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Women do not face any particular travel difficulties in Croatia They are treated with courtesy and respect in both big cities and small towns. However, female visitors who go out in public looking unkempt might earn a few disapproving looks as Croatian women take great pride in their appearance and what they wear. Women should leave the sloppy p.j. bottoms and flip-flops at home and opt for a put-together look to fit in. If any church visits are planned, remember that women are expected to wear tops with sleeves and bottoms that fall beneath the knees. Churches and some museums post their dress codes and they will turn you away if you are not in compliance (the same applies to men).

For general travel resources for women, go to www.frommers.com/planning.

Social Etiquette

When entering churches, monasteries, or other religious buildings in Croatia, visitors should dress respectfully. For both men and women, shoulders and thighs should be covered.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.