Travel The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe  

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List Rules Museums, monuments, and other attractions in continental Europe or its islands - no broad cities or countries

This list of the best place to visit in Europe has all the top travel destinations in Europe for new and veteran travelers alike. Whether you're looking for places to visit with kids or the best tourist attractions on your honeymoon, this list has all the top places to visit in Europe.

Looking for the best monuments in Europe? They're on this list. Everything from Stonehenge to the Eiffel Tower are listed in this compilation of best things to see in Europe. Museums like the Hermitage and the Lourve, famous structures like the Colosseum and the Acropolis, and even fun diversions like the Tivoli and Loch Ness are on the list of top places to visit in Europe. If you don't find some of the best tourist attractions in Europe on this list, you might be in the wrong place!

What are the best places to visit in Europe? What are the best museums in Europe? What are the top tourist attractions in Europe? The answers to all these Europe travel questions are here in this list, ranked and voted on by users like you. If you're still looking for more travel tips while touring or backpacking Europe, look up some European travel blogs for ideas. Happy travels!
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Eiffel Tower is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
France , Paris , Europe

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358 112
The Louvre is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
France , Paris

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243 81
Palace of Versailles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Clark Benson added France , Versailles

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337 87
Colosseum is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Rome , Ancient Rome , Italy

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340 85
Sistine Chapel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Vatican City

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296 99
Sagrada Família is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Spain , Barcelona , Catalonia

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181 64
Piazza San Marco is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
mrblond added Venice

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260 102
Big Ben is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
City of Westminster , United Kingdom , London

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198 55
Neuschwanstein Castle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
AdmiralCrunch added Schwangau , Bavaria , Germany

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162 41
Parthenon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
GavrielatosAndreas added Acropolis of Athens , Greece , Athens - Acropolis , Athens, Greece

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102 33
Alhambra is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
AdmiralCrunch added Spain , Granada

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175 78
Arc de Triomphe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe

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222 75
Vatican Museums is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Vatican City

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214 87
Leaning Tower of Pisa is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Pisa , Piazza dei Miracoli , Italy

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207 73
Tower Bridge is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
United Kingdom

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197 60
Pantheon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Rome , Campus Martius

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166 59
British Museum is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
London Borough of Camden , United Kingdom

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173 63
Edinburgh Castle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Edinburgh

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106 39
Uffizi Gallery is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
mrblond added Florence

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137 74
Stonehenge is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Wiltshire

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104 20
Notre Dame de Paris is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Paris , Île de la Cité

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160 62
Tower of London is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
London , London Borough of Tower Hamlets

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152 76
Champs-Elysees is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe

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129 53
Basilica of the Sacré Cœur is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe

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159 45
Schönbrunn Palace is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
mrblond added Vienna

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124 32
Milan Cathedral is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
AdmiralCrunch added Milan

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85 42
Karlskirche, Vienna is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
mrblond added Vienna, Austria

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137 41
Saint Peter's Square is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
mrblond added Vatican City

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164 43
Trevi Fountain is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe

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166 58
Buckingham Palace is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
City of Westminster , England , London

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92 43
Roman Baths is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
United Kingdom

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148 56
Museo Nacional Del Prado is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Spain , Madrid

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137 50
Cologne Cathedral is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Cologne , Germany

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84 40
Kremlin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
mrblond added Moscow

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81 33
Piazza della Signoria is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
mrblond added Florence

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56 27
Kunsthistorisches Museum is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
mrblond added Vienna

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149 71
Berlin Wall is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Berlin

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89 57
Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe

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58 18
Matterhorn is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
evilgrin32 added

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61 12
Westminster Abbey is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
RobLein added City of Westminster

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105 40
Musee D'Orsay is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe

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91 55
Spanish Steps is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe

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69 38
Frauenkirche Dresden is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
AngelikaBuschner added

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90 33
Rijksmuseum is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Amsterdam , Netherlands

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70 43
Hermitage Museum is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Russia , Saint Petersburg

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65 30
Old Acropolis Museum is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Acropolis of Athens , Athens

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68 33
Hohenschwangau Castle is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Mendrick6181 added Bavaria , Germany

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44 23
Alcázar of Segovia is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
AdmiralCrunch added Spain

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63 21
Hagia Sophia Constantinople (p... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
sev674475 added Hagia Sophia Constantinople (present-day Istanbul, Turkey) Hagia Sophia from the Greek: Ἁγία Σοφία, "Holy Wisdom"; Latin: Sancta Sophia or Sancta Sapientia; Turkish:Ayasofya is a former ...

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Hungarian Parliament Building is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
mrblond added Budapest