Culture 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
611 333
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Amsterdam

2
447 260
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In

3
548 317
Germany is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Berlin

4
424 273
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Copenhagen

5
390 267
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In

6
407 241
Austria is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Vienna

7
460 301
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Stockholm

8
417 271
Spain is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Madrid

9
392 242
Finland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Helsinki

10
257 140
Norway is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Oslo

11
283 209
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Edinburgh

12
293 223
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
City of Brussels

13
256 227
Iceland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Reykjavik

14
330 287
England is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
London

15
277 244
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Lisbon

16
346 294
Italy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Rome

17
280 269
France is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Paris

18
256 227
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In

19
225 260
Greece is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Athens

20
200 214
Wales is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Cardiff

21
111 100
Canada is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Ottawa

22
126 146
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Ljubljana

23
97 92
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Tallinn

24
111 135
Andorra is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Andorra la Vella

25
163 230
Croatia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Zagreb