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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.

list ordered by
1
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Amsterdam
2
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
3
Germany is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Berlin
4
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Stockholm
5
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Copenhagen
6
Austria is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Vienna
7
Norway is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Oslo
8
Spain is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Madrid
9
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
10
Finland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Helsinki
11
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Edinburgh
12
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Lisbon
13
England is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
London
14
Iceland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Reykjavik
15
Italy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Rome
16
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
City of Brussels
17
France is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Paris
18
Canada is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Ottawa
19
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
20
Greece is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Athens
21
Wales is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Cardiff
22
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Ljubljana
23
Croatia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Zagreb
24
Andorra is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Andorra la Vella
25
Romania is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Bucharest