Marbella is delighted to announce its nomination for the prestigious 2022 award for the best tourist destination in Europe, awarded by the travel site European Best Destinations.
A true year-round destination that caters to the needs of a wide range of travelers, Marbella is the jewel in the crown of the Costa del Sol. With a unique landscape of ‘sea meets mountains’, the area is an ideal destination for beach goers and families, as well as for cyclists, runners and hikers keen to discover the challenging trails that zigzag up to at the top of La Concha mountain. And not to be outdone, golfers can improve their swing on the beautiful, sunny courses – when not busy with world-class international golf tournaments.
While culture buffs can enjoy a quiet palm-fringed promenade in the old town, dotted with typical Andalusian houses, art galleries and museums, food fanatics can either sample the freshest seafood in rustic restaurants that only the locals know about, indulge in a Michelin-starred dining experience at one of the award-winning gourmet restaurants or browse traditional food markets. A multi-faceted destination, Marbella is also perfect for wellness enthusiasts, with glamorous retreats dotted around the hilly surroundings, promising a complete reboot of mind and body.
Ángeles Muñoz, Mayor of Marbella comments “We are very proud to be nominated for the 2022 award for the best tourist destination in Europe. The European Best Destinations is responsible for positioning Europe as the number one destination in the world. It would be an honor for Marbella to be the number one destination next year and to confirm once again that we offer a mix of excellent services, luxury accommodation, hospitality venues, cultural centers and attractions. top quality sports and wellness facilities which are simply unmatched in Europe.“.
Working in close collaboration with more than 400 tourist offices and the EDEN network (the platform for the exchange of good practices in sustainable tourism of the European Commission), European Best Destination promotes culture and tourism on the continent. It is one of the most visited travel websites in the world and it offers in-depth travel guides and editorial material, which help discerning travelers get the most out of their vacation in Europe. Public vote for the Award for the best tourist destination in Europe 2022 will open on the European Best Destinations website on the 20the January 2022 and the winner will be announced on the 10the from February.
For more information, please visit turismo.marbella.es/en.