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
601 326
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Amsterdam

2
439 256
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In

3
541 309
Germany is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Berlin

4
416 268
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Copenhagen

5
386 262
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In

6
402 236
Austria is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Vienna

7
458 295
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Stockholm

8
411 268
Spain is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Madrid

9
390 238
Finland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Helsinki

10
253 134
Norway is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Oslo

11
279 204
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Edinburgh

12
292 215
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
City of Brussels

13
255 221
Iceland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Reykjavik

14
273 238
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Lisbon

15
324 280
England is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
London

16
340 290
Italy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Rome

17
274 263
France is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Paris

18
251 223
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In

19
222 256
Greece is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Athens

20
198 210
Wales is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Cardiff

21
106 97
Canada is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Ottawa

22
125 142
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Ljubljana

23
96 89
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Tallinn

24
109 133
Andorra is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Andorra la Vella

25
162 226
Croatia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best European Countries to Live In
Zagreb