What are the European cities most dangerous for tourists? Answering is not easy at all. First of all, it is necessary to make a distinction: it is one thing if we are talking about cities at risk of attacks, it is quite another thing if we are talking about cities with a high rate of crime and petty crime. We wanted to read up on places most at risk belonging to the latter category. Therefore, if you are planning to visit one of these cities in the near future ... beware of pickpockets!
NB: The following ranking is based on data collected by the well-known international site Numbeo, regarding the level of crime perceived in European cities. A crime index was calculated for each city: crime levels below 20 are considered as "very low", crime levels between 20 and 40 as "low", crime levels between 40 and 60 as "moderate" ", crime levels between 60 and 80 as" high "and finally crime levels above 80 as" very high ".
Top 20 Most Dangerous Cities in Europe
NB: Some UK cities have been removed from the ranking, such as Bradford (57.58), Birmingham (57.01), Manchester (53,26), London (52,48), Nottingham (46,99).
Tips for safe travel
All of the above does not mean that you should not visit these wonderful places, but it is good to follow the appropriate precautions!
- Do not dress too flashy or designer not to attract attention, but not too "touristy" or you will be targeted;
- Use your camera with discretion, especially when it comes to expensive machines;
- Be careful not to keep your wallet in your trouser pocket, but always in the front of the jacket;
- If you can, divide the money in different places and in any case don't go around with too much cash;
- At the restaurant, avoid putting the bag hanging from the back of the chair, rather put it under the chair stuck between your feet;
- Travel light, always keep your backpack in front and above all eyes open!