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Welcome! GENERAL INFORMATION

We are delighted that you Geographic position
have decided to visit our Croatia extends from the east-
erly edges of the Alps through the
country. We wish you a warm Pannonian lowlands to the banks of
welcome. the Danube in the east. Its central
The Croats call their country region is covered by the Dinara
mountain range. The coastline
“Our beautiful Homeland”, stretches along the Adriatic Sea,
which is the opening line of the from the Istrian peninsula in the
Croatian national anthem. north to the city of Dubrovnik in the
south.
The Republic of Croatia is a
European democratic parlia- Surface area
mentary state and a part of The mainland covers an area of
European and cultural his- 56,594 km2. Its territorial waters
cover a surface area of 31,067 km2.
tory. It is classified as one of
the medium sized European Population
countries such as Denmark, 4,437,460 inhabitants.
Ireland, the Slovak Republic or Composition of population
Switzerland. The majority of the population are
Croatia is a land of open fron- Croats, with the largest minorities
being Serbs, Slovenes, Hungarians,
tiers and clear cut customs Bosnians, Italians, Czechs and
regulations. It is also a place Albanians.
of harmony and one that is
System of government
respectful towards its guests.
Croatia is a multi-party parliamen-
We strive to make our coun- tary republic.
try beautiful to all those who
Capital
visit it, and we do our best to
ensure that visitors take only With 779,145 inhabitants, Zagreb is
the economic, transport, cultural and
beautiful memories home with academic centre of the country.
them.
Length of the coastline
Welcome to Croatia! 6,176 km, of which 4,398 km is
made up of the coastlines of the
islands, solitary rocks and reefs.

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Number of islands, solitary rocks offices and in the majority of tourist
and reefs information offices, travel agencies,
1,244. The largest islands are Cres hotels, campsites and marinas.
and Krk. There are 50 inhabited Credit cards (Eurocard / Mastercard,
islands. Visa, American Express and Diners)
are accepted in almost all hotels,
Highest peak marinas, restaurants and campsites.
Dinara, 1,831 m above sea level.

Climate: USEFUL INFORMATION
Croatia has three climatic zones: Travel documents:
Continental, High altitude and
Mediterranean. A valid passport or some other iden-
tification document recognised by
The prevailing climate in the coun- international agreement; for certain
try’s continental interior is moder- countries a personal identity card
ately rainy. The area of high altitude is sufficient (i.e. a document which
with Croatia’s highest peaks have testifies to the identity and citizen-
a mountain climate which includes ship of the bearer).
snowfall. The areas along the
Adriatic coast have a pleasantly mild Information: Diplomatic missions
Mediterranean climate with a large and consular offices of the Republic
number of sunny days, summers of Croatia abroad or the Ministry
are hot and dry and winters are mild of Foreign Affairs and European
and wet. Integration of the Republic of
Croatia.
Average temperatures in the conti-
nental interior are: January -2 to 0o Tel: +385 1 4569 964
C, with somewhat lower tempera- E-mail: konzularni.poslovi@mvpei.hr
tures at the highest altitudes; August Web: www.mvpei.hr
approximately 20 oC, with around 12 Customs regulations:
o
C at the highest altitudes. Average
temperature in the Littoral (Adriatic Customs regulations in the Republic
Coast) are: January -5 to 9 oC, of Croatia are almost entirely har-
August -22 to 25 oC; sea tempera- monised with EU standards, but
ture in winter 12 oC, in summer ap- the value of those non-commercial
proximately 25 oC. items that are brought into the coun-
try for personal use and are exempt
Currency: from tax duty or PDV (VAT), is lim-
The kuna (1 kuna = 100 lipa). ited to only 300 HRK (kuna).
Foreign currency can be exchanged
in banks, exchange offices, post

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Foreign and local currency and check, whether your pet has been
cheques may be freely taken in vaccinated on time and whether it
and out of the country by both has a valid passport or veterinary
foreign and Croatian citizens with certificate. If your pet does not meet
foreign residence, but transfers of these criteria then it can be returned
an amount exceeding 10,000 Euros to the country of origin or quaran-
must be declared to a customs of- tined at the border crossing at your
ficial. Valuable professional equip- expense.
ment and other technical devices In line with the Regulations about
must also be declared to a customs the non-commercial transportation
official at the border crossing. of pets, the following animals are
Tax is refunded to foreign nationals considered pets: dogs, cats, mem-
when leaving the country - for indi- bers of the marten family (pet ferrets
vidual goods purchased in Croatia, – Mustela putorius), invertebrates
for amounts of at least 500 HRK, (except for bees and crayfish), or-
upon the presentation of a PDV-P or namental tropical fish, amphibians,
“Tax-cheque” form that has been reptiles, all bird species (except for
verified by a customs official. poultry), rodents and rabbits.
For additional information please
Maximum number of animals
contact the Customs Administration
(www.carina.hr). The importation of a maximum of
five animals can be considered
The import of live animals is possi-
as non-commercial. The animals
ble only with the necessary veteri-
and their documents need to be
nary documentation that certifies the
inspected by a customs official at a
animals’ state of health. Cats and
border crossing of the Republic of
dogs must be fitted with an electron-
Croatia. These animals will not be
ic identification system (microchip).
considered a commodity and must
Up to five pets can be imported at
be accompanied by their owner or
any border crossing, but more than
a person authorised by the owner
five pets can only be brought in at a
to accompany them for the entirety
border crossing where there is the
of the trip. If more than five pets are
facility for a veterinary inspection to
imported, this will be considered to
be carried out.
be a commercial import, and the
When travelling with your pet, animals will need to enter the coun-
you are responsible for it try at authorized veterinary stations
and undergo a veterinary examina-
When bringing your pet into the
tion by a veterinary inspector at the
Republic of Croatia, it is your re-
border crossing.
sponsibility to meet all the conditions
necessary for its importation. Please

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Conditions Dogs, cats and members of the
General conditions for dogs, cats marten family coming from high-risk
and members of the marten fam- countries* must fulfil the following
ily (pet ferrets – Mustela putorius) conditions:
coming from member countries of • they must be fitted with an
the European Union and low-risk electronic identification system
countries outside the EU*: (microchip)
• They must be fitted with an • they must have a veterinary certifi-
electronic identification system cate issued by an official veteri-
(microchip). If the animal is fitted narian or, at re-entry, a passport
with a microchip that is not in line (dogs from Croatia, for instance)
with the ISO Standard 11784 or • they must be vaccinated against
17785, the owner must provide rabies
the appropriate microchip scanner.
• they must have undergone a test
The name and address of the ani-
on the neutralization of the rabies
mal’s owner must be determinable
virus antibodies with the titration of
at all times. The animal’s passport
antibodies equalling at least 0.5 IJ/
or certificate, which is transported
ml on a sample taken by a certified
with the animal, needs to contain
veterinarian 30 days after vac-
the microchip number that has
cination at the earliest and three
been issued by a veterinarian.
months prior to transfer. The test
• They must be accompanied by a needs to have been conducted
passport or certificate issued by in an authorized laboratory. A
a veterinarian authorised by the list of authorized facilities can be
relevant body. found at the following web page:
• They must be vaccinated against http://ec.europa.eu/food/animal/
rabies liveanimals/pets/approval_en.htm.
Animals coming from EU countries, The stipulated period of three
or countries outside the EU that are months is not applicable in the
considered low-risk*, that are under case of the re-entry of pets from the
three months of age and have not Republic of Croatia whose passport
been vaccinated against rabies, confirms that the titration of antibod-
can be imported into the territory of ies with a positive result has been
the Republic of Croatia if they have carried out before the animal left the
been living in the same place since Republic of Croatia.
birth and have not been in contact Animals imported and shipped com-
with wild animals or are travelling mercially need to be examined by a
with their mother on whom they are veterinarian prior to shipment.
still dependent.

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*For additional information please Veterinary services
contact the Ministry of Agriculture, Croatia is covered by a network of
Fishing and Rural Development veterinary clinics and dispensaries.
– Administration for Veterinary
Information:
Medicine (Tel. +385 1 610 9749;
610 6703 and 610 6669; web: www. Ministry of Agriculture, Fishing
mps.hr) and Rural Development
Administration for Veterinary
Health services Medicine
There are hospitals and clinics locat- E-mail: office@mps.hr
ed in all the larger towns and cities, Web: www.mps.hr
while smaller centres have dispen-
saries and pharmacies. Public holidays
Foreign visitors who are covered 1 January - New Year’s Day
by health insurance in their own 6 January – Epiphany
country are not obliged to pay for
Easter Sunday & Easter Monday
emergency medical services dur-
ing a private stay in the Republic 1 May - Labour Day
of Croatia if a convention on Social 11 June - Corpus Christi
Security has been signed between 22 June - Anti-Fascist Resistance Day
Croatia and the visitors’ country of 25 June - Statehood Day
origin, i.e. if they have in their pos-
session a certificate stipulated by 5 August - Victory Day and National
such a convention confirming their Thanksgiving Day
right to health care. Health care 15 August - Assumption Day
(including transport) is used for 8 October - Independence Day
emergency cases in the manner and 1 November - All Saints’ Day
according to regulations valid for
Croatian citizens covered by Social 25-26 December - Christmas
Security, with identical participa- Holidays
tion in health care costs (participa- Shops and public services work-
tion and administrative charges).
ing hours
Persons coming from countries with
which no such convention has been During the tourist season, most
signed personally bear the costs of shops are open from 8 a.m. until 8
health services rendered. p.m. on weekdays, and many of
them are also open during the
weekend.
Public services and business of-
fices work from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.,
Monday to Friday.

