Croatia is popular for so many things but among all these, what pulls the mass tourism is the hippy café culture and contemporary art scene.
Small in size but big on attractions, you can’t get enough of Croatia in one trip! Situated in the Balkans, Croatia is Europe’s most popular tourist destination. The country offers all the European exquisiteness at an affordable price and thus a must-visit place if you want to explore Europe on budget.
If you’re wondering to travel to Croatia, here are a few things that you must know before executing your vacay. These things will surely help you in planning your vacay like a Pro.
The Croatian weather is described of generally three distinct climates: the mountain climate, the continental climate, and the Mediterranean climate.
If you’re near the coastal areas, the weather is generally hot, dry, and humid during summer and mild and wet during winter. If you’ll be traveling to the mountainous region of the country the weather is cold. So, pack according to the region you want to travel to. If you want to head to the coastal areas pack light and pack woolen clothes if mountains are your thing!
Croatia is certainly the part of Europe but doesn’t use Euro as a medium of exchange. The currency of the country is Kuna and we would advise you to get your local currency exchanged with Kuna as when you’ll travel to the off-beat destinations or the countryside, Kuna is what you’ll need.
The main destinations of the country also accept Euro and you can deal with the Euro while paying bills, booking accommodation, and at pay-tolls.
So, it’s best to have a combination of both and to be sorted Kuna, so that you can even visit the stunning villages of the country.
Best Time To Visit
If you want to travel to Croatia with hordes of tourists coming from around the world you should probably visit the country during the peak season.
Travel is at a peak from mid-June to end-September. This is the busiest travel season in the country and you’ll surely have packed sightseeing.
However, if you want to ditch the crowd, traveling in the off-season is great plus you’ll get everything at a much cheaper price. October to December is the off-season in the county and you can consider visiting the country during these months.
The best way to get around the country is by car. You can rent a car and explore the various destinations throughout the country including the charming villages. The roads are great all around the country and if you’ll be traveling by car, you ought to see so many off-beat destinations that come on the way.
If you want to explore the country another great way is by bus. The bus is the cheapest mode of transportation in the country and you’ll surely love it as the bus system throughout the country is fast, affordable, and reliable.
There’s no need to have lavish dinner settings, the best way to taste the Croatian delicacy is by trying the local flavors with no fancy restaurants and cafes.
Surely you can head to a few but we would suggest you try local food at the restaurants preferred by the locals.
So, these are a few things you should know before traveling to the country. When it comes to traveler’s safety, Croatia is a very safe destination with no crimes against travelers. However, to avoid any uncertain situations make sure you follow your gut feeling and deal with trusted sources only.