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Popular destinations

These destinations have been in the draw on multiple occasions:

Number of draws Destinations
17 22px-Flag of Austria.svg.png Colonel.png28 Vienna
11 22px-Flag of Germany.svg.png Colonel.png18 Berlin
9 22px-Flag of Hungary.svg.png Colonel.png21 Budapest, 22px-Flag of Denmark.svg.png Colonel.png23 Copenhagen, 22px-Flag of Iceland.svg.png Colonel.png13 Alan-Shearer.png 25 Reykjavík
8 20px-Flag of Switzerland.svg.png Colonel.png15 Geneva,|22px-Flag of Finland.svg.png Colonel.png12 Helsinki
7 22px-Flag of Luxembourg.svg.png Colonel.png29 Luxembourg (City)
6 22px-Flag of Portugal.svg.png Colonel.png17 Porto, 22px-Flag of Malta.svg.png Colonel.png19 Valletta
5 22px-Flag of Portugal.svg.png Colonel.png22 Lisbon, 22px-Flag of Croatia svg.png Dubrovnik
4 22px-Flag of Belgium (civil).svg.png Colonel.png20 Bruges
3 22px-Flag of the Netherlands.svg.png Colonel.png9 Amsterdam, 22px-Flag of Slovenia.svg.png Ljubljana, 22px-Flag of Germany.svg.png Alan-Shearer.png 21 Colonel.png26 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, 22px-Flag of the Czech Republic.svg.png Prague, 22px-Flag of Estonia.svg.png Tallinn, 22px-Flag of the Faroe Islands.svg.png Tórshavn, 22px-Flag of Romania.svg.png Bucharest, 22px-Flag of Germany.svg.png Munich
2 22px-Flag of Denmark.svg.png Aalborg,

22px-Flag of Hungary.svg.png Balaton, 22px-Flag of Estonia.svg.png 22px-Flag of Latvia.svg.png 22px-Flag of Lithuania.svg.png Baltic States, 22px-Flag of Barbados.svg.png Barbados, 22px-Flag of Spain.svg.png Colonel.pngColonel.png7 Barcelona, 22px-Flag of France.svg.png Bastia, 22px-Flag of Denmark.svg.png Denmark, 22px-Flag of Poland.svg.png Colonel.png11 Gdańsk, 22px-Flag of Belgium (civil).svg.png Colonel.png25 Ghent, 22px-Flag of the Netherlands.svg.png Holland, 22px-Flag of Italy.svg.png Italy, 22px-Flag of Liechtenstein.svg.png Liechtenstein, 22px-Flag of Norway.svg.png Colonel.png8 Oslo, 22px-Flag of Italy.svg.png Alan-Shearer.png 17 Palermo, {Rome}} 22px-Flag of Spain.svg.png Seville, 22px-Flag of Sweden.svg.png Colonel.png3 Stockholm, 22px-Flag of Italy.svg.png Venice, 22px-Flag of Lithuania.svg.png Vilnius, 20px-Flag of Switzerland.svg.png Colonel.png10 Zürich

Multiple nominations

It occasionally happens that a destination can be nominated several times in the same draw!

