Prices in Croatia
Prices in Croatia are the same as in many Western European countries.
It is worth considering that rest in such resorts as Brijuni, Makarska, Opatija will cost you more (they are considered elite) than in more democratic ones (Porec, Trogir, Roven).
While relaxing in popular Croatian resorts, you can pay with MasterCard, Dinners Club, Visa, American Express cards, but in villages and on the islands to pay for services, it is advisable to have a supply of cash.
Shopping and souvenirs
Shopping in Croatia is full of shops and boutiques where you can buy clothes from both local and international brands.
What to bring from Croatia?
- folk art products (Vucedol doves, lace, coral jewelry, handmade candles), handmade jewelry, lavender oil;
- prosciutto, Croatian wines (popular brands - "Plavac", "Grasevina", "Malvazija", "Prosec"), plum brandy (local plum brandy), olive oil.
In Croatia, it is worth buying dried or pickled truffles: truffle paste costs from 9 euros / 100 grams, 100 grams of whole black truffles in a glass jar - 35 $, and white ones - 200 $ / 100 grams.
As for Croatian wines, for 1 bottle you will pay from $ 6.
On a sightseeing tour of Dubrovnik, you will learn about the history and legends that go about the city, see Dubrovnik and the surrounding islands from a bird's eye view (you will be brought to a panoramic platform).
During the tour, you will see such sights as the City Walls of Dubrovnik, Cathedral of the Assumption of Our Lady, Duke's Palace of Dubrovnik.
The approximate cost of a 4-hour excursion is $ 30.
On the excursion "Romance of Plitvice Waterfalls", you will see 8 wonders of the world (as the Croats themselves call this place), namely the national park with 16 lakes and 92 cascades of waterfalls.
The approximate cost of a 3-hour excursion is $ 50.
If you wish, you can take part in the "Fish Picnic" - you will not only see the forests and bays that surround Istria, but also sunbathe and swim in crystal clear water, and for lunch you will be offered to taste wine and fish with vegetables baked on the grill.
Approximate cost of entertainment - $ 30.
If on vacation you want to go rafting, then you can raft down a mountain river, getting a lot of thrills.
Approximate cost of entertainment - $ 35.
Tram is a popular form of transport in Croatia: the cost of 1 trip is 0.9 euros (the purchased ticket is valid for 90 minutes). It is more convenient to buy a travel card valid for 24 hours (unlimited number of trips): its price is about 2.5 euros.
You can get around Croatian cities by bike: the rental price is 2 euros / hour and 11 euros / day.
As for buses, you can get from Split to Dubrovnik for 13 euros, and from Zagreb to Split - for 23 euros..
If you have a modest budget, and you plan to seriously save, then you will need about 30 euros per day, and when planning a full-fledged comfortable vacation with active visits to excursions, you will need 100-150 euros per day for 1 person.
Croatia - sights and cities