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Average Marc temperature: Low – 17°C (63° F), High – 29°C (84° F)

Population of United Arab Emirates: 118,818,228 habitants

Population of Abu Dhabi: 2.12 million inhabitants

Monnaie: UAE dirham

Heure officielle: UTC/GMT +4 heures

Code du pays: +971

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, meaning ‘Father of the Gazelle’ in Arabic, was first settled by the Bani Yas Bedoiun tribe in the 16th century. According to archeological finds, Abu Dhabi was founded when a young antelope led a wandering tribe to fresh water on an island with barely 300 palm huts, a few coral buildings and a fort. The island settlement, led by its ruler Sheikh Zayed bin Mohammed al-Nahyan, has since been transformed into the modern city of Abu Dhabi, the high-rise capital of the United Arab Emirates. Beneath its white-marble domes and Persian carpets, traditional hospitality and the highest standards of modern-day luxury come together. Here you will find a cosmopolitan city with strongly embedded Islamic traditions, a major tourist, commercial et centre d'affaires.

La ville possède certaines des meilleures installations pour les conférences dans le pays, exceptional hotel areas and prime location to explore mystical places as: Sheik Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Mosque, Qasr al-Hosn, and the beautiful Al Ain Oasis.

Par voie de terre, est, et de l'air

Abu Dhabi has air connections with four domestic destinations (Beirut, Delma, Bahrain and Colombo) and more than 70 international destinations. Abu Dhabi International Airport offers daily flights through over 30 international airlines including British Airways, Lufthansa, Gulf Air, Air France, Qatar Airways, Air India, Singapore Airlines, KLM and Cathay Pacific.

Plus proche des merveilles

Abu Dhabi offers a perfect location for visiting the most iconic landmarks, and tourist attractions: Sheik Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Mosque (6.4 km), Abu Dhabi’s Heritage Village (3.9 km), and the Corniche (2.9 km).

If you want to incorporate more adventurous activities into your program, there are a variety of guided tours available: Big Bus Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Desert Safari, and Yas Waterworld

For more information on Abu Dhabi visit http://visitabudhabi.ae/.

Électricité

Abu Dhabi’s electricity system is the same as that of the (Royaume-Uni, Europe, Australia and most of Asia and Africa): 220v-240v; 50 Hz. If the standard voltage in your country is in the range of 100V – 127V, you will need a power converter. Any electrical equipment you carry with you that operates at the lower (120dans) taux devra être bi-tension (par exemple, séchoirs à cheveux). Beaucoup de matériel électrique (comme les caméras vidéo, appareils photo numériques, et les ordinateurs portables) qui opèrent sur 12 volts via un adaptateur spécifique au produit seront heureux de faire face à la double tension vérifier l'adaptateur et les instructions de l'appareil pour être sûr. Adaptors are available in Abu Dhabi supermarkets

Eau

Ne buvez que de l'eau en bouteille, ou gazéifiée (pétillant) boissons en canettes ou en bouteilles. Si vous devez boire de l'eau du robinet, il est recommandé de la faire bouillir pendant au moins 5 minutes. Vérifiez également la glace demander si elle a été faite avec de l'eau du robinet en particulier dans les établissements plus rustiques et les zones rurales. Les salades peuvent aussi être dangereuses si elles ont été rincées avec de l'eau du robinet; à nouveau, la règle est: en cas de doute, demander d'abord.

Monnaie

United Arab Emirates currency is the UAE Dirham (UAE or Dhs, aide $). Each Dirham is composed of 100 centimes. Billets fréquemment utilisés sont: Dh200 (bleu), Dh100 (brown), Dh50 (green), Dh20 (purple). Coins come in denominations of (Dhs) 10, 5, 2 et 1, or50, 20, 10 et 5 centimes. The Dirham is officially designated as a closed currency meaning it can only be traded within the UAE; cependant, Dirhams are being sold and bought in travel agencies, AUE airports and at major airports in several countries. Le taux de change fluctue en fonction de la valeur de négociation de la journée, but as of “14/04/2015” the rate was 1 USD= “3.67” AED, et 1 AED = USD “0.27”. Vous pouvez visiter XE.com ou OandA.com pour afficher les derniers taux de change.

Cartes de crédit

Cartes bancaires, cartes de crédit, and debit cards are accepted in Abu Dhabi and (distributeurs automatiques de billets) ATMs can be found at every bank and in hotel lobbies. It is advised to confirm acceptance of credit card or debit card payments with staff, especially if there is no visible signage indicating acceptance of credit card payments at the store premises or the counter. Appelez votre banque et / ou de la société de carte de crédit avant votre voyage et les informer des endroits où la carte peut être utilisée pour empêcher la désactivation.

