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Croatia is No.1 Holiday Destination for Slovenians in 2016

Cres (photo: Croatia Tourist Board)

Cres (photo: Croatia Tourist Board)

Croatia is the most popular destination among holiday-makers from Slovenia this year, according to a poll their national daily newspaper Delo…

Nearly half of the Slovenians polled who are going on holiday in July and August will be heading to Croatia’s Adriatic coast and resorts in the country. The poll, which was part of the article “Croatian sea in Slovenian hearts” revealed that 45% of those asked where they were going answered with Croatia.

Croatia was well ahead of any other destination went it came to destination of choice among Slovenians. The next most popular destination was at home in Slovenia (24%), followed by other western European countries (4%) and Greece with 3%.

Two thirds of the respondents said that they would likely spend between 500 and 1,000 euros on their summer holiday this year. According to Croatia’s National Tourist Board, 1,294,600 Slovenians chose to holiday in Croatia last year, which 6.5% more than the previous year.

Slovenians, along with Germans, Austrians and Italians are Croatia’s most frequent tourits mainly due to their close proximity.

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