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Post and telecommunications Construction, Administration for
Post offices are open from 7 a.m. to Environmental Protection.
7 p.m. on weekdays, in smaller cen- Telephone: +385 1 3782 111,
tres from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. Some e-mail: zastita_okolisa@mzopu.hr,
offices work a split shift. In most web: mzopu.hr
towns and tourist centres, there are
post offices are open on Saturdays In the event of an accident, phone
and Sundays. 112 for help!
Phone cards are used in all pub- This number can be reached any
lic telephones and may be pur- time, day or night, regardless of
chased from post offices and from where you are in the Republic of
newspaper and tobacco kiosks. Croatia or in the European Union.
International calls may be made di- Calls to this number are free of
rectly from any public telephones. charge.
Web: www.posta.hr Calls can be made through all op-
erators and all telephone devices by
Power supply: dialling 112.
220 V, frequency: 50 Hz In the event of an accident the 112
Our UK guests should note that Centre can be contacted in any one
power outlets in Croatia are of the of the following foreign languages:
Continental two-pin type, therefore a - English
socket adapter is required. - German
- Italian
Tap water is safe to drink in all of
- Hungarian
Croatia.
- Slovakian
Environmental protection: Call 112!
The protection of biodiversity If you need:
is in compliance with valid EU - Emergency medical assistance
regulations. - The assistance of fire fighters
As regards swimming, the waters of - The assistance of the police
the Croatian Adriatic Sea are of a - The assistance of the Mountain
high quality according to EU criteria. Rescue Service
In the event of extraordinary envi- - Emergency veterinary assistance
ronmental pollution on land, please - The assistance of other emergen-
phone 112. cy services and operative search
and rescue forces
For additional information on
the environment please contact
the Ministry of Environmental
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PRACTICAL ADVICE At sea
- In case of an accident or sea-
Fire prevention
pollution, call 9155 (National
Check that you have undertaken all Headquarters for Search and
the necessary measures to prevent Rescue at Sea) or 112
fire! - Before setting sail, inform yourself
Do not throw burning or inflammable about the weather forecast, espe-
objects into the environment! cially in the Adriatic
Observe the signs forbidding the -While swimming, stay in sight of
lighting of fires! other swimmers
- Inform family and friends of the lo-
Take care that your parked vehicles
cation where you will be diving and
do not obstruct fire-fighting ap-
mark the area appropriately
proaches and access roads.
- Moderate your exposure to the sun
What should you do if there is a and use protective sunscreens
fire? - Do not overestimate your own
capabilities
- Immediately notify the fire brigade - Have sufficient quantities of water
of the fire on the telephone number with you
93 or call for assistance on 112!
- Use a hand-held fire extinguisher Outdoor activities
(if one is available) and only attempt - Tell relatives or friends the route
to extinguish the fire if doing so does and plan of your journey
not endanger you or others - Walk on marked paths and trails
- Notify people in the area about - Take sufficient quantities of water
the fire with you
- FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS - Prepare adequate clothing and
GIVEN BY THE FIRE BRIGADE footwear
- Prepare mobile telephone devices
On the road
- Monitor weather forecasts
- Avoid traffic jams during the peak - Handle open fires carefully and in
tourism season (at weekends or line with regulations
holidays) - Do not throw cigarette butts or
- Be well-rested when travelling flammable objects outside
- Adjust your speed to the conditions
on the road and the speed limits Important telephone numbers:
- In the event of a traffic jam, be International country code for
patient (take sufficient quantities of Croatia: +385
water) Police: 92
Fire Brigade: 93
Ambulance: 94

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Roadside vehicle assistance: 987 to 9 September). HAK (the Croatian
(When calling from abroad or by Automobile Club) will provide
mobile phone, call +385 1 987) reports on the road conditions in
English and in German.
National Centre for Search and
Rescue at Sea: 9155. During the summer period, news
and reports on the condition of the
National number for all emergency
roads will also be broadcast, every
situations: 112
hour on the hour, directly from the
General information: 981 studios of: the Third Channel of
Information on local and intercity Austrian Radio, RAI Uno, British
numbers: 988 Virgin Radio, Radio Prague and
Information on international num- the International Station of Croatian
bers: 902 Radio – “Voice of Croatia”.
Weather forecast and road condi- During the summer, Radio Prague
tions: 060 520 520 reporters broadcast news for their
nationals staying in Croatia via the
Croatian Automobile Club (HAK):
following regional radio stations:
+385 1 46 40 800, Web: www.hak.
Radio Split, Radio Dubrovnik and
hr, E-mail: info@hak.hr
Radio Rijeka.
Radio news in foreign languages
during the tourist season
Croatian Radio broadcasts pro- CROATIA BY CAR
grammes in foreign languages
designed for tourists in Croatia on Documents:
several frequencies. To enter Croatia, a driver’s licence,
A daily programme is broadcast at an automobile registration card and
8:05 pm on channel one, in English, vehicle insurance documents are
for the duration of around 10 min. required.
During the summer season, An international driving licence is
Channel two of the Croatian Radio required for the use of rent-a-car
(98,5 Mhz – north-western Croatia services. The permit is issued by the
and the Dubrovnik Littoral; 105,3 parent motor-club.
Mhz – Istria; 96,1 – Split; 98,9 – the Speed Limits:
Makarska Littoral; 93,3 – Gorski
kotar) will, in addition to regular 50 km/h - within settled areas
news in Croatian, broadcast news 90 km/h - outside settled areas
in English, German, Italian and 110 km/h - on major roadways de-
Czech languages every hour on signed exclusively for motor vehi-
the hour from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m., cles, and on highways
and in the summer (from 18 June 130 km/h - on motorways

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80 km/h - for motor vehicles with a Highway toll charges:
caravan trailer
Motorways:
80 km/h - for buses and buses with
a light trailer; on motorways, buses A1 Zagreb-Bosiljevo-Zadar-Šibenik-
are allowed to drive up to 100 km/h, Split-Šestanovac- Ravča; A2
except for those buses carrying Zagreb-Zaprešić-Krapina-Macelj;
children A3 Bregana-Zagreb-Slavonski
Brod-Županja-Lipovac; A4 Zagreb-
Please reduce and adjust your
Varaždin-Goričan; A5 Osijek -
speed in wet road conditions.
Đakovo-Sredanci; A6 Zagreb-
Regulations: Karlovac-Bosiljevo-Vrbovsko-Rijeka
and A7 Rijeka-Rupa.
Driving with dipped headlights is
obligatory during winter time. In June, additional carriageways
will be opened to traffic in the Mala
The use of mobile telephones while
Kapela and Sveti Rok tunnels, on
driving is forbidden!
the A1 motorway Zagreb-Split-
The use of seat belts is obligatory. Račva, enabling a better flow of
A reflective sleeveless jacket is an traffic, especially during the tourist
obligatory part of every vehicle’s season.
emergency equipment. The driver is
obliged to wear it when he or she is Three-lane two-way roads:
on the road, outside the car (chang- The Istrian Y (motorway on the
ing a tyre, doing repair works on the Istrian Peninsula) with toll booths at
car, filling up with petrol, stopping the “Tunnel Učka” and the “Mirna”
other cars in an attempt to seek viaduct.
help, etc.) For more information, go to:
Petrol stations: www.hak.hr; www.hac.hr; www.
bina-istra.hr; www.arz.hr; www.azm.
In larger cities and on the motor-
hr; www.huka.hr
ways, petrol stations are open 24
hours a day. Basic obligations in case of a
All petrol stations sell Eurosuper 95, traffic accident:
Super 95, Super 98, Super plus 98 First inform the police about the traf-
and Normal petrol and Euro Diesel fic accident by calling the number 92
fuel. Gas (LPG) is also available in or the unique European emergency
major cities and at petrol stations on phone number 112. This is not ob-
motorways. ligatory in the event of a traffic-acci-
For information on fuel prices and dent which results in minor material
a list of centres selling LPG gas go damage.
to: www.ina.hr, www.omv.hr, www.
tifon.hr, and www.hak.hr.

