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Are you ready to start planning your travels for 2023?

Whether you’re looking to relax on a pristine beach, hike through stunning mountain ranges, or explore a bustling city, there are endless options for amazing places to visit. To help you narrow down your choices, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best places to travel to in 2023. From the beautiful beaches of Bali to the iconic landmarks of New York, we’ve picked the best places added to our map in 2022 that are sure to inspire and excite you. So pack your bags and get ready to discover the world’s most amazing travel destinations in 2023!

Award Winning Places

Discover the award-winning places across our well known 10 categories.


Paris, the capital of France, is known as the City of Love and is one of the most romantic and iconic cities in the world. Stunning architecture and iconic landmarks like the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral, world-renowned art museums and delectable cuisine. Paris is a city that truly has it all. Wander the charming streets of Montmartre, shop at the chic boutiques of the Marais, or indulge in some of the best food and wine the world has to offer. Paris is a destination that should be on everyone’s travel bucket list. Bon voyage!

The Inside Paris community has been the grand winner with two places in our Best Place of the Year Awards, in both the category History and the category Architecture. Discover more Parisian places, like local attractions, restaurants and shops, by downloading the app or check out this article on the creative side of Paris.

Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town, located on the southwestern coast of South Africa, is a vibrant and beautiful city that has something for everyone. From its stunning beaches and rugged coastline to its bustling city center and iconic Table Mountain, Cape Town is a must-visit destination. The city is rich in history and culture, with a diverse population and a mix of influences from around the world. Whether you’re looking to relax on the beach, go on a wildlife safari, or explore the city’s art and culinary scene, Cape Town has it all.

The waterfront area with the Silo Hotel and Zeitz Museum located underneath is an absolute gem that certainly should not be missed when you are visiting Cape Town. With reason our Best Place Award for 2023 in the Art & Design Category landed here.

Scala, Italy

Located in the heart of the Amalfi Coast in Italy, Scala is a charming and picturesque town that is the perfect destination for travelers looking for a taste of la dolce vita. With its narrow, winding streets, stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea, and charming pastel-colored houses, Scala is a true Italian gem. Whether you’re looking to relax on the beach, explore the town’s rich history and culture, or indulge in some of the best food and wine Italy has to offer, Scala has something for everyone. Start planning your trip to Scala today and discover the magic!

Make sure to book your stay with our Map Your City Award winner in the category Accommodation. You’ll enjoy five-star services, and an unparalleled view over the Amalfi Coast. Why wait?

Check all award winning places

You’ll find all award winning places in the Map Your City app. Make sure to filter on “Best Place Awards”. If you’re viewing this post on your tablet or desktop, you’ll be able to discover them all on this web map, below. Select “Best Place of 2022” to plan for your next travel destination.

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