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About Croatia

Croatian National Tourist Board: http://www.croatia.hr/home.php?setlang=en

Croatia's Many Faces: http://www.cnn.com/TRAVEL/...

Croatia.net: http://www.croatia.net/

Facts and Numbers: http://www.hr/hrvatska/general.en.shtml

Information for Visitors: http://www.hr/hrvatska/tourist.en.shtml

Official Web Page of Croatia: http://www.hr/index.en.shtml

Svens Kroatien Homepage (IN GERMAN): http://www.pixelreisen.de/

Zagreb

The city is quite modern and central-european. Zagreb is beautiful and rich with events during July.

For Zagreb Convention Bureau click - here...

For Zagreb Tourist Board click - here...

For Zagreb city map click - here...

For another Zagreb city map click - here...

For Zagreb tram and bus lines click - here...

Weather

Zagreb is situated in a mountainous region, 122 m. above sea level with a continental climate. In July the average daily temperature in Zagreb is above 25 degrees Celsius. The daily maximum can be as high as 30 degrees.

Weather forecast for Zagreb and Croatia you can find - here...

Transport

Taxi from airport to city center appx. 200 HRK
Bus from airport to city (main bus terminal) appx. 20 HRK
Public transportation: by tram and bus, one ticket appx. 7 HRK

Opening Hours

Banks: 07.30-19.00 Monday to Friday, 08.00-12.00 Saturday
Shops: 08.00-20.00 Monday to Friday, 08.00-14.00 Saturday

Currency and Exchange Rate

The Croatian currency unit is the Croatian Kuna (KN).

Nominal values are:
COINS - 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 lipa, 1, 2, 5, 25 kuna.
NOTES - 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000 kuna.
1 kuna = 100 lipas.

You can find more about Croatian currency KUNA - here...

Domestic currency up to the value of KN 2000 can be exported.
Foreign currencies can be imported and exported freely.

Please follow this link for the currency converter.

1 EUR = appx. 7.4 HRK (HRK = Kn = Kuna)
1 USD = appx. 7.5 HRK

Check out the up to date list of exchange rates - here...

All major credit cards are accepted in most restuarants and shops: Diners Club, Mastercard, AMEX and Visa.

Accessing money on ATMs is possible in all larger cities and the more important tourist areas; the ATMs of Zagrebacka banka accept Eurocard/Mastercard, and ATM of Euronet accept Diners, American Express and Visa.

Electricity

Electrical current is 220 volts AC, 50 Hz. Visitors from abroad who wish to operate personal small electronic items, should bring a plug adapter and a transformer.

Plug C Plug F

Phone Code(s)

* Croatia Telephone Country Code = 385
* Zagreb Area Code = 1 (from outside Croatia)
01 (within Croatia)

The official Web page of Croatia you can find - here...

For Croatia and Zagreb landmarks click - here...


Please follow these links for some other information: