Ljubljana, the green miracle
On Monday, 27 June 2022, the Mayor of Ljubljana, Zoran Janković, officially accepted the award of Ljubljana as the European Best Destination 2022, at the Ljubljana Castle.
Ljubljana thus became the best among 20 great destinations in Europe, which is an extraordinary success. The Mayor is very proud of the fact that we are all living together in Ljubljana, that we respect all differences, and above all, that everyone is welcome in our capital.
Maximilien Lejeune, Director of European Best Destinations, who presented the Mayor with the award, pointed out: “World travellers love Ljubljana. It boasts an exceptional quality of life, green areas and accessibility, it is a safe, tolerant, multicultural, optimistic, sporty and family-friendly destination. It is a role model for all European destinations.”
This year, the European Best Destinations organization singles out Ljubljana as the trendiest travel destination, which, in addition to lovers of culture, art, entertainment and nature, is visited by delegations of mayors, environmental consultants and urban planners so they can experience and understand this green miracle in Europe.
Ljubljana is a role model
The prestigious international award is yet another piece of evidence that Ljubljana is becoming a global role model for urban destinations worldwide and is recognized throughout the year as an innovative, lively, colourful and sustainable destination. And precisely sustainability is a key aspect of the strategic development of Ljubljana, which is not only focused on visitors but also on local people, the first and key ambassadors of the most beautiful city in the world.
European Best Destinations
European Best Destinations is a travel website developed to promote culture and tourism in Europe. In cooperation with tourism organizations and EDEN, the largest network of sustainable tourism destinations established by the European Commission, it promotes a better understanding of the wealth, diversity and quality of European destinations. The European Best Destination competition plays an important role in promoting Europe as the number one destination in the world. It has become a meeting point for tourist organizations and world travellers and the main gateway to discovering Europe.