Reasons To Visit Zadar
The city of Zadar is located along the coast of Croatia by the Adriatic Sea and is known for being one of the oldest cities in the region. Travelers to the city will find a wealth of historic landmarks and fascinating heritage sites, especially around the Old Town district with its old streets and ancient architecture. As the city is located coastally you are within touching distance of stunning beaches and beautiful coastline, so be sure to get out and explore some of the beaches in the region. Zadar is a very vibrant place in the summer so you can expect lively cafés and bars open day and evening, while there are many more adventures to be had in the surrounding region such as venturing up to Plitvice National Park.
Arriving In Zadar
Zadar Airport is situated less than 10 km away from Zadar and primarily handles seasonal flights from European destinations. If you are looking to book flights from the UAE to Zadar there is no way of making the trip directly as no airlines provide nonstop flights. However, the airport has regular connections to Zagreb Airport which enables UAE-based travelers to get to Zadar all year round with only one stopover, while there are also plenty more flights available during seasonal times.
Zadar Airport is set within a single terminal and offers a small range of amenities to keep travelers occupied. There are a couple of cafés and restaurants where you can enjoy a meal, while duty-free shopping is also available. In addition to this, the airport provides travelers with free Wi-Fi so it is easy to get online. When you have touched down at the airport you don’t have to hop in a taxi as there are buses available serving incoming flights which can take you into the city center of Zadar. At Zadar Airport there are several car rental agencies operating on site, so those looking for their own vehicle can make arrangements straight after landing.
Zadar Travel Information
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Croatia is a part of the Schengen Area which allows UAE nationals to enter the country visa free for up to 90 days. In Zadar you can expect hot temperatures and plenty of sunshine over the summer with average highs in the mid-to high 20s between June and September. Although Croatia is a part of the European Union, it has not adopted the euro as its currency so make sure you change your money to the Croatian kuna.
* This information is correct as of February 2018
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