Germany listed Croatian Istria on a green list

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On Friday, 5.3. German Robert Koch Institute updated list of safe and risky states for travelling. On green list they listed Finland, along with four Croatian regions, Istria being among the most interesting ones for tourists.

Robert Koch Institute has updated the travelling advice and list of safe countries that enters into force on Sunday, 7.3.

There are no movement and travelling restrictions for countries and regions that are listed on a 'green list'. There is no need for quarantine or testing upon return from these regions.

Four Croatian regions have been moved to the list of green, secure regions. These are:

- Istrska zupanija

- Krapinsko - zagorska zupanija

- Bjelovarsko - bilogorska zupanija

- Pozesko - slavonska zupanija

All other Croatian regions (for example Kvarner, Dalmatia and Zagreb) are still listed among the 'risk area' regions, which means that it qurantine is needed upon return from this regions.​

Croatia is quite happy with change, as German tourists are quite important for their sector. A positive signal is as well that regional epidemiological data will be taken into account when making the travel advice for summer.

However, it is still necessary to follow all precaution measures and advice to avoid spread of Covid-19 as well as regulations of the destination country. German travelers need, for entering Croatia show negative PCR test or confirmation that one has already recovered from Covid, but not more than 90 days have passed.

Slovenia is country of high risk for Germany

Whole Slovenia is listed as a 'risk' country since 1st November last year. Due to bad epidemiological statistical information avergae numbers of the last 14 days, Slovenia has been listed among the 'high risk' countries, along with Albania, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Maceodnia and Serbia.

For entering GErmany, Slovene traveliers need to present negative test and go to obligatory 10 days quarantine.