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If there are injured persons call the BY AIR
emergency medical services (tel.:
94) List of registered airports in the
Secure the site of the accident, put Republic of Croatia
on your reflective vest, set up a Airports for aircraft in public air
triangle and undertake measures to traffic
eliminate any new possible dangers. Dubrovnik Airport
Wait for the arrival of the police. www.airport-dubrovnik.hr
In the event of any damage to the Tel: +385 20 773 333
vehicle, you must obtain a police
report about the damage to the vehi- Pula Airport
cle, without which you cannot cross www.airport-pula.hr
the state border. Should you require Tel: +385 52 530 140
vehicle repair services, or if your Rijeka Airport
vehicle needs towing, call Road www.rijeka-airport.hr
Assistance, on 987. If calling from Tel: +385 51 842 134
abroad, dial +385 1 987.
Split Airport
How to avoid traffic jams www.split-airport.hr
To avoid unnecessarily prolonging Tel: +385 21 203 555
your journey and getting caught in
Zadar Airport
traffic jams, you are advised to:
www.zadar-airport.hr
- plan your trip by using the traf- Tel: +385 23 205 800
fic organiser in which the days and
directions of the highest expected Zagreb Airport
densities of traffic are stated, www.zagreb-airport.hr
- check the conditions on the roads Tel: +385 1 4562 222
and ferries at HAK (HAK Information Airfields for aircraft in public air
Centre: +385 1 4640 800) or on the traffic
Second Radio Station of Croatian
Brač Airport
Radio (98.5 Mhz) before starting
www.airport-brac.hr
your trip.
Tel: +385 21 559 701
Osijek Airport
www.osijek-airport.hr
Tel: +385 31 514 402
Mali Lošinj Airport
www.airportmalilosinj.hr
Tel: +385 51 235 148

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Airfields for general purpose its passengers to reach destinations
aircraft and occasional taxi throughout the world.
services: Information and bookings: www.
Varaždin, Pribislavec (Čakovec), croatiaairlines.com
Koprivnica, Lučko (Zagreb), Ticket sales and information:
Slavonski Brod, Čepin (Osijek), +385 1 6676 555
Vrsar, Grobnik ( Rijeka), Otočac, Web: www.croatiaairlines.com
Medulin, Bjelovar, Stari Grad (Hvar),
Unije and Sinj. Other airline companies flying
within Croatia:
International airports
Aeroflot, Air France, Austrian
Zagreb, Split, Dubrovnik, Pula, Airlines, ČSA, Lufthansa, LOT,
Rijeka, Zadar and Osijek. Only light Malev, Germanwings, Scandinavian
aircraft can land at the Brač and Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Air Bosna,
Mali Lošinj airfields. Air One, British Airways, Hapag
Information: Zagreb +385 1 6265 Lloyd, Norwegian Air Shuttle, TAP,
222; Split +385 21 203 506; Wizz Air, Estonian Air, EasyJet,
Dubrovnik +385 20 773 377; Pula Skyeurope, Aer Lingus, Trade Air
+385 52 530 105; Rijeka +385 51 / Sun Adria, Dubrovnik Airlines,
842 132; Zadar +385 23 313 311; Adria Airways, Nouvelai Tunisie,
Osijek +385 31 514 441, +385 31 Ryan Air, Darwin Airline, Skyeurope
514 442; Brač+385 21 559 711; Mali Slovakian, Skyeurope Hungary, SN
Lošinj +385 51 231 666 Brussels Airlines.
Croatia Airlines:
The national airline company, a BY SEA
regional member of the Star Alliance
airlines association, links Croatia Agency for coastal line services
by direct flights to a number of Tel: +385 21 329 370;
European destinations: Amsterdam, Fax: +385 21 329 379
Vienna, Brussels, Frankfurt, London, www.agencija-zolpp.hr
Munich, Paris, Rome, Sarajevo,
Skopje, Zurich, and new summer E-mail: infor@agencija-zolpp.hr
flights to Düsseldorf, Copenhagen, Web: www.agencija-zolpp.hr
Podgorica and Priština. In the high
season, the Croatian coast is linked International car-ferry services:
by air with additional destinations Zadar – Ancona, Split – Ancona,
in Austria, France, Germany and Split – Stari Grad – Pescara,
Great Britain. In cooperation with its Ancona – Split – Pescara,
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Rijeka – Split – Stari Grad (Hvar) – Šibenik area: Žirje, Kaprije.
Korčula – Sobra (Mljet) – Dubrovnik The following islands are linked ei-
– Bari and ther to the mainland or to each other
Dubrovnik – Bari (direct line): Vis – by regular ship lines:
Ancona, Stari Grad – Ancona Rijeka area: Lošinj, Srakane, Unije,
As well as the ferry lines, there are Ilovik, Susak,
also high-speed lines operating be- Zadar area: Dugi otok, Iž, Rava,
tween Italy and Croatia. Vrgada,
Car-ferry services along the Šibenik area: Prvić, Zlarin
coast: Split area: Drvenik Veli and Mali,
Rijeka-Split-Stari Grad/Hvar- Biševo, Čiovo
Korčula- Dubrovnik. Dubrovnik area: Šipan, Lopud,
Koločep.
Local car-ferry services connect
the following islands with the Jadrolinija:
mainland: The main Croatian ship passenger
carrier maintains the majority of
Cres, Lošinj, Rab, Pag, Ugljan,
regular, international and domestic
Pašman, Olib, Silba, Premuda,
car-ferry, ship and high-speed lines.
Rivanj, Ist, Molat, Sestrunj, Žirje,
Its head office is in Rijeka.
Kaprije, Zverinac, Rava, Zlarin,
Dugi otok, Iž, Šolta, Brač, Hvar, Vis, Tel: +385 51 666 111 and 666 100
the Pelješac Peninsula, Korčula, Web: www.jadrolinija.hr
Lastovo and Mljet, Šipan. Local ship
and high-speed lines connect other Other shipping companies:
inhabited islands where there is no Rapska plovidba, d.d.:
car traffic. www.rapska-plovidba.hr
Mediteranska plovidba d.d.:
High-speed line links with the www.medplov.hr
mainland or between the islands
Linijska nacionalna plovidba d.d.:
Rijeka area: Lošinj, Susak, Unije, www.lnp.hr
Cres, Ilovik, Pag, Rab,
Miatours: www.miatours.hr
Zadar area: Ist, Molat, Dugi otok,
Ivante d.o.o: www.ivante.hr
Zverinac, Sestrunj, Rivanj, Olib,
Silba, Premuda, Kapetan Luka: www.krilo.hr
Split area: Brač, Hvar, Šolta, SNAV: www.snav.it
Lastovo, Korčula, Vis, Venezia lines:
Dubrovnik area: Mljet, Šipan, www.venezialines.com
Korčula, Lastovo Blue Line International:
www.blueline-ferries.com

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Customs: length, as well as a vessel less than
Branch offices controlling the entry 3 m in length if its total propulsion
of foreign vessels into Croatian ter- power is 5 kW or more.
ritorial waters are: The official vignette (sticker) is
Permanent: Umag, Poreč, Rovinj, not obligatory for a vessel using
Pula, Raša (Bršica), Rijeka, Mali only oars/paddles, regardless of
Lošinj, Zadar, Šibenik, Split, Ploče, its length (such as a kayak, beach
Korčula, Dubrovnik, Vela Luka, Ubli. canoe, pedal-boat or similar).
During the summer season:
The official vignette is not needed by
ACI Marina Umag, Novigrad, Sali,
a vessel while in storage in a port or
Božava, Primošten, Ravni Žakan,
in any other such approved place in
Hvar, Stari Grad (Hvar), Vis,
the Republic of Croatia.
Komiža, Cavtat.
Small watercraft, such as jet-skis,
SAILING IN THE REPUBLIC are subject to the same regulations
OF CROATIA with regards to obtaining a vignette.
The official vignette (sticker) must
The skipper of a vessel entering the be displayed in a visible location on
territorial waters of the Republic of the vessel. Its period of validity is
Croatia by sea is obliged to take the one year from the date of issue. The
shortest route to the nearest port counterfoil of the vignette must be
open to international traffic, in order affixed (adhered) to the vessel’s list
to carry out border control formali- of persons.
ties, to obtain the relevant official A vessel sailing in the Republic of
vignette (sticker) and for the verifica- Croatia must carry the following
tion of crew member and passenger original documents:
lists at the Harbour Master’s Office,
The official vignette (sticker)
or branch office.
Verified list of crew and passengers
The skipper of a vessel which is
brought into Croatia by road, or Verified list of persons who can stay
which is moored in a port or in some aboard the vessel (for vessels which
other approved location within the intend to change crews while sailing
Republic of Croatia, is obliged to ob- in the Republic of Croatia)
tain the official vignette (sticker) and Proof of seaworthiness of the vessel
to verify the list of crew members Proof that the skipper of the vessel
and passengers (to retain the serv- is able and qualified to command
ices of a skipper if required), in the the vessel
Harbour Master’s Office, or a branch
Proof of third party insurance
office, prior to setting out to sea.
Proof of ownership, or the owner’s
The vignette (sticker) must be ob-
authorisation to use the vessel.
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List of crew members and pas- The capacity of the vessel is defined
sengers and list of persons according to the vessel’s documen-
The list of crew and passengers tation as issued by the competent
includes crew members and pas- authorities of the country under
sengers who are on the vessel, and whose flag the vessel sails, and if
is approved by signature and seal the vessel’s documentation does not
at the Harbour Master’s Office or contain information about the capac-
branch office. ity, the same shall be calculated in
accordance with the Book of Rules
If the skipper of a vessel does not on boats and yachts and Rules and
intend to change crew during their Regulations for the statutory certifi-
stay in Croatia waters and while the cation of boats and yachts.
official vignette is valid, they do not
The List of Persons is certified with
need to further report to the Harbour
the vignette counterfoil.
Master’s Office or branch office.
The List of Persons can be com-
Vessels with no facilities for ex-
pleted in its entirety at the time the
tended stay (with no bunks) do not
vignette is obtained, but it can also
need to have a crew member and
be completed later on, at the latest
passenger list.
when individual persons included in
In Croatia, the skipper of a vessel the List first board the vessel.
can disembark their crew (or some
If the List is filled later on, each addi-
of them) with whom they arrived
tion must be verified in the Harbour
from abroad, and take on a new
Master’s Office or its branch office.
crew, in which case they are obliged
to register the change of crew with The number of changes of persons
the Harbour Master’s Office, and to included in the List of Persons is
leave Croatian waters with this new unlimited.
crew. The List of Persons does not include
persons staying on a vessel while
List of persons the vessel is staying in a port or at
The skipper of a vessel intending anchor.
to change their crew while sailing in The List of Persons does not include
the Republic of Croatia is obliged children under 12 years of age, and
to present to the Harbour Master’s they are not included in the maxi-
Office a list of persons who will be mum number of persons.
staying on the vessel during the The List of Persons on vessels arriv-
validity of the vignette. The total ing by sea need not be presented at
number of persons included in the the same time the official vignette is
List of Persons cannot exceed dou- obtained, as it can also be present-
ble capacity [plus 30%] of the unit ed later when crew members are
capacity of the vessel. changed in Croatia.

