Athens is among the 17 best places to visit in the world in 2017, according to renowned US magazine Conde Nast Traveller. The annual list of the 17 best destinations to travel to are based on the preferences of the magazine’s travel editors.
According to the list, the best place to visit in 2017 is Canada. Athens is fifth on the list.
Conde Nast Traveller notes that Athens is not only a historical city, but is now emerging as a capital of modern art, thanks to the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre and Greece’s new National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST). The magazine notes that Athens is making a comeback, although in the recent past it had been overshadowed by other European capitals such as Rome. Moreover, it is mentioned that the Greek capital is a stopover for travel to beautiful islands such as Corfu.
Conde Nast Traveller’s Best Places to Travel in 2017 are:
- Central US
- Portugal – Azores
- Croatia’s Coast
- New Zealand
- Tokyo, Kanazawa, Kyoto
- Buenos Aires
- Patagonia, Chile