Krakow rated best city in Europe for a short break

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Krakow was the best-rated city for the third-year running (iStock.com / spooh)

Praised for its affordability, the Polish city of Krakow has been voted the best city in Europe for a short break for the third consecutive year.

Which? revealed the results of a survey this week with the Polish city taking the top spot ahead of other famous city break destinations including Paris, Amsterdam and Rome.

In the survey, thousands of holidaymakers were asked to rate any recent trips to European cities across a number of different categories including value for money, food, shopping, cultural attractions and accommodation.

Krakow landed in first place with an overall score of 93 per cent, receiving five-star ratings for value for money, food and range of cultural experiences.

The Spanish city of Seville came second overall in the Which? survey with a 90 per cent score, receiving a five-star rating for its tourist attractions, food and drink and accommodation.

Check out the top 5 best-rated cities as featured in the survey below.

1. Krakow

2. Seville

3. Valencia

4. Berlin

5. Amsterdam

Which? Travel Editor, Rory Boland, said: “With a palace on every corner and a plate of pierogi and a pint of pilsner costing under £10, it’s no wonder Krakow continues to top our survey.”

“To those holidaymakers still stuck on Amsterdam, Paris and other classic European destinations, try Poland for your next trip to find food, hotels and sightseeing that’s just as good but at half the price.”

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