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No surprise for this number 1 of the most touristic countries in the world, France comes first with its 38 UNESCO World Heritage sites (in 2013), it welcomes nearly 89 million tourists each year. Renowned for its gastronomy, its monuments known all over the world, such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame de Paris or even Mont-Saint-Michel, France therefore keeps, over the years, the head of this classification, not surprisingly when we know that France is perhaps the most beautiful country in the world.
Spain welcomes more than 82 million tourists each year. Mainly come to discover its flagship city, Barcelona and its many monuments. Spain has 44 UNESCO World Heritage sites and is among the 5 countries with the most classified sites. Some regions are doing well, such as Andalusia with its sublime cities of Cordoba, Granada and, of course, the must-see Seville and its Alcazar.
Number 3 in our ranking, the United States of America. Attracting nearly 79 million tourists, the United States has 21 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Mainly appreciated by tourists, there are many natural parks such as Yellowstone and Monument Valley.
Its cities, of course, have an important role in attracting the country. New York remains one of the most touristic cities in the world. Year after year the city continues to attract more and more visitors.
Like Spain, China is among the countries with the most UNESCO World Heritage sites. China has a total of 45. China has one of the most visited monuments in the world: the Great Wall of China, which is also one of the New Wonders of the World.
Italy is the number 1 country for UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This country has 49 classified sites. Particularly due to its past during Roman antiquity, Italy has a history rich in monuments and ancient places. This is the case with its largest island: Sicily, which each year attracts many tourists who come to discover its wonders such as its famous Aeolian Islands.
Its main cities such as Rome, Venice, Florence and Milan also attract a large number of tourists.
Italian gastronomy is also one of the attractions of the country.
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With 11 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Turkey ranks 6th in our ranking of the most visited countries in the world and welcomes more than 45 million tourists each year. With these seaside resorts and its flagship city, Istanbul, Turkey is a fashionable destination.
7th in our ranking, Mexico takes 3 places in this top 10. Mexico which, with 42 UNESCO World Heritage sites, attracts nearly 41 million tourists. Full of history, in particular, thanks to the many sites built by the Mayans such as the pre-Hispanic city of Chichen-Itza on the list of the 7 New Wonders of the World, Mexico is therefore one of the most touristic countries in the world.
Like France, Germany has 38 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Germany is therefore a very touristy country with more than 38 million tourists attracted, in particular, by its many cathedrals, such as those of Cologne or Aix-La-Chapelle. Berlin is also one of the most touristic cities in this country.
Thailand is making its appearance in this top 10 of the most touristic countries in the world with 38 million tourists. Its capital, Bangkok, finds its place among the most touristic cities in the world.
Thailand attracts for its capital but also for its culture as in its northern cities, in Chiang Mai or for its beaches, in the south of the country.
The United Kingdom loses 3 places in our ranking of the most touristic countries in the world. With 38 million tourists, the UK remains very popular around the world with 28 UNESCO World Heritage sites. London has a lot to do with the interest travelers have in the country.