As elsewhere in Europe, January 1, 2017 was a public holiday in Croatia, the first of several throughout the year.
There is nothing worse that finding yourself on holiday in a foreign country, only to discover it is a bank holiday. Shops and banks shut, and most services are not available.
Here are the bank holidays for Croatia 2017 to help you plan a little in advance.
1 Jan (Sunday) New Year’s Day
6 Jan (Friday) Epiphany
17 Apr (Monday) Easter Monday
1 May (Monday) Labour Day
15 Jun (Thursday) Corpus Christi
22 Jun (Thursday) Anti-Fascist Struggle Day
25 Jun (Sunday) Statehood Day
5 Aug (Saturday) Victory & Homeland Thanksgiving Day
15 Aug (Tuesday) Assumption of the Virgin Mary
8 Oct (Sunday) Independence Day
1 Nov (Wednesday) All Saints’ Day
25 Dec (Monday) Christmas Day
26 Dec (Tuesday) St. Stephen’s Day