According to the Best Beaches Index 2022 released by vacation rentals search engine Holidu, Greece is the most popular European country for beach lovers this year.
Greece is in the lead with 5.4k Google searches every month and 142k+ Instagram hashtags, according to Holidu’s “Most Popular Countries for Beaches in Europe” listing based on Google rankings.
Top picks for beach-seeking travelers planning trips to Greece and searching for info on Google are Crete, Naxos and Mykonos.
Holidu noted that travelers should make sure that Greece is at the top of their list this year as they will never want this miss this out.
Next to Greece is Italy with 5.4k Google searches per month and 71k+ Instagram hashtags, followed by Portugal with 3.6k Google searches each month and 61k+ Instagram hashtags.
Completing the Top 5 list are France with 3.6k Google searches per month and 42k+ Instagram hashtags and Ireland with 880 Google searches per month and 42k+ IG hashtags.
All European countries are included in the study. The ranking was drawn up using the average number of monthly searches on Google in the last 12 months for each of the country names combined with the keyword: “beaches”, the Instagram hashtags for this keyword, and its variations.
More information: Travelers Name Greece Top Pick in Europe for its Beaches
Author: Deb Davad