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It is not necessary to compile a - To pass border control at one of
separate List of Persons for tenders the ports open to international traffic;
belonging to a yacht or boat - a copy - To verify the list of crew members
of the List of Persons of the yacht or and passengers at the Harbour
boat will be deemed sufficient. Master’s Office or its branch.
Registration of residence Having fulfilled his or her obliga-
tions, the skipper of a vessel must
All foreigners entering the Republic
leave the coastal waters and the
of Croatia on a floating vessel
territorial waters of the Republic
intended for sports and recreation,
of Croatia by the shortest possible
and who intend to use those vessels
route.
for accommodation, are obliged to
check their registration of residence Foreigners navigating Croatian
in the Republic of Croatia only in boats and yachts
the port or harbour in which they
In accordance with amendments to
undergo border control.
the Regulation on boats and yachts,
If a foreigner crosses the State bor- in effect since February 11, 2009,
der at one of the road border cross- the Republic of Croatia unilaterally
ings, and is transporting the vessel recognizes licences of foreign coun-
they intend to reside in, the marina tries for the navigation of Croatian
where the vessel will be launched boats and yachts. For more infor-
checks the registration. mation about the foreign licenses
If the vessel is launched in a small recognized in Croatia, got to the
port, the visitor is obliged to per- Ministry of the Sea, Transport and
sonally sort out their residence at Infrastructure website: www.mmpi.hr
the police station in authority of the
territory.
BY RAIL
These regulations are applicable
exclusively if a foreigner intends to Croatia has direct connections with
reside on the vessel. Slovenia, Hungary, Italy, Austria,
Foreigners whose vessels are Switzerland, Germany, Bosnia and
docked in one of the Croatian mari- Herzegovina, Serbia, and during the
nas are obliged to report their arrival tourist season with Slovakia and the
at the marina. Czech Republic. There are transfer
connections with almost all other
Vessels sailing from the Republic European countries.
of Croatia
The skipper of a vessel due to sail
out of the Republic of Croatia is un-
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TRAVEL ORGANISER
JUNE JULY AUGUST EXPECTED TRAFFIC
7 a.m.- 2 p.m.- 7 a.m.- 2 p.m.- 7 a.m.- 2 p.m.-
Day 2 p.m. 10 p.m. Day 2 p.m. 10 p.m. Day 2 p.m. 10 p.m.
Minimal traffic
1 1 1 i i
2 2 2 i Increased traffic

3 3 i 3 i
Heavy traffic
4 4 i 4 i
5 5 5 i Extremely heavy
traffic
6 6 6
7 7 7
8 8 8 i DIRECTION OF
TRAFFIC
9 9 9 h
10 i 10 i i 10 Invariable traffic
11 i i 11 i 11
Dominant direction
12 12 i h 12 i of traffic towards the
13 i 13 i 13 sea

14 h 14 14
Dominant direction
15 15 15 i h
h of traffic from the sea
16 16 16 h h
17 17 i i 17 h h
18 18 i 18 h
19 i 19 i h 19 h
20 i 20 i 20
21 21 21 h
22 h 22 22 h
23 23 23 i h
24 i 24 i 24 h
25 i 25 i 25
26 26 i h 26
27 i 27 27 h
28 i h 28 28 h
29 29 29 h
30 30 30 h
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Eurocity, Intercity and Euronight Trains during the tourist season:
trains: Ljubljana – Pula – Ljubljana
EC “Mimara“: Zagreb – Villach – Prag – Bratislava – Zagreb – Split –
Frankfurt – Zagreb Prag (night train)
EC “Croatia“: Zagreb – Vienna – Budapest – Zagreb – Split –
Zagreb (via Slovenia) Budapest (night train)
EN “Venezia“: Venice – Zagreb Information:
– Budapest (Moscow, Kiev, Tel: 060 333 444,
Bucharest) – Venice Web: www.hznet.hr
EC “Zagreb“: Zagreb – Vienna (via
Hungary) – Zagreb BY BUS
IC “Sava“: Belgrade – Zagreb – Regular international bus lines
Villach – Munich – Belgrade connect Croatia with neighbouring
IC “Kvarner“: Zagreb - Budapest countries and the majority of Central
– Zagreb European and Western European
IC “Drava“: Budapest – Osijek – countries.
Sarajevo – Budapest
Information service for calls from
Fast trains: inside Croatia: 060 313 333
“Lisinski”: Zagreb - Munich – Zagreb Information service for calls from
(night train) outside Croatia: +385 1 611 2789
“Maestral”: Zagreb - Budapest
International traffic (ticket office):
– Zagreb (Moscow, Kiev, St.
+385 1 600 8631
Petersburg)
Zagreb – Villach - Zagreb National traffic (ticket offices):
Belgrade – Zagreb - Zurich +385 1 600 8620
- Belgrade Rijeka Bus Terminal
“Nikola Tesla”: Zagreb – Belgrade Tel: +385 51 66 03 00;
- Zagreb +385 060 302 010
Vinkovci – Belgrade - Vinkovci E-mail: autotrans@ri.t-com.hr
Vinkovci - Banja Luka - Vinkovci Web: www.autotrans.hr
Zagreb - Sarajevo – Ploče - Zagreb
Zagreb – Sarajevo - Zagreb (night Split Bus Terminal
train) Tel: +385 21 329 180;
Ploče – Sarajevo – Ploče +385 060 327 777
Villach – Zagreb – Belgrade – E-mail: info@ak-split.hr
Villach (night train) Web: www.ak-split.hr
“Opatija”: Rijeka – Ljubljana – Šibenik Bus Terminal
Rijeka (Munich, Vienna) Tel: +385 060 368 368
“Ljubljana”: Rijeka - Ljubljana E-mail: autotransport@si.t-com.hr
(Vienna) - Rijeka

