There are many classic European city breaks – arty jaunts in Paris, food comas in Rome, big ones in Berlin. But the continent also holds hundreds of off-the-beaten-track cities – buzzing with culture, historic architecture, incredible food and diverse communities – that are, for a lot of us, still waiting to be discovered. Here are ten such European cities, all nominated at this year’s World Travel Awards for the title of Europe’s Leading Emerging Tourism Destination. From the capital of Azerbaijan to an ancient cave town in southern Italy, these are the European city breaks that should be top of your wishlist for 2021.
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