Road traffic

The same regulations as elsewhere in Europe are valid on the roads in Istria. Speed limitations are marked on individual roads. Permitted speed in towns is 50 km/h, out of towns 80 km/h, on highways 130 km/h and on the Istrian Y motorway 110 km/h.
Allowed quantity of alcohol in the blood is 0,5 per mille.

Gas stations work according to the established schedule and some of them, mainly on major roads, are open 24 hours a day.

In case of car defect or accident, call HAK (Croatian Automobile Club) dispatcher centre tel. 1987 (round the clock). Services are paid in cash or credit cards. HAK is a member of AIT and FIA.

Road assistance
- from Croatia: (+385 1) 1987
- from abroad: +385 1 4693 700
- e-mail: (Roadside assistance)

Traffic information and road conditions in Croatia
Daily news from HAK - Hrvatski Autoklub:
- from Croatia: 072 777 777
- from abroad: +385 1 464 0800
- e-mail: (Traffic information)

» Istrian Y (motorway):
» Hrvatske autoceste (Croatian highways):
» Arriving by car
» Arriving by bus



Praises from abroad to Istria

  • Best Olive Oil Region in the world 2016, 2017 and 2018

  • Istria 52 Places To Go In 2017

  • 10 Best European
    Wine Destinations 2016

  • 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2015

  • World's 2nd Best Olive Oil Region 2010 - 2015

  • Top 10 Valentine's Day Retreats 2014

Already receiving significant earned media in outlets such as National Geographic Traveler Huffington Post and mention in notable guidebooks like Lonely Planet, international journalists and tour operators alike continue the praise heaped upon the Istrian peninsula and all it has to offer making it one of the world's top destinations.