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Zadar Bus Terminal Gospić - Lika Museum. The Nikola
Tel: +385 23 211 555 Tesla Memorial Centre is in nearby
Smiljan.
Zagreb Bus Terminal
Hlebine - Hlebine Gallery and the
Tel: +385 060 313 333
Ivan Generalić Museum Collection
Web: www.akz.hr
Karlovac - City museum, the old
Dubrovnik Bus Terminal burg of Dubovac
Tel: +385 20 357 020; Klanjec - Gallery of the sculptor
+385 060 305 070 Antun Augustinčić
E-mail: Krapina - Museum of Evolution
libertas@libertasdubrovnik.com and the archaeological locality of
Web: www.libertasdubrovnik.com primeval man - the Hušnjakovo Site,
Ljudevit Gaj Museum
Osijek Bus Terminal Kumrovec - The Old Village - a
Tel: +385 060 33 44 66 unique ethno-museum with original
Pula Bus Terminal village dwellings; the birthplace and
Tel.: +385 060 304 090 family home of the late Josip Broz
Tito
TAXI AND RENT-A-CAR Makarska - Malacological Museum
– museum of fish, crustaceans and
There are taxi services in all cities shellfish; City museum
and tourist resorts Našice - Regional museum located
There are car rental services in all in the Pejačević manor house.
cities, tourist resorts and at airports. Osijek - Museum of Slavonia
Pazin - Ethnographic Museum of
MAJOR MUSEUMS Istria, and Pazin Town Museum
Pula - Archaeological Museum,
Čakovec - Međimurje Museum Historical Museum of Istria,
Dubrovnik – Dubrovnik Knežev Amphitheatre (Arena)
dvor Museum (Ducal Palace Rijeka - Maritime and Historical
Museum); Ethnographic Museum Museum of the Croatian Littoral,
– Rupe; City Walls; Dominican Museum of Natural Sciences
Monastery Museum; Maritime Poreč - Regional Museum of the
Museum; Cathedral Treasury; Poreč Area
Home of the playwright Marin Držić; Split - Museum of Croatian archae-
Aquarium – Dubrovnik Biological ological monuments, Archaeological
Institute; Franciscan Monastery Museum of Split, Ivan Meštrović
“Mala braća” (Little Brothers) Gallery, City Museum, Ethnographic
Museum; Museum – Orthodox Museum, Natural History Museum,
Christian Church Art Gallery, Naval Museum,
Gornja Stubica - Museum of Cathedral Treasury
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Trakošćan - Trakošćan Castle- Cultural and natural sites on
Museum (large collection of ancient the UNESCO List of World
weapons) Heritage
Varaždin - Town Museum in the
Old Town - Department of History There are numerous castles, and
and Entomological Department, cultural and historical monuments
“The world of insects”; Gallery of Old in Croatia. The most famous are:
and New masters Diocletian’s Palace (Dioklecijanova
Zadar - Archaeological Museum, palača) in Split, the Old Town
National Museum of Zadar, of Trogir, Euphrasius’ Basilica
Permanent Display of Sacral Art, (Eufrazijeva bazilika) in Poreč,
National Museum Zadar Šibenik Cathedral, the City of
Zagreb - Archaeological Museum, Dubrovnik, the Stari Grad Range on
Ethnographic Museum, Croatian Hvar – all listed as World Heritage
Museum of Naive Art, Modern Sites by UNESCO.
Gallery, City of Zagreb Museum, The Plitvice Lakes, the most beauti-
Mimara Museum, Museum of Arts ful and most famous national park
and Crafts, Natural History Museum, in Croatia, is our only site of natural
Museum of Contemporary Art, heritage included in the prestigious
Strossmayer Gallery of Old Masters, UNESCO list.
Technical Museum, Klovićevi
dvori Gallery, Museum of Croatian NATIONAL PARKS
History, Dražen Petrović Memorial
Museum Centre, Art Pavilion The Brijuni Islands - a group of two
larger and 12 smaller islands situ-
MAJOR SANCTUARIES ated off the west coast of the Istrian
peninsula.
Marija Bistrica: Our Lady of Bistrica Information:
Trsat: Our Lady of Trsat Tel: +385 52 525 888
Sinj: Our Miraculous Lady of Sinj Fax: +385 52 521 367,
Aljmaš: Our Lady of Consolation E-mail: brijuni@brijuni.hr
Krasno: Our Lady of Krasno Web: www.brijuni.hr
Karlovac-Dubovac: St Joseph
Lobor: Our Lady of the Mountains Kornati - the most numerous and
Ludbreg: Sacred Blood of Jesus densely packed archipelago in the
Remete: Our Lady of Remete Mediterranean, with a total of 89
Solin: Our Lady of the Island islands, islets and reefs.
Trški Vrh: Our Lady of Jerusalem Information:
Vepric: Our Lady of Lourdes Tel: +385 22 435 740
Voćin: Our Lady of Voćin Fax: +385 22 435 058
E-mail: kornati@kornati.hr
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Krka - the most beautiful river in Tel: +385 51 836 133, +385 51 836 246
Croatia, set within an impressive Fax: +385 51 836 116
Karst landscape. E-mail: np-risnjak@ri.t-com.hr
Information: Web: www.risnjak.hr
Tel: +385 22 201 777 Northern Velebit - the most valued
Fax. +385 22 336 836, and most attractive part of the
E-mail: info@npk.hr Velebit mountain range.
Web: www.npkrka.hr Information:
Mljet - an island southwest of Tel: +385 53 665 380
Dubrovnik. Fax: +385 53 665 390
Information: E-mail: npsv@np-sjeverni-velebit.hr
Tel: +385 20 744 041 Web: www.np-sjeverni-velebit.hr
Fax: +385 20 744 043
NATURE PARKS
E-mail: np-mljet@np-mljet.hr
Web: www.np-mljet.hr Biokovo - a mountain above the
Makarska Riviera.
Paklenica - a national park on the Information:
southern side of Velebit, the largest Tel/Fax: +385 21 616 924
mountain massif in Croatia. E-mail:
Information: park-prirode-biokovo@st.t-com.hr
Tel: +385 23 369 155 Web: www.biokovo.com
Fax: +385 23 359 133
E-mail: np-paklenica@zd.t-com.hr; Kopački rit – one of the largest pre-
prezentacija@paklenica.hr served wetlands in Europe, situated
Web: www.paklenica.hr at the confluence of the Drava and
Danube Rivers.
The Plitvice Lakes - the oldest and Information:
the most popular Croatian national Tel: +385 31 285 370
park, listed as a World Natural Fax: +385 31 285 380
Heritage Site by UNESCO. E-mail: uprava@kopacki-rit.hr,
Information: info@kopacki-rit.com
Tel: +385 53 751 015, +385 53 751 014 Web: www.kopacki-rit.com
Fax: +385 53 751 013
E-mail: info@np-plitvice.com Lonjsko polje (Lonja Field) - the
Web: www.np-plitvicka-jezera.hr largest protected wetland area of
the Danube region
Risnjak - a forested mountain mas- Information:
sif to the north of Rijeka, in which Tel: +385 44 672 080; +385 44 611 190
the source of the Kupa River is Fax: +385 44 606 449;
located, considered a hydro-geo- Mobile: +385 98 222 080;
morphologic monument. E-mail: info@pp-lonjsko-polje.hr
Information: Web: www.pp-lonjsko-polje.hr

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Medvednica - a mountain massif to Information:
the north of Zagreb. Tel: +385 53 560 450
Information: Fax: +385 53 560 451
Tel: +385 1 4586 317 E-mail: velebit@pp-velebit.hr
Fax: +385 1 4586 318 Web: www.velebit.hr
E-mail:
Vransko jezero (Lake Vrana) -
park.prirode.medvednica@zg.t-com.hr
Croatia’s largest natural lake. A
Web: www.pp-medvednica.hr
Nature Park with an Ornithological
Papuk - the most beautiful part of Reserve, located between Zadar
Slavonia’s highlands; a member and Šibenik. Offers opportunities for
of the Association of European sports fishing and bird watching.
Geoparks and of UNESCO’s global Information:
network of geoparks. Tel: +385 23 383 181, +385 386 452
Information: Fax: +385 23 386 453
Tel: +385 34 313 030 E-mail: pp-vransko-jezero@zd.t-com.hr
Fax: +385 34 313 027 Web: www.vransko-jezero.hr
E-mail: kontakt@pp-papuk.hr
Web: www.pp-papuk.hr Žumberak-Samobor mountains
– picturesque hilly area south-west
Telašćica - a narrow bay on the of Zagreb.
island of Dugi otok, near the Kornati Information:
National Park. Tel: +385 1 3327 660
Information: Fax: +385 1 3327 661,
Tel: +385 23 377 395 E-mail:
Fax: +385 23 377 096 park@pp-zumberak-samoborsko-gorje.hr
E-mail: telascica@zd.t-com.hr Web:
Web: www.telascica.hr www.pp-zumberak-samoborsko-gorje.hr
Učka - a mountain in the east of The Lastovo archipelago Nature
Istria, rising above the Kvarner Park – belongs to the outer group
Riviera. of Adriatic islands and, in addition to
Information: Lastovo includes the island groups
Tel: +385 51 293 753 of Lastovnjaci and Vrhovnjaci, and
Fax: +385 51 293 751 the Island of Sušac.
E-mail: park.prirode.ucka@inet.hr Information:
Web: www.pp-ucka.hr Address: Trg Svetog Petra 7, 20289
Velebit – covers the major part of Ubli, otok Lastovo
the mountain massif of the same Tel: +385 20 801 250
name and is the largest protected Fax: +385 20 801 252
area in Croatia, included in the E-mail: ju.park.prirode.lastovo@
UNESCO List of international re- du.t-com.hr, info@pp-lastovo.hr
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Ministry of Culture Information: Information:
Tel: +385 1 4866 113 Association of Croatian Marinas.
Web: www.min-kulture.hr Tel: +385 51 209 147
Fax: +385 51 216 033
ACCOMMODATION E-mail: hgkri@hgk.hr
Web: www.hgk.hr
Croatia has long tradition of offering
Adriatic Croatia International Club
accommodation and this is provided
Opatija
in numerous hotels, tourist resorts,
Information:
private houses, farms, apartments,
Tel: +385 51 271 288
campsites, and nudist camps.
Fax: +385 51 271 824
In the continental part of Croatia
E-mail: aci@aci-club.hr
there are many mineral and thermal
Web: www.aci-club.hr
health spa resorts.
Information: Tourist Offices and Diving:
travel agencies.
For recreational diving, contact reg-
Youth hostels are available in
istered diving centres that will take
Dubrovnik, Gradac, Osijek, Pula,
care of your safety and provide you
Veli Lošinj, Punat on the island of
with all the necessary information.
Krk, Rijeka, Zadar and Zagreb.
Information: Croatian Youth Holiday Information: HGK – Section for tour-
and Hostel Association ism, Section for diving tourism
Tel: +385 1 4847 474 Tel: +385 1 4561 570, +385 4561 792,
Fax: +385 1 4870 477 E-mail: turizam@hgk.hr,
E-mail: info@hfhs.hr info©croprodive.info
Web: www.hfhs.hr Web: www.croprodive.info,
www.hgk.hr
NAUTICAL TOURISM AND
MARINAS FOOD AND DRINK
Where to eat?
There are 58 marinas in Croatia (10
Apart from hotels offering both full
on dry land), 21 of which operate
board and half board accommo-
within the ACI Opatija group. The
dation, restaurants, inns, taverns,
total capacity of all Croatian mari-
wine cellars, pizzerias and fast-food
nas is 16,403 berths in the sea and
restaurants can be found in all cities,
5,189 on dry land. Larger marinas
tourist towns and along the main
provide technical services, cranes,
roads. Restaurants and inns offering
fuel stations and various commercial
local Croatian cuisine will be of par-
and hospitality services. Most ma-
ticular interest to gourmets.
rinas provide yacht rental services.
Sailing courses are also available. All foods of animal origin are sub-
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countries in the European Union What to drink?
and are under constant veterinary The cultivation of grapes are the
and health supervision. production of choice, select wines
is a centuries-old tradition among
What to eat?
Croatian viticulturists both in conti-
In addition to standard European nental Croatia, in the Primorje area
cuisine, Croatia offers its most (the Littoral) and Dalmatia. Some of
popular local dishes and special- the best known varieties of Croatian
ties. Among the cold dishes there is red wines along the Adriatic coast
the renowned Dalmatian or Istrian and on the islands are: Dingač,
prosciutto, the cheeses of the island Teran, Merlot, Cabernet, Opolo,
of Pag or the Lika region, sheep’s Plavac, Postup, and the most ap-
cheese, the Slavonian kulen (a spicy preciated of the white wine varie-
cured pork meat speciality), the re- ties are: Pošip, Malvasia, Pinot,
nowned garlic sausages (češnjovka) Kujundžuša, Žlahtina and Muscat.
of Samobor and the Zagorje region, In continental parts one can enjoy
fresh cottage cheese with cream. Riesling, Graševina, Burgundy,
The main dishes on offer vary Traminac and others. As far as
depending on the area that you are spirits go, there is a range of various
visiting. In Dalmatia, the Primorje kinds of rakija (brandy). The most
coastal area, on the islands and in famous is undoubtedly the šljivovica
Istria, the dishes are based largely or plum brandy, travarica (brandy
on fish and other seafood, or meat with herbs), lozovača (grape
dishes such as the pašticada (a brandy), while among dessert drinks
stewed lamb dish). there are Prošek and Maraschino.
In continental Croatia, there is a
wide selection of meat dishes, DIPLOMATIC MISSIONS
including the particularly prized
roast turkey with mlinci (boiled rolled Embassy of the Republic of Albania,
pastry), roast lamb, roast suckling Jurišićeva 2a, 10000 Zagreb
pig, and boiled or baked štrukli (thin Tel: +385 1 4810 679
Fax: +385 1 4810 682
rolled pastry stuffed with fresh cot-
tage cheese and cream). Among Apostolic Nunciature. Ksaverska
desserts, apart from the already cesta 10a, 10000 Zagreb
mentioned štrukli, there are walnut Tel: +385 1 4673 996, +385 4673 995
loaf, poppy seed loaf, and cheese or Fax: +385 1 4673 997
fruit strudel. Embassy of Australia,
“Centar Kaptol”, Nova Ves 11/3,
10000 Zagreb
Tel: +385 1 4891 200
Fax: +385 1 4891 216

