Although the majority of campsites are located by the sea, there are also those that enjoy the beauty of the mystical green nature of the continent.
It pays to turn off the road and visit one of the campsites on the continent. Although not situated by the sea coast, they provide a unique camping experience with their natural beauty and facilities for an active holiday. Enriched by the beauty of the continental lakes and rivers, they offer additional facilities to their guests, such as wellness centres, saunas and outdoor swimming pools. Switch off from everyday life and escape from the summer heat to green retreats – the campsites of Continental Croatia!
How to get to continental Croatia by camper - travel tips
You can reach continental Croatia by car from European countries through border crossings, through Slovenia or Hungary. It is important to note that from January 1, 2023. there are no border controls with Slovenia and Hungary (Schengen), while border crossings with Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Republic of Serbia still carry out controls. In the summer months, expect traffic jams on Croatian highways, especially on weekends due to increased arrivals/departures. Payment for the highway is made at toll stations, and you can pay by credit card or cash. If you book your accommodation through our website, you will receive detailed information about the best routes, weather forecast in our pre-stay mail.
What is the easiest way to move around continental Croatia while staying in a campsite?
The easiest way to get around is definitely by car. If you have a large camper, it is possible to rent a car or scooter in all major cities. Some of the campsites are connected by bus lines to larger cities in the vicinity. Transfers to cities are charged additionally and can be booked on the spot, without prepayment.
In most campsites there is a possibility to rent bicycles, this is the best way to explore the surroundings.
When is the best time for camping in continental Croatia?
The warmest months are June, July and August, and the coldest are December, January and February. The average air temperature of the coldest period of the year is -4 °C, and the warmest is 20 °C.
In continental Croatia, year-round camps prevail, where it is nice to stay in all seasons. Due to increased summer crowds, it is recommended to stay in the pre- and post-season.
What does continental Croatia offer camping guests?
Famous cities of continental Croatia are Zagreb, Varaždin, Karlovac and Gospić. In continental Croatia, hills and wooded areas predominate. Head to the world-famous Plitvice Lakes National Park or the Velebit and Žumberak Nature Parks and visit smaller towns with a long, rich history. Also, there are many cycling, walking and hiking trails. In this area, you can find many spas and swimming pools, and also explore the gastronomy of continental Croatia.
What is the average price of pitches in continental Croatia and is it necessary to make a reservation in advance?
The average price of a pitch for a family of four in a four-star campsite is €30-60 in pre- and post-season, while in high season the price varies from €70 to €100.
Pitch prices are affected by: the number of people, the period of stay, the percentage of occupancy of the campsite, holidays, the level of equipment of the pitch and the location of each pitch (closeness to the sea).
The tourist tax is included in the price at certain campsites, while at some it is calculated additionally at the reception of the campsite. An environmental tax is also charged on the islands.
Pitches that have connections for electricity, water and drainage do not charge extra for the connections, they are included in the price of the pitch itself.
Some pitches in the high season (July and August) are often sold out already at the end of March. For this reason, timely booking is recommended during Early Booking, in the period from November to February.
What are the conditions of the booking and cancellation?
At some campsites, an advance payment or the total amount is required when booking.
The amount paid in advance or the total amount is deducted from the bill for the stay in the campsite.
At certain campsites, you only need to fill in your credit card information. The credit card is valid as a guarantee for the trip and confirmation of the reservation.
Most campsites allow free cancellation of reservations up to a few days before the trip. Certain campsites do not allow free cancellation and keep the advance payment or charge the credit card for a certain amount.
You can find the exact reservation and cancellation conditions for the desired campsite in the first step of the booking process.
What kind of campsites can you find in continental Croatia?
In continental Croatia, the campsites have a much smaller capacity. Campsites for couples and families with children predominate. Some campsites have swimming pools, wellness that you can use for an extra charge or are located in the immediate vicinity of spas.
Campsites in continental Croatia are pet friendly - pets are allowed for an extra charge according to the current price list.
What type of facilities are available at the campsites?
In most campsites, an animation program is organized for children and adults.
In many campsites in continental Croatia you can find wellness and spas.
In the campsites you can find a really diverse sports and recreational offer. The campsites have multipurpose playgrounds, volleyball, soccer, tennis and basketball courts, as well as outdoor gyms.
You can rent bicycles and scooters in most campsites, and you can find detailed information on the page of the particular campsite you are interested in.
Sports fields are not charged in most cases, while other activities are most often charged additionally.
What are the most famous camping destinations in continental Croatia?
The most visited and famous camping destinations in continental Croatia are Plitvice and Zagorje. In this region you will mostly find campsites of smaller capacity and size. Continental Croatia is an ideal destination for couples, families with children, dog owners...
Are there electric charging stations at campsites in continental Croatia?
You can find electric car chargers in most of the larger campsites and there is a charge for them.
If the campsites do not contain electric charging stations, they can be found in nearby larger cities in the region.
You can check the exact data on the separate pages of the campsites or here https://chargemap.com/map .
Fully flexible booking
Due to the uncertain travel situation, it is important to book flexibly. At AdriaCamps you can cancel this accommodation free of charge up to a few days before your arrival.