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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440 272
Austria is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Vienna

2
546 369
Germany is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Berlin

3
499 310
Spain is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Madrid

4
499 289
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Amsterdam

5
448 278
Greece is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Athens

6
522 349
Italy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Rome

7
351 217
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

8
384 245
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Edinburgh

9
382 232
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

10
447 338
France is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Paris

11
388 256
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Copenhagen

12
389 261
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

13
380 235
Finland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Helsinki

14
316 212
Iceland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Reykjavik

15
287 197
Norway is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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16
327 244
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Lisbon

17
315 259
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Stockholm

18
268 142
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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19
395 303
England is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
London

20
344 234
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
City of Brussels

21
366 241
Hungary is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Budapest

22
278 176
Monaco is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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23
248 147
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Luxembourg

24
279 179
Latvia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Riga

25
290 212
Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Bratislava