Motorhoming in Croatia: everything you need to know


For motorhome owners who love sun, sea and beaches, Croatia is the place to be. Planning a motorhome trip through Croatia? Drive your motorhome to famous coastal towns like Zadar, Pula, Split and Dubrovnik. Find a beautiful motorhome site just outside the city centre and visit the beautiful historical centres, lovely beaches and excellent restaurants!

Croatia is also an ideal holiday destination for those who love nature. There are wonderful motorhome sites close to natural parks such as Krka or the world-famous Plitvice Lakes, absolutely breathtaking! There is plenty for every moterhome enthusiast;ย  Let's go!

Want to know what the rules are when travelling through Croatia with your campervan? Then keep reading.



Plitvice lake

Plitvice lakes national park

Spending the night in Croatia by motorhome

Are you travelling by motorhome and looking for a nice place to spend the night? Search for a motorhome site or campsite on Campercontact. Wild camping is not allowed in Croatia.

Croatia emergency number

Ambulance, police, fire brigade: 112

Mandatory to bring to Croatia

In Croatia, it is compulsory for motorhome owners to always carry a safety vest, warning triangle and first aid kit. It is also mandatory to carry a set of spare headlights. Are you driving with a trailer? Then it is mandatory to carry two warning triangles.

For the latest travel information, check the central government website.

Roads and traffic in Croatia

Speed limits in Croatia

  • Within built-up area โ‰ค 3.5 tonnes: 50 km/h
  • Inside built-up area > 3,5 tonnes: 50 km/h
  • Outside built-up area โ‰ค 3,5 tonnes: 90 km/h
  • Outside built-up area > 3.5 tonnes: 80 km/h
  • Motorway โ‰ค 3.5 t: 130 km/h
  • Motorway > 3.5 t: 90 km per hourย 
  • Speeding 20 to 30 km/h: from โ‚ฌ132

Toll in Croatia
In Croatia all motorways are toll roads except the one near Zagreb. This means you have to pay withcash or credit card at toll booths on every motorway. You can also choose to buy a toll badge. You can buy these at toll stations for around 17 euros. You will also receive a 20% discount right away. Please note that this toll badge money does not work for the A2 motorway. When driving over this with your motorhome, buy a Karta 40 or AZM.

Winter camping in Croatia

During the winter period it is mandatory in some regions to drive with winter tyres under your motorhome in Croatia. This applies from 15 November to 15 April. For motorhomes <3500 kg, the minimum profile depth is 4mm. If you have a motorhome heavier than 3500 kg, the rule is that you must have 4 winter tyres and snow chains on the drive wheels.

Environmental rules in Croatia

Croatia has no environmental zones.

Reporting changes?ย 

The information on this page is checked regularly. Nevertheless, it is possible that regulations have changed in the meantime. All information on this page is therefore under reserve of possible changes. Have you discovered an error? Please let us know via our contact form and, if necessary, we will adjust it as soon as possible.