The best places for women to travel alone

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There are many places around the world that are great for female travelers! When choosing a destination to visit alone, women tend to look for places that are safe, easy to get around on foot or by public transport, and full of friendly locals as well as fun activities.

Female travelers often look for destinations that has a good balance of exploration, relaxation, and adventure. Here are a few places well-suited for solo female travelers based on the opinions of women from more than 100 countries.


City in🇮🇸 Icelandrated

Probably the safest place in the world for female travelers

When searching for the safest places in the world for female travelers, you will find that Reykjavik keeps popping up. Reykjavik is the capital and largest city of Iceland. The city is surrounded by several beautiful natural areas. The city has an extremely low crime rate and it is rather small so you can explore the city on foot without worrying about feeling unsafe. The locals are very friendly and welcoming, so you will feel comfortable even if you don't know anyone.

Reykjavik also offers a wide range of activities and attractions, from museums to hot springs, giving solo female travelers plenty of opportunities to explore. Like other Nordic cities, the best time to visit Reykjavik is between May to September, though it can get rather crowded between June and the middle of August.

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