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24 of the best cities in Europe that aren't incredibly obvious

Cosmopolitan (UK) Logo By Dusty Baxter-Wright of Cosmopolitan (UK) | Slide 1 of 25: The best cities in Europe aren't always the ones that immediately spring to mind. Yes, we love a weekend in Paris or a roam around, er, Rome, but sometimes the best places to visit aren't the first ones you think of. So if you're looking for a brilliant European city break a little further afield - or one that might not be as swamped by tourists, head to one of these 19 locations. One more thing: wine in Porto or pasta in Siena first?

The best cities in Europe aren't always the ones that immediately spring to mind. Yes, we love a weekend in Paris or a roam around, er, Rome, but sometimes the best places to visit aren't the first ones you think of. So if you're looking for a brilliant European city break a little further afield - or one that might not be as swamped by tourists, head to one of these 19 locations. One more thing: wine in Porto or pasta in Siena first?

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