Croatia joins the list of countries that have lifted all entry restrictions linked to Covid-19. Visitors are no longer required to undergo testing, produce proof of accommodation in the country, fill out an online entry form, produce proof of vaccination or undergo quarantine.
Several other European countries such as Sweden, Iceland and the UK have decided to ease their entry restrictions. Authorities in Greece took similar decisions ahead of this year main tourist season. For its part, Italy removed the requirement to present a “Green Pass” when entering cafes, restaurants, hotels, and many other tourist attractions.
In Croatia, the temporary travel restrictions and rules that were in place until April have thus been pruned back. Travelers can now follow the entry rules that were in place before the Covid-19 pandemic.
All land, air and sea routes are also open now. Even though there are no more rules and restrictions on travel and entry, visitors are advised to follow health and safety measures while in the country. Visitors are also advised to follow the mask mandate when using public transportation and indoor restaurants. Face coverings are mandatory only in healthcare and social welfare facilities.
Entry into the Republic of Croatia is allowed subject to the conditions of entry valid before the Covid-19 epidemicCroatian National Tourist Board
Social distancing and other safety and health measures are to be taken while visiting public places like parks, national parks and zoos. Same is to be followed while using public spaces including beaches and thermal spas.
The wearing of masks remains recommended, which may be worn on public transportation and in indoor restaurants. Face coverings are only required in health care and social welfare institutions.
According to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, the country has vaccinated close to 55% of its population. Croatia is averaging just over 690 new cases each day, as reported by Reuters. This is a significant drop from its peak in January.