Travel 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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Spain is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Madrid
2
510 299
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Amsterdam
3
537 355
Italy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Rome
4
450 286
Austria is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Vienna
5
558 383
Germany is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Berlin
6
463 288
Greece is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Athens
7
361 224
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
8
397 253
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Edinburgh
9
387 242
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
10
458 350
France is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Paris
11
399 266
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
12
395 260
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Copenhagen
13
385 242
Finland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Helsinki
14
324 218
Iceland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Reykjavik
15
297 202
Norway is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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16
333 248
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Lisbon
17
274 147
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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18
320 265
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Stockholm
19
402 312
England is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
London
20
351 241
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
City of Brussels
21
282 180
Monaco is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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22
369 246
Hungary is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Budapest
23
286 182
Latvia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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24
250 151
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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25
294 216
Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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