Porto Best European Destination

Porto Best European Destination

Porto, the ICPC 2019 city host, was elected best European destination in 2012, 2014 and now again for 2017. What makes this city so appealing?

In 2012 and 2014, Porto was distinguished with the prestigious title of Best European Destination. The city competed against 19 other selected towns and after a three weeks’ period of online voting, the results came out and Porto was announced has the winner.
On February 10th, Porto was announced Best European Destination 2017, having competed against other great cities, such as London, Rome, and Berlin. More than half the votes came from outside of Portugal, which means that there are Porto lovers all over the world.


Besides this title, Porto has other ones in its most recent history. The city was also highlighted by Lonely Planet has one of the top 10 best value cities in 2017, and earlier in 2015, was also elected by USA Today readers as the Best Under-the-radar Romantic Destination.

According to Euromonitor International, the city of Porto was one of the top 100 City Destinations 2018.

So, why is Porto one of the best european destinations? Find out more in this article.

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