A new study by travel comparison site Kayak asked 1,000 Brits which accents they found sexiest, and the results probably aren’t too surprising.
French got top marks from the men, with 31% admitting they like the accent best, while 34% of women prefer an Italian accent. The male participants were also fond of Italian, which came second with 29%, and women voted French their second favourite with 28% of participants. So two very clear winners when it comes to Brits favourite accents, then.
Spanish placed third with 16% of the male participants, while Scandi and Australian accents also made their way into the top five.
For women, the Aussie accent placed third with 15%, and Spanish and American got the fourth and fifth spots respectively.
Those involved in the study were also asked who they were most likely to enjoy a ‘holiday fling’ with, and while men prefer the French accent they’re more likely to hook-up with someone from Scandinavia or Italy.
Women are more likely to have a bit of getaway fun with Italians, fellow Brits and Americans.
Kayak Europe managing director John-Lee Saez said: ‘The research will be heartening news for any French or Italian people, as it seems their accents, send British hearts racing.’
Shocked? Neither are we, to be honest.