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
Eiffel Tower France , Paris , Europe

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Arc de Triomphe is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe

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Big Ben is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Big Ben City of Westminster , United Kingdom , London

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Neuschwanstein Castle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
AdmiralCrunch added Neuschwanstein Castle Schwangau , Bavaria , Germany

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

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Parthenon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
GavrielatosAndreas added Parthenon Acropolis of Athens , Greece , Athens - Acropolis , Athens, Greece

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

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

The Best Tourist Attractions in America

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

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British Museum is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
British Museum London Borough of Camden , United Kingdom

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Edinburgh Castle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Edinburgh Castle Edinburgh

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Pantheon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Pantheon Rome , Campus Martius

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

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

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Tower of London is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Tower of London London , London Borough of Tower Hamlets

US Cities with the Best Culture

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Notre Dame de Paris is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Notre Dame de Paris Paris , Île de la Cité

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

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

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

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Karlskirche, Vienna is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
mrblond added Karlskirche, Vienna Vienna, Austria

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Saint Peter's Square is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
mrblond added Saint Peter's Square Vatican City

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Milan Cathedral is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
AdmiralCrunch added Milan Cathedral Milan

The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Kunsthistorisches Museum is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
mrblond added Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna

30+ Famous People Born in Countries That Don't Exist Anymore

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Piazza della Signoria is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
mrblond added Piazza della Signoria Florence

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

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

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St. Peter's Basilica is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Donald Hochner added St. Peter's Basilica Vatican City

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

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Spanish Steps is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe

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Frauenkirche Dresden is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
AngelikaBuschner added Frauenkirche Dresden

The Most Beautiful Places in Europe

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Westminster Abbey is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
RobLein added Westminster Abbey City of Westminster

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

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Matterhorn is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
evilgrin32 added Matterhorn

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Hermitage Museum is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Hermitage Museum Russia , Saint Petersburg

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Alcázar of Segovia is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
AdmiralCrunch added Alcázar of Segovia Spain

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Old Acropolis Museum is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Old Acropolis Museum Acropolis of Athens , Athens

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Hohenschwangau Castle is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Mendrick6181 added Hohenschwangau Castle Bavaria , Germany

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Moulin Rouge is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe
Moulin Rouge Paris