What else is there to do outside of the festival?

Check out www.tisno.hr

Where is The Garden Lounge in Zadar?

It is in the old town of Zadar sitting on the city walls. Follow directions for Hotel Bastion and The Sea Organs.

What times are the local buses to Zadar town from Tisno?

When the summer 2017 timetable is announced we will make the info available

Where is the nearest ATM?

There is an ATM machine on the festival site, in the main reception area of the apartments. In addition there are 8 other ATMs in the center of Tisno, which is about a 10-15 minute walk from The Garden Tisno.

What currency is it in Croatia?

The currency is the kuna (kn / HRK) although accommodation is always priced in euros (but then charged in kunas). There is an ATM onsite and plenty in Tisno village too.

I am not staying in Tisno, or the festival village. Is there a good taxi service late at night?

Taxis can be found at the entrance to the festival site in the main car park and they are metered.


Drugs are looked upon very seriously by the Croatian Police.

Will there be 1st Aid on site?

Yes, there will be First Aid on the festival site.

Where is the nearest hospital?

In Šibenik town, 20km away. If you need medical attention at the hospital then take your passport with you as there is a reciprocal arrangement for UK passport holders. Citizens from other countries should check with their embassy if there is a reciprocal arrangement. You should also check your travel insurance prior to travel to see what you are covered for.

Where is the lost property held?

In the main reception for the apartments or info point on the festival site.

What is the price of drinks on the site?

The bars have not fixed their prices for next season yet, but last year a 1/2 litre of draught beer was 25 kn and cocktails 30 kn – 70 kn. Wines, spirits and soft drinks are of course available too.

Where is there to eat?

Onsite at the festival there is the restaurant ‘Magnolia’ which is open from breakfast till late and also wraps and sandwiches at the beach food area. In Tisno village there are lots of ‘konobas’ to choose from.

Can we bring our own food and drink onto the site and boat parties?

No, you can’t, but there are plenty of bars selling cocktails, beers, wines and soft drinks and also food is available too.

I can’t go anymore – can I get a refund?

For any ticket related enquires please refer to the eva@thegarden.hr.

What time will the box office be open?

The box office will be open everyday from midday to midnight from 13th to 17th July. Please note ALL tickets need to be collected at the box office Tisno, both boats & Barbarella’s club tickets too.

Are there any guides for my iPhone to help me get around?

No, but there is a Tourist board office in Tisno that can help you.

What is the train and bus service like in Croatia?

Basically, forget trains! The buses are altogether quicker, cheaper and connect all cities with a regular service. You can buy tickets on board the bus, but you should get a receipt. Longer journeys have service stops included in the travel time.

Can I hire a car?

Yes, so long as you are over 21 years old and have held a licence for minimum of 1 year.

How can I get from the airport to the festival site?

We recommend that you book an organised airport coach transfer through Shuttle Tours, who will bring you from Zadar or Split airport with lots of other festival revellers direct to Tisno. Their website is www.shuttletours.net

Alternatively you can make your own way to fit in with your travel plans. There are airport buses from all airports to the main centre bus terminals, and from all cities you will find regular buses to Zadar or Šibenik. Once at Zadar / Šibenik main bus terminal take a local bus to Tisno.

For details on how to get from Zagreb airport to Tisno by public bus email info@thegardenzadar.com and we will help with bus times. Prices are approximate and based on last year but as a guide:

Zadar airport to Zadar bus station … 25kn
Zadar to Tisno … tbc
Split Airport to Split bus station … 30kn
Split to Tisno … tbc
Zagreb Airport to Zagreb bus station … 30kn
Zagreb to Tisno … tbc

What is the nearest airport?

Zadar is the nearest airport, only 40 mins by car. Split is 60 mins by car and Zagreb 3 hours by car. These journey times are for the highway route and will take a little longer by bus / coach.