Croatia Travel Safety Tips

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On the road

– Avoid traffic jams during the peak tourism season (at weekends or holidays)

– Be well-rested when travelling

– Adjust your speed to the conditions on the road and the speed limits

– In the event of a traffic jam, be patient (take sufficient quantities of water) Read more

Croatia emergency numbers

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In the event of an accident, phone 112 for help! This number can be reached any time, day or night, regardless of where you are in the Republic of Croatia or in the European Union. Calls to this number are free of charge. Read more

Croatia Radio news in foreign languages

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Radio news in foreign languages during the tourist season Croatian Radio broadcasts programmes in foreign languages designed for tourists in Croatia on several frequencies. Read more

Croatia important telephone numbers

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International country code for Croatia: +385 Read more

Croatia travelling with your pet regulations

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When bringing your pet into the Republic of Croatia, it is your responsibility to meet all the conditions necessary for its importation. Please check, whether your pet has been vaccinated on time and whether it has a valid passport or veterinary certificate. If your pet does not meet these criteria then it can be returned to the country of origin or quarantined at the border crossing at your expense. Read more

Croatia customs regulations

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Customs regulations in the Republic of Croatia are almost entirely harmonised with EU standards, but the value of those non-commercial items that are brought into the country for personal use and are exempt from tax duty or PDV (VAT), is limited to only 300 HRK (kuna). Read more

Croatia travel documents

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A valid passport or some other identification document recognised by international agreement; for certain countries a personal identity card is sufficient (i.e. a document which testifies to the identity and citizenship of the bearer). Read more

Croatia currency, credit cards

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The kuna (1 kuna = 100 lipa). Foreign currency can be exchanged in banks, exchange offices, post offices and in the majority of tourist information offices, travel agencies, hotels, campsites and marinas. Read more

Geography of Croatia

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Geographic position

Croatia extends from the easterly edges of the Alps through the Pannonian lowlands to the banks of the Danube in the east. Its central region is covered by the Dinara mountain range. The coastline stretches along the Adriatic Sea, from the Istrian peninsula in the north to the city of Dubrovnik in the south. Read more

Croatia climate

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Croatia has three climatic zones: Continental, High altitude and Mediterranean. The prevailing climate in the country’s continental interior is moderately rainy. The area of high altitude with Croatia’s highest peaks have a mountain climate which includes snowfall. The areas along the Adriatic coast have a pleasantly mild Mediterranean climate with a large number of sunny days, summers are hot and dry and winters are mild and wet. Read more

Croatia health services

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There are hospitals and clinics located in all the larger towns and cities, while smaller centres have dispensaries and pharmacies. Foreign visitors who are covered by health insurance in their own country are not obliged to pay for emergency medical services during a private stay in the Republic of Croatia if a convention on Social Security has been signed between Croatia and the visitors’ country of origin, i.e. if they have in their possession a certificate stipulated by such a convention confirming their right to health care. Read more

Croatia shops and public services working hours

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Shops and public services working hours

During the tourist season, most shops are open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. on weekdays, and many of them are also open during the weekend. Public services and business offices work from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday to Friday. Read more

Croatia post and telecommunications

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Post offices are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays, in smaller centres from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. Some offices work a split shift. In most towns and tourist centres, there are post offices are open on Saturdays and Sundays. Read more

Electricity in Croatia

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220 V, frequency: 50 Hz. UK guests should note that power outlets in Croatia are of the Continental two-pin type, therefore a socket adapter is required. Read more

Croatian National Tourist Offices in abroad

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Croatian National Tourist Offices in abroad

Kroatische Zentrale für Tourismus,

1010 Wien, Am Hof 13, Österreich Read more

Croatian National Tourist Board

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Croatian National Tourist Board

Address: Iblerov trg 10/4

10000 Zagreb Read more

Sibenik Municipal Tourist Office

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Šibenik Municipal Tourist Office

Address: Fausta Vrančića 18, 22000 Šibenik Read more

Split Municipal Tourist Office

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Split Municipal Tourist Office

Address: Obala Hrvatsko narodnog preporoda 7

21000 Split Read more

Rijeka Municipal Tourist Office

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Rijeka Municipal Tourist Office

Address: Užarska 14, 51000 Rijeka Read more

Pula Municipal Tourist Office

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Pula Municipal Tourist Office

Address: Forum 3, 52100 Pula Read more

Dubrovnik Municipal Tourist Office

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Dubrovnik Municipal Tourist Office

