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With the traffic light system a thing of the past, Brits can’t wait to embark on a hassle-free holiday – and it seems we’ve got our sites set on Spain.
Airbnb has released new data revealing the European destinations most popular among British holidaymakers right now, and nine out of the top 13 are in Spain.
The Spanish city of Cordoba is the top trending destination for those gearing up for winter sun, thanks to its ancient architecture and rich cultural heritage.
Beyond the traditionally touristy areas of Madrid and Palma, travellers are eager to explore the far corners of Spain and are searching for places in La Gomera and Santander.
For holidaymakers wishing for a winter wonderland, Trondheim in Norway is the coldest place on the list, and will be the ultimate destination to enjoy snow-covered mountains and warming nightcaps to reign in the new year.
Meanwhile, Chisinau is revealed as the up-and-coming Eastern European destination thanks to its Soviet architecture and bargain value, appealing to British travellers looking for something new.
Looking for some travel inspo? Here is the top trending list in full:
1. Cordoba, Spain
2. Split, Croatia
3. La Gomera, Spain
4. Mahón (Menorca), Spain
5. Marseille, France
6. Formentera, Spain
7. Dubrovnik, Croatia
8. Madrid, Spain
9. Malaga, Spain
10. Chisinau, Moldova
11. Santander, Spain
12. Seville, Spain
13. Trondheim, Norway
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