The map above shows the top tourist destination by country in Europe. Spain overwhelmingly tops the list being the most popular destination for people from 10 different countries. Italy and Germany are a distant second, being the most popular destination for 4 countries each.
Here’s a full break down of the countries grouped by destination and which countries picked it as their top choice.
- Spain (10): Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden, Norway,
- Germany (4): Croatia, Hungary, Latvia, Poland,
- Italy (4): Austria, Malta, Romania, Switzerland
- France (3): Belgium, Luxembourg, Spain
- Greece (2): Bulgaria, Cyprus
- Albania (1): Greece
- Croatia (1): Slovenia
- Czechia (1): Slovakia
- Russia (1): Estonia
- Slovakia (1): Czechia
- UK (1): Lithuania
The data comes from Eurostat (hence why the UK is not included) and was for 2018 (pre-pandemic travel).