When planning your sailing holiday in Croatia, have in mind important informations about Croatia.
Central European Time.
GMT plus one hour in winter and GMT plus two in summer.
The capital of Croatia is Zagreb. It is the largest city of Croatia with its urban agglomeration of 1.153,255. Approximately a quarter of the total population of Croatia lives in Zagreb.
Croatian currency is Kuna. 1 EUR is aprox 7,6 kunas.
Here you can find official exchange rate of Croatian monetary bank.
The telephone code for Croatia is +385.
Is the water safe to drink in Croatia?
Croatia is one of the rare countries in the world where tap water is safe to drink and is among the 30 richest countries in the world in terms of water resources. You can safely drink water from faucets while most European use tap water only for hygiene.
However, the water sources are not unlimited. On most croatian islands you can expect water restrictions and the islanders will be grateful if you do not overspend water and clean the boat in the port.
Important telephone numbers within Croatia:
The international dialling prefix for Croatia is 00385
112 - official Croatian emergency phone number
9155 - National Maritime Search and Rescue Centre, or use VHF channel 16, 10 or 74
193 - Fire service
194 - Ambulance service
195 - Rescue on the sea
192 - Police
987 - Assistance on the roads firstname.lastname@example.org (If you are calling outside of Croatia or using a mobile phone dial +3851 987)
0800 272 222 - Animal rescue and care