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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433 259
Austria is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Vienna

2
494 302
Spain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Madrid

3
537 359
Germany is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Berlin

4
492 282
Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Amsterdam

5
444 270
Greece is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Athens

6
510 345
Italy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Rome

7
341 213
Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

8
378 239
Scotland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Edinburgh

9
378 227
Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

10
438 329
France is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Paris

11
383 251
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Copenhagen

12
381 256
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit

13
376 230
Finland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Helsinki

14
311 208
Iceland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Reykjavik

15
279 195
Norway is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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16
324 239
Portugal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Lisbon

17
311 255
Sweden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Stockholm

18
265 137
Estonia is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
LukasOtapka added Tallinn

19
387 297
England is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
London

20
340 231
Belgium is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
City of Brussels

21
276 172
Monaco is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
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22
362 239
Hungary is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Budapest

23
247 145
Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Luxembourg

24
277 178
Latvia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Riga

25
287 210
Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Bratislava