Horaires des banques

Banks are open from 8am to 3pm Saturday to Wednesday and 8am to noon on Thursday with 24 heures guichets automatiques (Distributeurs automatiques de billets). Shops are open every day from 9 am to 10/11pm except for Friday (10 am or 2 pm to 12 au).

Temps

Abu Dhabi has a sub-tropical climate and sunny blue skies with varying temperatures. The average temperatures range from 68 F in the winter to around 102 F in the summer. The cooler months, November to April are around 24C (75F) during the day and 13C (56F) at night. Rainfall is sporadic, falling mainly in winter (November to March). S'il vous plaît vous assurer que vous avez un imperméable et / ou un parapluie. Soyez sûr de vérifier les prévisions météorologiques et de lire sur les précautions que vous pouvez prendre.

Information sur la santé

Votre voyage est une bonne occasion pour un rappel pour garder vos vaccinations de routine mis à jour. Les Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends the Hepatitis A vaccine for most travelers because you can get hepatitis A through contaminated food or water in the United Arab Emirates, peu importe où vous mangez ou de rester. Ils recommandent également le vaccin contre la typhoïde, surtout si vous restez chez des amis ou des parents, visiter les petites villes ou les zones rurales, ou si vous êtes un mangeur aventureux. Visitez le site web site du CDC Health Information for Travelers to Abu Dhabi page pour plus d'informations. If you are flying with Emirates Airways, they also have a search tool for health & vaccination requirements.

Télécommunications

Abu Dhabi telecommunications companies do not have existing agreements with certain companies in other countries, so your mobile phone’s roaming service will not work while in Abu Dhabi. International rates are comparatively expensive so please confirm with your service provider before leaving your country. Si vous souhaitez envisager d'acheter une carte SIM locale pour la durée du voyage, the top mobile phone service providers are Etisalat and Du. A prepaid Abu Dhabi SIM card with an international cell phone is the most convenient and economical solution for staying in touch while in Abu Dhabi. With an Abu Dhabi SIM Card you can make local calls for AED 0.50/min, and international calls for AED 2/min. prepaid phone cards can easily be found in malls, supermarkets, and in retail outlets. S'il vous plaît n'oubliez pas de vérifier les tarifs spécifiques pour la carte d'appel prépayée internationale vous choisissez.

Centres Médicaux

Abu Dhabi Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City,
P.O. Box 51900, Abu Dhabi, EAU
Téléphone: +971 2 610 2000
Services: 24 Emergency Room heure, Pharmacie, Ambulance, Services supplémentaires

Al Noor Hospital, Medical Health Care Facility
Khalifa Street, next to National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD)
Téléphone: +971 2 626 5265
Services: 24 Emergency Room heure, Pharmacie, Ambulance, Services supplémentaires

Marigold Dental and Orthodontic Clinic
31st Street Wadeema Tower B,
P.O. boîte 73789, Abu Dhabi, EAU
Téléphone: +971 2 641 4020
Services: Full Service, Services de réadaptation et Orthodontie

Dr. Firas Dental + Orthodontic Center
Marina Office Park – B16/B17,
P.O. Box 41578 Abu Dhabi, EAU
Téléphone: + 971 2 2222 600
Services: Full Service, Réparatrice et la dentisterie esthétique

Restaurants

Al Arish
Al Mina, Abu Dhabi, EAU
Téléphone: +971 2 673 2266
Hours: noon-4:30h & 7:00pm-midnight

Lebanese Flower
Near Zaeyed the First St
Téléphone: +971 2 665 8700
Hours: 7:00am-3:00au

Café Arabia
Villa No 224/1, 15th St between Airport (2nd) Rd & Al Karamah (24e) St
Téléphone: +971 2 643 9699
Hours: 8:00am-10:00pm Thu & Fri, 8:00am-11:30pm Sat-Wed

Al Dhafra
Dhow Harbour, Al Mina
Téléphone: +971 2 673 2266
Hours: cruise 8:00-10:00h

Nahaam
Podium Level 1, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers – Corniche Road West
Téléphone: +971 2 811 5666
Hours: 11:00am-11:00h

Sambusek
Al Maryah Island, Rosewood Abu Dhabi
Téléphone: +971 02 813 5550
Hours: 12:30pm-3:30h, 7pm-12:30au

