Sibiu in central Romania ranked fifth in this year’s “European Best Destination” competition. European Best Destination is an independent organization based in Brussels that promotes tourism in Europe. Twenty cities participated in the competition, which took place from January 20 to February 10, according to Romania-Insider.
The ranking of the cities was done based on the number of votes cast online by the public. The competition aimed to determine the ranking of the trendiest destinations in Europe that will be promoted throughout the year and will be able to display the European Best Destinations title.
Braga (Portugal) took the first spot, followed by Rome (Italy), Cavtat (Croatia), and Florence (Italy). Sibiu is followed in the ranking by Paris (France), Kefalonia (Greece), Kotor (Montenegro), Soca Valley (Slovenia), and Canary Islands (Spain).
“It confirmation that Sibiu continues to be attractive and appreciated for tourism, which tells me we are on the right path. These results are an additional encouragement to continue to invest in tourism, in the built patrimony, in a European Sibiu from the point of view of the infrastructure and mobility, more smart and green,” Sibiu mayor Astrid Fodor said, quoted by Romania-Insider.