The following countries belong to the Schengen Area: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
From 1 January 2023, checks on persons at internal land and sea borders between Croatia and the other countries in the Schengen area will be lifted. Checks at internal air borders will be lifted from 26 March 2023, given the need for this to coincide with the dates of IATA summer/winter time schedule.
Traffic between countries in the Schengen Area is referred to as internal border crossings. External border crossings refer to traffic between a Schengen Area country and a country that does not belong to the Schengen Area.
There are normally no travel restrictions or border controls between countries in the Schengen Area. You can only cross the external border of the Schengen Area at a border crossing.