Camping Lanterna is one of the best four campsites in Europe

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The most influential Dutch, and one of the biggest European auto-clubs, ANWB, has nominated our Camping Lanterna in Porec for the ”ANWB campsite of the year 2009” award, in the category ”The most attractive campsite on the beach.” Lanterna - Valamar is the only nominated slika.asp?slika=278campsite from Croatia, and for this prestigeous title, it shall compete with another three European campsites, two from Spain, and one from the Netherlands. The winner shall be announced in the camping fare in Utrecht on January 13 2009, on which the ANWB shall organize a camping gala-dinner.

The nominations for this prestigeous award originate from the members of the club and the readers of the club’s magazine on camping, ”Kampeer & Caravan Kampionen”, as well as ANWB camping-guide.

"This is a great acknowledgment and approval to all of us who have been working for years on raising the quality in our campsite, which at the same time welcomes up to 9000 people, and it is one of the biggest on the Adriatic coast. It is enough to say that, in the last three years, we have invested into the campsite and beach arrangement, and renovation of sanitations around 33 million Kunas”, said Viktor Zuzic on this occasion, the longtime Camping Lanterna manager.slika.asp?slika=277

It is well known that the Dutch are passionate admirers of camping, and in the last several years, they have been more frequently choosing Croatian camping destinations, where Porec with its surrounding area is definitely among the leading ones. In 2008, Camping Lanterna has had approximately 12 000 Dutch guests, which is an increase of almost 26 percent compared to the year 2007. In all nine campsites under Valamar management (Porec, Rabac, Pula, Krk, Dubrovnik), there were around 20 000 Dutch guests, which is 24 percent more than in 2007.

This award is one more in the series of awards which Camping Lanterna have been accomplishing for years. In 2007, the German biggest, and also one of the biggest European camping-clubs, DCC, declared Lanterna the best campsite in Croatia, and one of the best five European campsites.

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