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Split leads the way with winter tourism in Croatia

By  Jan 13, 2018

According to the latest data from the eVisitor system, the results of the tourist traffic in December 2017 proved an excellent tourist season in the Split-Dalmatia County.

The data shows that only in December this Croatian county recorded 24,124 arrivals (+8%) and 68,819 overnight stays (+8%) in comparison to December 2016.

Therefore, Central Dalmatia continued with a strong tourist traffic increase even in December, positioning itself as a tourist region for a year-round tourism.

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 The city of Split surely contributed greatly to these excellent results, which had 11,426 arrivals and 29,240 overnight stays (+16%). Good traffic turnover in December was also recorded in Seget, Podstrana, Dugopolje, Makarska, Supetar and Hvar. The most numerous guests in December were from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Korea, the US, Slovenia, Italy, Germany and China.

The Split-Dalmatia County concluded the last tourist year with 16,944,182 overnight stays (+12%) and 3,200,123 (+17%) arrivals plus 211,401 of boaters’ arrivals and 1,442,869 overnight stays in the nautical segment realized in the county.
In addition, at the annual level, guests from Poland and Germany, followed by guests from the Czech Republic, Great Britain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sweden, Norway, Slovenia and France, realized the highest number of overnight stays in 2017.