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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
Spain Madrid

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406 243
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Netherlands Amsterdam

3
359 214
Greece is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Greece Athens

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443 306
Germany is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Germany Berlin

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411 273
Italy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Italy Rome

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326 204
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Scotland Edinburgh

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341 224
Austria is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Austria Vienna

8
259 121
Monaco is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Monaco

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288 191
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

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300 204
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

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316 228
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Denmark Copenhagen

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230 108
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Luxembourg Luxembourg

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309 207
Finland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Finland Helsinki

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366 298
France is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
France Paris

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331 235
England is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
England London

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321 196
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Belgium City of Brussels

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217 105
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
LukasOtapka added Estonia Tallinn

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308 233
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

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279 204
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Portugal Lisbon

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276 179
Wales is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Wales Cardiff

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306 211
Hungary is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Hungary Budapest

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224 140
San Marino is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added San Marino

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221 141
Cyprus is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Cyprus Nicosia

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229 193
Iceland is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Iceland Reykjavik

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233 153
Latvia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Latvia Riga

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202 177
Norway is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Norway Oslo

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249 236
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Sweden Stockholm

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162 93
Basque Country is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
llura added Basque Country

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240 184
Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Slovakia Bratislava

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90 36
Abkhazia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Trenton Myers added Abkhazia Sukhumi

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138 81
Georgia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Trenton Myers added Georgia Tbilisi

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211 153
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Slovenia Ljubljana

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165 120
Vatican City is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Mark Lanzarotta added Vatican City Vatican City

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161 122
Isle of Man is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Isle of Man Douglas

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219 163
Bulgaria is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Bulgaria Sofia

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185 134
Faroe Islands is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Faroe Islands Tórshavn

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86 38
Republic of Srpska is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Trenton Myers added Republic of Srpska

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173 127
Gibraltar is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Gibraltar Gibraltar

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143 104
Malta is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Malta Valletta

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91 44
Crimea is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Trenton Myers added Crimea

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161 104
Liechtenstein is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Liechtenstein Vaduz

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185 142
Armenia is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Armenia

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144 104
Andorra is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Andorra Andorra la Vella

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144 97
Albania is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
bballfanatic added Albania Tirana

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157 118
Northern Ireland is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Northern Ireland Belfast

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185 137
Montenegro is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Montenegro Podgorica

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146 108
Jersey is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Jersey Saint Helier

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142 101
Svalbard and Jan Mayen is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Svalbard and Jan Mayen

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268 230
Romania is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Romania Bucharest

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99 57
Lithuania is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Donatas Dlugoborskis added Lithuania Vilnius