The most beautiful cities in Europe

The best of the big cities in Europe

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful cities in Europe
Inserted: 01.11.2017
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

In Europe you will find the largest number of beautiful historic cities throughout the world. Only large cities are listed in this list. Come and get inspired by our selection.

17.
Kiev

The capital of Ukraine

Rating:
| Altitude: 94 m / 308 ft

Kiev has almost three million inhabitants. Among the most important monuments are St. Michael's Cat­hedral.… continue reading

16.
Granada

The most beautiful city of Andalusia

Rating:
| Altitude: 700 m / 2 297 ft

The beautiful city of Granada, located below the Sierra Nevada Mountains, is one of the most visited places… continue reading

15.
Lucerne

City of the Chapel Bridge

Rating:
| Altitude: 437 m / 1 434 ft

Lucerne is famous for its beautiful Kapellbrücke, the oldest roofed wooden bridge in the world. The whole… continue reading

14.
Hamburg

Germany's second largest city

Rating:
| Altitude: 6 m / 20 ft

Hamburg is Germany's second largest city, its largest port and one of the three provincial federal states. It… continue reading

13.
Colmar

Little Venice

Rating:
| Altitude: 194 m / 636 ft

Colmar is the historic town of Alsace located on the wine trail. It is renowned for its historic center,… continue reading

12.
Vienna

The capital city of Austria

Rating:
| Altitude: 178 m / 584 ft

Vienna is the main and the largest city of Austria lies on the Danube. It is also the largest city in Central… continue reading

11.
Lisabon

The capital of Portugal

Rating:
| Altitude: 56 m / 184 ft

The city of Lisbon belongs to smaller European capitals, but if you count the agglomerations, it is more than… continue reading

10.
London

The capital city of England and the United Kingdom

Rating:
| Altitude: 8 m / 26 ft

London, with more than eight million inhabitants, is one of the largest cities in Europe. You will also find… continue reading

9.
Amsterdam

The capital of the Netherlands

Rating:
| Altitude: 9 m / 30 ft

Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands. It is now the largest Dutch city and its financial and cultural… continue reading

8.
Porto

The most beautiful Portuguese city

Rating:
| Altitude: 87 m / 285 ft

Porto is the second largest, but the most beautiful portuguese city, with a picturesque location above the… continue reading

7.
St. Petersburg

The northernmost city in the world

Rating:
| Altitude: 12 m / 39 ft

St. Petersburg has over 5,000,000 inha­bitants and is the second largest city in Russia. Of the cities over a… continue reading

6.
Budapest

The capital of Hungary

Rating:
| Altitude: 108 m / 354 ft

Budapest is not only the main but also the largest city of Hungary. Similarly to nearby Vienna or Bratislava… continue reading

5.
Salamanca

University town

Rating:
| Altitude: 807 m / 2 648 ft

Salamanca is remarkable from a distance thanks to its mighty cathedral overlooking all the other buildings in… continue reading

4.
Barcelona

Capital of Catalonia

Rating:
| Altitude: 10 m / 33 ft

Barcelona is Spain's second largest city after Madrid and one of the country's major tourist pulls. You will… continue reading

3.
Paris

The capital of France

Rating:
| Altitude: 48 m / 157 ft

Paris is one of the largest cities in Europe. The most famous monuments include the famous Eiffel Tower, the… continue reading

2.
Rome

The capital of Italy

Rating:
| Altitude: 22 m / 72 ft

The city of Rome, also called the Eternal City, is the capital and largest city of Italy. Of course, it was… continue reading

1.
Praha / Prague

Capital of Czech Republic

Rating:
| Altitude: 192 m / 630 ft

Prague is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. It has about 1.3 million inhabitants. Thanks to… continue reading

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