5 Most Friendly Cities In Europe (Photos)


Europe is by far one of the most popular continent and have well developed regions in the world. It can be quite difficult to decide what country, let alone city, to decide to live and be happy in; each country has its own unique culture and appeal, and the options seem limitless. All of this can be incredibly overwhelming. To ease the decision-making process, we have compiled a list of the 5 most friendly cities in Europe to live abroad . This is a compilation of the most popularly ranked and truly exciting places to experience throughout Europe. Many great cities are written below,. From how easy the city is to navigate or strangers helping you find your way when that pesky roaming data doesn’t work to making new best friends in a local bar, these are the cities across the continent where you’ll be made to feel the most welcome.

1. Prague Czech Republic

And the winner out of all the friendliest cities in Europe? Prague takes top spot thanks to its lively locals, engaging social scene and ease of access for first time visitors. Prague is a wonderfully vibrant and social place to be, and is also rated one of the most LGBTQ+ friendly major cities in Europe. The city is very nice and lovely.

2. Bruges Belgium

One of the friendliest cities in Europe is Bruges, a fairytale place in Belgium. The charming atmosphere is hard to match, with a village feel and locals who go the extra mile to welcome tourists. From walking guides to the waiter who serves your hot chocolate and waffles, the people here make Bruges stand out. There warm welcoming make you feel heaven on Earth.


The capital of Italy’s region of Tuscany is commonly regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. After visiting a handful of times over the years, I’ve gotta say I wholeheartedly agree. Florence is home to so much living history from the Renaissance period. You’ll be forgiven for giving yourself whiplash as you try to look in every direction and soak it all in! Beyond the Cathedral and the Ponte Vecchio, be sure to allow time to get off the main tourist thoroughfare. As soon as you walk across one of the many bridges, a whole other world awaits. Outside of the city centre, you can discover public parks, libraries, and smaller art galleries which makes the environment so friendly,


There are few cities I can say compare to the beauty of Paris but Vienna is one such city that comes close. It has been described to me as a cleaner version of the French capital and having visited both a number of times, I can’t argue with that. The coffee house culture is however my favourite aspect of Vienna. It has a way of transporting you to a previous era with how stuffy and old school it is. But somehow it is also affectionately welcomed with open arms. Even for the younger generation, coffee houses are on trend and always welcoming.


I’ve said it before and I’ll stand by it time after time, Edinburgh would have to be one of the most underrated cities in Europe, if not the most. There’s something so magical and ethereal about this city that wins the hearts of many (myself included) almost instantly or in my case, before you even arrive. Bonus: there are a bunch of Harry Potter locations in the city. This is where J. K. Rowling herself wrote much of her work in cafes, drawing inspiration from locations throughout Edinburgh. This city is no exception most friendly and lovely place to visit.

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