Athens was voted the 4th best destination of Europe for 2017 with 38.627 votes according to ‘European Best Destinations’.
The first position went to Porto (136.116 votes), followed by Milan (52.836 votes) and Gdansk in Poland (46.852 votes).
Following Athens in the next positions came San Sebastian (Spain), Sozopol (Bulgaria), Vienna, Stari Grad (Croatia), Basel, Rotterdam, Rome, Madrid, Paris, Bonifacio and Wild Taiga (Finland, for the first time).
The voting lasted for three weeks and a total of 426.859 people voted.
Last year Athens was in the second place.