If you’re a timid traveler, you might want to consider one of the 15 countries on our list. The April 2017 Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report crowned them the safest places in the world based on gathered crime data, including the homicide rate and the reliability of law enforcement services.
Not only will you feel safe and secure in these destinations, but you’ll find no shortage of fun things to do and tourist attractions to explore, too! Here are 15 of the safest travel destinations in the world.
Bordering the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Finland, this Northern European country consists of more than 1,500 islands that are all safe to explore. You’ll feel at ease perusing the country’s sprawling castles, dazzling churches, and historical museums, while knowing in the back of your mind there’s a small chance you’ll become the victim of a violent crime.