Croatia is a small country by the Adriatic
coast. Because of very beautiful Mediterranean climate
and a amazingly clean sea, it is suitable for tourism.
Increased efforts in recent years to systematically
analyze the international tourist market resulted
in a new sign and logo of Croatian tourism and a slogan
"Small Country for a Great Holiday",
under which promotional events on the international
tourist market have been organized since Croatia became
an independent state.
One of the significant characteristics
of Croatian tourism is the marked concentration of
tourist facilities along the Adriatic coast, which
indicates that the tourist trade is more developed
along the coast than in the continental parts of the
Another prominent feature of Croatian tourism is its
seasonal nature. The basic accommodation facilities
are used 104 days by foreign tourists and 36 days
by domestic tourists. Complementary accommodation
is occupied 31 days by foreign and 27 days by domestic
guests, which translates into 58 days of full occupancy.
Research results show that most tourists come to Croatia
individually, mainly by passenger car.
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In order to enter the Republic of Croatia foreign
citizens should own a passport, a travel document
or any other internationally acknowledged document.
In case of loosing your passport, you should immediately
(within 24 hours the latest) inform the police about
Entry and exit visas are issued for tourist or business
trips to Croatia. The period of validity of the visa
is three months, which is issued for single entry.
Transit visas are issued for passing through Croatia
in a restricted period of time figured necessary to
pass through the country.
For further questions you may contact embassies,
consulates general , the Croatian office in your country
or directly the department for consular affairs with
the Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Croatia, Zagreb,
Trg Nikole Subica Zrinskog 7, phone 01/456-99-64.
Goods transported over the customs territory of the
Republic of Croatia is not liable to any customs duties.
Foreign tourists may import into the Republic of Croatia
any personal objects which are not intended for sale.
These include the following: personal luggage, cigarettes,
liquor, perfume, pets and plants, professional gear
(adequate documentation to be enclosed), motor vehicles
(registration document and green card to be enclosed),
boats and yachts (proof of ownership to be enclosed),
radio-stations, personal firearms (necessary permit
issued by border police), car or portable phones,
of Croatian tourism
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