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Study reveals: The best cities for female solo travelers

Ljubljana, Slovenia’s largest and capital city, is the best city for female solo travelers to visit in 2020. Singapore and Vilnius in Lithuania are this year’s runners up, ranking second and third respectively. 

BERLIN, GERMANY – Tourlane, a leading planning and booking service for expert-made dream vacations, has revealed the top cities for female solo travelers to visit in 2020 – just in time for International Women’s Day on March 8th. The ranking, which includes 50 destinations from all six inhabited continents, shows that the ever-increasing number of women looking to embark on a solo adventure this year have a hugely diverse range of cities around the world to choose from.

Tourlane’s female Travel Experts curated the list based on eight categories: 

  • Female representation in local businesses
  • Gender equality in society
  • Legal equality 
  • Safety
  • Price of female-friendly accommodation
  • Price of a taxi ride 
  • Mobile internet speed 
  • Price of data plan 

Ljubljana, Slovenia’s largest and capital city, is the best city for female solo travelers to visit in 2020. Singapore and Vilnius in Lithuania are this year’s runners up, ranking second and third respectively.

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“Female solo travel is one of the hottest travel trends right now,” said Tourlane’s Senior Travel Product Manager, Arlett Walleck. “The results of this year’s study show that regardless of geography and budget, every female solo traveler around the world has excellent travel options within easy reach.” 

Additional takeaways from the research: 

  • Europe is the best-represented continent in the ranking, with 26 cities in the ranking.
  • Asia has 10 cities in the ranking, making it the second best-represented continent. 
  • South America has more cities in the ranking compared to North America (six compared to four). 
  • Africa and Oceania both have two cities in the ranking each. 
  • English is an official language in nine of the cities in this year’s ranking (Auckland, Cape Town, Delhi, Dublin, London, New  – York City, Singapore, Sydney, Vancouver)  
  • Spanish is an official language in eight of the cities in this year’s ranking (Barcelona, Buenos Aires, Cancun, Cartagena, – Quito, Cusco, San Jose, and Valparaiso). 
  • Mumbai is the most populous city in this year’s ranking, with approximately 20.4 million citizens.
  • Kotor is the least populous city, with approximately 14,000 citizens. 
  • Cusco is the highest city in the ranking, at 11,152 feet above sea level.
Tatiana Rokou

Tatiana is the news coordinator for TravelDailyNews Media Network (traveldailynews.gr, traveldailynews.com and traveldailynews.asia). Her role includes monitoring the hundreds of news sources of TravelDailyNews Media Network and skimming the most important according to our strategy.

She holds a Bachelor's degree in Communication & Mass Media from Panteion University of Political & Social Studies of Athens and she has been editor and editor-in-chief in various economic magazines and newspapers.

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