Croatia Travel Advice and Travel Advisories

Croatia Travel Vaccines and Advice

Let yourself be tempted by a trip to Croatia, located in the heart of the Mediterranean. With a pleasant climate, any time of the year proves a good time to visit the country. Whether lazing on the beach or hiking throughout its beautiful nature, Croatia will undoubtedly charm its visitors. Renowned for its beautiful coastline and its pretty coves perfect for bathing, this is the dream place for a chance to relax. Whilst nature lovers will be won over by the Croatian national parks, the country is also home to many architectural and cultural sights. To discover these treasures, pay a visit to charming cities such as Pula, Dubrovnik, Rabac or Trogir.

A beautiful aerial view of Croatia

Recommended travel vaccinations for Croatia

VaccineDisease Transmission
Traveler’s diarrheaContaminated water/food
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis BContaminated body fluids
(blood, sex, razors, needles, etc.)
RabiesInfected Animals
InfluenzaAirborne Droplets

Recommended Medication for Travelling to Croatia

MedicationAdditional Information
Azithromycin/SupraxAntibiotic in case of traveler’s diarrhea

Current Weather in Croatia


Medical Care in Croatia

In Croatia, hygiene standards are high and health care is of good quality, thanks to a widespread coverage of hospitals and clinics countrywide. Zagreb is home to the KBC (Klinicki Bolnicki Centar), which is the main establishment of Croatia. The city also offers a trauma center called Traumatologija. In Rijeka, travelers are able to experience special medical care and its travel clinic.

To access medicines in Croatia, it is necessary to go to a private pharmacy. However, please note that not all drugs from North America and Europe are available here.

Emergency services provide excellent treatment and can be reached by dialling 112.

Is Croatia Safe for Travel?

Safety and Security Descriptive
Landmines Risk present
Crime Risk present
Spiked food and drinks Never leave anything unattended
Terrorism Risk present
Demonstrations Risk of violence
Road safety Caution in general
Trekking or rock climbing Click the link below for precautions
Health Measles
Risk level Normal security precautions
Please click here for more information.

Do I Need a Visa to Visit Croatia?

Prior to travel, make sure you check with your transportation company about any passport requirements. This is important as in some cases their regulations on passport validity may be more strict than those of the destination country.

Your passport must be valid for at least three months beyond the date of entry. You will not require a tourist visa is staying under 90 days.

Please click here for more information.

Embassy of Canada to Croatia information

When travelling to another country, it is important to know where the Canadian embassy is located in the event of:

  • A legal problem
  • A lost passport
  • The need to report a crime

It is advisable to make a copy of your original passport in case you lose it.

Canadian Embassy to Croatia (ZAGREB)
Street Address:
Prilaz Gjure Dezelica 4,
10000 Zagreb, Croatia

Tel.: 385 (1) 488-1200
Fax: 385 (1) 488-1230

Email: [email protected]

Click here to access the embassy’s website