Multiplicity Destination When it happened
3 22px-Flag of Finland.svg.png Colonel.png12 Helsinki Mission 11 22px-Flag of Poland.svg.png Colonel.png11 Gdańsk
22px-Flag of Iceland.svg.png Colonel.png13 Alan-Shearer.png 25 Reykjavík Mission 12 22px-Flag of Finland.svg.png Colonel.png12 Helsinki (incl. Reardon)
22px-Flag of Germany.svg.png Colonel.png18 Berlin Mission 13 22px-Flag of Iceland.svg.png Colonel.png13 Alan-Shearer.png 25 Reykjavík (incl. Grosser Vass)
22px-Flag of Austria.svg.png Colonel.png28 Vienna Mission 22 22px-Flag of Portugal.svg.png Colonel.png22 Lisbon (incl. Grosser Vass and Pete Gibbon), Mission 27 22px-Flag of Bulgaria.svg.png Colonel.png27 Sofia (incl. Louis and Gozer the Gozerian)
2 22px-Flag of Hungary.svg.png Colonel.png21 Budapest Mission 9 22px-Flag of the Netherlands.svg.png Colonel.png9 Amsterdam, Mission 15 20px-Flag of Switzerland.svg.png Colonel.png15 Geneva
22px-Flag of Malta.svg.png Colonel.png19 Valletta Mission 16 22px-Flag of Greece.svg.png Colonel.png16 Athens, Mission 18 22px-Flag of Germany.svg.png Colonel.png18 Berlin (incl. Grosser Vass)
22px-Flag of Austria.svg.png Colonel.png28 Vienna Mission 11 22px-Flag of Poland.svg.png Colonel.png11 Gdańsk (P.C. Bourne and Grosser Vass), Mission 23 22px-Flag of Denmark.svg.png Colonel.png23 Copenhagen (incl. Grosser Vass)
22px-Flag of the Netherlands.svg.png Colonel.png9 Amsterdam Mission 7 22px-Flag of Spain.svg.png Colonel.pngColonel.png7 Barcelona
22px-Flag of Iceland.svg.png Colonel.png13 Alan-Shearer.png 25 Reykjavík Mission 10 20px-Flag of Switzerland.svg.png Colonel.png10 Zürich
22px-Flag of Germany.svg.png Colonel.png18 Berlin Mission 11 22px-Flag of Poland.svg.png Colonel.png11 Gdańsk
22px-Flag of Belgium (civil).svg.png Colonel.png20 Bruges Mission 17 22px-Flag of Portugal.svg.png Colonel.png17 Porto
22px-Flag of Portugal.svg.png Colonel.png17 Porto Mission 12 22px-Flag of Finland.svg.png Colonel.png12 Helsinki (incl. P.C. Bourne)
22px-Flag of Croatia svg.png Dubrovnik Mission 23 22px-Flag of Denmark.svg.png Colonel.png23 Copenhagen (incl. Louis)
22px-Flag of Liechtenstein.svg.png Liechtenstein Mission 24 22px-Flag of the Netherlands.svg.png Colonel.png24 Arnhem (incl. Grosser Vass)
22px-Flag of Italy.svg.png Italy Mission 27 22px-Flag of Bulgaria.svg.png Colonel.png27 Sofia (incl. Grosser Vass)


22px-Flag of Portugal.svg.png Colonel.png17 Porto has never been in a draw only once.

Unpopular destinations

These destinations have been in the draw only once:

