Porto elected Best City Destination in Europe 2022
Porto was elected Best City Destination in Europe 2022, during the 29th edition of the World Travel Awards (WTA). The award, which once again places the city in the elite of the best European destinations, was received by the Councillor for Tourism and Internationalisation, Catarina Santos Cunha.
Porto was among a group of cities competing for various awards in the World Travel Awards, which included Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Geneva, Lisbon, London, Lyon, Rome, Venice, and Vienna. The awards categories for which Porto was nominated were Best European Destination for Urban Escape, Best European Cultural Destination, and Best European Metropolitan Seaside Destination. The World Travel Awards, established in 1993, recognizes excellence in the travel and tourism industry, including hotels, resorts, destinations, airlines, and tour operators worldwide. The awards ceremony is a significant event in the travel industry, attended by industry leaders and media. Despite the challenges of the pandemic, the 2021 World Travel Awards saw a record-breaking 2.3 million valid votes, signaling a strong belief in the recovery of the travel and tourism industry. If you're looking for a place to stay, check out our selection of affordable apartments right in the center of Porto. You can easily explore the city and its attractions on foot with our convenient location.