Ireland ranked as one of the world's most unspoilt landscapes

By Katy Thornton

December 1, 2023 at 4:41pm

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We rank higher than countries like New Zealand, Peru, and Norway.

Ireland has ranked in the top three most "unspoilt" landscapes in new research from walking holiday provider Inghams.

We're in good company, beating out the likes of New Zealand, Greece, and Peru, and coming in just under Australia, who come second to the winning country, Iceland.

In this study, more than 104,000 Instagram posts were analysed across the world, in order to reveal the places which are posted about as being "unspoilt".

European countries dominate the top rankings, with 11/20 unspoilt countries coming from this continent.

Top 20 countries most often described as unspoilt on Instagram

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  1. Iceland
  2. Australia
  3. Ireland
  4. Cyprus
  5. Costa Rica
  6. Tanzania
  7. New Zealand
  8. Peru
  9. Greece
  10. Georgia
  11. Nepal
  12. South Africa
  13. Croatia
  14. Albania
  15. Kenya
  16. Romania
  17. Tunisia
  18. Bosnia & Herzegovina
  19. Norway
  20. Portugal

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