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The Best European Countries to Visit  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite country to travel to in Europe. No regions or cities!

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
Germany is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Berlin
3
Spain is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Madrid
4
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Amsterdam
5
Greece is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Athens
6
Italy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Rome
7
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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Scotland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Edinburgh
9
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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Denmark is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Copenhagen
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France is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Paris
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Iceland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Reykjavik
14
Finland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Helsinki
15
Norway is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Oslo
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Portugal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Lisbon
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Estonia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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Sweden is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Stockholm
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Hungary is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Budapest
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England is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
London
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Monaco is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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Latvia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Riga
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Belgium is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
City of Brussels
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Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Luxembourg
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Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Bratislava