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List of the best European countries to visit, as ranked by travel enthusiasts. Europe is a dream travel location for those looking for a dream vacation. The entire continent is filled with countries that have a rich history of art, architecture, and cultural celebrations that are worthy experiences for any traveler. The top European countries often feature cultural festivals, like France’s parade-filled Nice Carnival and Spain’s lively dancing Festival de Jerez. Other countries, such as Ireland and Switzerland, are known for their breathtaking marvels like lush, green hillsides and snowy-topped mountains that are perfect for sight-seeing and long hikes. Those who are interested in museums filled with paintings and sculptures made by the world’s most famous artists are sure to love favorite European countries like Italy and England.

 

This list includes countries from all over Europe that are the perfect vacation spots for people of all types. Whether you want the sort of vacation where you always have a different cultural activity or you just want to be as relaxed as possible, there’s a country in Europe that’s made for you.

 

What are the best European countries for a vacation? Thislist has every sort of vacation spot in Europe that you could ever want tovisit.

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Germany is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Germany Berlin

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Spain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Spain Madrid

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Austria is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Austria Vienna

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Italy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Italy Rome

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Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Netherlands Amsterdam

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Scotland is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Scotland Edinburgh

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Greece is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Greece Athens

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France is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
France Paris

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Denmark is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Denmark Copenhagen

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Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

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Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

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Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

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England is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
England London

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Finland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Finland Helsinki

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Monaco is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

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Portugal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Portugal Lisbon

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Belgium is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Belgium City of Brussels

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Sweden is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Sweden Stockholm

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Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Luxembourg Luxembourg

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Iceland is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Iceland Reykjavik

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Wales is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Wales Cardiff

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Norway is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Norway Oslo

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Estonia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Estonia Tallinn

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Hungary is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Hungary Budapest

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Cyprus is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Cyprus Nicosia

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Poland is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Poland Warsaw

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Latvia is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Latvia Riga

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Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Slovakia Bratislava

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San Marino is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
San Marino

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Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Slovenia Ljubljana

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Bulgaria is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Bulgaria Sofia

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Russia is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Russia Moscow

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Basque Country is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Basque Country

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Croatia is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Croatia Zagreb

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Faroe Islands is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Faroe Islands Tórshavn

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Vatican City is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Vatican City Vatican City

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Isle of Man is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Isle of Man Douglas

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Gibraltar is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Gibraltar Gibraltar

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Malta is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Malta Valletta

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Romania is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Romania Bucharest

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Liechtenstein is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

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Serbia is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Serbia Belgrade

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Georgia is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Georgia Tbilisi

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Ukraine is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Ukraine Kiev

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Abkhazia is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Abkhazia Sukhumi

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Belarus is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Belarus Minsk

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Greenland is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Greenland Nuuk

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Jersey is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Jersey Saint Helier

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Northern Ireland is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

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Åland Islands is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Åland Islands Mariehamn