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Winter sights of the world according to Instagram

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24
Nov
2017

Winter sights of the world…are you close to one of the best views this Christmas?

When we think of the winter season we think of good food, Christmassy walks, snowflakes and ok, fine… presents too.

But the cold doesn’t seem to stop us from going on holiday in this period, as  3.5 million people in the UK head abroad over Christmas and the New Year.  With many of us travelling away for Christmas, here at Focus Clinic we have found out the most popular winter sights in the world according to Instagram, to give you a better idea about the coolest Christmas destinations in 2017.

You can view the piece below

bern switzerlandLanding the number one spot as the best winter view in the world is the beautiful old town and capital of Switzerland,  Bern.  Racking up a staggering 1,082,440 hashtags across Instagram, this historic location right next to the Alps is an idyllic winter location.  Showing off two Christmas markets over Münsterplatz and Waisenhausplatz, each with distinct characters, it is no surprise Bern ranks at number one.  Switzerland appears to be one of the must-see destinations this winter, as three different sights have ranked in the top ten best winter views, Bern, Zermatt and Grindelwald.

Coming in at second in the world’s best winter sights is the Aspen mountains in Colorado, U.S., hashtagged 935,040 times.  A perfect spot for winter sports, this is the best winter sight for skiers and snowboarders in the world!

View the top 10 list of the most hashtagged landmarks here:

  • Bern, Switzerland. #Bern, used 1,082,440 times
  • Aspen, Colorado, U.S. #Aspen, used 935,040 times
  • Northern Lights, Tromsø, Norway. #NorthernLights,used 768,516 times
  • Chamonix, France. #Chamonix used 611,675 times
  • Yosemite National Park, California, U.S. #YosemiteNationalPark used 596,214 times
  • Zermatt, Switzerland. #Zermatt used 400,215 times
  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, U.S. #YellowstoneNationalPark used 314,870 times
  • Bled, Slovenia. #Bled used 306,285 times
  • Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic. #CeskyKrumlov used 179,914 times
  • Grindelwald, Switzerland. #Grindelwald used 149,836 times

With 75% of worldwide outbound trips solely holiday focused in 2016, it is the perfect time seek out the perfect snowy selfie opportunity.  So what is the closest must-see winter sight near you?

winter sights view

Sources

Holiday Extras

ITB World Travel Trends Report 2016-2017

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By: David

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