Looking to plan a city break. Take inspiration from this year’s top 10 cities as voted for by Telegraph Travel readers.
In first place is Cape Town
Just two hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time, Cape Town, nestled below Table Mountain is a gateway to the Cape winelands and the wonderful Garden Route.
Second place goes to Vancouver
British Columbia’s biggest city with a gentle climate, good restaurants and a Winter ski destination.
In third place is Venice
Situated along its famous canals, the beautiful city of Venice comprises over 100 small islands in the Adriatic Sea.
In 4th place is Sydney
Home to Bondi Beach and Sydney Opera House, there is plenty to do in this vibrant city.
In 5th place is Tokyo
Tokyo is a mega-city of contradictions: it has neon, skyscrapers, salaryman crowds, packed trains, cutting-edge architecture and futuristic technology which contrast with its ancient shrines, plant-covered wooden houses, cycling grannies, old-school sweet shops and village-like lanes.
In 6th place is New York
There’s so much to do in this vibrant city – Fifth Avenue, Central Park, Greenwich Village, Harlem, Brooklyn Bridge…..
In 7th place is San Francisco
Framed by the iconic Golden Gate Bridge which spans San Francisco Bay.
In 8th place is St Petersburg
A beautiful, regal city recently showcased by the BBC’s “War and Peace”.
In 9th place is Seville
This stunning city is redolent with wonderful architecture – reason in itself to go see.
And in 10th place is Rome
A dream destination on many travellers’ “to do” list. Packed with culture, art, history and good food and drink.
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