Lonely Planet recently presented its long awaited annual ranking of the best places in the world to travel in 2016. The top three hottest destinations from the key categories are very undiscovered places but surprisingly interesting.

But enough said. We decided to show you in depth the top places in the world to travel in 2016 and here they are:

Top city: Kotor

Kotor, Montenegro

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Kotor is a beautiful coastal town in Montenegro on the Mediterranean sea. In Kotor you can find one of the best preserved old towns in Europe which is also a part of the UNESCO World Heritage List. The old port is surrounded by Venetian fortifications.

The Bay of Kotor offers one of the most spectacular coastal views. The combination of Medieval architecture, cultural heritage sites and picturesque landscapes make Kotor appealing destination for every travel enthusiast.

Top region: Transylvania


Photo: Transylvania/Pixabay

Transylvania is a notorious region in central Romania commonly associated with the Dracula novel and movies. This mysterious place attracts its visitors with its scenic beauty, rich history and cultural heritage.

Many beautiful towns are worth visiting in Transylvania such as Brasov or Sibiu. But one of the best known tourist attractions is without a doubt the Bran Castle also known as the Dracula’s Castle – an impressive fortress which is referred as a home of the legendary character Dracula. Worth checking out, right?

Top country: Botswana


Photo: Botswana/Pixabay

The best country in the world to travel in 2016 according to Lonely Planet is Botswana. This Southern Africa’s gem earns the highest spot as a beautiful destination for its diverse wildlife and amazing landscapes. Botswana is also one of the most stable and flourishing countries in Africa and is very well developed and accessible from every part of the world.

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