Press Kit: Lonely Planet - Best in Travel 2019

Lonely Planet names Copenhagen the world’s top city for 2019

Copenhagen has been chosen as the world’s top city to visit in 2019 by world-leading travel authority Lonely Planet. The city receives the accolade in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2019, the highly anticipated annual collection of the best travel destinations, trends, journeys and experiences to have in the year ahead.

“Denmark’s capital of cool is unstoppable,” raves Lonely Planet in its description of its number one city. Already world-renowned as a centre for Scandinavian design and architecture, the city’s booming food scene, amazing sustainable credentials and new shoulder season activities are mentioned as some of Copenhagen’s defining qualities. 

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