tour·​is·​tic tu̇r-ˈi-stik How to pronounce touristic (audio)
: of or relating to a tour, tourism, or tourists
the touristic tradition of visiting Roman ruins by nightNaomi Rosenblum
touristically adverb

Examples of touristic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While prices are very affordable, the country is rich in culture, history and touristic sites, with delicious Mediterranean cuisine, and even great wines. Larry Olmsted, Forbes, 24 Feb. 2024 Certainly, East Brother is neither as recognizable nor iconic as Alcatraz or Angel islands, twin pillars of touristic curiosity closer to The City, but East Brother is a weekend getaway option for those seeking a slower pace, a contemplative experience, sans Wi-Fi, cable and Netflix. Sacramento Bee, 30 Jan. 2024 Virtually all of the condominiums in the Zona Diamante — the touristic Diamond District — are ruined. Samantha Schmidt, Washington Post, 4 Nov. 2023 From the days of colonists and pirates to the more modern era (of, say, bankers and lawyers servicing offshore corporations), its touristic charms have gone largely unappreciated. John Bowe, Travel + Leisure, 18 Oct. 2023 In fact, Medellín surpassed Bogota and Cartagena as Colombia’s most touristic city in 2022. Adam Groffman, Travel + Leisure, 17 Sep. 2023 As one of hundreds of clinics scattered across Istanbul, the unique convenience makes the country an attractive destination to engage in touristic activities such as sightseeing and shopping while in the city for hair transplant surgery, since an outpatient’s recovery time is relatively quick. Tenille Clarke, Essence, 12 Sep. 2023 The film shares it too, occasionally pausing its storytelling to take in the scenery, the breeze, the interior hum of a luxury car in mild traffic or, with a nod to the touristic inevitability of the image, the cotton-candy blur of cherry blossom from a train window. Guy Lodge, Variety, 4 Sep. 2023 In years past, people often had to fork up coins to use public restrooms in touristic European cities like London and Paris. Andrea Romano, Travel + Leisure, 28 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of touristic was in 1848

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“Touristic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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