How to reach Makarska Riviera by (car, plane, rail, boat)
Documents: in order to enter Croatia by car, you will need a valid driving licence and a green insurance card. During the summer months, traffic at border crossings is intense, so you expect short delays.
Tolls are payable on motorways, part-motorways and bridges, depending on the vehicle type and the distance driven. You can pay the toll in cash or by card (American Express, Diners, MasterCard, Maestro and Visa) or in foreign currency (according to PBZ rates of exchange).
Petrol stations are open from 0700 to 2100 (in summer to 2200) and several are open 24 hours a day (particularly on motorways).
Rules of the road: In Croatia traffic drives on the right. Unless there are road signs indicating otherwise, the speed limit is 130 km/hr on motorways and part-motorways, 100 km/hr on dual carriageways, 50 km/hr in residential areas and 80 km/hr outside residential areas. The level of fines depends on the seriousness of the offence. The permitted level of blood alcohol is 0.5‰.
- from Italy via Rijeka along the Rijeka-Zagreb motorway to Bosiljevo intersection, then along the A1 motorway to exit Šestanovac
- from Austria or Hungary via Zagreb along the A1 motorway to exit Šestanovac
- from Šestanovac take route 39 and then route E65 (Adriatic Highway) to Baška Voda (21 km)