Lake Kawaguchiko and Mount Fuji, Japan

Lake Kawaguchiko and Mount Fuji, Japan

Best destinations for solo travellers

Travellers going solo have an astonishingly high choice of eminently suitable destinations all over the world.

Solo travel is not only about discovering new places, but also about getting to know yourself better.

Falstaff has found destinations that offer a unique experience and the chance to experience a foreign culture from a personal perspective.

Adventure and self-discovery: Iceland

Iceland, the land of fire and ice, offers solo travellers an enchanting mix of incomparable nature and warm hospitality. You can walk across the lava fields of Reykjanes, marvel at the majestic waterfalls of the Golden Circle, and relax in the geothermal waters of the Blue Lagoon. Iceland’s towns and villages offer charming cafés and restaurants where you can sample local specialities such as fresh fish or the famous skyr (Icelandic dairy product, similar to yoghurt).

Exotic culture and fascinating history: Japan

Japan offers solo travellers a fascinating mix of ancient tradition and modern technology. From the temples of Kyoto, steeped in history, to the pulsating metropolis of Tokyo, and the breathtaking nature of Hokkaido, the country offers a wide range of experiences. A top destination is also Lake Kawaguchi, one of the Five Fuji Lakes near Mount Fuji. Japanese people are known for their politeness and helpfulness, and despite possible language barriers, you will never feel lost or isolated here.

Outdoor paradise and friendly encounters: New Zealand

New Zealand is a dream destination for solo travellers, especially for those who love nature and adventure. You can hike the trails of the South Island, explore the pristine beaches of the North Island, or throw yourself into activities like bungee jumping or kayaking. New Zealanders, or Kiwis as they call themselves, are known for their openness and friendliness, making it easy to connect.

Art and joie de vivre: Italy

Italy is a feast for the senses and a dream destination for culture enthusiasts and connoisseurs. In Rome, you can walk in the footsteps of the ancient Romans and marvel at masterpieces of art in the Vatican Museums. In Tuscany, you can visit wineries and enjoy the breathtaking landscape., while in Venice, you can glide through the canals in a gondola, and experience the unique atmosphere of the city. Italians are fun-loving people, and even if you are travelling alone, you will always feel welcome here.

Colourful markets and living traditions: Morocco

Morocco attracts solo travellers with its mixture of Arab, Berber and French culture. In the souks of Marrakech and Fez you can discover traditional handicrafts and experience the smells of oriental spices, while in the desert, you can experience the sunset on the back of a camel. In cities like Casablanca or Rabat, you can get to know modern Morocco, and despite its cultural differences, Morocco offers a hospitality that captivates solo travellers.

Falstaff Editorial Team
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