Croatia has become a top destination for travelers in Europe and it's very easy to see why. Not only do Game of Thrones enthusiasts make their way to the nation to see some of its remarkable filming locations, but there are many travelers who want to explore all of its historic sights, beaches, and national parks.

Whether tourists want to lounge on a white pebble beach with turquoise waters in Dubrovnik or adventure off to see stunning waterfalls, lakes, and wildlife at Plitvice Lakes National Park, there is something for everyone. Millions of tourists flock to Croatia to see its stunning beauty and we have the photos to prove that this country is topping the lists of best European getaways.

Here are 20 gorgeous photos of Croatia taken by real tourists to show that Croatia has it all. From charming medieval cities, beaches with crystal clear waters and dramatic coastal cliffs, Croatia is one of the most beautiful places in Europe.

20 Croatia Is One Of The Most Beautiful Countries To Travel To

With Croatia located on the Mediterranean coastline, it has over 1,000 islands and is a popular tourist destination. Croatia is easily becoming Europe's top destination for a beach getaway. This small nation's main attraction has been its crystal clear waters with miles of sand and even dozens of islands to hop around.

19 It's Become Europe's Must-See Destination

Millions of visitors come to escape reality and travel to Croatia to see all of its natural beauty. The first thing that visitors will notice is how clear the waters of the Adriatic Sea are and its pristine sandy beaches that are perfect for laying out or taking part in a thrilling water activity like snorkeling or kayaking.

18 Croatia's Landscape Is Diverse

Croatia's landscape is incredibly diverse and visitors will end up exploring a lot more than its dazzling beaches. While a small country, Croatia offers stunning coastal cliffs, forested mountains, waterfalls, scenic hillsides, and is littered with 1,000 islands, with 48 of them inhabited.

17 It's A Dream For Travelers Who Love The Outdoors

Anyone who loves the great outdoors should consider taking a trip to Croatia. The country has an abundance of national parks perfect for bike riding, hiking and simply walking around and exploring. Some of the best parks for stunning views and untouched land include Biokovo Nature Park, Ucka Nature Park, and Kornati National Park, notes Touropia.

16 Travelers Should Visit Their Historic Structures

Croatia has impressive historical sites that visitors should visit while exploring the European nation. Some of the most awe-inspiring sites include Diocletian's Palace in Split, The Dubrovnik City Walls and the Pula Amphitheater, which is one of Croatia's best persevered ancient monuments and features the world's six largest surviving Roman arenas.

15 You'll Find Nothing But Pristine Beaches

Croatia's beaches are so loved by locals and travelers alike, they have even won awards. The nation's Adriatic Coast looks like a dream and from July through August, you can find hundreds of people soaking up the sunshine. One of Croatia's most popular beaches, Zlatni Rat, Brac, has been considered the most beautiful beach in the nation, explains Adventurous-Travels.

14 Croatia Makes For A Fantastic Family Vacation

Families will love learning about the history and culture in the coastal city of Dubrovnik as well as exploring its charming medieval city and of course, the spectacular views of the Adriatic coast. One of the most important sites to see are the city walls that border the Old Town, which were once used as protection against invaders.

13 Croatia's Natural Beauty Is Jaw-Dropping

For visitors who love an adventure, exploring the Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of the best things you can do in Croatia. For nature lovers, the park has it all including stunning surroundings, lakes, waterfalls, and wildlife. There are two ways to enter the park, but both entrances offer amazing views.

12 The View Of The City Is Enchanting

Croatia has become so appealing to tourists because it offers just about everything from natural wonders to bustling cities. If you are looking for scenic spots make your way to the city of Split and to feel like you've gone back in time, check out Dubrovnik. Most tourists overlook the nation's capital of Zagreb, but it is just as charming and has a lot of culture.

11 The Waterfront Is Known As The Dalmatian Coast

The stunning Dalmatian Coast is known for its awe-inspiring limestone cliffs and islands scattered off shore. The coast of Croatia is what brings tourists in with its stunning beaches and glimmering waters of the Adriatic Sea. Travelers will want to make their way to the coast and the city of Dubrovnik around Easter time until the end of the summer months.

10 There Are Spellbinding Waterfalls

Waterfalls are an amazing site and they are scattered among Croatia. Croatia's waterfalls are the main attraction to locals and tourists alike who can come up close and personal to these natural wonders. Some of the most spectacular waterfalls travelers need to see include the series of waterfalls at Plitvice Lakes National Park and Strbacki Buk, found on the Una River.

9 The Views Are Endless

For the Instagram savvy, Croatia is one of the best places for the ultimate selfie. To see the famous red roofs from above and the stunning waters of the Adriatic, take a cable car up to Mount Srd or walk the city walls to see the spectacular sights.

8 Travelers Will Find Themselves Strolling Through Scenic Towns And Winding Streets

To experience some old-world charm, make plans to the small antique town of Novigrad. A Mediterranean fishing town, the area is filled with historical sights and tourists will taste some of the best dishes they've ever had, including raw fish specialties at Damir and Ornella restaurant and Novigrad seafood dishes at the Cok restaurant.

7 Ancient Monuments Are A Must-See

There are a plethora of ancient monuments dating back 2,000 years, but some of the must-see spots in Croatia no one should miss include the historic ruins of the Diocletian's Palace in Split, which contains an intact Ancient Egyptian sphinx. In the city of Zadar, tourists can find prominent examples of Roman, Byzantine and Venetian architecture.

6 Adventure Lovers Will Find Plenty To Explore

As mentioned before, Croatia's landscape is diverse and there are a number of places to explore for someone who seeks adventure. To see dramatic cliffs, secret coves, wildlife visit Telascica, a nature park found on the island of Dugi Otok. Travelers will also find small beaches and on the south coast, you'll find fig and olive trees.

5 Visit Rab Island To Get Away From The Crowds

If visitors want to get away from crowds in popular cities like Dubrovnik and Split, check out Rab Island, a perfect hideaway that has so much charm. The must-see places on the island include Suha Punta Beach and the town itself. It is also a great place for people who love to do some outdoor activities and riding a bike around the island is a great option.

4 Croatia's National Parks Are Breathtaking

Active travelers should visit at least one national park in Croatia to see its true beauty. Risnjak National Park is home to Croatia's mountains and wild forests and isn't explored by tourists much, so there is an ample amount of peaceful park to see yourself. Travelers will walk or hike through green woods, meadows, and valleys and might even spot some wild animals.

3 The Country Has Become A Fantastic Getaway For Honeymooners

Croatia is easily becoming a top vacation destination for honeymooners. With sparkling and pristine beaches, medieval towns, delightful cities and an array of jaw-dropping national parks, couples will always stay busy. Honeymooners can check out the historical sites one day and relax on the white pebble beaches the next.

2 Travelers Can Explore A Number Of Game Of Thrones Filming Locations

Game of Thrones watchers will love coming to Croatia and see exactly where parts of the show were filmed. Fans of the show can actually walk around real-life settings in Meereen, the Gardens of the Red Keep, Daenerys' Throne Room, where she kept her dragons, and the Steps of the Great Sept of Baelor in King's Landing.

1 Croatia Is One Of Europe's Sunniest Spots

Yes, it's true! Visitors to Croatia can expect 12 hours of sunshine a day in May and June on average, and 13 hours of sun in July and August. Making it one of the sunniest areas in Europe. It seems like it is also the happiest and a place tourists really do enjoy.