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Embassy of the Republic of Austria, Embassy of the People’s Republic
Radnička cesta 80/IX, 10000 Zagreb of China,
Tel: +385 1 4881 050, +385 4881 051, Mlinovi 132, 10000 Zagreb
+385 4881 052, Tel: +385 1 4637 011
Fax: +385 1 4834 461 Fax: +385 1 4637 012
Embassy of the Kingdom of Embassy of the Czech Republic,
Belgium, Romeo Tower, Radnička cesta 47/6,
Pantovčak 125 B I, 10000 Zagreb 10000 Zagreb
Tel: +385 1 4578 901 Tel: +385 1 6177 246, +385 6121 558
Fax: +385 1 4578 902 Fax: +385 1 6176 630
Consular Fax: +385 1 4578 903
General Consulate of the Republic
Embassy of the Republic of Bosnia of Cyprus,
and Herzegovina, Trg bana Josipa Jelačića 8, 10000 Zagreb
Josipa Torbara 9, 10000 Zagreb Tel: +385 42 377 319
Tel: +385 1 4683 761, +385 4683 765, Fax: +385 42 377 395
+385 4683 767
Fax: +385 1 4683 764 General Consulate of the Kingdom
of Denmark,
Honorary Consul for the Federative Gramača 2L, 10000 Zagreb
Republic of Brazil, Tel: +385 1 3760 536
Trg N.Š. Zrinskog 10/1, 10000 Zagreb Fax: +385 1 3760 535
Tel: +385 1 4002 250,
Fax: +385 1 4002 266 Embassy of the Arab Republic of
Egypt,
Embassy of the Republic of Petrova 51/B, 10000 Zagreb
Bulgaria, Tel: +385 1 2310 781, +385 1 2310 798
Nike Grškovića 31, 10000 Zagreb Fax: +385 1 2310 619
Tel: +385 1 4646 609, +385 4646 631
Fax: +385 1 4646 625 Embassy of the Republic of Finland,
Miramarska 23,10000 Zagreb
Consulate of Burkina Faso, Tel: +385 1 6312 080
Medvešćak 54, 10000 Zagreb Fax: +385 1 6312 090
Tel: +385 1 4633 945, +385 4633 946
Embassy of the French Republic,
Fax: +385 1 4633 947
Hebrangova 2, 10000 Zagreb
Canadian Embassy, Tel: +385 1 4893 600
Prilaz Gjure Deželića 4, 10000 Zagreb Fax: +385 1 4893 660
Tel: +385 1 4881 200 Embassy of the Federal Republic of
Fax: +385 1 4881 230 Germany,
Embassy of the Republic of Chile, Ulica grada Vukovara 64, 10000
Smičiklasova 23/II, 10000 Zagreb Zagreb
Tel: +385 1 4611 958, Tel: +385 1 6300 100
+385 4611 959, +385 1 4611 960 Fax: +385 1 6155 536
Fax: +385 1 4610 328

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Embassy of the Hellenic Republic, Consulate of the Republic of Ivory
Opatička 12, 10000 Zagreb Coast,
Tel: +385 1 4810 444, +385 1 4812 202 Špansko 22, 10000 Zagreb
Fax: +385 1 4835 444 Tel: +385 1 3895 127, +385 3817 916,
Fax: +385 1 3893 684
Consulate of the Republic of Guinea,
Švarcova 18, 10000 Zagreb Embassy of Japan,
Tel: +385 1 2303 964 Boškovićeva 2, 10000 Zagreb
Fax: +385 1 2321 420 Tel: +385 1 4870 650
Fax: +385 1 4667 334
Embassy of the Republic of
Hungary, Consulate of the Hashemite
Pantovčak 255-257, 10000 Zagreb Kingdom of Jordan,
Tel: +385 1 4890 900 Gračanska cesta 84, 10000 Zagreb
Fax: +385 1 4579 301 Tel: +385 1 4645 957
Fax: +385 1 4645 956
Embassy of India,
Kulmerska 23A, 10000 Zagreb Consulate of the Republic of
Tel: +385 1 4873 240, +385 1 4873 241 Kazakhstan,
Fax: +385 1 4817 907 Gundulićeva 59, 10000 Zagreb
Tel: +385 1 4614 723
Consulate of the Republic of Fax: +385 1 4573 796
Indonesia,
Consulate of the Republic of Kenya,
Vlaška 83/II, 10000 Zagreb
Ilica 43/II, 10000 Zagreb
Tel: +385 1 4610 671, +385 1 4611 296
Tel: +385 1 4921 873
Fax: +385 1 4611 299
Fax: +385 1 4921 874
Embassy of the Islamic Republic Embassy of the Republic of Korea,
of Iran, Ksaverska cesta 111/A-B,
Pantovčak 125c, 10000 Zagreb 10000 Zagreb
Tel: +385 1 4578 983, Tel: +385 1 4821 282
+385 1 4578 980, +385 1 4578 981 Fax: +385 1 4821 274
Fax: +385 1 4578 987
Embassy of the Republic of Latvia,
Consulate General of Ireland, Petrinjska28/2, 10000 Zagreb
Miramarska 23, 10000 Zagreb Tel: +385 1 4852 717
Tel: +385 1 6310 025 Fax: +385 1 4852 718
Fax: +385 1 2413 901
Embassy of the Republic of
Embassy of The State of Israel, Lithuania,
Ulica grada Vukovara 271/11, Amruševa 1/II, 10000 Zagreb
10000 Zagreb Tel. +385 1 4811 612
Tel: +385 1 6169 500 Fax: +385 1 4810 061
Fax: +385 1 6169 555
Embassy of the Republic of
Embassy of the Republic of Italy, Macedonia,
Medulićeva 22, 10000 Zagreb Kralja Zvonimira 6/1, 10000 Zagreb
Tel: +385 1 4846 386, Tel: +385 1 4620 261, +385 1 4572 812,
Fax: +385 1 4846 384 Fax: +385 1 4617 369

