This Year Marks The Designation of the World’s Most Livable City in Europe

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Guess which city has defeated Melbourne to win the title of world’s most livable city.

streets in vienna

Here is a clue:

The city is located on the banks of Danube River and is the birthplace of famous artists and musicians including Mozart and Beethoven.

Full points to you if Vienna was your guess!

Each year, the Economic Intelligence Unit carries out a survey in which 140 cities are rated out of 100 based on factors such as living standards, crime, transportation infrastructure, access to education and healthcare, and political and economic stability.

For 7 years, Melbourne in Australia had been reigning at the top of the charts as the world’s most livable city before being overtaken by Vienna and dropping to the second position.

Vienna, the capital of Austria, achieved an ideal 99.1 score thanks to its imperial history, baroque streets, and vibrant culinary scenes. The cultural city offers a wide range of experiences for architecture enthusiasts and music aficionados. Its renowned food and drink scenes have placed Vienna on the global gastronomical map. There are no doubts that it is one of the finest cities in Europe to live and visit.


Here are the World’s most livable cities of 2018:

1. Vienna, Austria

2. Melbourne, Australia

3. Osaka, Japan

4. Calgary, Canada

5. Sydney, Australia

6. Vancouver, Canada

7. (tie) Toronto, Canada

7. (tie) Tokyo, Japan

9. Copenhagen, Denmark

10. Adelaide, Australia

If you are already considering relocating to Vienna, we understand. Who wouldn’t want to live by the peaceful Danube River and indulge in coffee and pastries at its charming coffee houses every day? Plan your dream trip to Austria and immerse yourself in the energy and richness of this historic city.

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