General Croatia information
You will find all the practical Croatia information you need for a trip to Croatia in this section, from visa requirements and health care issues, to language courses and currency information.
If there is a section you would like us to highlight, please contact us
Croatia visa requirements
There are no visa
requirements for citizens of many countries, who are allowed to stay for 90 days. More information on who does and who doesn't need a visa can be found in this section.
We will also bring you as much information as we can on the ever-changing rules and requirements for temporary residency.
Customs and excise in Croatia
How much duty do you have to pay bringing that IKEA shopping in from Austria? And how do obtain the right licences for bringing a pet into Croatia? In an expanding section, we
will be bringing you as much customs
in Croatia information as we can.
Health in Croatia
How do you cope with a health emergency while on holiday in Croatia and who is covered? Croatia has an excellent reputation for dentisty and there is a growing market in
Croatian dental tourism. And if you have ever wondered about the procedure for a father attending a birth (not straightforward), you will find this and other health in
Croatia information here
Currency in Croatia
The unit of currency in Croatia is the kuna, which is tied closely to the euro. More information on currency and how and where to change, as well as where foreign currency
is accepted can be found here
has been turbulent and colourful and we examine different aspects of its past in this section.
While the emphasis will be on the bigger national history, there will also be sections on regional history, as we attempt to highlight some of the lesser known regional events.
A variety of Croatian history books are reviewed and recommended.
Food and Drink in Croatia
Croatia is a gastronomic delight with some outstanding cuisine washed down with some quality wines which are now beginning to attract the international recogntion they deserve.
A guide to the wines of Croatia and some of its mouthwatering dishes can be found here
Looking how to get online in Croatia? Where to buy your local SIM card or internet USB stick? Or simply want to send some postcards home. All you need to know about
communications in Croatia is here
Books on Croatia
Much has been written about Croatia and we have a selection of the best books on offer
, covering a variety of topics, from travel and language, to literature and history,
as well as some very specialist regional tomes. Something for everyone!
You can order most of the books online through our shop or follow the instructions to buy various eGuides
and free downloads.
The national colours of red, white and blue are well known, but what is the history of the Croatian flag
, and how did it look in the past? We also look at some of the
regional flags such as Dalmatia and Istria.
Although many foreigners struggle with the Croatian language, it is actually very logical once you get your head round the structure of a Slavic language.
The dialects are a different matter, however! Information on language schools, dialects and language learning aids can be found here
There is also information on the language test required for permanent residency.
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