Traveling Croatia in a motorhome
Croatia by camper or motor home
Croatia is one of the Mediterranean’s fastest growing tourist destinations, luring travelers with its pristine national parks, adventure sports and UNESCO World Heritage sites such as the medieval Old Town of Dubrovnik. With approximately 1,200 islands, azure waters and picturesque villages rich in history, over 6.000 km of coastline, the ancient Roman civilisation remains, venetian towns and the stunning nature. It is an area perfect for exploration in a rental motorhome.
Motorhome rental Croatia – Croatia is one of the ecologically best preserved parts of Europe. It is a land where the hues of the sunny and warm Mediterranean happily blend with the tranquillity and freshness of mountains and the gentle sway of the golden plains of Pannonia. A land of truly divine inspiration that has delighted many of the world’s prominent men of letters. A rare European landscape which boasts as many as eight national parks in so small an area!
Croatia in a motorhome – Campsites in Croatia
Campsites are extremely popular in Croatia, and they can be a great option for your holidays in Croatia. They are well equipped, real holiday parks with lots of facilities, services, and activities. Campsites along the coast are mainly located by the sea and most come with their own beach. A pitch for your camper van, equipped with electricity and water will cost you around 35 to 50 euros in high season. In low season it goes as low as 15 euros. Buying a camping card can help save you money on your travels, CampingCard ACSI has 79 campsites in Croatia.
Croatia in a motorhome – Roads and Motorways
During the last decade, Croatia has been in process of building new motorways trough out the country. There are now motorways linking Zagreb to Pula, Rijeka, Zadar and Split along the coast and Varazdin in the interior. The main motorway south – to Dubrovnik – is currently constructed as far as Ploce, which is about 100km north of Dubrovnik (along the coast) Toll cost Croatian Motorway The open toll system, where you pay immediately on entering, is used on bridges and tunnels and on shorter motorway sections. The closed toll system, where you get a toll card on entering and pay on exiting, operates on larger motorways. If you want to take the time to use scenic routes ( which are mostly toll free ) such as the Jadranska Magistrala Adriatic coastal road. Some of the most awesome landscapes you`ll come across can be found along the Dalmatian Coast
Speed limits in Croatia
– In settlements: 40-50 km/h
– Outside the settlements: 80 km/h
– On roads intended exclusively for motor vehicles: 100 km/h
– On highways: 130 km/h
– In Croatia consumption of alcoholic drinks is prohibited for drivers
The emergency services are on 112. Emergency road help with advice in English is on 987. Traffic information in English is available at 98.5FM during the tourist season. Otherwise road traffic info is provided 24 hours a day by Hrvatski Auto-Klub on 041 415 800.