Cities in Croatia

There’s obviously more cities in Croatia, but these are the ones that is currently added to the guide.

What are the top gay cities in Croatia?

Ready to explore the rainbow-friendly spots in Croatia? 🌈 You've got some fabulous choices! Check out Zagreb, with its vibrant city life and cozy bars, cafes, and clubs catering to the LGBTQ+ community. Then there's the stunning coastal city of Split, which has a more laid-back vibe but still knows how to party. And don't forget about the picturesque Dubrovnik, known for its breathtaking views and historic charm. Each city has its own unique flavor of festivities and gay-friendly hotspots for guests to discover!

What currency is used in Croatia?

When you're setting off to Croatia, be ready to use the Croatian Kuna (HRK) for all your local purchases. Good news for those who love the convenience – credit cards are widely accepted in most restaurants, hotels, and shops, especially in those fabulous gay-friendly cities and tourist areas.

Is it expensive in Croatia?

Croatia is kind of like a buffet – there's something for every budget. While it's not the cheapest destination in Europe, you'll find that dining out, accommodation, and attractions offer a range of prices. You can live it up in luxury or keep it cozy and affordable. All about balancing those cocktails with cost-saving choices!

Do I need any extra paperwork to visit Croatia?

As for paperwork, it depends on where you're coming from. EU citizens can breeze in with just an ID card, but most non-EU visitors will need a passport. Just a heads up, if you're from somewhere far off, you might need a visa, so definitely check the latest entry requirements before jetting off!

Is Croatia gay friendly?

Croatia's making strides in LGBTQ+ rights and you'll find most peeps are welcoming. However, attitudes can be a mixed bag, especially outside the urban rainbow bubbles. Zagreb, Split, and Dubrovnik are your go-tos for a more open-minded scene.

Is gay marriage allowed in Croatia?

While Croatia hasn't given the green light to gay marriage just yet, they've rolled out the red carpet for civil unions. So, while the big 'I do' isn't on the cards for same-sex couples, there's still some legal recognition of those love bonds.

Can I use English in Croatia?

Absolutely! Croatians are pretty savvy with English, particularly the younger crowd and those working in tourism. You'll have no probs ordering those tasty dishes or asking for directions to the nearest party spot.

Should I leave a tip for waiter in Croatia?

Tipping in Croatia is totally a 'yay' but not a strict 'must-do'. If you've enjoyed some fab service, feel free to leave around 10% of the bill to spread a little joy to the hardworking waitstaff.

What's the best time of year to visit Croatia?

Croatia shines the brightest from May to September when the sun's out and the Adriatic Sea is just begging for a swim. The peak of summer can be hot and crowded, so if you prefer fewer crowds, aim for the shoulder seasons in late spring or early autumn.

What's the local language in Croatia, and how do I say basic phrases?

The local tongue is Croatian, and knowing a few phrases can really warm the locals' hearts. Try 'Bok' (Hello), 'Hvala' (Thank you), and 'Molim' (Please). For a touch of fun, throw in 'Gdje je party?' (Where's the party?) or 'Ti si sladak' (You're cute) when you're feeling flirty.

What's the local cuisine like in Croatia, and what are some must-try dishes?

Croatian cuisine is all about the Mediterranean flavors with a Balkan twist. Seafood lovers, rejoice! Go for 'Crni rižot' (black risotto) or 'Brudet' (fish stew). Meat eaters, indulge in some 'Ćevapi' (grilled minced meat) or 'Peka' (meat and veggies cooked under a bell-like dome). And for a sweet treat, 'Krempita' (cream pie) is a winner!

What are the emergency numbers, and how do I call for help in Croatia?

If you find yourself in a pickle, the universal European emergency number is 112. But for all things police-related, dial 192, for the fire brigade it's 193, and in case you need an ambulance, it's 194. Save these in your phone, just in case!

Are there any cultural taboos or behaviors that I should avoid in Croatia?

Croatians are usually pretty chill, but remember to respect the local culture. Avoid overly public displays of affection in more conservative areas, just to keep things smooth. It's also customary to greet people with a firm handshake and direct eye contact – a sign of respect around these parts.