10 Most Livable Cities In The World

OT Staff

Vienna, Austria

Topping the list, Vienna excels in stability, healthcare, education, and infrastructure. It boasts a rich culture, historic architecture, and a vibrant arts scene, contributing to its high livability score. Residents also enjoy its coffeehouses, classical music, and the Danube River.

St. Francis of Assisi Church with reflection on the water in Vienna | Shutterstock

Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen, known for its sustainability and green living, aims to be carbon-neutral by 2025. With efficient public transportation, cycling-friendly streets, and an emphasis on work-life balance, it's an attractive place to live.

Nyhavn, Copenhagen | Shutterstock

Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich combines a high quality of life with efficient infrastructure, offering residents excellent healthcare, education, and safety. The picturesque Old Town, Lake Zurich, and Swiss Alps provide abundant recreational opportunities.

Famous Fraumunster church with reflections in river Limmat at pink sunrise in Old Town of Zurich | Shutterstock

Melbourne, Australia

Despite a housing shortage, Melbourne remains a vibrant city with a diverse culture. Its laneways are adorned with street art, cafes, and boutiques. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Yarra River, and sports events contribute to the city's lively atmosphere.

The Clock Tower, Melbourne | Shutterstock

Calgary, Canada

Calgary boasts high stability, low crime rates, and abundant outdoor recreational opportunities. The nearby Rocky Mountains and the annual Calgary Stampede add to its appeal.

Calgary Prince's Island at night, Canada | Shutterstock

Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva provides a high standard of living, particularly in healthcare and education. The presence of the United Nations headquarters, Jet d’Eau fountain, and Lake Geneva enhances the cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Beautiful sunset of Chillon Castle with Mont Blanc at Geneva lake, Switzerland | Shutterstock

Sydney, Australia

Sydney’s stunning harbour, iconic Opera House and world-class beaches make it a sought-after destination. The city buzzes with cultural events, dining options, and outdoor activities.

A view of the Opera House at night, Sydney, Australia | Shutterstock

Vancouver, Canada

Surrounded by natural beauty, Vancouver combines urban amenities with outdoor adventures. Stanley Park, Granville Island, and the North Shore mountains provide endless recreational opportunities.

Colours of the autumn. Gorgeous sea walk in the Stanley Park in Vancouver | Shutterstock

Osaka, Japan

Osaka’s combination of modernity, history, and cuisine contributes to its charm. Locals savour street food, visit historic temples, and experience the vibrant nightlife. Popular attractions include Universal Studios Japan and Osaka Castle.

Osaka Castle, Osaka, Japan | Shutterstock

Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland boasts volcanic cones, beaches, and a thriving arts scene, adding to its scenic beauty, multicultural vibe, and quality of life. Nearby getaways include Waiheke Island and Rangitoto Island.

A view of the Auckland cityscape | Shutterstock

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