Attracting a wide range of visitors, Croatia has developed and
maintained an infrastructure suitable for both adventurers and comfort
seeking travelers. Permanently improving the quality of its facilities
on the one hand and
the transport infrastructure on the other hand, Croatia is capable to
offer great satisfaction and unique experiences even for the most
demanding visitors. Many people of sophisticated taste can sense the
abundance of Croatian hospitality and diversity.
Croatia is a land for all
seasons. Good road, rail and air connections, with international
in Zagreb, Pula, Rijeka, Zadar, Split, Dubrovnik and Osijek, and
smaller airports, and ferry links with the Italian coast: Croatia is
the nearest warm sea for the Western European tourists and one of their
Croatia has been described as the sailing boat paradise.
Croatian gorgeous landscapes, clean and well-kept beaches, hospitality,
summer and winter resorts, excellent food, beautiful campsites,
people and plenty of cultural sights, rich history and the right blend
of the past and the present attract most tourists in the summer.
Most tourists know
that the mild Mediterranean climate will make their stay in the
resorts just as pleasant, or perhaps even more so, in the off season,
spring or autumn.
Croatian winter tourism has not jet made
full use of the
natural potential. The ski centres of Gorski Kotar, Delnice, Mrkopalj,
Bjelolasica and Platak are only a couple of dozen miles away from the
There are good game preserves in both the continental and coastal
Croatia has several thermal
and mineral springs. The spas are most numerous in the continental part
of Croatia: Varazdinske Toplice, Tuheljske Toplice, Stubicke Toplice,
Toplice, Lipik, Bizovacke Toplice, Daruvarske Toplice, Topusko and so
On the coast there are health resorts in Umag, Opatija, Crikvenica,
Losinj, Hvar, Makarska, Vela Luka and in the Istria - Istarske Toplice.
Known as a tourist country,
gaining importance as a business partner, Croatia plays host to over
hundred international conventions in its congress centres. Every major
city offers all the facilities for professional conventions, with the
combination of business and pleasure.
tourism in the
modern sense began in Croatia in the 19th century.