Stuck for ideas of where to go for a quick little city break?
Well, Travel & Leisure Magazine recently announced the winners of their annual Best Cities in Europe, and one place has slammed it, winning the top spot for the 10th time in 11 years.
Here's a hint:
"It’s the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. What more does a traveler need? Of course you’ll want to go see classic sights like the Duomo, the Ponte Vecchio, and Michelangelo’s David at the Galleria dell’Accademia.
Can you guess? It's none other than Florence, Italy...
But there’s a modern Florence, too, full of enticing surprises — from the Mercato Centrale, a covered market showcasing Tuscany’s rich culinary bounty, to the sly street art of Clet Abraham, which has begun inspiring visitors to embark upon urban scavenger hunts through the ancient city.
As one reader summed up quite brilliantly: “This is a city I can return to again and again, and still find new and interesting sites and activities.”
Some other gorge cities were included in the must-visit list, and we're making a plan to work our way through them all.
Here's what's on our to-do list:
15. Madrid, Spain
14. Istanbul, Turkey
13. Edinburgh, Scotland
12. Venice, Italy
11. Prague, Czech Republic
10. Lisbon, Portugal
9. Porto, Portugal
8. Krakow, Poland
7. Seville, Spain
6. Siena, Italy
5. Budapest, Hungary
4. San Sebastian, Spain
3. Barcelona, Spain
2. Rome, Italy
Would you agree with Florence taking the numero uno place?