In addition to the very good results of tourist traffic, the popularity of Croatia on the French market is confirmed by a large number of media publications about Croatian destinations. Namely, Croatia and its tourist offer were reported by one of the most popular travel magazines, such as GEO, which published a great reportage from Croatia in its July issue.
It is a report that covers attractions such as Alka in Sinj, Krka waterfalls, the Brijuni archipelago, Slavonia, Dugi otok and Zagreb, while views of the island of Vis adorn the cover of the report.Croatia is far from tourist crowds". In addition to natural beauty and cultural heritage, the report also reveals numerous Croatian gastronomic specialties to the many readers of this magazine, of which there are more than 6 million.
The popularity of Croatian destinations is additionally confirmed by one of the most read French online and printed magazines Le Figaro, in which a report about Zagreb with reference to the Dolac market. Under the title "Dolac Market, the heart of Zagreb", Dolac is listed among the most beautiful European markets with a description as a charming and unmissable place when staying in Zagreb, which is noted to be an attractive European metropolis. Le Figaro is the leading online French portal that records almost 152 million visitors every month.
Publications about Croatia can also be found in one of the most influential French newspapers Le Parisien which they positioned on their doubler Zadar under the title "24 hours in Zadar", then in the online edition Vogue which he published list of the most beautiful Croatian beaches, while in the magazine Grace, followed by 3,5 million readers, give reasons why to visit Zagreb.
Croatia was also presented as part of the shows "It's your weekend", which is broadcast on the national TV station BFMTV which has an average of 55 million viewers per month, while the 90-minute travel show "Echappelle Belles” about Istria, due to great interest, was rebroadcast on the national TV station France 5.
- Although the largest number of French people is yet to be expected, arrivals and overnight stays from France achieved a significant increase compared to the same period last year. In the current part of the year, the French have achieved almost 800 overnight stays, which represents a growth of 97 percent compared to the same period last year. Croatia is among the top 10 foreign destinations for most specialized and general French tour operators, many announce excellent results, and we believe that by the end of the year we will be close to the figures from the record-breaking year 2019, emphasizes Danijela Mihalić Djurica, director of the HTZ representative office in France.
Cover photo: Visovac, Photo: NP Krka