22px-Flag of Italy.svg.png Alan-Shearer.png 2 Alghero, 22px-Flag of Andorra.svg.png Andorra, 22px-Flag of the Netherlands.svg.png Colonel.png24 Arnhem, 22px-Flag of Greece.svg.png Colonel.png16 Athens, 22px-Flag of Austria.svg.png Austria, 22px-Flag of Germany.svg.png Bamberg, 22px-Flag of Norway.svg.png Bergen, 22px-Flag of France.svg.png Bergerac, 20px-Flag of Switzerland.svg.png Bern, 22px-Flag of Italy.svg.png Bologna, 22px-Flag of the Czech Republic.svg.png Brno, 22px-Flag of Belgium (civil).svg.png (near) Brussels, 22px-Flag of Romania.svg.png Bucharest, 22px-Flag of Bulgaria.svg.png Bulgaria, 22px-Flag of Mexico.svg.png Cabo San Lucas, 22px-Flag of Italy.svg.png Calasetta, 22px-Flag of Canada.svg.png Canada, 22px-Flag of Ireland.svg.png Cork, 22px-Flag of the Isle of Man.svg.png Douglas, 22px-Flag of Ireland.svg.png Colonel.png2 Dublin, 22px-Flag of Portugal.svg.png Faro, 22px-Flag of Fiji.svg.png Fiji, 22px-Flag of Finland.svg.png Finland, 22px-Flag of Italy.svg.png Florence, 22px-Flag of the Azores.svg.png Flores, 22px-Flag of Italy.svg.png Colonel.png5 Genoa, 22px-Flag of Gibraltar.svg.png Alan-Shearer.png 22 Gibraltar, 22px-Flag of Spain.svg.png Granada, 22px-Flag of Spain.svg.png Gran Canaria, 22px-Flag of Austria.svg.png Graz, 22px-Flag of Canada.svg.png Halifax (Nova Scotia), 22px-Flag of Germany.svg.png Colonel.png14 Hanover, 22px-Flag of Germany.svg.png Colonel.png6 Heidelberg, 22px-Flag of Hungary.svg.png Hungary, 22px-Flag of France.svg.png Île de Ré, 22px-Flag of Austria.svg.png Interlaken, 22px-Flag of Ireland.svg.png Ireland, 22px-Flag of the Czech Republic.svg.png Karlovy Vary, 22px-Flag of Greece.svg.png Kefalonia, 22px-Flag of Tanzania.svg.png Kilimanjaro, 22px-Flag of Jamaica.svg.png Kingston, 22px-Flag of Slovakia.svg.png Košice, 22px-Flag of Italy.svg.png Lake Como, 22px-Flag of Cyprus.svg.png Larnaka, 22px-Flag of the United States.svg.png Las Vegas, 20px-Flag of Switzerland.svg.png Lausanne, 22px-Flag of Germany.svg.png Leipzig, 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg.png Lerwick, 22px-Flag of Portugal.svg.png Madeira, 22px-Flag of Spain.svg.png Madrid, 22px-Flag of Sweden.svg.png Malmö, 22px-Flag of Malta.svg.png Malta, 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg.png Manaus, 22px-Flag of the United States.svg.png Alan-Shearer.png 19 Miami, 22px-Flag of Spain.svg.png Minorca, 22px-Flag of Italy.svg.png Montepulciano, 22px-Flag of Italy.svg.png Naples, 22px-Flag of the United States.svg.png Nevada, 22px-Flag of the United States.svg.png New Orleans, 22px-Flag of Norway.svg.png Norway, 22px-Flag of Spain.svg.png Palma (Majorca), 22px-Flag of France.svg.png Perpignan, 22px-Flag of Portugal.svg.png Portugal, 22px-Flag of Latvia.svg.png Riga, 22px-Flag of Romania.svg.png Romania, 22px-Flag of Russia.svg.png Russia, 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg.png Scottish Highlands, 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg.png Skern Lodge, 22px-Flag of Macedonia.svg.png Skopje, 22px-Flag of Bulgaria.svg.png Colonel.png27 Sofia, 22px-Flag of the United States.svg.png Alan-Shearer.png 23 Steamboat Springs, 22px-Flag of Sweden.svg.png Sweden, 20px-Flag of Switzerland.svg.png Switzerland, 22px-Flag of Romania.svg.png Timișoara, 22px-Flag of Norway.svg.png Tromsø, 22px-Flag of France.svg.png Alan-Shearer.png 5 Toulouse, 22px-Flag of Italy.svg.png Turin, 22px-Flag of Turkey.svg.png Turkey, 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg.png United Kingdom, 22px-Flag of Poland.svg.png Warsaw, 22px-Flag of Bulgaria.svg.png 22px-Flag of Hungary.svg.png 23px-Flag of East Germany.svg.png 22px-Flag of Poland.svg.png 22px-Flag of Romania.svg.png 23px-Flag of the Soviet Union.svg.png 22px-Flag of the Czech Republic.svg.png Warsaw Pact Countries, 22px-Flag of Croatia svg.png Zadar.

Destinations by proposer

See Destinations by proposer.

Mentalist destinations

See PC Bourne for details of the mentalist destinations.

Cities which have been in the draw and have also had other major honours

City Year(s) as Olympics host Year(s) as Eurovision host Year(s) as World's Fair (Expo) host Year(s) as FIFA World Cup Final venue Year(s) as Colonel's destination
22px-Flag of the Netherlands.svg.png Colonel.png9 Amsterdam Summer 1928 1970 - - 2005
22px-Flag of Greece.svg.png Colonel.png16 Athens Summer 1896, 2004 2006 - - 2009
22px-Flag of Spain.svg.png Colonel.pngColonel.png7 Barcelona Summer 1992 - 1888, 1929 - 2004
22px-Flag of Germany.svg.png Colonel.png18 Berlin Summer 1936 - - 2006 2009
22px-Flag of Belgium (civil).svg.png (near) Brussels - 1987 1897, 1910, 1935, 1958 - -
22px-Flag of Denmark.svg.png Colonel.png23 Copenhagen - 1964, 2001, 2014 - - -
22px-Flag of Ireland.svg.png Colonel.png2 Dublin - 1971, 1981, 1988, 1994, 1995, 1997 1907 - 2001
22px-Flag of Germany.svg.png Alan-Shearer.png 21 Colonel.png26 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Winter 1936 - - - 2014
22px-Flag of Italy.svg.png Colonel.png5 Genoa - - 1992 - 2003
22px-Flag of Belgium (civil).svg.png Colonel.png25 Ghent - - 1913 - -
22px-Flag of Germany.svg.png Colonel.png14 Hanover - - 2000 - 2007
22px-Flag of Finland.svg.png Colonel.png12 Helsinki Summer 1952 2007 - - 2006
22px-Flag of Portugal.svg.png Colonel.png22 Lisbon - - 1998 - 2011
22px-Flag of Luxembourg.svg.png Colonel.png29 Luxembourg (City) - 1962, 1966, 1973, 1984 - - -
22px-Flag of Spain.svg.png Madrid - 1969 - 1982 -
22px-Flag of Germany.svg.png Munich Summer 1972 1983 - 1974 -
22px-Flag of Sweden.svg.png Malmö - 1992 - - -
22px-Flag of the United States.svg.png New Orleans - - 1884, 1984 - -
22px-Flag of Norway.svg.png Colonel.png8 Oslo Winter 1952 1996, 2010 - - 2004
22px-Flag of Latvia.svg.png Riga - 2003 - - -
22px-Flag of Spain.svg.png Seville - - 1929, 1992 - -
22px-Flag of Sweden.svg.png Colonel.png3 Stockholm Summer 1912 1975, 2000 - 1958 2002
22px-Flag of Estonia.svg.png Tallinn - 2002 - - -
22px-Flag of Italy.svg.png Turin Winter 2006 - 1911 - -
22px-Flag of Austria.svg.png Colonel.png28 Vienna - 1967, 2015 1873 - -


