The Best European Countries to Live In

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List of the best European countries to live in, as ranked by Europeans and travelers everywhere. For many people, living in one of Europe’s many beautiful countries is a dream. With numerous countries side by side, it’s only one train ride away from experiencing many different parts of Europe, from Spain to Scotland. Europe is filled with the finest culture, from the ancient stomping grounds of Roman soldiers to the work of the top artists in any of the hundreds of museums throughout the continent. Besides being enjoyable places to live, this list has European countries that have strong economies, world-class medical care, good education, safe housing, and all the other essentials for living a healthy and happy life.

 

The European countries on this list are ranked by quality of life, affordable housing, fuel costs, and employment statistics. When choosing a European country to live in, you not only want to guarantee that you will be able to find employment in your field, but you also want to have the money to afford the lifestyle of the country, including rent, gas, food, energy bills,and entertainment.

 

What are the best European countries to live in? This list is filled with the finest places in live and experience the European lifestyle.

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    Sweden is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In


    Sweden Stockholm

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    Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In


    Netherlands Amsterdam

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    Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In


    Switzerland Bern

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    Denmark is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In


    Denmark Copenhagen

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    Germany is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In


    Germany Berlin

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    Spain is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In


    Spain Madrid

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    Italy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In


    Italy Rome

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    Austria is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In


    Austria Vienna

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    Belgium is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In


    Belgium City of Brussels

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    Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In

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    Republic of Ireland Dublin

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    France is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In


    France Paris

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    Finland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In


    Finland Helsinki

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    Portugal is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In


    Portugal Lisbon

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    England is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In


    England London

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    Scotland is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In


    Scotland Edinburgh

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    Iceland is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In


    Iceland Reykjavik

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    Norway is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In


    Norway Oslo

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    Greece is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In


    Greece Athens

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    Wales is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In


    Wales Cardiff

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    Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In


    Czech Republic Prague

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    Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In


    Slovenia Ljubljana

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    Canada is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In

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    Canada Ottawa

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    Andorra is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In

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    Andorra Andorra la Vella

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    Romania is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In


    Romania Bucharest

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    Croatia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In


    Croatia Zagreb

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    Russia is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In


    Russia Moscow

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    Turkey is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In


    Turkey Ankara

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