WORLD'S 100 best places on Earth to visit in 2020 revealed.

The Gorges du Verdon in Provence is hailed by the book as having 'breathtaking beauty and majesty'.

All these great locations are listed in a brand new book by Rough Guides called The Rough Guide to the 100 Best Places on Earth.

It features the destinations Rough Guides' team of authors and editors believe are 'unmissable, underrated, up-and-coming or back on the  tourist map.

The book says, 'Taking in exhilarating mountain scenery, dazzling cityscapes, pristine tropical islands, atmospheric ruins and sweeping savannahs, this book reaches every corner of the globe in the search for 2020s most spectacular spots.

NORWAY'S long coastline is punctuated by more than 1,000 fjords, which reach all the way from Oslo in the southeast of the Arctic north.

Many visitors flock to the Lofoten Islands, and according to the guide. the sights there have converted many a visitor into into a firm Norway enthusiast. The book says the Fjords are beautiful, timeless and everyone's idea of the soul of Norway.

ICELAND is included as one of the best places to visit thanks to its lunar lave fields, creaking glaciers and electric blue geothermal pools.

The tome says : it's a place of dramatic contrasts; bleak and blasted, yet intensely beautiful, full of grinding ice and fiery eruptions, with a tiny capital city that generates a huge amount quirky energetic culture. Pictured in the book is Isafjordur town, in the West Fjords region.

ETHIOPIA is included in the guide thanks to being an enigmatic and utterly beguiling country with endless intrigue.

It's a largely Orthodox Christian country and its religious festivals and structures are something to behold. Pictured in the book are the sunken churches of Lalibela. The book says : ''They were hand-carved out of red rock below the ground some 900 years ago and are an astonishing feat of engineering. 

The honor and serving of the latest global research on great tourist destinations, continues. The World Students Society thanks [Daily Mail]


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