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Valencia Rises as Spain’s Third Top Domestic Tourist Destination in 2023

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In 2023, Valencia emerged as Spain’s third most favoured destination for domestic tourists according to the Familitur survey released by the National Institute of Statistics. The region witnessed 18.48 million trips, making up 9.9% of Spain’s total. Domestic visitors contributed 83.49 million overnight stays, with total expenditure reaching €4.52 billion. The average daily expenditure was €54, totalling €244 per person. Meanwhile, Spain’s overall domestic travels increased by 8.5% year-on-year to 185.9 million trips, with total spending surging by 16.8% to €58.75 billion. Travel within Spain went up by 7.3%, and international trips grew by 19.6%. Accommodation nights exceeded 802 million, a 7.5% increase, with expenditure paralleling the surge, totalling €58.75 billion. Domestic trips dominated 89.6% of all travels, encapsulating 80.2% of stays and 67.6% of the total spend. In contrast, trips abroad accounted for 19.8% of overnight stays and 32.4% of the spending, with an average daily outlay of €120.

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