Why You Should Visit Zagreb
As the capital of Croatia, visitors to Zagreb can find many of the country’s finest cultural and historical attractions, yet the city itself also offers much more for the modern visitor with its many bars, public parks and shops. Both the Upper Town and Lower Town districts offer a wealth of landmarks to visit like the Cathedral and St Mark’s Church - travelers will also want to see some of Zagreb’s many excellent museums like the Mimara Art Museum and the Archaeological Museum showcasing memorable artistic and historical exhibitions. If you are interested in experiencing the local nightlife then head down to Flover Square with its many bars and nightclubs offering an exciting night out on the town.
Arriving In Zagreb
Zagreb Airport, also known as Franjo Tudman Airport, is the busiest airport in Croatia located around 10 km from the center of Zagreb. The airport is comprised of a single passenger terminal which is relatively new having been opened up in March 2017 and offers plenty of amenities and facilities for travelers to enjoy. Once you have touched down at the airport you can find bus services that will take you into the city if you would rather not take a taxi. The airport offers a sizable range of dining and drinking establishments alongside duty-free shopping, while you can also connect to the airport’s free Wi-Fi network.
Those looking to travel from the UAE to Zagreb will be able to fly directly out of Dubai. The only airline operating flights on this route is Emirates, the flag carrier of Dubai, with all flights departing from Dubai International Airport.
Zagreb Travel Information
As Croatia is a part of the Schengen Area, UAE nationals do not have to arrange for a visa in order to travel to the country. You can expect relatively cold weather over the winter in Zagreb with temperatures often dropping below freezing, although the city enjoys pleasantly warm summers with average highs of around 26 degrees between July and August. If you are looking to drive your own vehicle during your stay you can visit one of the many car rental agencies at Zagreb Airport as soon as you have arrived.
Where to stay: Ratings and booking information for Zagreb hotels for every budget
* This information is correct as of November 2017
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