Athens voted 2nd best destination in Europe
Athens was voted the second-best destination in Europe in the poll conducted by the European Best Destinations Tourism Promotion Platform.
Athens received 104,639 votes, out of a total of 600,000 votes, with the quaint French town of Colmar, located in the Grand Est region of northeastern France, near the border with Germany taking top honours with 179,723 votes.
The cities voted the best in Europe receive promotion by the European Best Destinations in international media and social media.
The vote was held for the 11th year, in partnership with the group’s largest European travel agencies.
The European Best Destinations platform was created to promote culture and tourism in Europe and has partnered since 2009 with major tourism agencies in Europe to reward and promote the most popular destinations.
You may be interested
Coronavirus Greece: 842 new cases, 427 in Atticamakis - Jan 26, 2021
The Greek authorities announced today 842 new cases of the new coronavirus, of which 13 were identified after checks at…
No side effects from vaccinations recorded in Greece, says Head of National Vaccination CommitteePanos - Jan 26, 2021
No adverse side effects have been recorded so far during the vaccination of the country's elderly citizens, said the Head…
Elon Musk launches 143 small satellites in space at the same time – New recordPanos - Jan 26, 2021
Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched 143 small satellites simultaneously on Sunday, a new world record. The launch was carried out with…