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Driving through Croatia: can someone tell me where I took this photo?

While driving through Croatia I stopped on the highway to take a photo of a view I liked and I thought "I want to find it later in GMaps". As I had the GPS off, and as I have a terrible memory when ...
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Where can I get a typhoid vaccination in Zagreb?

I'm an American tourist in Zagreb. My country's government health organization recommends I get a typhoid vaccination before traveling to the next country I'll visit, Morocco. Where can I get a ...
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Do I really have to register with the police when staying with a friend in Croatia?

Situation: I'm a German in the UK. I'll be traveling from London to Zagreb next week and staying at a friends house. The UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office says: Unless staying at a hotel or ...
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Can I travel in Croatia using only Euro?

For a few days trip in Croatia, can I avoid changing euros into the local currency Kuna? Can I live comfortably (hotels, restaurants, train) directly using euro only? Itinerary: Zagreb, Split, ...
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Denied entry in Croatia Border

I’m hitchhiking in Europe and it has been about a week and a half since the start. I’ve been in Greece, Albania, Montenegro and Bosnia. Today I wanted to move to Croatia from Bosnia(Bosanski Brod to ...
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Is it safe to attend a soccer game between Croatia and Serbia as a tourist?

In the beginning of next year, Croatia will play against Serbia in the qualification round for the soccer world championship 2014 in Brasilia. The game will take place at 22.03.2013 in Zagreb and ...
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Train from Budapest to Zagreb - buy in advance or at the train station?

I'm planning to travel from Budapest to Zagreb by train (IC 200 AGRAM). Should I buy a ticket advance or do they never sell out? Are there discounts for buying the ticket in advance?
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Traveling to Croatia - what currency shall I bring?

We are planning to travel to fairly rural Croatia for 2 weeks staying in Plitvice lakes then Pula. We had to pay for the accommodation in Pula with Euros and as such was wondering weather it would be ...
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Zadar to Split by Any Means Possible

I'm flying into Zadar Friday evening next week. On Saturday morning I need to get down to Split. There's limited information on Wiki and so on - any suggestions? Need to be there by noon, and could ...
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Do Croatia, Serbia and Romania still stamp passports (travel from the EU)?

Can I still get passport stamps from Croatia (flying from the EU), Serbia (train from Croatia) and Romania (train from Serbia)? If not, can I still ask for a stamp at the border as a souvenir?
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Train Journey into Croatia from Italy

We will be spending some time in Italy during early July this year, and we will be finishing up in Verona. The next part of our trip involves getting into Croatia from here which is proving to be ...
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How to get from Split to Supetar by ferry?

Someone told me that Jadrolinija is operating ferries in Croatia. However, their site is somehow confusing. Is there any other site with ferry timetables, or specifically, timetables of the Split - ...
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Is trekking safe in south Slavic countries?

This summer, I want to go trekking with some friends (not in mountains). There are 3-4 of us and we have some experience in trekking in Western and Northern Europe, two months in total. We though ...
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Adventure or urban exploration between Belgrade and Budapest

I have 3 days to get from Belgrade to Budapest, and I'd really like to do some adventuring in that time. I was originally going to see the abandoned Olympic ruins in Sarajevo, but the travel time from ...
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How do I get to/from Korcula/Dubrovnik in October?

I am flying in to Dubrovnik on 1st Oct and need to get to accommodation in Korcula. It seems like all the ferries stop at the end of September. How can I get there? I would prefer to take a couple ...
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Crossing sea border between Montenegro and Croatia

I'm going to rent sailing yacht in Montenegro and visit some towns on south coast (till Dubrovnik) of Croatia. And then come back to Montenegro. What custom procedures I have to do when leaving ...
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Do visits to Cyprus, Croatia, Bulgaria and Romania count towards Schengen limitations?

If I am entering any of the countries mentioned above with a Schengen visa - does the time spent there count towards the overall restriction of 90 days within 180 days? Does the time spent within the ...
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Travelling from Venice to Budapest, making a stop in Croatia

I booked a flixbus from Venice to Budapest, however it makes a stop in Zagreb, Croatia for an hour and ten minutes and I only have access to the Schengen area. Will this be a problem?
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After a 90-days stay at France within 180 days, can I still visit Croatia?

I have heard the 90 days limit in Croatia is counted separately and am not sure if it is true. Where can I find the official description?
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Visiting the Plitvice Lakes National Park in April

Has anyone been to the Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia in the second week of April? I have seen some pictures of the National Park when it's not very green, and the place doesn't seem to be ...
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Is there an inexpensive way to get from Rovinj to Pula airport early in the morning in the offseason?

I'm flying out of Pula airport (PUY) at 06:00 on Wednesday, November 18, and I'm trying to decide whether to spend the prior evening in Pula itself, or in nearby Rovinj (which would be preferable, as ...
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Summer Sea Travel from Dubrovnik to Split

During the last week of June, we are planning to travel from Dubrovnik to Split. There are ferries and catamarans listed in guidebooks but I'm having trouble confirming details: Are there sea ...
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Does an Indian need a single- or multiple-entry Schengen visa for visiting Switzerland, Croatia and then perhaps Italy?

I am from India, and I plan to visit Europe for a month. I will be starting with Switzerland, and then I plan to go to Croatia. If I have a single-entry Schengen visa and go to Croatia, will I be ...
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Can you buy bus tickets on the spot in Split and Plitvice, Croatia?

I'm trying to get from Split to Plitvice after landing at 10 am, then from Plitvice to Zagreb the following evening, and it's been really frustrating. I haven't even been able to figure out who runs ...
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Where does the Zagreb airport bus leave from at the bus station?

