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This is the World's Most Searched-For Holiday Destination

Admired for its food, architecture and scenery, we can see why!

The results are in and Italy has been named the most popular holiday destination in the world when it comes to travel searches.

Home to the wonders of Rome, the heavenly Amalfi Coast and the picturesque Italian lakes, it’s no surprise that the research from TravelSupermarket found that in a whopping 97 countries, this southern European destination comes out on top, with a total of 226,860 monthly searches.

 

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The travel comparison site combined a list of search terms following the format ‘holidays in…’ to reveal each country’s most googled destination over the past 12 months.

While Italy was revealed as the most desired holiday destination by the number of countries where it topped the list as the most searched for location, it was another European hotspot which received the actual highest number of searches worldwide.

With 229,470, Spain has the highest amount of global monthly searches and is the most popular destination in 54 countries.

The combined allure of Spain’s beautiful sunny beaches and cosmopolitan cities crammed full of culture and character reaches tourists all around the globe.

 

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Spain sees 181,190 average monthly searches in the UK, closely followed by Italy with 126,580 searches. Meanwhile, Greece, the home of awe-inspiring Athens and some of the dreamiest islands in all of Europe, came third after Spain in the worldwide list, with an average of 136,540 searches and is the most popular destination for seven countries. Spain sees 181,190 average monthly searches, closely followed by Italy with 126,580 searches.

 

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This post originally appeared on Cosmopolitan UK

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