Useful information

USEFUL INFORMATION:

Climate: mild Mediterranean climate
The average annual temperature. Air: 13-15 C
The average temperatures in summer: 22-25 C
The quality of the sea: high

 

IMPORTANT TELEPHONE NUMBERS

+385 International dialing code for Croatia

Useful telephone numbers calling (052):
Information: 11888
International information: 11802
Unique number for help 112
Police: 192
Firefighters: 193
Emergency: 194
Roadside Assistance HAK (0-24): 1987
Customs office: 615 200
Railway Station: 541-733
Port authority: 222-037
Airport: 530 105
Bus station: 060 304 090
Pula General Hospital 376-000
Weather Service: 372,520
Baromedicine Polyclinic OXY: 217-877
TAXI: 223-228

 

HOW TO ARRIVE TO IN VODNJAN?

Arriving by car:

From west: Trst - Kopar - Buje - Vodnjan
from north: Villach - Ljubljana - Kopar - Buje - Vodnjan
from east: Zagreb - Rijeka - Tunel Učka - Pazin – Vodnjan

BY SEA:

plovilom preko graničnog prijelaza Pula

BY PLANE:

Zagreb airport – 278 km

Pula Airport - 12 km

 

DISTANCE FROM SOME EUROPEAN CITIES:
Rijeka - 922 km,
Zagreb - 278 km,
Dubrovnik - 686 km,
Trieste - 106 km,
Wien - 583 km,
Frankfurt - 1020 km,
Amsterdam - 1480 km,
London - 1740 km,
Muenchen - 597 km,
Milano - 525 km
Rim - 746 km,
Graz - 388 km

 

TOURIST HEALTH CARE

There are hospitals and clinics in all major towns, and ambulance and pharmacies in all towns. Foreign tourists do not pay for medical services if the Health Care Convention has been signed between Croatia and the country they come from. Health services are charged directly to tourists coming from a country which has not signed the Convention, according to a standardized price list. Emergency transport by air (helicopter) and sea (speedboat) is provided for patients whose life is in danger.There are also private physicians and dentists where a full price is charged for medical services.A pharmacy that is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week is located in Pula, Giardini 14, T. +385 (0)52 222551.

 

REGISTRATION
When you check in a hotel, hostel, campsite or an apartment, you will automatically be registered with the police, a matter required by law. If you are staying with friends please do it yourself. In a 24 hour period, check with your nearest police station and be sure to bring your passport. You will be kindly asked to complete some paperwork, a procedure necessary for your own safety, helping you overcome any inconvenience that may occur while you are on a holiday.

 

TRAVEL DOCUMENTATION

Passport or some other internationally recognized identification document. Tourists may remain in Croatia for up to three months.

 

LUGGAGE
Foreign citizens may carry in their personal luggage without any limits. Foreign currency is freely brought in and taken out of the country (up to a value of 3.000 euros); up to a value of 15.000 kn for domestic currency. More expensive professional and technical equipment should be registered at the border.

 

VISAS
Citizens from EU, Switzerland, Australia, North and South America and many other countries are allowed into Croatia without a visa. You can find basic information about the visa regime between the Republic of Croatia and all other countries on www.mvp.hr
Everybody who needs a visa must obtaine it before entering. You can not do this at any Croatian land border.

 

PETS
Dogs and cats, accompanied by their owner, need to have an International certificate from a registered veterinarian stating that at least 15 days and not more than six months have passed since their vaccination against rabies.

 

CURRENCY
The only currency used in Istria/Croatia is Kuna (1 Kuna = 100 Lipa). There are 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 Lipa coins; 1, 2, 5 and 25 Kuna coins and 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1.000 Kuna banknotes.Cash dispensing machines are ubiquitous. Most hotels, restaurants and shops accept credit cards (American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard/Mastercard, Visa). Foreign currency can be exchanged in banks, exchange offices, post offices, travel agencies, hotels, camps, marinas; cheques can be cashed in banks.

 

TAX REFUND

Keep receipts for purchase you buy in Croatia and ask for a tax-free form for bills over 500 Kn (apart from petroleum derivatives); you qualify for a tax refund when you get home. Ask for a stamp at the border! If you intend to buy works of art, ask for export approval before you buy.

 

TIME ZONE 
GMT plus one hour in winter and GMT plus two hours in summer.

 

ELECTRICITY
Voltage on city power grids is 220 V / 50 Hz, so visitors from the U.S. will need to use a transformer and visitors from G.B. will have to use an adopter for European electricity grid to run their electrical appliances.

 

ASSOCIATION OF PRIVAT ACCOMMODATION OF VODNJAN
Narodni trg, Vodnjan
T; +385 917881390
T: +385 989338684

 

PARKING VODNJAN-DIGNANO

Public parking places: ''Trgovačka'', ''S.Rocco'' (which includes a part of ''Kapucinska ulica'', ''Trg Slobode'' and parking lot next to the soccer field), ''Istarska'', ''Smareglia'', ''Žuka''

ZONE I: parking ''S.Rocco''
ZONE II: parking ''Trgovačka'', ''Istarska'', ''Smareglia'', ''Žuka''

The fee for public parking:

-in the period of 01.06. till 30.09. everyday from  7:00 do 22:00 ,
-in the period od 
01.10. till 31.12. and from 01.01. till 31.05. on weekdays from 7:00 to 19:00 and on Saturdays from 7:00 to 15:00.

          PERSONAL AUTOMOBILE

Parking fee on public parking is charged 4,00 knper hour and is paid on parking automats.

-The contract for the use of a parking lot in a public parking can be made in the form of daily, weekly and monthly parking tickets:

-Daily parking tickets at all public parking lots are 100,00 kn.
-Weekly parking tickets at all public parking lots are
180,00 kn.
-Monthly parking tickets at all public parking lots are 400,00 kn.

          BUSES, TRUCKS AND CAMPING VEHICLES

The contract for the use of a parking lot at public parks for buses, trucks and camping vehicles can be made exclusively at the public parking lot "Istarska ulica", Vodnjan-Dignano, for a price of 150,00 kn and is valid 24 hours from the moment of purchase.

Parking fee on public parking is not paid by people with disabilities if they use the public parking lot in the places marked with a special sign for accessibility.

Contact:

CONTRADA d.o.o. for communal services
Trg Slobode 2
52215 Vodnjan-Dignano

TEL: 052 382 009
FAX: 052 382 007
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Web: www.contrada.hr

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