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Digital nomads now represent an estimated 35 million worldwide, which would be equivalent to the 41stSt largest population country. With 55% of digital nomads agreeing that the main reason they are one is to travel, this trend continues as more and more countries open their doors to visas to attract visitors.
More than half of digital nomads come from the United States, so it’s no surprise that Mexico, with its proximity, takes the top spot as the most popular destination for digital nomads. All of Latin America has become a popular place for digital nomads, while Thailand and Indonesia take second and third place.
If you’re looking to immerse yourself in centuries-old cities with European culture and charm, Home2Go, a marketplace for vacation rentals, has researched what the top-ranking European cities for remote work are in 2023. a growing demand for European vacation rentals, with US searches up 37% in Europe. The marketplace is also offering one lucky nomad the chance to stay for free for three months, with Home2Go covering the bill up to $10,000.
Home2Go ranked the top 10 destinations in Europe for digital nomads by looking at the hours of daylight, the number of coworking spaces per capita, the amount of highly rated tourist attractions, the median price per night per person for holiday accommodation, and Internet speed. in each city according to a company press release.
1. Lisbon, Portugal
With warm weather, great waves, charming culture, and a lower cost of living compared to other European cities, there’s a lot to like about the top-ranked city for digital nomads, which received almost a full ten for coworking spaces per capita.
2. Porto, Portugal
Another of Portugal’s coastal cities makes the list as the best digital nomad city, known for its port wine production and statistical bridges. The city is the second largest metropolis after Lisbon and has one of the oldest wine regions in the world, which was awarded the title of UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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3. Barcelona, Spain
This Mediterranean city offers fantastic beaches and sunny weather, while culture buffs can enjoy the many museums and attractions. Go to lively cafes to do some work and admire the creations of Antoni Gaudi, who left his mark on the architecture of Barcelona with sites such as the Basilica La Sagrada Familia.
4. Amsterdam, Holland
Amsterdam recently launched a stay-away campaign for tourists, so it is recommended to visit Amsterdam in the low season when there are not so many people. The city has decided to update its image of a party city to become more of a cultural icon and a place that attracts tourists who enjoy different offers outside of its coffee shops and red light district, such as its museum square, Vondelpark, or boutique shops.
5. Dublin, Ireland
Nestled between mountains, a river, and a beautiful bay, this picturesque town is known for its friendly atmosphere. Explore the city’s streets and alleys for vibrant art and historic buildings, or enjoy a coffee in its many hip cafes.
6. Paris, France
The city of lights hardly needs an introduction as you will find something for everyone in this magical city. From charming cobbled stoned streets to enjoying a sweet pastry in the morning and exploring its unique architecture and character, you will find plenty of stunning scenery for your zoom calls.
7. Madrid, Spain
Madrid is a vibrant city with a relaxed Mediterranean lifestyle that offers mouth-watering food and decent nightlife. It is considered more affordable than other European cities, and you will enjoy looking for an original Picasso or finding your favorite world-famous churro.
8. Lyon, France
If you’re looking for creative inspiration, look no further than Lyon, France. The entire city has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you will find pleasant discoveries as you wander around Roman ruins, Renaissance quarters and hidden passages.
9. Bristol, England
This centuries-old city has a creative spirit with its modern economy built on the creative media, technology, electronics, and aerospace industries. Enjoy some live music from its many lively venues, or take a scenic walk along the river Avon. You will find many green spaces or co-working spaces to do your work.
10. Frankfurt, Germany
Known as Germany’s financial center with many international offices, you’ll find a mixed and diverse population in this UNESCO World Heritage site, which also comes with its share of skyscrapers. A mix of old and new fusion in this city, where you can get lost in Europe’s largest museums or explore the streets of Frankfurt’s Old Town with its picturesque buildings.
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