Europe The Best European Countries to Visit  

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

2
527 347
Germany is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Berlin

3
433 254
Greece is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Athens

4
477 273
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Amsterdam

5
482 293
Spain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Madrid

6
496 334
Italy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Rome

7
369 222
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

8
371 231
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Edinburgh

9
429 320
France is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Paris

10
331 210
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

11
373 246
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Copenhagen

12
366 226
Finland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Helsinki

13
370 253
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

14
297 205
Iceland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Reykjavik

15
266 191
Norway is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Oslo

16
316 232
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Lisbon

17
382 285
England is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
London

18
306 249
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Stockholm

19
257 132
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
LukasOtapka added Tallinn

20
339 222
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
City of Brussels

21
271 162
Monaco is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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22
354 234
Hungary is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Budapest

23
244 141
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Luxembourg

24
271 173
Latvia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Riga

25
280 206
Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Bratislava