Tourism in Croatia

Croatia is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. Cosindering its size and population, of European countries only Austria has more tourists per inhabitant.

DubrovnikPhoto: Dubrovnik

In the table below, you can check the tourism stats (tourist arrivals and tourist nights) of destinations that we have described in our Destination Guides section.

Destination County Tourist Arrivals Tourist Nights
County of Istria
440.186
2.989.600
County of Dubrovnik-Neretva
733.291
2.590.915
County of Istria
394.654
2.438.035
County of Primorje-Gorski Kotar
252.808
1.812.573
County of Istria
328.726
1.643.470
City of Zagreb
876.604
1.451.891
County of Primorje-Gorski Kotar
245.459
1.369.377
County of Istria
240.005
1.273.881
County of Šibenik-Knin
225.606
1.243.848
County of Zadar
320.220
1.203.966
County of Primorje-Gorski Kotar
369.691
1.122.805
County of Šibenik-Knin
179.901
1.056.517
County of Split-Dalmatia
156.468
991.093
County of Primorje-Gorski Kotar
167.693
969.056
County of Istria
173.369
905.188
County of Split-Dalmatia
318.057
861.606
County of Istria
105.705
856.124
County of Zadar
131.019
773.812
County of Dubrovnik-Neretva
91.969
726.879
County of Split-Dalmatia
131.909
566.729
County of Split-Dalmatia
59.233
471.297
County of Dubrovnik-Neretva
63.017
339.790
County of Lika-Senj
58.036
280.154
County of Primorje-Gorski Kotar
209.301
277.252
County of Primorje-Gorski Kotar
71.173
274.259
County of Lika-Senj
192.840
256.253
County of Istria
33.704
162.544
County of Split-Dalmatia
12.849
115.854
County of Osijek-Baranja
42.120
83.915
County of Varaždin
19.310
42.250
County of Varaždin
5.641
33.546
County of Istria
9.376
30.046
County of Karlovac
19.883
29.785
County of Sisak-Moslavina
6.533
27.007
County of Slavonski Brod-Posavina
13.716
26.543
County of Istria
5.422
24.282
County of Istria
10.277
24.077
County of Lika-Senj
16.997
22.329
County of Primorje-Gorski Kotar
7.129
22.059
County of Bjelovar-Bilogora
8.144
20.697
County of Primorje-Gorski Kotar
9.271
20.614
County of Karlovac
14.933
20.471
County of Vukovar-Srijem
9.217
18.679
County of Zagreb
11.002
17.743
County of Zagreb
5.942
17.474
County of Istria
1.901
16.741
County of Karlovac
8.039
15.881
County of Šibenik-Knin
2.505
13.886
County of Split-Dalmatia
9.035
13.576
County of Osijek-Baranja
4.712
10.945
County of Požega-Slavonia
5.151
10.302
County of Osijek-Baranja
3.661
6.380
County of Vukovar-Srijem
4.132
6.268
County of Bjelovar-Bilogora
3.501
6.136
County of Virovitica-Podravina
2.722
5.796
County of Sisak-Moslavina
1.078
4.777
County of Varaždin
595
1.487

Basics And Tips About Croatia

Counties of Croatia

Zagreb - The only city-county in Croatia

Croatia has 20 counties and one city-county. City of Zagreb, the only city-county, is the largest county by population, while County of Split-Dalmatia is the largest one by total area.

Croatian Beer: Best Known Brands And Breweries

Beer

Croats are well known for their love of beer. In general, beer is more popular in the inland, while people on the coast prefer wine.

Driving in Croatia

Highway sign

Which side to drive on, where to get traffic news and updates, are there any unusual traffic regulations? Find out those and many other answers in this detailed guide.

Ferries in Croatia: The Ultimate Guide

Jadrolinija's ferry

Croatia is famous for its beautiful islands, 1244 of them. The most important ones are reachable by ferries or catamarans. Find out everything you need to know to explore Croatian islands.

Ferry Operators in Croatia

Jadrolinija's ferry

Find out more about ferry operators in Croatia.

How to Buy a Croatian Mobile Phone Number

SIM card

If you plan to stay in Croatia for a while, buying a Croatian mobile phone number (SIM card) might be a good idea.

How to Dial a Croatian Phone Number

Mobile phones
Wondering what all those numbers are about? Check out our detailed guide about all of the dialling codes used in Croatia.

How to Top up Your Croatian Mobile Phone Account

Mobile phones

If you decide to buy a Croatian mobile number with prepaid service, you might occasionally have to top up your account.

Mobile Networks And Operators in Croatia

Mobile tower

How many mobile operators are there in Croatia, whose service is the best and what carrier is the cheapest? Find out in this article.

Population of Croatia

Zagreb - Ban Jelačić Square

According to Census 2011, Croatia has a population of 4,28 million, down from 4,44 in 2001. Zagreb is by far the biggest city, with more than four times more inhabitants than the next city on the list.

Postal Services in Croatia

Envelope

Find out more about postal services in Croatia - how to send postcards and letters, where to buy stamps, how long do post offices work etc.

Roaming For Tourists in Croatia

Map of the world

Staying in Croatia only few days? Then roaming is probably a better option than buying a new SIM card.

Telecommunications in Croatia

Phone

How roaming works in Croatia, what networks are available, where to top up a mobile phone? Find out those and other answers in this guide.

Tourism in Croatia

Dubrovnik

Croatia is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. Cosindering its size and population, of European countries only Austria has more tourists per inhabitant.