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

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Greece is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Greece Athens

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

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Germany is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Germany Berlin

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Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Netherlands Amsterdam

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Scotland is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Scotland Edinburgh

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Austria is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Austria Vienna

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Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

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

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Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

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England is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
England London

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Monaco is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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Finland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Finland Helsinki

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Denmark is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Denmark Copenhagen

The Best European Cities to Visit

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Portugal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Portugal Lisbon

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Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

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Belgium is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Belgium City of Brussels

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Estonia is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
LukasOtapka added Estonia Tallinn

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Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Luxembourg Luxembourg

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Iceland is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Iceland Reykjavik

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Wales is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Wales Cardiff

The Best Countries to Meet Women

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Norway is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Norway Oslo

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Hungary is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Hungary Budapest

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Sweden is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Sweden Stockholm

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

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Latvia is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Latvia Riga

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Cyprus is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Cyprus Nicosia

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

The Best Eastern European Countries to Visit

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Georgia is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Trenton Myers added Georgia Tbilisi

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Vatican City is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Vatican City Vatican City

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Serbia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Serbia Belgrade

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Isle of Man is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Isle of Man Douglas

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Malta is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Malta Valletta

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Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Slovenia Ljubljana

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Abkhazia is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Trenton Myers added Abkhazia Sukhumi

The 35 Coolest Pools in the World

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Montenegro is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Montenegro Podgorica

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Bulgaria is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Bulgaria Sofia

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Ukraine is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Gustave Tausch added Ukraine Kiev

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Faroe Islands is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Faroe Islands Tórshavn

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Russia is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Russia Moscow

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Jersey is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Jersey Saint Helier

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Northern Ireland is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Northern Ireland Belfast

The Best Asian Countries to Visit

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Armenia is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Armenia Yerevan

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Croatia is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Croatia Zagreb

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Basque Country is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
llura added Basque Country

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Crimea is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Trenton Myers added Crimea

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Andorra is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Andorra Andorra la Vella

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Gibraltar is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Gibraltar Gibraltar

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Greenland is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Greenland Nuuk

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