Game of Thrones in Croatia
Useful information about traveling to Croatia
Have you decided to visit Croatia because you must Tour the Game of Thrones? Even if you are here to visit the scenes that made the HBO television series so popular, there is more to Croatia and you may want to stay a little longer to see some of it! We have listed some useful information about traveling to Croatia that may help with your trip planning. The country is so beautiful that you won’t want to miss a thing!
The Croatian national territory totals about 22 square miles with over 12 square miles of coastal waters for sailing, swimming, and diving. The country occupies the largest area of the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea, as a part of the Mediterranean Sea, penetrates deep into the European continent. The Dinara Mountain Range separates the country’s Mediterranean region from its center European continental section, which spans from the easterly edges of the Alps in the north-west to the shores of the Danube in the East, encompassing the southern part of the Pannonian lowlands. If the beauty of such landscapes isn’t enough for you, here’s another piece of news: tap water is drinkable across all of Croatia.
Croatia has three different climates. The coast has a pleasant Mediterranean climate with a high number of days of sunshine per year. Summers are hot and dry and winters are mild and wet. Temperatures drop slightly as you move inland where the climate is moderate. Once you climb almost 4,000 feet, the fresh mountain air greets you with temperatures around 55 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer months.
Croatia hopes to join the euro in 2019, but until then the national currency is the Kuna. You can exchange money at any of the country’s banks, post offices and at almost all travel agents and hotels. The majority of establishments and ATMs will also accept credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Diners, etc.
Your trip to Croatia is easy! In most cases, the only form of ID required is a valid passport. If you are an EU citizen, you can also use your national ID card. Croatian customs regulations are almost entirely in harmony with EU standards. For more information, you can reach any diplomatic missions and consular offices abroad or visit the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Croatia.
How to arrive
Land, sea or air, any option you choose is a good way to get to Croatia! Rail connections offer direct or transfer connections from almost all European countries. Croatian highways are newly built, fast and modern. Its shores are open the whole year via a ferry service from Italy. There are nine international airports across the country, which are connected with major European cities, especially during the summer season. It really doesn’t matter how you travel, as long as you get here!