Opodo presents the top 10 destinations for 2014, with cities like Dublin, Faro, Izmir, Reykjavik and Porto occupying the top spots in the ranking of the year’s trendiest places to visit.
1. Dublin, Ireland
The Irish capital is without doubt one of the most popular destinations of the year. Although ranking 68th in 2011, by 2013 it became the 28th most booked destination on Opodo.
If you wish to experience the magical Irish capital firsthand, have a look at our latest offers and book your flights to Dublin.
2. Faro. Portugal
In the last three years, the beautiful city of Faro has increasingly grown in popularity with Opodo travellers and is currently the 2nd most preferred destination.
3. Basel, Switzerland
Planning to travel alone? Turns out the Swiss city of Basel is a hit with solo-travellers!
4. Izmir, Turkey
There’s more to Turkey than Istanbul…and what better year to start exploring this spectacular country than 2014?
5. Porto, Portugal
Located in the north of Portugal, the city of Porto is one of the oldest European cities and the fifth most popular destination of the year.
6. Edinburgh, UK
With its charm and longstanding traditions, it’s not surprising that the Scottish capital is one of the most visited destinations in Europe.
7. Ibiza, Spain
Sun, sand, beach and Mediterranean food … four good reasons why the Spanish island of Ibiza is the ideal summer holiday destination for many tourists.
8. Reykjavik, Iceland
The spectacular Nordic capital of Reykjavik has won travellers over with its modern urban landscape, innovative architecture and extensive variety of cultural activities.
Book your flights to Iceland if you wish to dip your toes in the thermal waters of the Blue Lagoon.
9. Tel Aviv, Israel
There is a saying: “Haifa works, Jerusalem prays and Tel Aviv plays”. And with good reason! Tel Aviv is one of the most modern cities in the Middle East, particularly popular for its nightlife.
10. Split, Croatia
Full of ancient structures and medieval sites, Split is a paradise for lovers of history. Croatia is also the ideal destination for anyone looking to experience the Mediterranean lifestyle away from the typical sun destinations.