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Embassy of Malaysia, Consulate of the Islamic Republic
Slavujevac 4a, 10000 Zagreb, of Pakistan,
Tel: +385 1 4834 346, +385 1 4834 347 Pasarićeva 12, 10000 Zagreb,
Fax: +385 1 4834 348 Tel/Fax: +385 1 3646 161
Embassy of the Republic of Malta, Consulate of the Republic of Peru,
Pavlinovićeva 1, 10000 Zagreb Ksaverska cesta 19, 10000 Zagreb
Tel: +385 1 3900 515 Tel: +385 1 4677 325
Fax: +385 1 3900 575 Fax: +385 1 4677 324, +385 1 4677 381
Consulate of the Principality of General Consulate, Republic of the
Monaco, Philippines,
“Centar Kaptol” Nova Ves 17, Tomašićeva 7, 10000 Zagreb
10000 Zagreb Tel: +385 1 4612 000
Tel: +385 1 4860 377, Fax: +385 1 4618 414
Fax: +385 1 4860 081
Embassy of the Republic of Poland,
Consulate of Mongolia, Krležin Gvozd 3, 10000 Zagreb
Trg bana Josipa Jelačića 4/3, Tel: +385 1 4899 444
10000 Zagreb Fax: +385 1 4834 577, +385 1 4899 420
Tel: +385 1 4002 025
Fax. +385 1 4649 800 Embassy of the Portuguese
Republic,
Embassy of Montenegro, Trg Bana J. Jelačića 5/II,
Trg Nikole Šubića Zrinskog 1/IV, 10000 Zagreb,
10000 Zagreb Tel: +385 1 4882 210, +385 1 4882 211
Tel: +385 1 4573 362 Fax: +385 1 4920 663
Fax: +385 1 4573 423
Embassy of Romania,
Embassy of the Kingdom of Mlinarska ulica 43, 10000 Zagreb
Netherlands, Tel: +385 1 4677 550, +385 4677 660
Medveščak 56, 10000 Zagreb Fax: +385 1 4677 85
Tel: +385 1 4642 200
Fax: +385 1 4642 201 Embassy of the Russian Federation,
Bosanska 44, 10000 Zagreb
Consulate of New Zealand, Tel: +385 1 3755 038, +385 1 3755 039
Vlaška 50a/V, 10000 Zagreb Fax: +385 1 3755 040
Tel/Fax: +385 1 4612 060
Embassy of Serbia,
Embassy of the Kingdom of Norway, Pantovčak 245, 10000 Zagreb
Petrinjska 9/I (P.P. 570), 10000 Zagreb Tel: +385 1 4579 067, +385 4579 068
Tel: +385 1 4922 829, +385 1 4922 831, Fax: +385 1 4573 338
Fax: +385 1 4922 828, +385 1 4922 832
Embassy of the Slovak Republic,
Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman, Prilaz Gjure Deželića 10,
Kneza Višeslava 1/IV, 10000 Zagreb 10000 Zagreb,
Tel: +385 1 4611 161, +385 1 4611 163 Tel: +385 1 4877 070, +385 1 4877 071
Fax: +385 1 4611 098, +385 1 4550 303 Fax: +385 1 4877 078

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Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia, Embassy of the Republic of Turkey,
Alagovićeva 30, 10000 Zagreb, Masarykova 3/II, 10000 Zagreb
Tel: +385 1 6311 000, +385 1 6311 011 Tel: +385 1 4864 660
Fax: +385 1 6177 236 Fax: +385 1 4864 670
Consulate of the Republic of South Embassy of Ukraine,
Africa, Voćarska 52, 10000 Zagreb
Agrokor d.d., Trg Dražena Petrovića 3, Tel: +385 1 4616 296
10000 Zagreb Fax: +385 1 4633 726, +385 1 4633 728
Tel: +385 1 4894 111 Embassy of the United Kingdom of
Fax: +385 1 4844 363 Great Britain and Northern Ireland,
I.Lučića 4, 10000 Zagreb
Embassy of the Kingdom of Spain,
Tel: +385 1 6009 100
Tuškanac 21a, 10000 Zagreb
Fax: +385 1 6009 111
Tel: +385 1 4848 950, +385 4834 365,
+385 4834 367, Embassy of the United States of
Fax: +385 1 4848 711 America,
Thomasa Jeffersona 2, 10010 Zagreb
Consulate of the Democratic Tel: +385 1 6612 200
Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Fax: +385 1 6612 371
Prilaz Đure Deželića 8, 10000 Zagreb
Tel/Fax: +385 1 3090 307 Consulate of the Republic of
Yemen,
Consulate of the Republic of Sudan, Biankinijeva 6, 10000 Zagreb
Vramčeva 17, 10000 Zagreb Tel/Fax: +385 1 4553 114
Tel/Fax: +385 1 4817 613
For additional information please con-
Embassy of the Kingdom of tact the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and
Sweden, European Integration
Frankopanska 22, 10000 Zagreb Web: www.mvpei.hr
Tel: +385 1 4925 100 E-mail: mvpei@mvpei.hr
Fax: +385 1 4925 125
INFORMATION
Embassy of the Swiss Confederation,
Bogovićeva 3, 10000 Zagreb CROATIAN NATIONAL TOURIST
Tel: +385 1 4878 800, BOARD (Hrvatska turistička zajednica)
Fax: +385 1 4810 890 Iblerov trg 10/IV, p.p. 251
10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Consulate of the Kingdom of Thailand, Tel: +385 1 46 99 333,
Gundulićeva 18/IV, 10000 Zagreb, Fax: +385 1 45 57 827
Tel/Fax: +385 1 4830 359 E-mail: info@htz.hr
Web: www.croatia.hr
Embassy of the Republic of Tunisia,
Iblerov trg 9, 10000 Zagreb Kroatische Zentrale für Tourismus,
Tel: +385 1 4615 068 1010 Wien, Am Hof 13, Österreich
Fax: +385 1 4619 566 Tel: +43 1 585 38 84
Fax: +43 1 585 38 84 20
E-mail: office@kroatien.at

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Kroatische Zentrale für Tourismus, Office National Croate de Tourisme,
60311 Frankfurt, Kaiserstrasse 23, 75116 Paris, 48, avenue Victor Hugo,
Deutschland France
Tel: +49 69 2385 350 Tel: +33 1 45 00 99 55, +33 1 45 00 99 57
Fax: +49 69 2385 3520 Fax: +33 1 45 00 99 56
E-mail: info@visitkroatien.de E-mail: infos.croatie@wanadoo.fr
Kroatische Zentrale für Tourismus, Croatian National Tourist Office,
80469 München, Rumfordstrasse 7, London W6 9ER, 2 Lanchesters,
Deutschland 162-164 Fulham Palace Road, United
Tel: +49 89 22 33 44 Kingdom
Fax: +49 89 22 33 77 Tel: +44 208 563 79 79
E-mail: kroatien-tourismus@t-online.de Fax: +44 208 563 26 16
E-mail: info@croatia-london.co.uk
Ente Nazionale Croato per il Turismo,
20122 Milano, Piazzetta Pattari 1/3, Italia Croatian National Tourist Office,
Tel: +39 02 86 45 44 97, New York 10118, 350 Fifth Avenue,
Fax: +39 02 86 45 45 74 Suite 4003, U.S.A.
E-mail: info@enteturismocroato.it Tel: +1 212 279 8672
Fax: +1 212 279 8683
Ente Nazionale Croato per il Turismo, E-mail: cntony@earthlink.net
00186 Roma, Via dell’ Oca 48, Italia
Tel: +39 06 32 11 0396 Narodowy Ośrodek Informacji
Fax: +39 0632 11 1462 Turystycznej Republiki Chorwacji,
E-mail: officeroma@enteturismocroato.it 00-675 Warszawa, IPC Business
Center, Ul. Koszykowa 54, Polska,
Chorvatské Turistické Sdruženi, Tel: +48 22 828 51 93,
110 00 Praha 1, Krakovská 25, Česká Fax: +48 22 828 51 90
republika E-mail: info@chorwacja.home.pl
Tel: +420 2 2221 1812
Fax: +420 2 2221 0793 Kroatiska Turistbyrån,
E-mail: infohtz@iol.cz, info@htz.cz 11135 Stockholm, Kungsgatan 24,
Sverige
Chorvátske Turistické Združenie, Tel: +46 853 482 080
821 09 Bratislava, Trenčianska 5, Fax: +46 820 24 60
Slovenská republika E-mail: croinfo@telia.com
Tel: +421 2 55 562 054,
+421 2 55 415 415 Kroatisch Nationaal Bureau Voor
Fax: +421 2 55 422 619 Toerisme,
E-mail: infohtz@chello.sk 1081 GG Amsterdam, Nijenburg 2F,
Netherlands
Horvát Idegenforgalmi Közösség, Tel: +31 20 661 64 22,
1054 Budapest, Akademia u. 1, Fax: +31 20 661 64 27
Magyarország E-mail: kroatie-info@planet.nl
Tel.: +36 1 267 55 88
Fax: +36 1 267 55 99
E-mail: info@htz.hu

