According to readers of the popular tourist guide Rough Guides, Croatia is among the Top 20 most beautiful countries in the world.
The readers voted Scotland the most beautiful country in the world praising its wonderful nature with countless wild beaches and deep lakes as well as a rich cultural heritage which includes many castles, some of which are among the most beautiful in the world.
Among the twenty world countries on the Rough Guides list, Croatia and neighbouring Slovenia have also found their place.
The Top 20 most beautiful countries in the world according to the selection of the Rough Guides readers are:
1. Scotland 2. Canada 3. New Zealand 4. Italy 5. The Republic of South Africa 6. Indonesia 7. England 8. Iceland 9. The US 10. Wales 11. Slovenia 12. Mexico 13. India 14. Finland 15. Switzerland 16. Peru 17. Norway 18. Ireland 19. Croatia 20. Vietnam