Lonely Planet Published: The Top 10 Cities to Travel In 2020

    Lonely Planet Published The Top 10 Cities To Travel In 2020

Where to travel and being informed about traveling in all ways is one of the most important things if we want to have an excellent traveling experience.

Lonely Planet is one of the best travel guide websites and travel guide book publisher that has all the information you need about traveling. They provide information on where to travel, how, and all information that one might need for a fulfilling traveling experience.

This year a list was published that suggested the best cities to travel in 2020 by Lonely Planet. The list includes the following cities:


With stunning views of the Eastern Alps, Salzburg is a city in Austria located on the border of Germany. Salzburg is the birthplace of the legendary and influential music composer named Mozart.

Apart from being the birthplace of Mozart, Salzburg has a lot more going on, which is why it is on the top of the list of best cities to travel in 2020 by Lonely Planet. People from all over the world travel to Salzburg for the Salzburg Festival.

The Salzburg Festival is a cultural gathering where music performances, dance performance, theatre performances, and so much more is showcased and enjoyed. In 2020, the fabulous Salzburg festival will take place in the latter half of the year from July 18th – August 30th.

This year is a special year for Salzburg, and the Salzburg Festival as this is also the 100th anniversary of the Salzburg Festival. The whole city will joyfully celebrate this 100th anniversary.

Salzburg is a colorful and culturally dynamic city with a deep love for art, music, dance, and theatre.


With imposing neoclassical monuments and buildings, Washington DC is the capital of the United States of America. This comes second on this list of best cities to travel in 2020 by Lonely Planet, and it’s on the list for a reason.

This year, in 2020, this compact city celebrates the 100th anniversary of the nineteenth Amendment. The nineteenth Amendment is the law that changed history and specifically history for women. It is the law that granted women the right to vote.

The iconic museums and art galleries have special exhibitions to celebrate this significant milestone in the domain of human rights. Apart from the 19th Amendment, Washington Dc has a delicious food scene and with new museums blooming up.

The city is looking greener than ever, with thousands of new trees planted and green roofs being installed.


Being the capital of Egypt, Cairo is set on the shores of the Nile River. Here in Cairo, you can visit the ancient pyramids like Giza Necropolis and the Pyramid of Djoser. You can also visit the Egyptian museum that traces 5000 years of Egyptian history.

If you are a lover of shopping, then you can head to Khan el-Khalili, which is a major and colorful bazaar in Egypt selling souvenirs and crafts.

Cario’s Grand Egyptian museum that displays ancient Egypt’s wealth is the state-of-the-art museum in Giza is that is set to open in 2020. This is the world’s largest museum that is dedicated to one documenting and celebrating the history of one civilization.


A harbor metropolitan located in on Ireland’s west coast, Galway is Ireland’s most charming and engaging city. Galway is loved for its pubs with live music and artsy cafes buzzing with the vibe of art and colorful culture.

This creative hotspot is also going to be the European capital of culture in 2020 that will be celebrated throughout the whole year. Galway is a wonderland with live street spectacles, soul-stirring digital and live art displays, and a pleasure to the ears sort of world-class music.

This year long celebration of art and culture will also include world-class music, dance, and theatre performances.


Bonn was once the capital of West Germany, and this year this age-old city is celebrating the 250th birthday of Beethoven. Beethoven was a German music composer and pianist and is considered to be one of the greatest composers of all time.

All around the year, you can attend music concerts displaying world-famous orchestras, soloists, and conductors. You will also can a chance to experience installations and competitions that will tune into Beethovan’s sounds and musical life.

Picnic performances and home concerts will also be a part of this celebratory shindig.


The highest administrative capital city in the world, La Paz has also managed to stay true to its indigenous roots and culture. Bolivia also has the world’s most extensive cable car system that people from all around the world come to experience.

Until 2014 there were just three cable car lines, and in 2020, there will be 11 lines. This awe-inspiring city is moving towards creative radiance, drawing strength from the wisdom of its indigenous culture.

Apart from having the world’s most massive cable cars, the vibrant and life infused culture of La Paz makes it a must-visit city and also why it is on the list of best cities to travel in 2020 by Lonely Planet.


Located in South India, Kochi has won the hearts of many for being an outstanding example of renewable energy after launching the solar-powered airport, which is also the world’s first solar-powered airport.

For creating the world’s first renewable energy-powered airport, Kochi has been given the UN Champions of the Earth award.

The carefully preserved colonial architecture, soul tingling boho cafes and warm homestays are just a small part of the beauty of Kochi. There is so much more to explore in this consciously evolving city.

Apart from an evolving collective consciousness, the reason why Kochi is on the list of best cities to travel in 2020 by Lonely Planet is the Kochi-Muziris Biennale arts festival that is happening in 2020 is one of the best arts festivals in Asia and is not to be missed if you a lover of the cultural arts.


An ethnically diverse city, Vancouver is a popular filming location and is surrounded by mountains and the ocean. Canada is home to creative spirits and has thriving art, theater and music scene.

Vancouver is also the birthplace of Greenpeace, a non-governmental organization that was launched back in 1971 for environmental protection and preservation. The Greenest city action plan 2020 will enhance your vacation in Vancouver.

Vancouver is one of the most environmentally conscious cities, and it shows with its well-built walking and cycling tracks and plantation of more than 102,000 trees since 2010.


Known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture, and vibrant nightlife scene, Dubai is a city and emirate of the United Arab Emirates.

Dubai has been known for its futuristic developments in architecture and technology. The world expo in 2020 that goes on for six months, where approximately 190 countries participate and share their inventions of technology and sustainability, is promised to be an enriching event.

The museum of the future and “the world”- a European themed underwater resort that has snow all around the year is set to open in 2020. Apart from this, you can visit the Burj Khalifa, which is a 160-floor skyscraper and luxurious malls in Dubai, to enjoy the pleasure of shopping.


One of the most charming cities of the United States of America, Denver, is booming in its expansion. With futuristic architecture and mouth-watering food, Denver is a must-travel-to city at least once.

New food halls, new art experiences like a psychedelic ride, and water parks all coming up in 2020 makes Denver an exciting city to be in.

In Denver, you can visit the Denver botanic gardens, the Denver art museum that documents western and regional work, the red rocks park, and so much more. Denver has a vibrant nightlife and lip-smacking restaurants to eat at where you can unwind and enjoy the pleasures of life.

Traveling enriches the soul. Once in a while, we all need to do something that feeds the soul so that we keep regenerating and refreshing ourselves instead of feeling tired and heavy from all the responsibilities of life.

Traveling to new places, meeting new people, trying new food, and learning new things makes us come alive and gives us a unique and interesting lens through which we can view life.

Original Post: https://www.lonelyplanet.com/best-in-travel/cities

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Natalie Morris

Natalie Morris

Natalie thrived on yoga from early childhood and wanderlust led her to the exotic places which galvanized her to plunge in travelling. She has been on the road for over 8 years and is spending a lot of time in fulfilling her never ending yearning. She shares heartfelt, personal accounts of her travel stories which can influence other peripatetic like her.

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