Cape Town ranks as Lonely Planet's 2nd best city worldwide

South Africa


Cape Town - Lonely Planet revealed the best of the best in travel in their newly published guide, Best in Travel 2017, which features picks from around the world in the categories for top countries, top regions, top cities and places offering the best value for money.

Cape Town racked up yet another award and got its Capetonian roots firmly planted in second place under the world-renowned travel guide's category, Top 10 Cities, with Bordeaux, France in first place.

Lonely planet praised the Mother City and said, “Cape Town's deceptively laid-back folk have been working hard to add cultural and culinary cred to the Mother City's famous natural charms, cementing its reputation an as African city with a global outlook”.

Culinary tourism is becoming more and more a growing trend and it goes to show with the mention of Cape Town's historic wine estates, hip markets and inventive restaurants in Best in Travel 2017.