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‘Lively city’ with ‘world-class beaches’ named best European capital to visit


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When it comes to travelling sometimes the closer to home the better.

While there are plenty of choices when it comes to visiting Europe. There is nothing better than a flight which is a few hours away and can be just what the doctor ordered.

However, if you’re stuck for ideas on where to go in Europe in 2024 then look no further as VisaGuide.World who has done all the hard work for you.

They have looked at the European capitals to find which ones rank best when it comes to a break. The study looked at factors such as friendliness, safety and affordability.

VisaGuide.World found Lisbon came top thanks to its low-cost- friendliness of the city, safety and let’s forget that it has plenty of things to do.

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Some of the top-rated things to do in the Portuguese capital according to TripAdvisor Oceanario de Lisboa, Alfama, Mosteriro dos Jeronimos, Praca do Comercio, Calouste Gulbenkian Museum and Torre de Belem just to name a few.

On average spending a week in the city it will cost you €385. However, the prices will most likely increase due to inflation and the fact that Lisbon is introducing a €4 tax per night spent.

One traveller described Lisbon as a “wonderful, ancient city” while another called it a “lively city” with “world-class beaches”.

Meanwhile, in second place was Amsterdam which has plenty of museums on offer including the Anne Frank House, Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum.

Coming in third place was Prague which is the most budget-friendly place on the list thanks to its cheap bars and restaurants as well as tourist attractions.

Here are the top 10 best European capitals to visit in 2024, according to VisaGuide.World.

Lisbon, Portugal

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Prague, Czechia

Warsaw, Poland

Madrid, Spain

Zagreb, Croatia

London, UK

Rome, Italy

Bern, Switzerland

Paris, France

Capital cities that have dropped out of the top ten include Berlin and Vienna which have been replaced by Warsaw and Bern.

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