In anticipation of the upcoming main part of the tourist year, the Ministry of Tourism and Sports has further intensified its activities and in cooperation with the Croatian Institute for Public Launches Croatian islands - COVID free zone.
Namely, currently on the epidemiological map of the Republic of Croatia, all islands are shown within the respective counties, despite the fact that their incidence is much lower than in other parts of the county. That's why it will be on the website www.safestayincroatia.hr In addition to information on the epidemiological situation by counties, special information on the epidemiological situation on our islands will soon be available to tourists.
The Croatian archipelago is the second largest in the Mediterranean, and consists of 78 islands, 524 islets and 642 cliffs and reefs that are particularly attractive to tourists and thanks to which a large part of tourist traffic.
"The importance of our islands for tourism is extremely high, because a quarter of tourist nights in Croatia are realized on the islands, and the stay of tourists on the islands is two days longer than in mainland tourist centers. Also, a third of commercial accommodation is located on the islands and that is why it is important that we have accurate information on the epidemiological situation on all islands, many of which are green zones. In this way, we will provide tourists with a detailed and clear insight into a safe and pleasant stay in Croatia ", Minister Nikolina Brnjac said.
In addition to the epidemiological situation on the islands, on the page www.safestayincroatia.hr it will also be possible to find the locations of all tourist testing points as well as data on the air, land and sea connections of the island so that tourists can get accurate information on how they can get to a particular island.