Tourism in Croatia

Croatia provides unique natural attractions blessed with a mild Mediterranean climate that gives a warm summer and moderately cold winter combined with historical and cultural heritages making it perfect for ecological, cultural, nautical, and even religious tourism.

The Adriatic Sea coast is the greatest of the country’s natural attractions which according to the European Environment Agency’s survey has the second cleanest water in all of Europe. Tourism facilities are built near various watery attractions such as Plitvice Lake National Park known for its terraced lakes connected by waterfall, Paklenica which is famous for climbing and water sports and Krika National Park along the Krika River known for its travertine waterfall. Museum of Broken Relationships that showcases objects of former couples and sharing their stories is definitely one more spot you want to add into your visit list.

Croatia is also the right place for classic enthusiasts as the country host various historical spots such as the Trakoscan Castle which exhibits historic furniture, weapons, and paintings, Wall of Dubrovnik lining the city of Dubrovnik creating a spectacular view, and Pula Arena as one of the most well preserved Roman amphitheaters. Furthermore, Croatia offers unique spots for religious site enthusiasts namely St Mark’s Church, a 13th-century styled church in Zagreb known for its medieval architecture and St. Blaise’s Church, a Baroque church in Dubrovnik dedicated to the patron saint of Dubrovnik.

Why Invest in Short Term Rental in Croatia

Tourism is a major industry in Croatia. In 2018, Croatia had 19.7 million tourist visitors who made 110.275 million overnight stays. If your property is close to any major tourist attraction in Croatia, transforming it into an AirBnb accommodation service could lead you to extra money or even a stable income.

Croatia is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the Mediterranean as it has all the geographical advantages which have great potential to welcome tourists from the west and east. With this much potency in the tourism sector, an accommodation service is considered to be a never-lose business and at the same time give you an alternative to maintain your property’s condition in the case that you don’t occupy it yourself.

There are ten sites in Croatia inscribed on the UNESCO List of World Heritage Sites and 15 sites on the tentative list which of course strengthen the country’s potency to attract more international tourists. You definitely cannot let this opportunity slip away your fingers. In the case that you want to join the game in the tourism sector but you are not familiar with AirBnb accommodation service, Bnb Way can help you find the best management company for your property as well as connect you to all the business components you may need.

Popular Sightseeing | Sights to Visit in Croatia

Dubrovnik Old Town Walls — A UNESCO world Heritage site, centering on the magnificent Old Town area, a defensive wall with a sturdy medieval design. 

Diocletian’s Palace in Split — An ancient Palace built by Roman Emperor Diocletion who retired there in AD 305, situated overlooking the Adriatic Sea.

Hvar Town — Home to some of the country’s top hotels and best seafood restaurants with a car-free Old Town made up of a spacious main square.

Plitvice Lakes National Park — Croatia’s most visited inland attraction, encompassing steep forested hillsides surrounding 16 emerald-blue lakes connected by a succession of thundering waterfalls.

Croatia Tourism Growth Graph

Tourist Arrivals in Croatia in 2020 (Credit: Tradingeconomics)

The pandemic seems to hit the country’s tourism sectors pretty hard however as the government provides proper facilities that follow the valid health protocol, visitation to the country rises up back to the stable count.

FACTS about Croatia

Croatia is home to the world’s smallest town called Hum with a population around 17 to 23 people.

The Dalmatian dog is officially recognized as Croatian origin since there are illustrations of the breed dating back to the 17th century.

The hit HBO series ‘Game of Thrones’ was filmed on the Dalmatian coast in Split and Dubrovnik.

Croatia is home to the amphitheatre in Pula which was once the home of the bloody Roman gladiator fights.

Wine is made in Croatia thanks to the Greeks’ influence from two and a half thousand years ago.