Those who wish to get
in closer contact with nature
will prefer camping to the hotels. Gorgeous Croatian landscapes, over
thousand islands, clean and well-kept beaches, beautiful bays and
all making Croatia
magnificent and idyllic place to enjoy. Croatia has 226 large camps and
278 small private camps. The total
accommodation capacity of the camps is 223,900 persons, 9.991 in small
private camps with up to 7 accommodation camping units.
Some of the numerous
campsites are for naturists. There are 12 naturist camps altogether, 6
in Istria, 4 in Kvarner and 2 in Dalmatia.They are well equipped with
and many of them are visited every year by their regular customers. Few
campsites in Europe attract as many guests.
Croatia is a
country where camps are incorporated in the preserved and exceptionally
beautiful nature and most of them are situated right by the sea. The
camps account for 23.7% of the overall accommodation capacities in
Croatia. In the year 2008, the camps had 13,721,359 overnights, which
is 3.39% more as compared to the year 2007.
| GENERAL INFO
water is drinkable in all parts of Croatia!
Electricity: 220 V, 50 Hz
(1 kuna = 100 lipa).
International dialling code for Croatia is 385. Phone
cards, which are sold
at post offices and newspaper kiosks, are used for all public
to foreign countries
can be made directly from any telephone. CLICK HERE to access important
is exchanged in the banks, exchange offices, travel agencies, hotels,
marinas. Cheques are cashed in the banks.
Professional and technical
equipment of a high value should be reported at the border. To access
important custom info for travelers to Croatia CLICK
the shops are open from 8a.m till 8.p.m on workdays, and till 2p.m. on
Saturdays and Sundays; during the season, even longer.
offices are open 7a.m. to 7.p.m. on working days; from 7a.m. to 4.p.m.
in smaller towns and villages, and some are working split shifts. In
major cities and in tourist
resorts, post offices on duty are open till 9p.m. on Saturdays and
Services & Related Offices: Public services and offices
work from 8a.m. to 4p.m from Monday to Friday.
Protection: Protection of biodiversity is
in accordance with the valid EU regulations. As regards bathing,
sea at the Croatian Adriatic is of high quality according to EU
In case of an accident or pollution of the sea, please advise the
Centre for Search and Rescue at Sea to the telephone 9155
phone) which is included in the network of international institutions
the same level. In case of an extraordinary
pollution of the environment on the mainland, please inform the
Centre for Notification, the telephone number 985 or the
the telephone number 92.
Additional information about
environment and health care:Tel: 0800 200 037 Web site: www.mzopu.hr
For more useful info and links about
| MEDICAL SERVICE
tourists do not pay for medical services if the Health Care Convention
was signed between Croatia and the country they come from.
Expenses of health services
provided to persons coming from the countries with which the Health
Convention was not signed are charged directly to users according to
There are hospitals and
clinics in all the major towns, and health centres, as well as
in all smaller places. For patients whose lives are in danger, there is
emergency transport by air (helicopter) or sea (speedboat).
Assistance: Phone number
SERVICE FOR ANIMALS: There is a network of veterinary
clinics and centres in Croatia.
E-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.veterinarstvo.hr
Accompanied dogs and cats
must have an International Certificate issued by an authorized
evidencing that at least 15 days, but not more than six months, passed
since the vaccination against rabies.
| RELATED LINKS
Info - From Tourist Information Service
Camping Union -
For those who love the sun, sea and Mediteranean climate and want to
away from life's daily routine, Croatian campgrounds are ideal.
Croatia - Visit
Croatia and you will never forget the unforgettable natural beauty of
place where the Mediterranean, the Alps and the Pannonian plain come
National Parks - Of the eight national parks,
four are in the mountain regions (Risnjak, Paklenica, Velebit and the
Plitvice Lakes) and four are in the coastal area (Kornati, Mljet,
Brijuni and Krka).
Nature Parks & Strict Reserves - Croatia can pride itself on
and abundant plant and animal life outside the areas under protection.
Adriatic Coast - The Jewel of the Mediterranean - Long
beaches, the rocks reflected in the sea, a pleasant rest away from the
pressure of a business, the bustle of the big city and a total escape
the drudgery of everyday life. The rugged coast of the Croatian
is perfect for nautical tourism. Croatia has been described as the
and a sailing boat paradise.
City Guide - The other dimension of Croatia is the urban culture:
towns are more numerous here than in any other part of Southeastern
Accommodations Info - Croatia offers great accommodations for
business and pleasure. After all, tourism
in the modern sense began in Croatia in the 19th century.
Government - Croatia is a multiparty parliamentary republic.
Capital city is Zagreb,
the economic, traffic, cultural and academic centre.
Zagreb - Croatian gorgeous capital city has been a focal point of
culture and science, and now this charming
is the hub of the business, academic, cultural, artistic and sporting
Islands - Croatia has an impressive
number of over 1000 islands, reefs and cliffs. A vast majority of the
Adriatic sea islands are located near the northeastern,
Gastronomy & Related Info - Traditional Croatian cuisine is
represented by a full table of high quality specialties. Variety of
quality food is huge and every town, not to
mention that every region has it's own local specialties.
Croatia - Important info for travelers to Croatia.
Phone Numbers - Important phone numbers in Croatia.
- Photo Gallery - Click
here to see images and virtual tours of Croatia.
Naturally - Guide to naturism in Croatia.
in Kvarner - Camping
in the Kvarner Bay. List of campgrounds with addresses, phones, map.
- Camping Sites - Pula represents a very fine combination of the
old and modern city where many famous writers and composers have found
inspiration for their masterpieces.