Moscow (Olympics 1980, Eurovision 2009) and Rio de Janeiro (Olympics 2016, World Cup 1950, 2014) have been in the mentalist round, but have not yet made it to the draw.

Eurovision cities which have never been proposed as destinations: Baku (2012), Belgrade (2008), Bergen (1986), Birmingham (1998), Brighton (1974), Cannes (1959, 1961), Düsseldorf (2011), Edinburgh (1972), Frankfurt (1957), Gothenburg (1985), the Hague (1976, 1980), Harrogate (1982), Hilversum (1958), Istanbul (2004), Jerusalem (1979, 1999), Kiev (2005), London (1960, 1963, 1968, 1977), Lugano (1956), Naples (1965), Paris (1978), Rome (1991) and Zagreb (1990) (The Hague was visited from 22px-Flag of the Netherlands.svg.png Colonel.png9 Amsterdam as an excursion.)

Olympic cities which have never been proposed as destinations: Albertville (Winter 1992), Antwerp (Summer 1920), Atlanta (Summer 1996), Beijing (Summer 2008), Calgary (Winter 1988), Chamonix (Winter 1924), Cortina d'Ampezzo (Winter 1956), Grenoble (Winter 1968), Innsbruck (Winter 1964, 1976), Lake Placid (Winter 1932, 1980), Lillehammer (Winter 1994), London (Summer 1908, 1948, 2012), Los Angeles (Summer 1932, 1984), Mexico City (Summer 1968), Montréal (Summer 1976), Nagano (Winter 1998), Paris (Summer 1900, 1924), Rome (Summer 1960), St. Louis (Summer 1904), St. Moritz (Winter 1928), Salt Lake City (Winter 2002), Sarajevo (Winter 1984), Sapporo (Winter 1972), Seoul (Summer 1988), Sochi (Winter 2014), Squaw Valley (Winter 1960), Sydney (Summer 2000), Tokyo (Summer 1964), and Vancouver (Winter 2010)

World's Fair (Expo) cities which have never been proposed as destinations: Aichi (2005), Antwerp (1885, 1930), Brisbane (1988), Buffalo (1901), Chicago (1893, 1933-34), Daejeon (1993), Knoxville (1982), Liege (1905, 1930), London (1851, 1862), Melbourne (1880), Milan (1906, 2015), Montreal (1967), Naha (1975), New York City (1939), Norfolk, VA (1907), Omaha (1898), Osaka (1970), Paris (1867, 1889, 1900, 1937), Philadelphia (1876), San Antonio (1968), San Diego (1915), San Francisco (1915, 1939-40), Seattle (1909, 1962), Shanghai (2010), Spokane (1974), St. Louis (1904), Sydney (1879), Tsukuba (1985), Vancouver (1986), Yeosu (2012), Zaragoza (2008)

World Cup Final cities which have never been proposed as destinations: Bern (1954), Buenos Aires (1978), Johannesburg (2010), London (1966), Mexico City (1970, 1986), Montevideo (1930), Paris (1938 (Colombes), 1998), Pasadena (1994), Rome (1934, 1990), Rio de Janeiro (1950, 2014), Santiago de Chile (1962), Yokohama (2002)