Nicknames With “Venice of the North”

We all know of Venice, the iconic city in Italy with its multiple canals. But do you know about cities similar to Venice? Check out the list below to learn what European cities have a nickname with “Venice of the North”!

Cities in france known as “Venice of the north”

Colmar, France
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cities in germany known as “Venice of the north”

Hamburg, Germany
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  • Bamberg
  • Emden
  • Friedrichstadt
  • Hamburg
  • Lübeck
  • Papenburg
  • Passau
  • Schwerin
  • Stralsund

cities In Norway Known As “Venice of the North”

Ålesund, Norway
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  • Ålesund
  • Arendal
  • Bulandet
  • Værlandet
  • Henningsvær
  • Svolvær

cities In The United Kingdom Known As “Venice of the North”

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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  • Birmingham
  • Bourton-on-the-Water
  • Glasgow-Maryhill
  • Leeds
  • London-Paddington
  • Manchester
  • Rochdale
  • Skipton

cities In Poland Known As “Venice of the North”

Gdansk, Poland
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  • Bydgoszcz
  • Gdansk
  • Kallisz
  • Wroclaw

cities In Sweden Known As “Venice of the North”

Stockholm, Sweden
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  • Stockholm

other european cities Known As “Venice of the North”

Amsterdam, Netherlands
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  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Bornholm, Denmark
  • Bruges, Belgium
  • Cork, Ireland
  • Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Giethoorn, Netherlands
  • Haapsalu, Estonia
  • Saint Petersburg, Russia

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