The number of visitors to Zagreb in 2011 rose by 10 per cent over the previous year, according to the latest figures from the Zagreb Tourist Board published last week.
A total of 664,176 tourists visited the Croatian capital last year and generated 1.14 million overnight stays. Both figures represent an increase of 10 per cent over the previous year.
Of the total number of visitors, 516,433 were foreign tourists who generated 869,222 overnight stays, an increase of 13 per cent in arrivals and 11 per cent in overnight stays comparing to 2010.
Most of the foreign tourists to Zagreb were from Germany (41,651), followed by Italians (31,478), Americans (30,690), Spaniards (30,367) and the French (26,696).
German tourists also generated the most number of overnight stays. They are followed by Americans, Italians, Spaniards and Britons.
December 2011 also saw an increase in the number of arrivals and overnight stays, the Zagreb Tourist Board said.
A total of 37,377 tourists visited Zagreb and generated 69,582 overnight stays, up seven per cent in arrivals and 18 per cent in overnight stays when compared to December 2010.