Marbella – The Best European Destination in 2024

    Marbella – The Best European Destination in 2024

    Marbella – The Best European Destination in 2024

    We are happy to announce that Marbella, the pearl of Spain’s Costa del Sol, has been named the best place to visit in Europe in 2024! This is a great honor for our beautiful city, which is famous for its sunny beaches, luxury hotels and rich cultural offerings.

    This magnificent distinction is especially valuable considering that Marbella beat out such tourist giants like Monaco, Malta and even Portugal’s Madeira, among others.

    Marbella was awarded for factors such as quality of life, sustainability, year-round cultural offerings, increased popularity on social networks and international recognition, among others.

    Marbella was also appreciated for: 5 star holidays, Golf, Wellness, Beach, Farniente, Shopping, Foodies, Outdoor Activities, Nature, Romantic Getaway, Families.

    Marbella - European Best Destination 2024

    Over 1 million travellers from 172 countries were consulted to vote for their Best Destinations in Europe,  the best city breaks in Europe, but also the best nature getaways in Europe, the most beautiful sunny holidays in Europe, the best cultural and gastronomic holidays, whether travelling as a couple, with family or alone, to discover the beauties and riches of Europe.

    Marbella, Spain – number one destination!

    Marbella is the most beautiful, sunniest, and exclusive of European destinations but also part of the best Golf Destinations in Europe and one of the best destinations for gourmets or shopping addicts.  Marbella is the preferred 5-star destination for travellers in 2024.

    Wherever golfers choose to play, they will enjoy top-class golf courses, many of them with panoramic views of mountains and the Mediterranean, in addition to being able to savour post-round drinks or a meal in well-appointed clubhouses.

    Take a gastronomic tour of this food-loving Andalusian city that can cater to any craving – and delivers views and vibes to boot.

    With three Michelin-starred restaurants serving excellent cuisine, plus hundreds of smaller eateries dishing up everything from Mediterranean and Thai to paella and succulent local tapas, luscious food is a major part of Marbella’s allure. Moreover, with more than 300 guaranteed days of sunshine per year, al fresco dining by the beach or beneath the stars is practically guaranteed.

    Marbella - European Best Destination 2024

    Marbella has everything it needs to please any most demanding traveller. Once you get a taste of the gentle way of life in Marbella, you already know that you will come back.

    Best European Destinations 2024 – full ranking

    Discover the 20 most voted destinations (out of over 500 destinations) awarded the title of “Best European Destinations 2024”.

    Why should you follow this list?
    European Best Destinations is a prestigious organization that has been promoting tourism in Europe for years. Their annual list takes into account not only the beauty and attractiveness of a place, but also its accessibility, tourist infrastructure and travelers’ opinions.

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    1. Marbella, Spain
    2. Monaco
    3. Malta
    4. Geneva, Switzerland
    5. Batumi, Adjara Region, Georgia
    6. Riga, Latvia
    7. Madeira, Portugal
    8. Florence, Italy
    9. London, United Kingdom
    10. Reykjavik, Iceland
    11. Lège-Cap-Ferret, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France
    12. Siena, Italy
    13. Ponza Island – Italy
    14. Porto-Vecchio, Corsica, France
    15. Champagne Wine Region, France
    16. Faroe Islands
    17. Sirmione, Lombardy, Italy
    18. Piran, Slovenia
    19. Newquay, Cornwall
    20. Thassos, North Aegean Sea, Greece


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