Every country in the world has something to offer like their local cuisine, their culture, groundbreaking architecture, breathtaking landscape, beautiful villages surrounded by natural beauty. Here are the top ten most beautiful countries in the world according to the expert travel publication Rough Guides.
From wild beaches, deep lochs and craggy castles to excellent golfing, hiking, and biking trails and its rich history has made Scotland the most beautiful country in the world. U.K.’s northernmost country is famous for its mountain wildernesses like the Cairngorms and Northwest Highlands, distributed with glacial glens. Its capital Edinburgh is home to the iconic Edinburgh castle, and another famous city is Glasgow. There is a lot to explore in Scotland like the Dunrobin Castle, the Quiraing and the widely popular Calanais Standing Stones.
Canada is the second largest country in the world and hosts some of the most beautiful sites in the world. Canada has pretty much everything including vibrant cities majestic mountains, untamed forests, spectacular coastline, spacious prairies, and Arctic tundra. Calgary, Ottawa, Vancouver Island, Quebec City, Toronto, Montreal, Niagara Falls, Banff national park are some of its famous destinations. You can explore the Capilano Suspension Bridge, Jasper National Park, Athabasca Glacier, Peyto Lake, Maligne Lake, Horseshoe Falls, and Old Quebec for some memorable experience.
3. New Zealand:
New Zealand consists of two main islands. From rolling green hills, majestic mountains, breathtaking fjords to an amazing diversity of landscape from one island to the next, New Zealand will give you some of the most breathtakingly beautiful locations. It is also a favorite among adventure lovers since it offers a range of various outdoor activities. Some of the must visit in New Zealand includes the Milford Sound, Fiordland National Park, Waitomo, Bay of Islands, Abel Tasman National Park, Waiheke Island, Hobbiton Movie Set, Wellington, Auckland, Queenstown.
From its cuisine to its culture and fashion, Italy is a widely popular country, especially for its natural beauty and architecture. With its long Mediterranean coastline and some of the most famous cities in the world such as Rome, Venice, Florence, Milan, and the Vatican, Italy doesn’t fall short when it comes to historical landmarks and popular destinations. Some famous destinations in Italy include Lake Como, Capri, Saint Mark’s Basilica, Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Leaning Tower of Pisa, St. Mark’s Square, Duomo di Milano.
5. South Africa:
South Africa is big and unarguably beautiful. You can explore the iconic table mountain, beaches, wine-growing valleys, verdant hills, its famous cities and of course the safari. You can visit the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park, Bloukrans Bridge, Garden Route National Park, Golden Gate Highlands National Park, Cape Town, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve and much more.
Indonesia is a diverse nation made up of thousands of volcanic islands. It has a range of beaches, temples, volcanoes, mountains and the country is famous for Komodo dragons and jungles sheltering elephants, orangutans, and tigers. Its famous destinations include Bali, Jakarta, the nations capital and the city of Yogyakarta. Some of the must-visit sites include Gili Islands, Nusa Lembongan, Komodo National Park, Taman Tirtagangga, Kelimutu and of course its range of temples with jaw-dropping backgrounds that you will find nowhere else.
England is a country with numerous amazing locations. London itself is one of the beautiful cities in the world. Some other attractions of this marvelous country include the Stonehenge, River Thames, Covent Garden, Natural History Museum, The Roman Baths, and Peak District National Park. The Cotswolds is another beautiful region of England that you can explore. Also, visit the Eden Project in Cornwall.
Iceland needs no introduction. The island nation has some of the most dramatic landscape with, geysers, hot springs and lava fields, massive glaciers, black beaches, hot springs, and volcanic mountains and its collections of museums showcasing its Viking history. Its capital Reykjavik is a great city to explore with a thriving foodie scene. And of course, you might get to witness the northern lights. While visiting Iceland don’t forget to explore the Blue Lagoon, Gullfoss, Þingvellir, Golden Circle, Jökulsárlón, Seljalandsfoss, and Hallgrimskirkja.
9. United States:
The most powerful nation in the world also has some of the most wonderful tourist’s attractions in the world. New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas are some of the most popular tourist’s destinations in the world. The Grand Canyon National Park, Yosemite National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Central Park, the Golden Gate Bridge, Antelope Canyon, and Grand Teton National Park, Redwood National and State Parks are just some of the attractions of this vast country.
Wales is known for its rugged coastline, mountainous national parks, historic castles, beaches and a lot more. It has a number of amazing locations you would love to explore like the Bodnant Garden, Llŷn Peninsula, The Smallest House In Great Britain, Great Orme Tramway, Black Mountains, Skomer.