Lonely Planet names Auckland the best city to travel to in 2022

NZ 29/10/2021

The idea of overseas travel sounds like a different life at the moment but, hopefully, when 90% of New Zealand gets vaccinated we will be able to travel around the world again. Lonely Planet has just been named the best city in the world for people to travel to in 2022.

Lonely Planet describes the city as having "53 volcanoes, more than 50 islands, three wine regions and numerous beaches that make this a truly exciting and vibrant city."

So where is the best city to travel to in 2022? Well, it's a lot closer than we think as it's in our own backyard. 

"Auckland, New Zealand has 53 volcanoes, more than 50 islands, three wine regions and numerous beaches that make this a truly exciting and vibrant city. It's one of the worlds biggest and most diverse city's."

Loney Plannet lists five Auckland highlights as West Coast beaches, Hauraki Gulf Islands, Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland Art Gallery and volcanic cone climbs. 

Top 10 Cities to visit in 2022 according to Lonely Planet

1. Auckland, New Zealand

2. Taipei, Taiwan

3. Freiburg, Germany

4. Atlanta, USA

5. Lagos, Nigeria

6. Nicosia/Lefkosia, Cyprus

7. Dublin, Ireland

8. Merida, Mexico

9. Florence, Italy

10. Gyeongju, South Korea 

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