Podstrana Tourism, Croatia

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Podstrana (Italian: Postrana) is a municipality and settlement in Croatia in the Split-Dalmatia County. It has a population of 9,129 (2011 census), 97% which are Croats. In the Second World War, the town suffered 131 casualties. Podstrana experiences a hot-summer Mediterranean climate (Köppen climate classification Csa) with extremely long periods of sunshine throughout the year. Winter is mild, with a January average of 8 °C (46.4 °F). Snow is unknown. Spring and fall (autumn) are considered ideal seasons for sightseeing and all kinds of outdoor activities. Summers are very hot during the day, and hot in the summer nights. The settlement is housed in a fairly rural landscape considering its proximity to the nearby city of Split (c. 8 km away). Peach growing has been replaced by tourism which is now the dominant sector for the population. Le Méridien Lav, a five-star hotel is located within the municipality of Podstrana. The hotel has a live web cam where you can see a panoramic view of Stobreč and Split. Podstana has an actual plan map.


Explore popular vacation packages for Podstrana, Croatia and kick-start your vacation planning for free. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Split, Croatia. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Split for its bountiful attractions like Diocletian's Palace, Cathedral And Bell Tower Of St. Domnius, Museum Of Croatian Archaeological Monuments on your trip to Podstrana. Also, to reach Podstrana, you'll have to take a flight to Split; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Podstrana*

  • Pollution Statistics in Podstrana

    Know the pollution level of Podstrana before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 28.13 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 21.88 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 51.04 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 11.46 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 54.17 (Moderate)
  • Podstrana: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Podstrana for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Podstrana.

    • Burglary and Theft 26.17 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25.78 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 28.91 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 80.86 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 27.73 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 36.72 (Low)
    • Attacks 29.3 (Low)
    • Drug offense 48.05 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.89 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 69.92 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 30.86 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 29.23 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.41 (Moderate)
  • Living in Podstrana - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Podstrana is 147.15 (High)

    • Safety Index 63.9 (High)
    • Climate Index 96.17 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 34.34 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 34.83 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 56.91 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 66.85 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 18.61 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 52.52 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Podstrana

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Podstrana

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.76 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 44.19 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 88.7 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 87 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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