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a reminder that the city of Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn, Schubert, Strauss, Brahms, Mahler and Schönberg is also the xxxx of Falco, who immortalised its urban textures in songVienna, Austria
82.9%
More than 20 years after the fall of communism and the Velvet Revolution,the popularity of xxxx as one of Europe’s premier tourist destinations shows no signs of slowing downPrague, Czech Republic
69.5%
It may no longer be caput mundi (capital of the world), but xxxx is an epic, bubbling-over metropolis harbouring lost empires. One visit and you’ll be hookedRome, Italy
68.7%
Its fusion of cultures is best experienced at its thronging street markets of local produce stalls, Algerian souk-like bazaars, and fresh catches splayed along the Vieux PortMarseille, France
61.3%
xxxx is a city whose reputation precedes it, and trashes its name, gives it a good kicking. A boring banking capital? The spotless Singapore of Europe? Too rich and uptight?Zurich, Switzerland
60.1%
Surrounded by seven hills and seven fjords, xxxx is a beautiful city that climbs the hillsides with timber-clad houses, while cable cars offer stunning views from aboveBergen, Norway
59.3%
If ever a city could claim split personality, it’s xxxx...historic v hip, bizarre v boring, this is a multicultural equation that goes deeper than just red tape and EurocratsBrussels, Belgium
54.7%
In the World Heritage-listed Old Town...you'll find some historic gems that illuminate both xxxx's medieval past and its long grey days under the Soviet yokeTallinn, Estonia
44.4%
Athens of the North is a city of high culture and lofty ideals, and...of loud, crowded pubs and late-night drinking, beer-fuelled poets and foul-mouthed comediansEdinburgh, United Kingdom
44.2%
Europe in general doesn’t always speak favourably of xxxx. It has its problems, taxi scams, glue-sniffing beggars, packs of stray dogs, loud traffic, but it has a heart tooBucharest, Romania
39%
It seemed like a lark. When the Emperor built this city on a swamp, his subjects humoured him. When he declared it the new capital, they were less amusedSt Petersburg, Russia
35.3%
Squeezed within the Riu Gran Valira Valley, a small historic quarter remains but the place’s main preoccupation is retailing electronic and luxury goodsAndorra La Vella, Andorra
33.6%
Delicate minarets rise above the cobbled lanes of the Čaršija, where Orthodox churches sit alongside copper-domed bathhouses and historic Ottoman trading innsSkopje, Macedonia
31.9%
an Arab emirate and seat of a Norman kingdom, xxxx became Europe’s grandest city in the 12th century but, in recent years, its fame has originated mainly from assassinationsPalermo, Italy
26.5%
xxxx is usually bypassed by tourists heading to the coast or the ski resorts, but they’re missing out on something special. The old east-meets-west feel is still here...Sofia, Bulgaria
26.5%
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xxxx can seem a touch austere at times. Yet xxxx is the home one of the most riotous and extreme festivals in Europe, one that other countries would have banned years agoPamplona, Spain
21.4%
‘Florence of the north’, xxxx was called in the 18th century, when it was a centre of artistic activity presided over by the cosmopolitan Augustus the StrongDresden, Germany
21.4%
Paris of the East, xxxx is building so fast that Unesco may withdraw its status due to the number of glittering glass hotels springing up faster than mushrooms after the rainRiga, Latvia
19.4%
xxxx is not a beautiful city but it is full of hedonism, passion and finesse. Architecturally, it's a mishmash of grandiose buildings and ugly Soviet-style concrete blocksBelgrade, Serbia
19.4%
A mirage of saffron- and terracotta-coloured buildings shimmering between blue water and bluer skies all summer, or covered with snow and dotted with lights in winterStockholm, Sweden
18.8%
Cobblestone roads, pedestrian plazas, pastel 18th-century rococo buildings and street cafés galore, institutional housing blocks and a 1970s UFO-like bridge. That's xxxxBratislava, Slovakia
17.1%
xxxx is a bustling capital inflated with the activity and personnel of foreign agencies, plus all the bars, restaurants and internet cafés to service themPrishtina, Kosovo
16.8%
Your first impression of xxxx is bound to be one of surprise. This receptacle of wealth, this paradise of crooked politicians and gangsters is so...beautifulKiev, Ukraine
15.1%
It’s amazing what a lick of paint can do, covering one ugly tower block with horizontal orange and red stripes, another with concentric pink and purple circlesTirana, Albania
15.1%
xxxx’s buildings are eye-catching milestones. There’s more than enough funky innovation to put a crackle in the air, but it never drowns out xxxx’s centuries-old narrativeLondon, United Kingdom
14.5%
The fashion press have been talking up xxxx ad nauseam. The creeping sense of decrepitude that had fallen like a pall over their once-all-powerful home town has vanished...Istanbul, Turkey
12.3%
xxxx buzzes with the energy of a city that’s certain of its place...so confident is the ‘Rebel City’ that locals half-jokingly refer to it as the ‘People’s Republic of xxCork, Ireland
11.7%
xxxx is a storybook beauty. 1000 years old and World Heritage listed, this charming city, often described as Europe’s most dramatically sited, radiates an air of old and newLuxembourg City, Luxembourg
11.4%
After scaling xxxx’s steep terraced steps, shiny escalators and marble corridors...you could be forgiven for thinking you’re inside a life-size MC Escher illusionary mazeMonte Carlo, Monaco
11.4%
Like a mini-state, xxxx has a unique feel. Centuries of maritime ebb and flow as a port city; distinctive architecture influenced by a united nations of wealthy merchantsGdansk, Poland
11.1%
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