Address: Od Svetog Dominika 7,

20000 Dubrovnik Read more

Opatija Municipal Tourist Office

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Opatija Municipal Tourist Office

Address: Vladimira Nazora 3, 51410 Opatija Read more

Karlovac Municipal Tourist Office

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Karlovac Municipal Tourist Office

Address: Ulica Petra Zrinskog 3,

47000 Karlovac Read more

Osijek Municipal Tourist Office

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Osijek Municipal Tourist Office

Address: Županijska 2, 31000 Osijek Read more

Varazdin Municipal Tourist Office

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Varaždin Municipal Tourist Office

Address: Ivana Padovca 3, 42000 Varaždin Read more

Zadar Municipal Tourist Office

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Zadar Municipal Tourist Office

Address: Ilije Smiljanića 5, 23000 Zadar Read more

Zagreb Municipal Tourist Office

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Zagreb Municipal Tourist Office

Address: Kaptol 5, 10000 Zagreb Read more

Dubrovnik-Neretva County Tourist Office

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Dubrovnik-Neretva County Tourist Office

Address: Vukovarska 24, 20000 Dubrovnik Read more

Bjelovar-Bilogora County Tourist Office

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Bjelovar-Bilogora County Tourist Office

Address: Trg Eugena Kvartenika 4

43000 Bjelovar Read more

Brod-Posavina County Tourist Office

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Brod-Posavina County Tourist Office

Address: Petra Krešimira IV No. 1 Read more

Istria County Tourist Office

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Istria County Tourist Office

Address: Pionirska 1, 52440 Poreč Read more

Karlovac County Tourist Office

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Karlovac County Tourist Office

Address: Ambroza Vraniczanya 6, 47000 Karlovac Read more

Koprivnica-Krizevci County Tourist Office

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Koprivnica-Križevci County Tourist Office

Address: Nemčićeva 5, 48000 Koprivnica Read more

Krapina-Zagorje County Tourist Office

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Krapina-Zagorje County Tourist Office

Address: Zagrebačka 6

49217 Krapinske Toplice Read more

Lika-Senj County Tourist Office

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Lika-Senj County Tourist Office

Address: Budačka 12, 53000 Gospić Read more

Medimurje County Tourist Office

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Međimurje County Tourist Office

Address: Ruđera Boškovića 3, 40000 Čakovec Read more

Osijek-Baranja County Tourist Office

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Osijek-Baranja County Tourist Office

Address: Kapucinska 40, 31000 Osijek Read more

Pozega-Slavonia County Tourist Office

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Požega-Slavonia County Tourist Office

Address: Trg Sv. Trojstva 1, 34000 Požega Read more

Primorje-Gorski Kotar County Tourist Office

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Primorje-Gorski Kotar County Tourist Office

Address: N. Tesle 2, 51410 Opatija Read more

Sisak-Moslavina County Tourist Office

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Sisak-Moslavina County Tourist Office

Address: S. i A. Radića 28/II, 44000 Sisak Read more

Split-Dalmatia County Tourist Office

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Split-Dalmatia County Tourist Office

Address: Prilaz braće Kaliterna 10/I , 21001 Split Read more

Sibenik-Knin County Tourist Office

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Šibenik-Knin County Tourist Office

Address: Fra N. Ružića bb, 22000 Šibenik Read more

Varazdin County Tourist Office

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Varaždin County Tourist Office

Address: Franjevački trg 7, 42000 Varaždin Read more

Virovitica-Podravina County Tourist Office

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Virovitica-Podravina County Tourist Office

Address: Trg kralja Tomislava 1,

33000 Virovitica Read more

Vukovar-Srijem County Tourist Office

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Vukovar-Srijem County Tourist Office

Address: Glagoljaška 27/3, 32100 Vinkovci Read more

Zadar County Tourist Office

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Zadar County Tourist Office

Address: Sv. Leopolda Bogdana Mandića 1 Read more

Zagreb County Tourist Office

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Zagreb County Tourist Office

Address: Preradovićeva 42, 10000 Zagreb Read more

Embassy of Lithuania in Zagreb

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Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania,

Address: Amruševa 1/II,

10000 Zagreb

Croatia

City: Zagreb Read more

Embassy of Latvia in Zagreb

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Embassy of the Republic of Latvia,

Address: Petrinjska28/2,

10000 Zagreb

Croatia

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Embassy of Korea in Zagreb

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Embassy of the Republic of Korea,

Address: Ksaverska cesta 111/A-B,

10000 Zagreb

Croatia

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