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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507 314
Spain is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Madrid
2
552 375
Germany is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Berlin
3
504 295
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Amsterdam
4
444 280
Austria is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Vienna
5
529 352
Italy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Rome
6
454 281
Greece is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Athens
7
356 219
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
8
391 248
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Edinburgh
9
384 236
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
10
452 344
France is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Paris
11
393 257
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Copenhagen
12
394 264
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
13
383 238
Finland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Helsinki
14
320 214
Iceland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Reykjavik
15
294 200
Norway is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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16
332 244
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Lisbon
17
271 144
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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18
317 262
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Stockholm
19
398 307
England is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
London
20
347 238
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
City of Brussels
21
282 176
Monaco is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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22
368 242
Hungary is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Budapest
23
249 148
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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24
283 181
Latvia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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25
293 214
Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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