Centres commerciaux

Abu Dhabi Mall
Téléphone: +971 2 645 4858
Abu Dhabi, EAU
Email: infos[à]abudhabi-mall.com

Marina Mall
Téléphone: +971 2 681 2310
Abu Dhabi, EAU
Email: infos[à]marinamall.ae

World Trade Center Souk
Téléphone: +971 2 508 2400
P.O. Box: 51133 Abu Dhabi

The Galleria
Téléphone: +971 2 6166 999
Al Sila Tower, 5th Floor, ADGM Square, Al Maryah Island,
P.O. Box 54937, Abu Dhabi, EAU

Al Wahda Mall
Téléphone: +9712-446-6622
Abu Dhabi, EAU
Email: infos[à]alwahda-mall.com

Khalidiya Mall
Téléphone: +9712-635-4000
Abu Dhabi, EAU
Email: infos[à]khalidiyahmall.ae

Services Tourisme

Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority
Committed to conserving, promoting and leveraging the heritage, culture and traditions of Abu Dhabi emirate, Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) is charged with the development of a leading cultural landscape with the aim of supporting the evolution of Abu Dhabi into a world-class, sustainable destination of distinction.

Nation Towers Corniche, Building B
Téléphone: +971 2 444 0444
Email: infos[à]tcaabudhabi.ae

Dans Big Bus Tours, you can visit Abu Dhabi’s famous landmarks, including Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Heritage Village. Personal commentary is available in a choice of 8 languages, explaining Abu Dhabi’s rapid development and cultural history. Explore the sights and visit top attractions such as Ferrari World, Heritage Village and the Corniche.

Seaplane Tours are the perfect seaplane tour that offers a snapshot of the UAE capital’s cityscape and its beautiful natural surroundings from a unique perspective.
Book Now: reservations[à]seawings.ae

Boat Tours in Belevari Marine Catamaran Island offers unforgettable catamaran cruises, yacht trips, sunset cruises, speedboat & island tours, team building, corporate events, private charter, and yacht hospitality.
Email: infos[à]belevari.com

A fun and healthy way to tour the Corniche is to rent a bycicle. Fun Ride Sports hires out a variety of bikes – from mountain bikes, for the more adventurous, to city bikes which can fit two or three passengers on the back, and even specially designed bikes for ladies wearing abayas. FunRideSports has four accessible rental stations along the Corniche boardwalk and its main station outside The Hiltonia Beach Club.
Téléphone: +971 2 556 6113
Book in Advance: infos[à]funridesports.com


The Yellow Boats is the UAE’s leading and award-winning sightseeing experience. Watch the sights come to life in fun and memorable ways. Open year-round and offers custom-designed tours. Every tour is unique, informative and emotionally fulfilling. You will ride in the comfort and safety of a rigid inflatable boat and admire the incredible scenery that UAE has to offer.
Avantages:

  • Planifiez votre horaire de tournée et de la voie qui vous convient
  • Explore the wonders of Abu Dhabi in a safe and exciting manner
  • Développez vos connaissances sur l'histoire et la culture de notre ville.

Book Your Tour Now: http://www.theyellowboats.com/AbuDhabi

Visites Destinations

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
This architectural marvel is the 6th largest most opulent mosque in the world. One of the most important architectural treasures of contemporary UAE society. Initiated by the late president of the United Arab Emirates, HH Sheik Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, it has a capacity for 40,000 worshippers, features 80 domes, plus de 1,000 columns, gold plated chandeliers and the world’s largest woven carpet. Its design and construction ‘unites the world’ using artisans and materials from many countries.

Manarat Al Saadiyat
Also known as ‘Place of Enlightenment’ is a 15,400 square meter arts and culture center. This artistic venue houses exhibitions from around the world, including three major galleries, a main events gallery, sales center, 250-seat theater, and restaurant. The main galleries serve as permanent spaces for a series of exhibitions and educational programs organized by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority.

Masdar City
The city of possibilities, an evolutionary and daring journey to build the world’s most sustainable eco-city. Built using traditional Arabic architecture combined with modern technology, Masdar uses clean energy generated on site from rooftop solar technology, and integrated, clean and smart transportation systems including a fleet of electric vehicles and driverless cars.

Al Ain Oasis
Al Ain (meaning ‘The Spring’) is the emirate’s heritage heartland, one of the world’s oldest continually inhabited settlements and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Al Ain includes its six oases and the archaeological sites of Bida bint Saud, Hafeet and Hili, all testimonies of sedentary human occupation of a desert region since the Neolithic period, with vestiges of many prehistoric cultures. The ‘remarkable vestiges’ include circular tombs (dating to 2500 B.C), wells, adobe constructions, and features one of the oldest examples of sophisticated falaj irrigation system dating back to the Iron Age.

