Travel guide

Discover a country rich in heritage and nature.

In recent years, Croatia has become one of the world’s leading vacation destinations, offering a wide range of activities. A natural as well as a historical heritage, a perfect combination of culture and bubbles. Between land and sea, Croatia combines island, coastal and mountain landscapes, with something for everyone. Slavic culture is present in cities with ancient histories such as Split, Trogir and its cathedrals, Dubrovnik and its ramparts made so famous by the mythical series Game of Thrones, and so on.

Discover the beaches and fervor of the islands of Brac and Hvar, and in the evening the lively atmosphere of Zagreb. Those with a thirst for greenery will be delighted by a trip to the north of the country, and the Plitvice Park!

Time difference



Croatian kuna


Telephone prefix


How do you say...

Some words and expressions in the language

  • Good morning / Good evening = Dobro jutro / Dobar dan / Dobra ve?er
  • How are you? = Kako ste ?
  • Fine, thank you, and you? = Dobro sam, hvala, a vi ?
  • I understand/ I don’t understand = Razumijem / Ne razum
  • Goodbye = Dovi?enja
  • Welcome = Dobrodošli
  • Thank you (very much) = (Puno) hvala
  • My name is… = Moje ime…
  • No thanks = Ne hlava
  • How much is it? = Koliko to kosta ? Koliko je ?
  • How do I get to…?  = Kako otici do… ?
  • I wish to go to… ? = Htio bih oti?i u
  • Have a nice day ! = Ugodan dan !

Key figures

Croatia is at GMT+2 :

There is no time difference with France.

Good to know

European plugs – Type C or Type F

To call Croatia from France or Belgium, dial 00 + 385 + the area code without the 0 + your correspondent’s number.

To call France from Croatia, dial 00 + 33 + your correspondent’s 9-digit number (without the 0).


Vaccines recommended:

  • Diphtheria, Tetanus
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Whooping cough
  • Hepatitis A and B
  • Measles, Mumps
  • Rubella

For short-term stays, don’t forget to get your European Health Insurance Card!


If you wish to stay in Italy for less than 90 days, you may be exempt from visa requirements. Citizens of the following countries do not require a visa: Citizens of the EU, EEA and Switzerland.

For stays of up to three months, French nationals must be in possession of a valid identity document (national identity card or passport, excluding any other document).

Valid national identity card or passport for French, Belgian and Swiss nationals. For other nationalities, we’ll be happy to help you with all the formalities.