• Emergency calls
In case you need immediate help from the police, medical personnel, firefighters, mountain rescue or other emergency services and operational forces, at any time of day or night call 112.
For more information on the protection and security HERE!
Situating along the Mediterranean, enabled Croatia a very favorable climate with four seasons. Because of the many factors that affect the climate Croatia is dominated by three major climatic regions: coastal, mountain and coastal.
Things you can do in Croatia during certain seasons? See our seasonal events!
• Drinking water
Croatia is in the fifth place in Europe for its abundance of water sources. In addition to hydropower and as a tourism resource, the water in Croatia is extremely important because of its quality and purity that allows its smoothness from the source all the way to tap all over the country.
The official currency is the Croatian kuna, with the abbreviation “kn” in the national paying system and “HRK” in the international paying system.
More information on the currency, conversion and courses HERE!
In Croatia, the law prohibits selling tobacco products to persons under 18 years of age, and this ban must be clearly displayed at points of sale. Also, smoking is prohibited in all public places, except for some exceptions when the smoking area must comply with the conditions. Theviolation of the law is followed by fines.
More information about smoking and penalties for non-compliance with the law HERE!
Serving alcoholic beverages is forbidden by law to minors or persons under the age of 18 years and is obligatory to clearly highlight this ban on the selling places and bars. Also, the law provides provisions regarding the consumption of alcohol while driving which applies to young drivers (under 24 years of age) who must not be under the influence of alcohol, while other drivers (over 24 years of age) can have a maximum of 0.5 per mille of alcohol in blood. There are exceptions for drivers of the following categories C1, C1 + E, C, C + E, D, D + E, H, and for driving instructors who in must not have alcohol In their organism while operating a vehicle or performing activities (taxi drivers, ambulance drivers , drivers of companies and government bodies etc.).
For more information on serving alcohol in Croatia HERE!
Electricity in Croatia comes at a voltage of 230 V / 50 Hz. A lot of effort is put into growing the amount of electricity that comes from renewable sources such as biomass, wind power, hydropower and solar panels, whit which Croatia is upgrading its environmental sustainability.
• Travel documents
To visit Croatia, there is no need for a visa. In most cases only need a valid passport, while citizens of the European Union is sufficient and only a valid identity card.
More information on travel documents and customs regulations in Croatia HERE!
Pets are welcome in Croatia just like their owners. The only requirement for the importation of animal friends in Croatia is a review prior to entering the country. What is checked is whether the pet is microchiped, is vaccinated against rabies and has a passport or veterinary certificate.
The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs - embassies of foreign countries in Croatia
Croatian Auto Club - Information on traffic and road conditions
Croatian Railways - information and schedule of trains in Croatia
Bus station - Information and schedules for buses in Croatia
Jadrolinija - Information and schedule for ferries and catamarans
Airports Croatia - List of links to all airports in Croatia
Croatian Parks - National and Nature parks in Croatia - List and information
hrvatska.eu - Various useful information about Croatia (culture, history, events ...)