Casual clothes reign supreme - really anything is acceptable to wear here.
Jeans are always popular and, teamed with lighter layers for the summer (e.g. a undershirt or t-shirt) and warmer ones for the winter (try a long-sleeved top with a sweater), they will serve as a versatile base to your wardrobe.
It is very much a typical European style of dress so casual or smart casual will work well.
Pack a swimwear and flip flops if you plan on visiting the famous thermal baths.
To get around and see as many sites as possible during your trip you're likely to do a good deal of walking so be sure to pack some comfortablewalking shoes. We love Hotter shoes, for total comfort along with style.
A lightweight day sack will come in handy to carry your sightseeing essentials.
If you tend to buy bottled water, consider carrying a Go! Filtered Water Bottle - fill up from any source and get clean, safe drinking water without wasting plastic bottles.
Clothing Tips for Women
Add a smarter outfit - a smart dress or pants and shirt - for more formal occasions or restaurants and you're all set to go, but for sightseeing trips casual will work best.
You will need heels with you, but save them for evening dining or nightclubbing.
Make sure you take comfy footwear for daytime as there are loads of cobbled streets, plus religious sites and museums with wooden floors (try Hotter shoes, they provide total comfort and look great too).
A pashmina is a versatile piece that will dress up any outfit.
A few well chosen pieces of costume jewellery will transform any outfit.
Clothing Tips for Men
There are no specific things to bring to your attention, check out our packing list for our suggested capsule wardrobe.
Pack for the Weather
May, June and November can be really wet so pack a lightweight raincoatand umbrella if visiting then.
December, January and February are particularly cold, so pack warm layers, a coat, gloves, a hat and warm scarf, and to keep your feet warm pack boots with a water resistant sole. A furry lining or trim will keep you even cosier.
It is a dry cold here too so make sure you take good care of your skin.
Last updated 24 February 2015.
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