The long-awaited list of Lonely Planet has been published, the Best in Travel 2022 with the best destinations to reach in 2022 and why.
What is Best in Travel? It is the ranking of the best destinations to put on the list for the great trip to do in the coming months, divided into three rankings: top 10 cities in the world, top 10 regions and best 10 countries. period away from travel, here are the 30 unmissable destinations of 2022.
Where to go in 2022
Top 10 regions
- 1.Western Fjords, Iceland
- 2.West Virginia, United States
- 3.Xīshuāngbaˇnnà, China
- 4.Kent Coast, England
- 5. Puerto Rico
- 6.Shikoku, Japan
- 7. Atacama Desert, Chile
- 8.Scenic Rim, Australia
- 9.Vancouver Island, Canada
- 10. Burgundy, France
Auckland, New Zealand
The first city in the ranking is Auckland, a truly unique city. According to Lonely Planet, its borders include 53 volcanoes, more than 50 islands, three wine regions and numerous beaches. The largest city in the country has always been magnificent but an unforeseen consequence of Covid-19 was the flowering of its cultural scene, which brought local creativity to the fore.
It is the city where ancient religious traditions coexist with a progressive LGBT + culture, where the ancient history of the country goes well with modernity. One of the destinations to explore to grasp this peculiarity.
Freiburg is one of the greenest cities in all of Germany that will win you over with its cobbled alleys and sloping roofs.The city boasts an intelligent public transport system, twice as many bicycles as cars and many urban green spaces. an excellent starting point for exploring the Black Forest.
Atlanta, United States
In fourth place is Atlanta, defined by Lonely Planet as “a thriving and luminous cultural gem in the heart of the Southern United States.” With its vibrant art scene and cutting-edge sustainability initiatives, Atlanta is now more trendy than ever.
Lagos is a city not to be underestimated: with champagne-based beach parties, a celebrated afrobeat music scene and a world-class Fashion Week, the vibrant metropolis on Nigeria’s southwestern coast is a riot of creativity.
Nicosoa is divided into two distinct areas, Greek and Turkish, and is separated by a buffer zone controlled by the UN. If the borders of each state were closed during the pandemic, inter-community cultural projects were born here. mix of Greek, Turkish, Muslim and Christian influences.
In seventh position we find Dublin which retains its famous charm a century after the publication of James Joyce’s Ulysses. The center of the capital is as compact and easy to navigate today as it was a hundred years ago. Are you ready to enjoy this vibrant city?
Lonley Planet recommends Merida as the perfect destination for exploring the Yucatan Peninsula, and the city is also one of Mexico’s top culinary destinations.
Don’t miss a visit to the Gran Museo del Mundo Maya which houses over a thousand beautifully preserved artifacts.
Ninth position for Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance that has been able to rethink itself due to the pandemic. As we read on Lonely Planet “the relaunch of this incredible popular artistic heritage is at the center of new initiatives to decentralize tourism: the programs include walking itineraries , newsstands embellished with street art and secret stargazing spots across the city; behind-the-scenes visits to art ateliers ”.
Gyeongju, South Korea
Gyeongju is a real open-air museum to visit absolutely thanks to the new rail connections.It is less chaotic than other South Korean destinations and it is worth reaching it to admire palaces, ancient tombs of the aristocracy of Silla and hundreds of Buddhist relics scattered among national parks, hills and lotus ponds.