Etiquette in Croatia

Croatia is located in Eastern Europe and has a population of 4 million people.

The nation is a unitary parliamentary constitutional republic.

The official language of Croatia is Croatian .

Residents mostly follow Roman Catholicism.

The currency of Croatia is the kuna.

Greetings Etiquette

It’s best to remain formal and conservative in how you approach greeting someone for the first time. Wait to use first names.

Men give firm handshakes to one another, and between the sexes it is common to shake hands first. Touching the cheek and kissing the air is normal between friends.

Dining & Visiting Homes Etiquette

Don’t assume where you should sit. You’ll be shown where to sit.

Wait to eat until your host or hostess make it clear it’s time to start.

Leave your napkin unfolded on your lap.

If you leave a small portion of food on your plate, this will let people know you’re done eating.