Marrakech, the most popular destination for the French in 2022

The city of Marrakech occupies first place in the ranking of the most popular destinations for French tourists in 2022, for the second consecutive year, reveals the air transport news site “Air Journal”, which quotes the search engine trips, Liligo. With a return ticket at 207 euros on average, the ocher city shows a price drop of 35% in 2022 compared to 2019 and an increase of 9% compared to last year, reports “Air Journal”, relaying the ranking of the Liligo travel comparator. Marrakech is followed by the Portuguese cities of Lisbon and Porto which complete the podium, according to the specialized site, specifying that Barcelona is also a popular destination for the French with a 5th place, just behind Istanbul (4th). Next come overseas destinations such as Saint-Denis de la Réunion (6ᵉ) and Pointe-à-pitre in Guadeloupe (7ᵉ) and the French city of Nice (8ᵉ). Montreal (Canada) and Fort-de-France in Martinique complete the top 10. On the other hand, New York, an often coveted destination which occupied 10th place last year, is not present in the ranking this year, after the same source. In terms of ticket sales, the Antilles, the United States, the Maghreb and Mexico are the best-selling destinations in 2022 on departure from France. According to a survey carried out by Opinion Way for Liligo, 70% of French people questioned traveled in 2022 compared to 64% in 2021. More than 10% of people who gave up leaving justified this choice by their concern about contracting the coronavirus (Covid -19). Inflation, cited by 30% of them, was the major obstacle. With MAP