Croatia has a number of stunning towns along its spectacular coast, with tourists flocking each year by car from all over Europe to check them out. So how much does one pay to park their car in the closest zone to the centre of these towns? As daily Jutarnji list found out, prices vary from place to place…
Out of 13 major towns researched on the Adriatic, one-hour parking in the most expensive Zone 1, or an all day ticket, is predictably most expensive in Dubrovnik, where one-hour will set you back 40 kuna (5.20 euro) and an all day ticket 880 kuna (115 euro).
In second place behind Durbrovik out of the towns researched was Umag, where an hour cost 20 kuna (2.60 euro) and an all day ticket 360 kuna (47 euros). The rest of the towns were not as expensive as the top two. In third place were Zadar on the Dalmatian coast and the island of Rab, where one-hour parking in Zone 1 is 12 kuna (1.60 euro).
Šibenik, Makarska, Vis and Trogir all followed at 10 kuna a pop (1.30 euro), then Poreč (8 kuna – 1.05 euros), Rijeka (7 kuna – 0.90 euro) and Split (5 kuna – 0.65 euros). Pula and Rovinj were the cheapest at 4 kuna (0.52 euros).
In regards to all day tickets, after Dubrovnik and Umag as the most expensive were Makarska and Pula (130 kuna – 17 euros), followed by Trogir (120 kuna – 15 euros), Zadar (84 kuna -11 euros), Split (75 kuna – 10 euros) and Poreč (50 kuna – 6.50 euros). Parking in Zone 1 in the capital Zagreb will set you back 6 kuna (0.78 euros) an hour, or 100 kuna (13 euros) for an all day ticket.