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Croatia is a country with a rich history and culture. The country has become a popular tourist destination due to its captivating coasts and ancient cities.
The capital city of Croatia is Zagreb and is also, by far, the largest city in the country. Other larger cities include Split and Rijeka.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Croatia. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for Croatia: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, rabies, and influenza.
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A passport that is valid for at least three months is required for entry into Croatia. If you’re traveling from the Schengen area, your passport should be valid for at least six months. You don’t need a visa if your stay is under 90 days.
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Croatia has a Csa climate with dry and warm summers; and wet winters. In the summer months, temperatures range are in the 70’s.
Winter temperatures vary by region. Warmer areas are in the 70’s and cooler in the 30’s. It is colder in the mountain regions.
Due to war in the 1990’s, there are still landmines in some areas. All areas that may be dangerous are clearly labeled. If you are driving through these areas, stay on the paved roads.
Crime is relatively low in the country, but there still is a change for petty crimes against tourists. Keep a close eye on your belongings in crowded spaces.
Croatia has recently become a hot tourist spot due to its picturesque villages and towns. The most popular of these is Dubrovnik, a set location for the television show Game of Thrones.
The city of Dubrovnik is famous for its diplomacy after it was founded in the 7th century by Greek refugees. It maintains historic today, and is officially a UNESCO Heritage Site.
Filming locations to go see in Dubrovnik include St. Dominika Street, Pile, the Bokar Fortress, and Mineeta Tower. There are tours available to see all the King’s Landing sites.
Here are some essential items to consider for your trip to Croatia:
All Americans visiting Croatia should register online with the U.S. Department of State before departure. This will inform the office of your travel plans within the country and will allow them to reach out in the case of an emergency or evacuation.
Once in Croatia, the information for the U.S. Embassy is:
U.S. Embassy Zagreb
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