With more people turning to social media for holiday inspiration, a Pinterest study has revealed 15 European cities with the most picture-perfect homes.
From breathtaking sceneries to grandeur monuments, taking pictures when travelling has become a tourist norm. So, which European cities have the most picture-perfect homes?
Intrigued by a 50% surge in searches for the “most beautiful European cities” over the past months, Alan Boswell from Landlord Building Insurance utilised Pinterest to uncover the European cities with the most picturesque homes.
To do this, the experts analysed the total number of home-related pins and boards to assign a final ‘aesthetic home score’ for each city.
Irish city amongst top European cities with most beautiful homes – the Irish capital features in 11th place
Taking pictures of your surroundings and things that intrigue you have become an inherent part of going on holiday.
Alan Boswell of Landlord Building Insurance used Pinterest to uncover the European cities with the most picturesque homes. As a result, Dublin ranked as the 11th European city with the most picturesque homes.
Receiving an ‘aesthetic home score’ of 7.92/10, the city’s juxtaposing architectural styles earned it 9,249 pins and 179 Pinterest boards. The Irish capital ranks ahead of the likes of Edinburgh, Florence, and Vienna.
The top of the list – the top three cities
Topping the list of Europe’s most beautiful homes is England’s capital, London. The city earned a near-perfect ‘aesthetic home score’ of 9.81/10.
From the Victorian masterpiece, Palace of Westminster, to the stunning Georgian architectural style at Somerset House, the city features on a whopping 68,531 pins and 653 Pinterest boards to date.
Berlin claims a close second with a score of 9.62/10. Amassing an impressive 27,439 pins and 435 boards, the attractive German capital is awash with urban aesthetics and gritty textures. In third place is Paris, with a score of 9.43/10.
Accumulating 26,557 pins and 366 boards on Pinterest so far, the 19th-century Haussmann building style that dominates the French capital has mesmerised globetrotters with its timeless double windows and stone facades.
The rest of the most picture-perfect European homes – aesthetically-pleasing cities and homes
Following closely after Paris, Amsterdam maintains a score of 9.25/10, thanks to the “blisteringly colourful buildings which overlook the Amstel river”.
Next up in joint fifth place are Rome and Naples, with a score of 8.97/10. Naples is deemed a “surprise entry this high up on the list”.
However, it has made the cut thanks to its “proximity to the Mediterranean Sea”, which “had a huge impact on its interior designs”.
The remainder of the list rounds out with Athens and Venice (7th/8th), Barcelona (9th), Madrid (10th), Edinburgh(12th), Hamburg and Florence (13th), Valencia (14th), and Vienna in the fifteenth spot.