Lonely Planet: Bulgaria among World's Best-Value Destinations

Business » TOURISM | November 3, 2009, Tuesday // 09:09
Bulgaria: Lonely Planet: Bulgaria among World's Best-Value Destinations Bulgaria has been ranked among the top 10 best-value destinations by Lonely Planet. Photo by bulgariatravelotes.com

Bulgaria is ranked the eighth best-value tourist destination globally by travel guide firm Lonely Planet.

Iceland, London, and Thailand are the top three in the ranking in Lonely Planet’s 'Best In Travel 2010' guide, which contains 'the world's hottest travel trends, destinations, journeys and experiences for the year ahead.'

South Africa, India, Malaysia, Mexico, Bulgaria, Kenya and Las Vegas in Nevada are the other destinations in the top 10. Bulgaria is the only mainland European country in the best-value ranking.

According to the Lonely Planet guidebook, the top 10 countries overall for travelers are El Salvador, Germany, Greece, Malaysia, Morocco, Nepal, New Zealand, Portugal, Suriname and the United States.

The top 10 cities are Abu Dhabi, Charleston (South Carolina), Cork (Ireland), Cuenca (Ecuador), Istanbul, Kyoto (Japan), Lecce (Italy), Sarajevo, Singapore and Vancouver (Canada).

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