Is it safe to travel to Istria?
When travelling to Istria/Croatia, visitors should follow all applicable health and safety guidelines. Please be sure to check the current travel-related measures as well as the guidelines in force both at national and regional level.
During their stay in Istria/Croatia, all visitors are obliged to adhere to the general and special recommendations and instructions of the Croatian Institute of Public Health (HZJZ).
Is a negative test required to come to Istria?
» To enter Istria-Croatia, travellers must present one of the following documents
Do babies and children up to 12 years of age also have to present a negative test to cross the border?
Children under twelve years of age traveling accompanied by a parent / guardian are exempt from the obligation to present a negative test result and to self-isolate if the parents / guardians have a negative PCR or RAT test result, i.e. if they have a certificate of vaccination against Covid-19 or proof of having recovered from Covid-19.
What epidemiological measures are in force in Istria?
In Istria it is necessary to comply with
- measures of physical distancing,
- all prescribed anti-epidemic measures and
- the special recommendations and instructions of the Croatian Institute of Public Health.
» Overview of current measures
What to do when corona virus infection is suspected?
If you notice symptoms or have been in close contact with an infected person, immediately inform the accommodation provider in which you stay, who will provide you with an adequate health and safety protocol.
» Detailed instructions for the procedure when infection is suspected
If I need to get a Covid-19 test while in Istria, where may I have a test performed?
Covid-19 testing centres are organized at the county-level at various facilities.
» Information about testing can be found here
What are the working hours of catering facilities in Istria?
Restaurants and cafes are open from 6 a.m. until 12 p.m. Indoor service is available at restaurants and pastry shops, however this provision currently does not apply to cafes and bars. When staying in catering facilities, it is necessary to adhere to epidemiological measures and maintain physical distance. Food delivery is allowed subject to compliance with all epidemiological measures.