Get Your Boots Out – Europe’s Best City for Walking Revealed

Data collected by leading British footwear retailer schuh reveals that Finnish Capital Helsinki is the best European city for walking.

A number of different metrics including air quality, tidiness, the quality of green space, and safety for walkers have been scaled in order to provide an overall score which ranks 49 of the European capital cities from best to worst for walking.

  • Helsinki topped the pile with a score of 91.7, followed by Reykjavik, Vilnius, Copenhagen, and Vienna.
  • Edinburgh ranks highest for the British cities on the list, coming in at 15th, closely followed by Belfast and Cardiff, 18th and 19th, respectively.
  • The city considered worse for walking based on the metrics analysed is the Turkish capital, Ankara.

Prerna Shah
Prerna Shah
Prerna Shah is a media and content professional with over a decade of experience in both print as well as digital. She pursues her love of a good story and storytelling by writing features, blogs, essays and interviews.

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