Over the past few years, since the filming of Game of Thrones, Croatia has crept up on to the radar like never before. For the sun-seekers, history-lovers and city breakers alike there is plenty to keep you busy. With its incredible scenery, fine dining and huge stretch of coastline (5,835km!) you’d be sad to miss it. The festivals and wild nightlife really bring the best out of the evenings, too.
Croatia’s capital, Zagreb, grabs your attention with its mix of architecture, art, music and cuisine. Having finally established itself as a great city break, it provides the perfect atmosphere for strolling the streets and enjoying a coffee.
Language – Croatian
Currency – HRK
Water – Due to the mineral content in the tap water, some people may get sick if not accustomed however it is safe to drink. It is considered better option to find filtered water.
Local Food – Peka, Lamb on the Spit, Punjena Paprika (Stuffed Peppers), Octopus Salad, Ćevapi
Visa – As a member of the EU you do not need a visa to travel to Croatia from the UK.
Tipping – is not expected as in some restaurants they make up the price to include taxes,tips. If you feel the service was particularly good however feel free to round up the bill or leave spare change.
Climate – There are three different climate regions within Croatia, the coastal area, the mountain area and continental region. Temperatures range from -1°C in Winter to 30°C in summer.
Festivals and Events Dance Week Festival, Dubrovnik Summer Festival, International Folklore Festival.
Plugs – Type C (European 2-pin) Type F (German 2-pin, side clip earth)
Time Zone – (GMT+01:00) Sarajevo, Skopje, Warsaw, Zagreb.
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