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Zagreb number one most exciting destination for 2017 – Lonely Planet

By  May 24, 2017

According to the latest Best in Europe 2017 list from Lonely Planet, the Croatian capital is a winner among the Top 10 European destinations!

The world's largest travel guide book publisher made a list of the top ten most exciting destinations in Europe to visit in 2017, and Zagreb was ranked as the number one European destination.

“For Lonely Planet’s Best in Europe 2017 we’ve compiled our hotlist of destinations across the continent to visit this summer, all offering something new, exciting or undiscovered that make them worth exploring right now’’, commented Tom Hall, the editorial director at Lonely Planet.

Hall also explained why they chose Zagreb as the number one destination in 2017. “Zagreb tops our list because it ticks all of these boxes. Croatia is one of Europe’s hottest destinations right now but many people head straight to the coast, meaning they miss out on visiting a city that has a dynamic cultural offering, a thriving food and drink scene, and is now easier to reach than ever before.”

Here is the list of the top ten Lonely Planet’s European destinations to visit in 2017:

1. Zagreb (Croatia)

2. Gotland (Sweden)

3. Galicia (Spain)

4. Northern Montenegro

5. Leeds (UK)

6. Alentejo (Portugal)

7. Northern Germany

8. Moldova

9. Paphos (Cyprus)

10. Le Havre (France)

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