Travel 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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1
577 308
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Amsterdam

2
418 245
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In

3
523 291
Germany is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Berlin

4
369 246
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In

5
393 259
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Copenhagen

6
381 226
Austria is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Vienna

7
441 283
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Stockholm

8
394 255
Spain is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Madrid

9
373 226
Finland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Helsinki

10
237 124
Norway is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Oslo

11
267 190
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Edinburgh

12
282 203
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
City of Brussels

13
247 207
Iceland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Reykjavik

14
311 268
England is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
London

15
260 231
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Lisbon

16
332 278
Italy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Rome

17
268 250
France is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Paris

18
242 212
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In

19
216 244
Greece is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Athens

20
186 199
Wales is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Cardiff

21
93 89
Canada is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Ottawa

22
119 134
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Ljubljana

23
91 80
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Tallinn

24
107 124
Andorra is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Andorra la Vella

25
137 132
Hungary is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Budapest

26
155 215
Croatia is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Zagreb

27
195 272
Romania is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Bucharest

28
199 294
Russia is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Moscow

29
183 322
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Ankara

30
138 251
Poland is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Warsaw