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It's been a widely known fact that Split is among the top destinations in Croatia. However, the pandemic has significantly influenced the identity of tourist spots in Croatia, and Split is not an exception.
I decided to take a walk around the town to feel its atmosphere and to check if the tourists have arrived.
As of February 25, the Croatian government announced the reopening of all outdoor coffee shops and restaurants, starting with March 1, 2021. That's the result of positive trends in dealing with the pandemic, with a decreased number of daily cases over the last few weeks. All the bars and restaurants have been closed in Croatia since early Decembe...
It has been a year-long since the first confirmed case of coronavirus in Croatia.
Although the pandemic is still active, we are starting to think about life in the post-pandemic period, and how will it affect society.
Here are a few thoughts about the post-pandemic situation in Croatia, and it's long term effects on tourism.
Important travel info
As of February 8 2021, Croatia is still in a partial lockdown, meaning coffee bars, and restaurants are completely closed, while shops, museums, national parks, churches and shopping centres are fully operational. Public gatherings are limited. Masks are obligatory in all indoor places and those who do not wear them risk being fined. All the me...
Since the coronavirus crisis has started, many visitors of Croatia who travel to Dubrovnik or some other south Croatia destination are in doubt whether Neum corridor is open for transit. As Slobodna Dalmacija writes Neum corridor is open for all EU and non-EU citizens who are in transit to south Croatia, with the same conditions as before the pan...
As Metkovic news writes, Biokovo Skywalk has opened its door to visitors again in 2021, after the winter break. Skywalk has been one of the most glamorous attractions in Croatia in 2020, and the trend of increased interest in this uniqe walkway fully made of glass is expected to be followed in 2021. You can read more about Skywalk here...
The pandemic in Europe has been weakening over the past few weeks. Croatia follows the same trend. The daily number of COVID infected people has been reduced by an average of 10 times, comparing to December 2020. That's why Croatia is gradually opening its economy and borders, allowing the first tourists this year to visit the country.
Although Croatia has been handling pandemic well so far, there is a chance that a tourist who arrives in Croatia gets coronavirus.
Here are the most important points from instructions written by the Croatian Institute of Public Health related to the procedure when there is suspicion or test positive confirmation of the virus.
Enter Croatia is a new web app published by the Government of the Republic of Croatia on May 28, 2020, which will be used by all those who want to visit Croatia. Visitors will have to fill out a form in which they will provide information such as name, surname, travel document number, citizenship, etc. In addition, they will have to answer ques...
Top places to visit in Croatia
Small charming towns in Croatia
Primosten is a beautiful peninsula which can hardly leave anyone unimpressed. It's ideal vacation spot for families and all those who want calm, yet lively place
The top destination near Split, Trogir, is a small charming UNESCO town with great cultural heritage. Many will say that Trogir is a "Croatian Venice"
One week in Croatia
If you are staying for a week in Croatia, then take Split as a base. It's ideal place for exploring cultural sights, enjoying evenings, nightlife, and spending time on the beach
You can experience a few nice day trips from Split, either by taking organized tour or renting a car. The best ones are: Trogir, Sibenik, Kliss fortress, and NP Krka
Three reasons to visit Croatia
Croatia features natural attractions, sandy beaches, rich nightlife, and amazing islands. Additionally, Croatia is famous for its sportsmen. Croatian National football team, a vice champion of FIFA World Cup, is known all over the Europe. Croatia hosted UEFA U-17 Euro Cup in 2017.
Visitors in Croatia feel free to move anywhere they want. You will notice a relaxed atmosphere in all tourist destinations. Since Croatia said YES to EU in a referendum in 2013, security has been on the highest level.
Compared to other countries of the European Union, Croatia is affordable. If you arrive in Croatia outside the high season, you can find great deals even in popular destinations like Split, Dubrovnik or Hvar island.
Small hidden gems of Croatia Tourism
UNESCO heritage sites in Croatia
Cathedral of St. James is a masterpiece of Christian art in Sibenik. It was built in the 15th century. The cathedral is part of the UNESCO protected heritage. It is famous not only in Croatia tourism but also in European architecture, since it is entirely made of stone. It was conceived and constructed as a th...
Diocletian's Palace is the most famous cultural and tourist attraction of Split, Croatia. Although called palace, it is more like a big fortress surrounded by walls and towers. It was built in the 4th century by Roman Emperor Diocletian who wanted to build a fortress to spend his retirement age. No wonder he chose the beautiful city of Split. ...