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Office National Croate du Tourisme, COUNTY TOURIST OFFICES
1000 Bruxelles, Vielle Halle aux Blés
38, Belgique Bjelovar-Bilogora County
Tel: +32 255 018 88 Trg Eugena Kvartenika 4
Fax: +32 251 381 60 43000 Bjelovar
E-mail: info-croatia@scarlet.be Tel: +385 43 243 944
Хорватское туpиcтичeckoe Fax: +385 43 241 229
cooбщecтвo, E-mail: info@tzbbz.hr,
123610 Moscow, Krasnopresnenskaya Web: www.tzbbz.hr
nab. 12, office 1502, Russia Brod-Posavina County
Tel: +7 495 258 15 07 Petra Krešimira IV No. 1
Fax: +7 495 258 15 07 35000 Slavonski Brod
E-mail: HTZ@wtt.ru Tel: +385 35 408 393,
Hrvaška turistična skupnost, Fax: +385 35 408 392
1000 Ljubljana, Gosposvetska 2, E-mail:
Slovenija turisticka-zajednica.bpz@sb.htnet.hr
Tel: +386 1 230 7400 Web: www.tzbpz.hr
Fax: +386 1 230 7404
E-mail: hrinfo@siol.net Dubrovnik-Neretva County
Vukovarska 24, 20000 Dubrovnik
Kroatische Zentrale für Tourismus, Tel: +385 20 324 999
8004 Zürich, Badenerstr, 332, Fax: +385 20 324 224
Switzerland E-mail: info@visitdubrovnik.hr;
Tel: +41 43 336 2030 Web: www.visitdubrovnik.hr
Fax: +41 43 336 2039
E-mail: info@kroatien.tourismus.ch Istria County
Pionirska 1, 52440 Poreč
Oficina de Turismo de Croacia, Tel: +385 52 452 797
28001 Madrid, Calle Claudio Coello Fax: +385 52 052 452 796
22, esc. B,1˚C, Espana E-mail: info@istra.hr
Tel: + 3491 781 5514 Web: www.istra.hr
Fax: + 3491 431 8443
E-mail: info@visitacroacia.es Karlovac County
Kroatiens Turistkontor, Ambroza Vraniczanya 6, 47000 Karlovac
Bjørnholms Allé 20; 8260 Viby J; Tel: +385 47 615 320
Danmark Fax: +385 47 601 415
Telefon: +45 70 266 860 E-mail: info@tzkz.hr
Telefaks: +45 70 239 500 Web: www.tzkt.hr
E-mail: info@altomkroatien.dk Koprivnica-Križevci County
Japan, Nemčićeva 5, 48000 Koprivnica
Ark Hills Executive Tower N613, Akasaka Tel: +385 48 624 408
1-14-5, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0052 Fax: +385 48 624 407
Tel: +81 03 6234 0711 E-mail: ured@tz-kckz.com
Fax: +81 03 6234 0712 Web:
E-mail: info@visitcroatia.jp www.tz-koprivnicko-krizevacka.hr

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Krapina-Zagorje County Split-Dalmatia County
Zagrebačka 6 Prilaz braće Kaliterna 10/I , 21001 Split
49217 Krapinske Toplice Tel/Fax: +385 21 490 032, +385 21
Tel/Fax: +385 49 233 653 490 033, +385 21 490 036
E-mail: infro@tz-zagorje.hr E-mail: info@dalmatia.hr
Web: www.tz-zagorje.hr Web: www.dalmatia.hr
Lika-Senj County Šibenik-Knin County
Budačka 12, 53000 Gospić Fra N. Ružića bb, 22000 Šibenik
Tel/Fax: +385 53 574 687 Tel: +385 22 219 072
E-mail: tzz-licko-senjske@gs.t-com.hr Fax: +385 22 212 346
Web: www.lickosenjska.com E-mail: info@sibenikregion.com
Web: www.sibenikregion.com
Međimurje County
Ruđera Boškovića 3, 40000 Čakovec Varaždin County
Tel/Fax: +385 40 390 191 Franjevački trg 7, 42000 Varaždin
E-mail: info@tzm.hr Tel/Fax: +385 42 390 544
Web: www.tzm.hr E-mail: tz.var.zupanije@vz.t-com.hr
www.turizam-vzz.hr
Osijek-Baranja County
Kapucinska 40, 31000 Osijek Virovitica-Podravina County
Tel: +385 31 214 852 Trg kralja Tomislava 1,
Fax: +385 31 214 853 33000 Virovitica
E-mail: info@tzosbarzup.hr Tel: +385 33 726 069
Web: www.tzosbarzup.hr Fax: +385 33 721 241
E-mail: tzvpz@vt.t-com.hr
Požega-Slavonia County Web: www.zupanija.info
Trg Sv. Trojstva 1, 34000 Požega
Vukovar-Srijem County
Tel: +385 34 274 900
Glagoljaška 27/3, 32100 Vinkovci
Fax: +385 34 274 901
Tel/Fax: +385 32 344 034
E-mail: kontakt@tzzps.hr
E-mail: turisticka-zajednica@vk.t-com.hr
Web: www.tzzps.hr
Web: www.tzvsz.hr
Primorje-Gorski Kotar County Zadar County
N. Tesle 2, 51410 Opatija Sv. Leopolda Bogdana Mandića 1
Tel: +385 51 272 988, +385 51 272 665 23000 Zadar
Fax: +385 51 272 909 Tel: +385 23 315 107
E-mail: kvarner@kvarner.hr Fax: +385 23 315 316
Web: www.kvarner.hr E-mail: tz-zd-zup@zd.t-com.hr
Sisak-Moslavina County Web: www.zadar.hr
S. i A. Radića 28/II, 44000 Sisak Zagreb County
Tel: +385 44 540 163, Preradovićeva 42, 10000 Zagreb
Fax: +385 44 540 164 Tel: +385 1 4873 665
E-mail: tzsmz@email.t-com.hr Fax: +385 1 4873 670
www.turizam-smz.hr E-mail: info@tzzz.hr
Web: www.tzzz.hr

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MUNICIPAL TOURIST Rijeka
OFFICES Užarska 14, 51000 Rijeka
Tel: +385 51 315 710
Fax: +385 51 315 720
Dubrovnik
E-mail: tz-rijeka@ri.t-com.hr
Od Svetog Dominika 7,
Web: www.tz-rijeka.hr
20000 Dubrovnik
Tel: +385 20 323 887, +385 20 323 Split
889, +385 20 323 907 Obala Hrvatsko narodnog preporoda 7
Fax: +385 20 323 725 21000 Split
E-mail: info@tzdubrovnik.hr Tel: +385 21 348 600
Web: www.tzdubrovnik.hr Fax: +385 21 348 604
E-mail: tz-split@st.t-com.hr
Karlovac
Web: www.visitsplit.com
Ulica Petra Zrinskog 3,
47000 Karlovac Šibenik
Tel: +385 47 615 115 Fausta Vrančića 18, 22000 Šibenik
Fax: +385 47 600 602 Tel: +385 22 212 075
E-mail: karlovac-turistinfo@ka.t-com.hr Fax: +385 22 200 183
Web: www.karlovac-touristinfo.hr E-mail: tz-sibenik@si.t-com.hr
Web: www.sibenik-tourism.hr
Opatija
Vladimira Nazora 3, 51410 Opatija Varaždin
Tel: +385 51 271 710 Ivana Padovca 3, 42000 Varaždin
Fax: +385 51 271 699 Tel: +385 42 210 987
E-mail: info@opatija-tourism.hr Fax: +385 42 210 985
Web: www.opatija-tourism.hr E-mail: info@tourism-varazdin.hr
Web: www.tourism-varazdin.hr
Osijek
Županijska 2, 31000 Osijek Zadar
Tel: +385 31 203 755 Ilije Smiljanića 5, 23000 Zadar
Fax: +385 31 203 947 Tel: +385 23 212 412, +385 23 212 222
E-mail: grad-osijek@os.t-com.hr Fax: +385 23 211 781
Web: www.tzosijek.hr E-mail: info@tzzadar.hr,
Web: www.tzzadar.hr
Pula
Forum 3, 52100 Pula Zagreb
Tel: +385 52 212 987, +385 52 219 197 Kaptol 5, 10000 Zagreb
Fax: +385 52 211 855 Tel: +385 1 4898 555
E-mail: tz-pula@pu.t-com.hr, Fax: +385 1 4814 340
info@pulainfo.hr E-mail: info@zagreb-touristinfo.hr,
Web: www.pulainfo.hr info@zagreb-convention.hr
Web: www.zagreb-convention.hr

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PUBLISHED BY: Croatian National
Tourist Board in co-operation
with Ministry of Maritime Affairs,
Transport and Infrastructure,
Ministry of Culture, Ministry of the
Interior, Ministry of Agriculture,
Fishing and Rural Development
– Administration of Veterinary
Medicine, Ministry of Environmental
Protection, Physical Planning and
Dear Guests: Construction, Ministry of Foreign
Affairs and European Integration,
the Croatian Auto Club (HAK)
For your personal comfort and in
and the Croatian Motorways
order to respect the local laws,
Company, Croatia Association of
please check that you have been
Concessionaires for motorways
properly registered for the entire
with toll charges, Croatian Chamber
period of your stay in our country
of Commerce, Croatian Railways,
from the date of your arrival to
National Office for Protection and
the date of your departure.
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Your verification is especially PUBLISHING DIRECTOR
important if you are staying in Niko Bulić, M.Sc.
private accommodation, both for
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and for the prevention of the ille-
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PHOTOS:
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We thank you for your coopera- Ivo Pervan, Damir Fabijanić, Juraj
tion and wish you a pleasant stay. Kopač, Braslav Karlić, Andrija Carli,
Petar Trinajstić, Mario Romulić,
Sincerely, Mario Brzić, Milan Babić, Saša
Pjanić
Croatian National Tourist Board.
MAP PRODUCTION
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accuracy of the information contained herein, PRINTED BY
nor be held responsible for any errors that may
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Iblerov trg 10/4 Tel: + 385 (1) 4699 333
10000 Zagreb Fax: + 385 (1) 4557 827
Croatia E-mail: info@htz.hr

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