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List of the best European countries to visit, as ranked by travel enthusiasts. Europe is a dream travel location for those looking for a dream vacation. The entire continent is filled with countries that have a rich history of art, architecture, and cultural celebrations that are worthy experiences for any traveler. The top European countries often feature cultural festivals, like France’s parade-filled Nice Carnival and Spain’s lively dancing Festival de Jerez. Other countries, such as Ireland and Switzerland, are known for their breathtaking marvels like lush, green hillsides and snowy-topped mountains that are perfect for sight-seeing and long hikes. Those who are interested in museums filled with paintings and sculptures made by the world’s most famous artists are sure to love favorite European countries like Italy and England.

This list includes countries from all over Europe that are the perfect vacation spots for people of all types. Whether you want the sort of vacation where you always have a different cultural activity or you just want to be as relaxed as possible, there’s a country in Europe that’s made for you.

What are the best European countries for a vacation? Thislist has every sort of vacation spot in Europe that you could ever want tovisit.

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Spain is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Spain Madrid

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403 236
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Netherlands Amsterdam

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440 301
Germany is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Germany Berlin

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404 272
Italy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Italy Rome

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351 212
Greece is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Greece Athens

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340 221
Austria is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Austria Vienna

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322 203
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Scotland Edinburgh

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258 116
Monaco is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Monaco

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Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

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230 105
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Luxembourg Luxembourg

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314 225
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Denmark Copenhagen

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297 203
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

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328 231
England is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
England London

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364 296
France is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
France Paris

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319 194
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Belgium City of Brussels

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306 206
Finland is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Finland Helsinki

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Estonia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
LukasOtapka added Estonia Tallinn

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306 230
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

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Portugal is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Portugal Lisbon

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275 178
Wales is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Wales Cardiff

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305 209
Hungary is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Hungary Budapest

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220 139
Cyprus is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Cyprus Nicosia

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233 151
Latvia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Latvia Riga

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228 192
Iceland is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Iceland Reykjavik

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223 140
San Marino is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added San Marino

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248 235
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Sweden Stockholm

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200 176
Norway is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Norway Oslo

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Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Slovakia Bratislava

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162 92
Basque Country is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
llura added Basque Country

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Abkhazia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Trenton Myers added Abkhazia Sukhumi

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211 152
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Slovenia Ljubljana

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138 80
Georgia is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Trenton Myers added Georgia Tbilisi

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219 161
Bulgaria is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Bulgaria Sofia

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163 120
Vatican City is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Mark Lanzarotta added Vatican City Vatican City

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160 121
Isle of Man is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Isle of Man Douglas

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185 134
Faroe Islands is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Faroe Islands Tórshavn

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143 104
Malta is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Malta Valletta

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161 103
Liechtenstein is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Liechtenstein Vaduz

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173 127
Gibraltar is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Gibraltar Gibraltar

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86 38
Republic of Srpska is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Trenton Myers added Republic of Srpska

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91 44
Crimea is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Trenton Myers added Crimea

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144 104
Andorra is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Andorra Andorra la Vella

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212 214
Russia is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Russia Moscow

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156 118
Northern Ireland is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Northern Ireland Belfast

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181 140
Serbia is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Mark Lanzarotta added Serbia Belgrade

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154 111
Åland Islands is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Åland Islands Mariehamn

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144 108
Jersey is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Jersey Saint Helier

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218 226
Croatia is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Croatia Zagreb

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177 144
Ukraine is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Gustave Tausch added Ukraine Kiev

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260 230
Romania is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Romania Bucharest