airport in Croatia. The airport is housed within a single terminal complex and offers an ample range of amenities and facilities with a couple of cafés and restaurants available as well as duty-free shopping. The airport primarily handles flights from around Europe, most of which are on a seasonal basis, although there are regular connections around Europe.
If you are looking to travel from the UAE to Split you will not be able to make the journey directly as there are no airlines operating nonstop flights from the UAE. However, the airport does have regular flights from leading airports including Frankfurt and Munich, enabling UAE travelers to make the journey with just one stopover.
Split Travel Information
Croatia has not yet officially joined the Schengen area, although its visa laws allow those with a valid Schengen visa to enter the country on some occasions. However, if you are unsure about whether you meet the requirements, be sure to speak to your local authorities. In Split you can expect warm weather over the summer with average highs of around 30 degrees, although temperatures can get fairly cold if you are visiting over the winter. At Split Airport there are plenty of car rental agencies available on site, so you can conveniently rent your own vehicle once you have landed.
* This information is correct as of November 2017
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