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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449 288
Italy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Italy Rome

2
436 271
Spain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Spain Madrid

3
384 231
Greece is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Greece Athens

4
427 260
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Netherlands Amsterdam

5
347 213
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Scotland Edinburgh

6
469 323
Germany is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Germany Berlin

7
360 234
Austria is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Austria Vienna

8
305 201
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

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266 133
Monaco is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Monaco

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393 304
France is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
France Paris

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317 213
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

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354 241
England is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
England London

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325 213
Finland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Finland Helsinki

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329 236
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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296 211
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Portugal Lisbon

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330 207
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Belgium City of Brussels

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224 116
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
LukasOtapka added Estonia Tallinn

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321 243
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

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235 125
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Luxembourg Luxembourg

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284 191
Wales is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Wales Cardiff

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315 221
Hungary is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Hungary Budapest

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242 199
Iceland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Iceland Reykjavik

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267 240
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Sweden Stockholm

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217 183
Norway is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Norway Oslo

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227 143
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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225 152
Cyprus is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Cyprus Nicosia

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237 162
Latvia is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Latvia Riga

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244 194
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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142 89
Georgia is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Trenton Myers added Georgia Tbilisi

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93 46
Abkhazia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Trenton Myers added Abkhazia Sukhumi

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205 151
Serbia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Serbia Belgrade

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147 109
Malta is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Malta Valletta

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217 163
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Slovenia Ljubljana

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175 129
Vatican City is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Vatican City Vatican City

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197 141
Montenegro is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Montenegro Podgorica

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224 171
Bulgaria is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Bulgaria Sofia

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165 129
Isle of Man is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Isle of Man Douglas

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186 140
Armenia is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Armenia Yerevan

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235 225
Russia is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Russia Moscow

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163 99
Basque Country is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
llura added Basque Country

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187 141
Faroe Islands is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Faroe Islands Tórshavn

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93 51
Crimea is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Trenton Myers added Crimea

The Best Asian Countries to Visit

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164 121
Northern Ireland is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Northern Ireland Belfast

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153 112
Jersey is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Jersey Saint Helier

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193 153
Ukraine is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Gustave Tausch added Ukraine Kiev

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151 110
Andorra is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Andorra Andorra la Vella

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241 233
Croatia is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Croatia Zagreb

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175 137
Gibraltar is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Gibraltar Gibraltar

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150 103
Albania is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
bballfanatic added Albania Tirana

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168 118
Azerbaijan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Trenton Myers added Azerbaijan Baku