Holidays in Croatia: 4 points for travelers
Anyone who chooses a vacation in Croatia should stock up on information on the format of the rest, the culture of the country and security measures. We have 4 tips for traveling to this magnificent country.
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Transparent azure water, a guarantee of sunny weather, as well as a rocky coast with mountain peaks, as if painted in a picture, annually attract thousands of tourists from all over the world. To this can be added the beautiful old cities inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. For those planning their first vacation in this country, it is worth knowing the main points necessary for a full vacation.
1. Roads in Croatia: Traveling by Car
Maslenitsa bridge in Croatia
Some roads in Croatia are paid. These are well-groomed highways that greatly reduce the time needed to travel. On average, the cost of a trip on the highway is 300 rubles for every 100 kilometers. Car vignettes do not work here, and a fee is charged for a certain section of the road. Motorway fares can be paid in both dollars and euros.
It is worth a ride along the Adriatic highway, which has a very winding shape. The speed here does not exceed 50 km per hour, which guarantees excellent views.
Allowed blood alcohol content is 0.5 ppm.
In Croatia, you do not need to drive with the dipped headlights on during the day. However, you must have a first-aid kit, a fire extinguisher and a reflective vest with you.
2. Gastronomic holidays in Croatia
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Croats are very proud of the large selection of their wines, crayfish, beer, fruit juices and mineral waters. On the coast, tea is used only as a medicine. The most common drink here is wine, the production process of which comes from ancient wine traditions. Wine is mainly consumed with meals, and in between meals you can drink beer or soft drinks. In the evening, you should try brandy, which is a distillate of fermented fruit. In the south of Croatia and on its islands, people drink a lot of bawenda, which is a strong wine. Most often it is served with water. In the north of the country they use gemisht – a fragrant wine served with mineral water. For lunch, it is also recommended to taste herbal varieties of brandy.
3. Tourist information and gifts
City of Dubrovnik: Croatia
Tourism is of great importance for both Croatian citizens and their country as a whole. Therefore, residents are trying in every possible way to help tourists and make their stay in this country more comfortable. Information on city attractions or cultural events can be obtained at special tourist offices. Often there is also information about places to stay in a particular city. At offices, you can also purchase maps and color plans that briefly describe each city.
For those who are going to buy a gift, it is recommended to choose a brand name or tie (modern ties are made from long, colored scarves and scarves that were previously worn around the neck in Croatia). You can also recommend lavender in different forms of release (dried in bags, in a jar with olive oil or seasoning)
4. Safety Tips for Staying in Croatia
Paradise Lake in Croatia
Scenic Lake Paradise: Croatia
Croatia is a very safe country – theft of things left on the beach or pickpocketing is very rare here. You can safely go for a walk at any time of the day or night. However, in the summer you should at least be quick to remember the safety rules: you should not carry large amounts of cash and important documents with you, or you should store them in well-protected places (for example, in a bag hung around your neck). It is not recommended to leave valuables in a tent or in a car.
It is worth noting that annually during the summer period in Croatia there are many fires, some of them can also threaten tourist cities, therefore there is a complete ban on making fires and other ways of kindling fire.
There is no need to receive additional vaccination, since exotic diseases are not found in this country.
It is worth remembering about sunscreen and avoiding prolonged exposure to the sun.
The bottom of the Croatian sea is often covered with sharp stones, sea urchins and shells, so you should remember about shoes that protect your feet in the water.
When walking in the fresh air, you can meet with vipers, which are quite common in Croatia.
They come to Croatia, first of all, for beautiful views, wonderful weather and warm sea. And the best gift after the trip will be photos and memories. See you in Croatia!