The travel warning will be lifted effective March 7, 2021 for the counties of Istria, Požega-Slavonia, Bjelovar-Bilogora and Krapina-Zagorje, according to the homepage of the German Foreign Office.
From non-essential, tourist travel to the counties of Istria, Požega-Slavonia, Bjelovar-Bilogora and Krapina-Zagorje is currently discouraged against the background of applicable travel restrictions and quarantine regulations, as further communicated.
In plain language, Germany is lifting the travel warning for Istria due to low incidence numbers, but Croatia still requires a PCR test for entry, and a much easier-to-implement rapid antigen test is not accepted.
At least for all Easter vacationers planning a trip to Croatia, especially to Istria, this is a good sign. Istria has shown extremely low incidence figures for weeks. Let’s hope that Austria will also follow this example. More on this topic will follow shortly.