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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479 296
Italy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Rome

2
411 242
Greece is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Athens

3
460 284
Spain is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Madrid

4
486 334
Germany is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Berlin

5
376 239
Austria is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Vienna

6
444 268
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Amsterdam

7
362 225
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Edinburgh

8
320 206
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

9
409 315
France is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Paris

10
331 218
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

11
373 250
England is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
London

12
338 242
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Copenhagen

13
310 216
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Lisbon

14
333 220
Finland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Helsinki

15
331 250
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

16
269 145
Monaco is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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17
336 216
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
City of Brussels

18
260 202
Iceland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Reykjavik

19
231 187
Norway is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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20
276 246
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Stockholm

21
228 126
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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22
236 137
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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23
290 198
Wales is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Cardiff

24
322 228
Hungary is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Budapest

25
232 150
San Marino is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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26
229 158
Cyprus is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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27
243 168
Latvia is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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28
251 201
Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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29
249 238
Croatia is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Zagreb

30
242 235
Russia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Moscow

31
146 95
Georgia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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32
184 132
Vatican City is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Vatican City

33
170 134
Isle of Man is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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34
210 157
Serbia is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Belgrade

35
150 114
Malta is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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36
169 124
Northern Ireland is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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37
147 114
Greenland is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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38
199 158
Ukraine is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Gustave Tausch added Kiev

39
220 169
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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40
191 144
Faroe Islands is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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41
226 175
Bulgaria is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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42
189 145
Armenia is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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43
285 242
Romania is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Bucharest

44
198 145
Montenegro is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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45
156 116
Jersey is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Saint Helier

46
93 51
Abkhazia is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Trenton Myers added Sukhumi

47
177 141
Gibraltar is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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48
178 151
Belarus is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Minsk

49
153 115
Andorra is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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50
149 112
Svalbard and Jan Mayen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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