The WikiVoyage page on Zagreb has this to say on the bus which runs between Zagreb airport and the city centre: The bus line between the bus station and the airport is slightly more complicated. ...
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Can I travel to Croatia with single-entry Schengen visa?

I am traveling to Zurich with a single-entry Schengen visa. While coming back can I travel to Croatia for 3 days and then return to India (Country of Origin)?
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About travelling to Croatia with Schengen visa in invalid passport

I am an Indian national with a France Schengen visa valid until 2021. I know that a Croatia visa is not required if I have a multiple-entry Schengen visa. However, my old passport is full and I got a ...
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When does my travel within Schengen start

I'm from India. I intend to travel to Croatia and Italy, by flying from India to Croatia (outside Schengen), via a transit through Frankfurt. I will then fly to Italy from Croatia. When I apply for a ...
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Are the border checkpoints in Neum (Croatia-Bosnia) joint checkpoints?

I'm Aware that Croatia operates some joint checkpoints with Slovenia and Bosnia, meaning both countries check you at the same location. Are the crossings in Neum of this Kind?
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How to get from Split to Stanici?

Do you have any idea how to get by bus from Split Central bus station to Stanići (a small village near Omiš).
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How to get from Venice to Rijeka, Croatia by sea?

I want to travel from Venice to Rijeka, Croatia by ferry. We will be there in July. Is this possible, or do we need to stop at Pula and take a bus? Is there a website that can help me?
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Can I use a Schengen visa issued by Finland to visit non-schengen EU countries?

I got a multiple visit visa from Finnish Embassy to visit a friend, a citizen in Finland. He suggested taking a trip to Croatia; this will affect my itinerary so that less than half of my stay will be ...
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Rent a car with unlimited mileage in southern France and drive to Croatia

I'm looking for a car rental agency in the south of France that allows me to drive to Croatia without extra mileage fees. I only checked with subsidiaries of rental companies like Europcar, Sixt, ...
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Zagreb: How/where to get tickets for a football game? [closed]

I am in Zagreb next month. Does anyone know where it would be possible to get a ticket for the football games on? (From a tout is an option I'd consider). A website, tour office or similar? ...
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Camera store near Split, Croatia?

I'm travelling in Croatia with my Canon 5D Mark II, and I forgot my charger at home. Is there a store in or around Split that would sell such a thing?
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Zagreb - Belgrade train schedules

I know there are also buses between these cities, but I'm trying to find timetables for trains. According to Seat 61, A daytime train leaves Belgrade every day at 11:03 arriving Zagreb 18:11 &...
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Croatian entry stamp with no exit stamp: will this cause problems?

I am an Indian passport holder with a German residence permit. I travelled to Croatia last week by bus. When I entered Croatia from Slovenia, the Croatian border police stamped my passport. But when I ...
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How to get from Split to Sarajevo?

I'm looking for a bus (rail is probably not an option) between Split and Sarajevo. What is the time schedule for these buses and how much do they cost?
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Timetables and fares for bus or train travel between Sarajevo and Dubrovnik/Split

Does anyone have a link to timetables and fares for buses or trains between Sarajevo and Dubrovnik, and Sarajevo and Split in June 2014?
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Getting from Split, Croatia to Venice, Italy

In July, my girlfriend and I are traveling to Croatia, and then need to travel from Split to meet up with my family near Venice. I've tried to look for train routes online but haven't found anything ...
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Pula to Trieste by Bus - Immigration check?

If I travel from Pula to Trieste by bus with a valid multiple entry Italian Schengen visa, would immigration officers stamp my passport while crossing the borders in Croatia, Slovenia and Italy? In ...
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Taiwanese passport holder entering Croatia

I am a Taiwanese passport holder, I am going to Croatia in 2 days. I just want to confirm visa is not required for Taiwanese passport holder. Any reference from the Croatia official website I can find ...
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Mosquitoes in Plitvice National Park

Are mosquitoes prevalent in Croatia's Plitvice National Park? At least in July. My guidebook has a few warnings about Zagreb but doesn't say anything about the park. Usually places with water and ...
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Which side of the Zagreb - Ljubljana Train has more scenic views?

Going to Ljubljana from Zagreb by train soon. The Seat61 describes the ride: There are several trains every day linking Zagreb & Ljubljana, journey time 2h28. It's a lovely scenic train ride ...
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Is there a Yelp-equivalent in Croatia?

That is, where can I go to find crowd-sourced ratings of restaurants, clinics, etc? I'm looking for something by and for Croatians, rather than tourists (in other words, not Tripadvisor).
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Punctuality of the Ferry from Dubrovnik to Rijeka

I am planning a trip to Croatia this summer. On our last leg, we are planning to be in Dubrovnik. Our flight back home leaves on the 22nd at 10am from Rijeka on the other side of Croatia. I saw there ...
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How do I get from Tisno to Zadar airport for a 6 AM flight?

I have a 6am flight on Ryanair on a Wednesday from Zadar airport. I need to figure out how to get from my festival site in Tisno (Croatia) to Zadar airport in a reasonable amount of time. How do I ...
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Swim from Dubrovnik to Lokrum [closed]

I'd like to take a swim from Dubrovnik to the island of Lokrum and back. Are there any non-obvious factors (strong currents? marine animals? local police? Game of Thrones fans?) that would prevent me ...
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Olive oil pricing in Croatia [closed]

Last year we spent two weeks in a camping resort in Croatia and bought 1 liter of olive oil (bottled) in the resort's supermarket for ~220 kn (~ €29.50 at today's rate). We realized that the price we ...
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Transportation from Zadar to the Plitvice Lakes national park and then to Split

I will be in Zadar in april and I'd like to visit the Plitvice lakes national park for a day, and then travel from the park to Split. Is this possible by public transportation? Can someone recommend ...