Abu Dhabi Heritage Village
Brings the heritage of the United Arab Emirates to life. Located on Abu Dhabi sea-wall, cornice area, the Heritage Village sheds light on cultural and folklore lifestyle of the old days. The Village holds monthly heritage festivals with traditional dishes, and traditional astronomy and photo galleries.

Observation Deck at 300
On the 74th floor of Tower 2 at Etihad Towers, the Observation Deck at 300 offers unbeatable views of Abu Dhabi’s cityscape and Arabian Gulf. The capital’s highest vantage point stands ‘300’ meters in the air and makes for an ideal place to enjoy delicious refreshments, mock-tails and High Tea.

The Corniche
Abu Dhabi’s spectacular waterfront stretches 3.7 miles (6km) from the Breakwater near Marina Shopping Mall to almost Mina Zayed port. With a backdrop of the impressive towers of downtown, the walkway features certain stretches of beaches and offers many activities like go-cart riding, playgrounds and stages for shows.

Qasr Al-Hosn
The emirate’s first permanent structure, and late home to the emirate’s ruling Al Nahyan family. Qasr Al-Hosn is the oldest stone building in the city and hosts an exhibition that depicts the story of Abu Dhabi and its people. Fascinating oral testimonies and historic photographs bring the city’s symbolic birthplace to life.

Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital
The World’s largest, award-winning and most advanced falcon hospital. It features a falcon display museum and a facility with free-flying falcons. Guided tours offer the unique opportunity to see the deluxe wards where the falcons are kept and explore the noble desert sport of falconry.

Al Ain Palace Museum
Located near the commercial area on the road to Sinaiyya, the Al Ain Palace Museum is housed in the former home of the late Sheik Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, first constructed in 1910. Depuis 1998 it has been a museum dedicated to the history of the United Arab Emirate’s royalty, particularly that of the Abu Dhabi Emirate. Among the exhibits on display are numerous personal belongings of the ruling family, as well as an extensive photo gallery depicting the rulers’ life.

Al Jahili Fort
One of UAE’s most historic buildings and an Al Ain landmark. Erected in 1891 to defend the city and protect precious palm groves, served as the former headquarters of the Oman Trucial Scouts, the force that protected the mountain passes and kept inter-tribal peace. The fort, set in beautifully landscaped gardens, has been carefully restored and houses a permanent exhibition of the work of British adventurer Sir Wilfred Thesiger and his 1940s crossings of the Rub Al Khali (The Empty Quarter) desert.

Emirates Palace
A landmark to showcase Arabian culture and hospitality. Located on 1.3km of private beach and surrounded by 85 hectares of gardens and lawns, avec 114 domes all 80 meters high. The impressive cuisine and architectural beauty is the ultimate experience.

Al Hili Archaeological Park
Located north of Al Ain City, the site of a former settlement which existed in the Bronze Age has produced a wealth of archeological treasures. This park offers tourists an opportunity to discover the history of the earliest known civilization near Abu Dhabi. The stone tomb ‘Great Hilli Tomb’ constructed around 2,700 BC to 2,000 BC during the Umm Al Nar period stands at 2.5 meters tall and measures 8 meters in diameter and is its greatest attraction.

The Galleria Shopping Mall
The Galleria is marketed as Abu Dhabi’s premier fashion and dining destination. This deluxe shopping mall offers a wide collection of luxury brands. The Galleria has over 130 brand outlets including Prada, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Dior, Miu Miu, TOD’s, Christian Louboutin and many more including 50 Abu Dhabi ‘firsts’ like Aspinal of London, Berluti, Boucheron, Celine, Diane von Furstenberg, Jimmy Choo, Marc Jacobs, Mulberry, Paul Smith, Tory Burch, Alexander McQueen, Moschino, Thomas Pink, Pucci, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, and Pomellato. Restaurants and cafes include Almaz by Momo and Emporio Armani Caffé, Zuma, Biryani Pot, Bentley Bistro & Bar, Burger Fuel, Café Bateel, Caffé Nero, Carluccio’s, Magnolia Bakery, Lemongrass, Nolu’s Downtown, and Taqado. De plus,, The Galleria offers a variety of services such as ADCB branch, Distributeurs automatiques de billets, N-Style beauty salon and URBAN Male Lounge salon, bespoke tailor Ascots & Chapels, High end Shoe repair The Cobbler.