The votes have been counted, the results are in. We can reveal that the greatest city in the world is a coastal gem, lying in the shadow of a cloud-hugged mountain. Here wine flows, penguins waddle and – not too far away – majestic beasts roam.
It could only be Cape Town.
To find out the greatest city in the world, we asked you – our trusted Telegraph Travel readers – to let us know your favourite holiday destinations. Over 45,000 readers responded to the Telegraph Travel Awards survey and the South African city pipped Tokyo and Vancouver to the top spot.
We would love to say we were surprised but, frankly, we were not. This is the sixth consecutive victory for Cape Town – a firm favourite amongst…