From UNESCO sites to air pollution, Coolcamping.com pulled together the statistics to reveal the best countries in the world for living life in the great outdoors
Coolcamping.com is a site that loves great outdoors and, for them, time outside is about much more than just weekend camping holidays. From hiking and biking, to simply getting out into the countryside and exploring new places, the staff that runs the site know (and studies have shown) that time outdoors helps us live happier, healthier lives.
This year, they worked hard to find the best places to camp, glamp and pitch tents beneath the stars, and also dug through the figures and searched the statistics, to find out exactly where you should live if you really want to make the most of nature.
So, in their brand new Fresh Air Living Index, ranking the best places for outdoor enthusiasts to live, 365 days of the year, Greece ranked second thanks, in part, to being 5th on the US News’ Adventure Rankings List, out of 80 countries, but also because it had a number of renowned hiking routes and an excellent air quality score. Big draws like the Acropolis, also helped it rank one of the highest for attractiveness of natural assets.
Who was first? Well another Meditteranean country: Spain.
Spain was ranked as the number one destination for outdoor enthusiasts after it ranked highly in almost every category. Not only did it come third on the US News’ Adventure Rankings list, it also came 11th in the world for the number of natural World Heritage sites in the country.
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