January 27, 2023


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The world’s greatest vacation spot for British expats is ‘great’ – full listing

New analysis from ECA Worldwide discovered essentially the most habitable cities for European expats. The most effective vacation spot is a “great” European metropolis.

Finest locations for British expats

  1. Bern, Switzerland
  2. Copenhagen, Denmark
  3. The Hague, Netherlands
  4. Geneva, Switzerland
  5. Eindhoven, Netherlands
  6. Stavanger, Norway
  7. Amsterdam, Netherlands
  8. Gothenburg, Sweden
  9. Basel, Switzerland
  10. Rotterdam, Netherlands

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Bern, the capital of Switzerland, topped the listing for the second yr in a row, one in every of three Swiss cities to make the listing.

The riverside metropolis has a twelfth century Previous City and expats will be capable of head into the mountains on the weekend.

From mountain biking in summer season to winter cross nation snowboarding, town is ideal for adventurous expats.

‘Permia’ wrote on Tripadvisor about Bern: “Enthralling, wandering round great streetscapes within the brilliant early autumn sunshine.”


‘Jason S’ wrote: “Love the winding and flowing streets and facet streets you may get misplaced in, simply pottering across the several types of retailers.”

Copenhagen took second place on the listing whereas the Netherlands had essentially the most cities within the prime 10 rankings.

The Hague, Eindhoven, Amsterdam and Rotterdam have been all included with The Hague in third place.

English is extensively spoken within the Netherlands so it could possibly be a great choice for Britons seeking to discover work abroad.

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Edinburgh was the best scoring UK metropolis in seventeenth place whereas Aberdeen got here simply exterior the highest 20 in twenty first place.

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London landed simply inside the highest 40, its highest place for 4 years, after its security rankings improved.

Canada additionally carried out effectively within the rankings with Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal all outperforming London.

Neil Ashman, senior location rankings analyst at ECA Worldwide, stated: “Canada continues to rank extremely since pandemic restrictions have been eliminated.

“As an illustration, Toronto’s ban on inside-dining was among the many longest worldwide, which contributed to town falling out of the highest 20 most habitable places on the earth.

“Pandemic controls in Canada have been very strict, upending hundreds of expatriates’ lives.

“Nonetheless, the elimination of those restrictions in Toronto and elsewhere has unsurprisingly made the nation extra habitable for Europeans. Praised for its multiculturalism, distinctive infrastructure and healthcare system, Canada is a famend favorite for European expats.”

Dublin landed simply exterior the highest 10 in eleventh place, falling from final yr when it made the highest 10 rankings.