Are you travelling to Croatia? Please take the proper precautions. Certain vaccinations are recommended for Croatia although they are not mandatory. Which specific vaccinations you require for your trip to Croatia, depends on the regions you plan to visit and on the duration of your stay in this beautiful country bordering the Adriatic Sea.
Croatia is situated in the south of Europe. Along the coast, the country has a Mediterranean climate and inland a continental climate. Snowfall is common in the mountain areas in winter. Croatia has varied landscapes: lowlands in the north, green and hilly areas in Istria and much more rugged and mountainous scenery in Dalmatia. Inland, you find beautiful forests, in the mountains many pretty waterfalls. The southwest of Croatia borders the Adriatic Sea.
In Croatia, you can visit the ‘golden island’ Krk with its Greek and Roman remains, go to the UNESCO biosphere reserve Kopacki Rit or make a city trip to Croatia’s capital Zagreb. Whatever you decide to do, please protect yourself well against infectious diseases and mosquitoes. Even in European countries such as Croatia, you run the risk of catching diseases. Malaria does not occur in Croatia.
Our KLM Health Services nurses are happy to tell you which vaccinations you require for Croatia and how to prepare for your trip to this beautiful country. Click here to make an appointment with one of our nurses.
Croatia vaccinations: the most common risks
Vaccines can make you and your children resistant to diseases that occur in Croatia. Please find below a list of the most common health risks and diseases in Croatia and read which specific vaccinations you require.