5 MOST VISITED COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD.
Statistics have revealed based on the number of international tourist arrivals in 2019 (pre-pandemic) that the following places below are the 5 most visited countries in the world today .
- France: With its iconic landmarks, rich cultural heritage, world-renowned cuisine, and romantic atmosphere, France attracted 89.4 million international visitors in 2019, making it the most visited country in the world.
2. Spain: Spain’s sunny beaches, vibrant cities, ancient architecture, and flamenco music and dance are just some of the reasons why it’s the second most visited country in the world, with 83.7 million international visitors in 2019.
3. United States: The United States is a diverse and expansive country with a wealth of natural and cultural attractions, from the towering skyscrapers of New York City to the scenic national parks of the West. In 2019, it welcomed 79.3 million international visitors.
4. China: China’s ancient history, modern cities, stunning landscapes, and rich cultural heritage have made it a popular tourist destination, attracting 65.7 million international visitors in 2019.
5. Italy: With its art-filled cities, picturesque countryside, delicious cuisine, and historic landmarks such as the Colosseum and the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy welcomed 62.1 million international visitors in 2019, making it the fifth most visited country in the world.