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
610 332
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Amsterdam

2
446 258
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In

3
547 315
Germany is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Berlin

4
423 272
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Copenhagen

5
389 265
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In

6
406 240
Austria is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Vienna

7
460 300
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Stockholm

8
416 270
Spain is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Madrid

9
392 241
Finland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Helsinki

10
256 139
Norway is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Oslo

11
282 208
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Edinburgh

12
292 221
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
City of Brussels

13
256 226
Iceland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Reykjavik

14
329 285
England is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
London

15
276 243
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Lisbon

16
344 294
Italy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Rome

17
278 269
France is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Paris

18
255 226
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In

19
223 260
Greece is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Athens

20
199 214
Wales is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Cardiff

21
110 100
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
110 135
Andorra is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Andorra la Vella

25
162 230
Croatia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Zagreb