If what you're looking for is something different, how about getting off the beaten track and betting on these not-so-explored places to spend your holidays in 2022
Como bons viajantes que somos, só o que conseguimos pensar é para onde viajar em 2022, não é mesmo? Opções de destinos não faltam, é verdade, mas se o que você procura é algo diferente, que tal sair dos roteiros mais conhecidos e se aventurar em lugares novos e ainda não tão explorados?
if this is yours vibe for the next year, consider meeting one of these 15 travel destinations in 2022. We have prepared a selection of surprising places, both here in Brazil and in different parts of the world. And there are options both for those who enjoy ecotourism and for those who like more urban or historical-cultural tours.
And, if you were already planning to spend your vacation in 2022 in one of the most popular destinations, read our tips on these alternative places and, who knows, we might inspire you to visit them too, right?
Best travel destinations for 2022
Montevideo, in Uruguay, it is a quiet city compared to other large metropolises, so it is the perfect destination for those looking for a quiet place, but with great infrastructure, to travel in 2022.
The options for tours there are, in large part, aimed at walking and contemplation, both of the beautiful architecture in the Old Town and its beautiful landscapes, especially the Rio da Prata. From the capital of Uruguay it is also possible to take day trips to various regions, such as Villa Serrana, José Ignacio and Colonia del Sacramento.
How about choosing a destination off the beaten path in the United States to travel in 2022? New Orleans, in the state of Louisiana, is a great option for a vacation next year. With a style very different from other North American cities, it enchants for its history, beautiful architecture, good cuisine and a very welcoming people. Strolling through the streets of New Orleans, it's impossible not to fall in love with every aspect of this city, including its great music – it's no wonder it's known as the land of jazz.
Among the options for travel destinations for 2022, Egypt is undoubtedly the most surprising. If you think you will find only pyramids and deserts there, you are wrong. Filled with incredible historical sites and breathtaking landscapes, Egypt has more to offer than just visiting the famous Pyramids of Giza. When traveling to the country, you can dive in the Red Sea, take a balloon ride in Luxor, visit the library of Alexandria or even take a cruise on the Nile.
One of the most beautiful places in Colombia, the paradisiacal San Andrés is a Caribbean island that impresses with the stunning beauty of its beaches. Famous for its sea of seven colors, the island is a great place for diving. In addition, it is one of the most affordable destinations in the Caribbean and leaves nothing to be desired for the most popular places in the region.
San Andrés also has a lot of action and great services to cater to tourists. So it's an excellent choice of place to vacation in 2022.
If you want to know a destination in Europe in 2022, our tip is to travel to the amazing island of Menorca, in Spain. In addition to a Caribbean sea, with transparent waters in turquoise tones, the island has white sand beaches, perfect for relaxing and enjoying the paradisiacal view. But it doesn't stop there, the island also appeals to more adventurous travelers. That's because Menorca has a network of ancient paths, immersed in nature, which can be traveled on foot or by bicycle and lead to beautiful beaches.
Porto, in addition to being the second largest city in Portugal, is a charming and perfect place for those who want to travel abroad in 2022. Charming, the city has a beautiful historic center, where the architecture – ranging from Gothic to Art Nouveau – conquers all who visit. Another attraction of Porto, especially in the late afternoon, is the banks of the Douro River, where there are several bars and restaurants, great for tasting good wine.
Although not the first choice destination for travelers to the Netherlands, the port city of Rotterdam is a great place to discover. Plural, Rotterdam conserves vestiges of the old architecture, with centenary buildings, in perfect harmony with the new constructions – part of the reconstruction after the bombings of the Second World War. And there is no shortage of things to see and do there, among many museums, cultural centers and bustling urban life.
Paradise beaches, crystal clear lagoons and landscapes that look like paintings are some of the attractions of the Philippines. More than that, this Southeast Asian country is a place full of history, with traces of Spanish colonization in its language, religion and cuisine. So when considering destinations to travel in 2022, include the Republic of the Philippines in your travel plans.
Are you a nature lover? So, Costa Rica is the right choice of destination to visit in 2022. The attractions of this Central American country are mostly focused on its natural beauties: beaches, waterfalls, mountains and even volcanoes. And, despite being a small country, Costa Rica is huge when it comes to the options of places to visit there. So, if you decide to travel to this destination in 2022, it's good to plan ahead.
Another amazing place to consider vacationing in 2022 is the Atacama Desert in Chile. There are several surreal landscapes to see there and you can see everything from tours organized by local agencies. The main base for those who go to the Atacama Desert is the city of San Pedro de Atacama, from where tourist excursions depart daily to the main attractions of the region, such as Valle de La Luna, Valle de La Muerte, Laguna Cejar, Geysers del Tatio and the Altiplanic Lagoons.
Alter do Chão
the village of Alter do Chão, in Pará, is a paradisiacal place, full of beautiful freshwater beaches, which even surpass many destinations on the Brazilian coast. Bathed by the waters of the Tapajós and Arapiuns rivers, the village is part of the municipality of Santarém and has just over 600 inhabitants. It is the perfect destination in 2022 for those who want to forget about the world and just enjoy nature, between beaches, rivers, lagoons, igapós, streams and lots of forest.
Lithuania is not on the main international roadmaps, but it should. This European country brings together all that is best on the continent: medieval cities, lots of green areas and stunning landscapes. There, the winter is severe and, therefore, with a lot of snow. In summer, green takes over cities and makes them even more charming – the capital Vilnius is even one of the greenest in the world. Therefore, if you plan to travel to Europe in 2022, it is worth including Lithuania in your itinerary.
Another great choice of destination in Europe to visit in 2022, the city of Edinburgh enchants for its typical Victorian architecture, which makes it different from all other great metropolises in the world. Scotland's capital, despite being small, has many attractions. And you can choose which ones to meet first from their location: in Old Town (old town) or New Town (new town). Among its main attractions are Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile and the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
Salta and Jujuy (Argentina)
Salta and Jujuy are two Argentine provinces close to the border with Chile and Bolivia that yield a great travel itinerary. In them, in addition to the urban attractions of each one, you can also explore the surrounding region, formed by mountains, valleys and deserts - including a salt one, known as Salinas Grandes.
Chapada dos Guimaraes
Now, if what you are looking for is an amazing place to visit here in Brazil, plan a trip to Chapada dos Guimarães in 2022. This region of Mato Grosso holds incredible scenery in the midst of exuberant nature, full of waterfalls, rivers, caves and rock formations that seem to have been carved by hand.
Most attractions are located on the Chapada dos Guimaraes National Park, but the surroundings also have interesting places to visit. Among the highlights of this region are the Véu da Noiva Waterfall, the Crista de Galo, the São Jerônimo Hill, the Kiogo Brado Cave, the Aroe Jari Cave, the Blue Lagoon and the Mirante do Centro Geodesico.
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