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20.09.2019

Practical information

Public holidays

  • 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • 6 January – Epiphany
  • Easter Sunday & Easter Monday
  • 1 May – Labour Day
  • Corpus Christi
  • 22 June – Anti-Fascist Resistance Day
  • 25 June – Statehood Day
  • 5 August – Victory Day and National
  • Thanksgiving Day, Veterans’ Day
  • 15 August – Assumption of the Blessed
  • Virgin Mary
  • 8 October – Independence Day
  • 1 November – All Saints’ Day
  • 25 December – Christmas
  • 26 December – Saint Stephen’s Day

Shops and Public Services Working Hours

During the tourist season, most shops are open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. on weekdays, and many are open during the weekend as well.
Public services and business offices generally work from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday to Friday.
Post offices
The opening hours of post offices are available on the Croatian Post website, as well as on smatphone applications. Some post offices remain open until 0:00 a.m. – the one in Branimirova 4 Street, in the centre of Zagreb, as well as at the border crossing of Bajakovo.
Info tel. 072 303 304
Web: www.posta.hr
E-mail: info@posta.hr

Power supply
Power supply: 220 V, frequency 50 Hz

Tap water is safe to drink in all parts of Croatia.

DIAL 112

If you notice a natural, technical or technological threat or an accident which might threaten the life or well-being of people, property or environment, dial 112, your call is free of charge, 24 hours a day and can be made from any telephone device in the Republic of Croatia.

By dialling 112 you can reach:

  • emergency medical services
  • the fire department
  • the police department
  • mountain rescue
  • coastguard rescue
  • the help of other emergency services and protection and rescue operation forces

Important telephone numbers

International country code for Croatia: +385
Ambulance: 194
Fire Brigade: 193
Police: 192
Road Assistance: (+385 1) 1987
National Centre for Search and Rescue at Sea: 195
State headquarters for protection and rescue (unique European number for all emergency services): 112
General information: 18981
Information on local and intercity numbers: 11880 and 11888
Information on international numbers: 11802
Duty forecaster of the Meteorological and Hydrological Service (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.): 060616666 (T-com), price: 6,99 HRK/min for landlines and 8,41 HRK/min for mobile networks.