“The city setting is stunning with a rich architectural and historical heritage: it offers an unmatched combination of culture, blooming gastronomy and the advantages of thermal waters and world heritage sights,” European Best Destinations writes.
“The pearl of the Danube is not only the best European destination, it is also one of the most beautiful and safest cities in the world. Budapest offers the elegance of Paris, the architectural heritage of Vienna, the charm of Porto, and Stockholm’s gentle way of life.”
Braga, Portugal came in second and Monte Isola in Italy was placed third. Among destinations in the Visegrád Group, Poznań in Poland and Bratislava, Slovakia also made it into the top 10 in fifth and ninth place, respectively.