Europe The Best European Countries to Visit  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite country to travel to in Europe. No regions or cities!

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

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

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454 281
Spain is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Spain Madrid

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

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Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Netherlands Amsterdam

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Austria is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Austria Vienna

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

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France is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
France Paris

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

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England is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
England London

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

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

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

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Portugal is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Portugal Lisbon

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

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Monaco is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Monaco

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Belgium is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Belgium City of Brussels

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

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Sweden is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Sweden Stockholm

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Norway is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Norway Oslo

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Estonia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
LukasOtapka added Estonia Tallinn

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Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Luxembourg Luxembourg

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Wales is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Wales Cardiff

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

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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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229 156
Cyprus is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Cyprus Nicosia

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

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Slovakia is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Slovakia Bratislava

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Russia is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Russia Moscow

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Croatia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Croatia Zagreb

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

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Isle of Man is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Isle of Man Douglas

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Vatican City is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Vatican City Vatican City

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Serbia is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Serbia Belgrade

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Malta is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Malta Valletta

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Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Slovenia Ljubljana

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Ukraine is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Gustave Tausch added Ukraine Kiev

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Northern Ireland is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Northern Ireland Belfast

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Bulgaria is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Bulgaria Sofia

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Greenland is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Greenland Nuuk

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

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178 148
Belarus is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Belarus Minsk

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

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Montenegro is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Montenegro Podgorica

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Romania is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Romania Bucharest

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Gibraltar is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Gibraltar Gibraltar

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Abkhazia is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
Trenton Myers added Abkhazia Sukhumi

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Andorra is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Andorra Andorra la Vella

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Svalbard and Jan Mayen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best European Countries to Visit
hellodalai added Svalbard and Jan Mayen