Lonely Planet has once again selected the best destinations to discover, and this time it has selected the best cities and the best regions too. There are several reasons that make these destinations special and there is something for everyone and every taste (and budget). From places where nature is almost untouched to large metropolises with millions of inhabitants, it’s possible to find the perfect solution for any travelers. Without further ado, Easy Walk Experience editors reveal the TOP 10 Best Places to Visit in 2019‘s list. Take a look!
#10. Best Places to Visit in 2019: Meknes, Morocco
The city of Meknes is built with fortifications and stone and marble doors. Recently, Ismail’s mausoleum reopened to the public after several years of restoration work. It is a relatively unknown city for tourists. Located north of Morocco, between Rabat and Fez, it is a cheap city and offers accommodation in the well-known riads at affordable prices.
#9. Best Places to Visit in 2019: Zadar, Croatia
The most popular city on the Adriatic Sea lies between Split and Dubrovnik. It is in this small town that you can stroll through marble mazes and still find the famous “Zadar Sea Organ”, a construction of the architect Nikola Basic, who creates music through the movement of the waves. Less than 100 kilometers from Zadar you can see natural landscapes, especially the Plitvice National Park.
#8. Best Places to Visit in 2019: Seattle, United States
The Amazon hometown has come to take on a true “city of progress” and entrepreneurship. The city surprises those who visit for the balance between the macro and micro businesses, being the ideal place for those looking for new projects. You can also explore the surrounding nature, characterized by mountains scenery and evergreen forests.
#7. Best Places to Visit in 2019: Dakar, Senegal
The capital of this African country has become the new tourist destination of West Africa, thanks in part to the new Blaise Diagne International Airport, which opened in December 2017. You will be able to enjoy musical culture and creativity, besides gorgeous beaches and the colorful waters of Pink Lake.
#6. Best Places to Visit in 2019: Mexico City, Mexico
In 2018, Mexico City was named World Capital of Design, driven by its cultural and creative secular tradition. In the city, you can find more than 150 museums, a variety of art galleries and an architecture that celebrates the history of the city and the country. It is possible to enjoy the powerful gastronomic culture, recognized by Unesco, or visit the Frida Kahlo’s Blue House and the Diego Rivera Studio Museum.
#5. Best Places to Visit in 2019: Kathmandu, Nepal
After the terrible earthquake of 2015, Kathmandu has been reborn and catching up with the city and urban life. In the capital of Nepal, you can find exotic cafes and restaurants, as well as the entire natural landscape, which distinguishes the Kathmandu Valley, well-known as the Valley of the Kings.
#4. Best Places to Visit in 2019: Miami, Florida, USA
Worldwide famous for its beaches and nightlife, Miami stands out for strong urban art, which is found all over the streets of the city. In addition, it is still a potential gastronomic destination.
#3. Best Places to Visit in 2019: Novi Sad, Serbia
In 2019, Novi Sad will be the European Youth Capital. An elegant and simple city, it will also host the 20th edition of the EXIT Festival from 4th to 7th July, which was once considered the best music festival in Europe. Novi Sad is a young city, which welcomes more than 80,000 students of assorted nationalities.
#2. Best Places to Visit in 2019: Shenzhen, China
Considered the Chinese Silicon Valley, at Shenzhen is possible to find artisan beers, original local cafes and alternative music. In addition to technology and creativity, the most curious thing about this city is that it took just three years to move from a small fishing village to a metropolis of 12 million people. It is a city that has been betting on sustainable development, counting on a fleet of 16 thousand electric buses in circulation.
#1. Best Places to Visit in 2019: Copenhagen, Denmark
The restaurants of Neo-Nordic cuisine, the ski slopes, and the cultural routes are some of the reasons why it will be worth traveling to Copenhagen. The Danish capital was chosen as the best city to travel, so 2019 will probably be a huge year for it!