Best European Countries


The Top Ten

1 Germany Germany Germany was formally united in 1871 under the initiative of Bismarck with King Wilhelm of Prussia as emperor. The previous 'Holy Roman Empire', basically a continuation of the empire of Charlemagne/Karl der Grosse was dissolved in 1806. more.

I am sick of all of this "why is Germany on this list, it's full of Nazi descendants who must be killed" bull because,

1) 95% of the war-criminals (Nazis) are dead or have been sentenced to life imprisonment at 80+ years.

2) The current population is NOT to blame for the putrid crimes committed in the 2nd world war which occurred 77 years ago, people treat them poorly for things they nor their parents have ever done.

3) The country is so beautiful and the people are so nice. I visited Germany for 5 days a little bit over 2 weeks ago and it was truly spectacular. And trust me when I say that the current Germans feel extremely guilty over the things they haven't done which occurred in the past, the fact is that is was 1 evil man's fault who wasn't even German. He manipulated and blackmailed his very own nation into committing crimes after he rose to power. And Germans face a large amount of racism due to WW2. I am a quarter German and whenever I reveal my ...more

Germany is full of racist people. Due to past experience, my mother's cousin used to be a taxi driver in Berlin. Whenever he would pick up a passenger, the passenger would immediately come forth to the taxi and start yelling and cursing. Most of the times the passengers would not even pay! German people certainly do not welcome foreigners, so if your ancestry is not from Germany, or if you do not appeal to look German to them, then do not go to Germany. Try the delightful France instead. The Eiffel Tower is the most beautiful until its highest peak! - PatriciaN

I spent one month this summer with Germany as the main place I stayed at. From there I traveled to Ireland (love it), Austria (pretty nice) and Amsterdam (very dirty, so many drug addicts, garbage everywhere because city no longer picks it up as its gone privatized, so many of the businesses can't afford regular garbage scheduled services, but the shopping on Kalverstraat is awesome and Napolean's Residence is cool).
In all of my travels I constantly amazed and proud to be in Germany (my first trip and I am German decent living in Canada). I love how the upkeep of very old beautiful buildings are, loved Rothenburg, Wurzburg, Regenburg and Nuremberg are kept up. Love, love, love Potsdam, Berlin and Munich. I visited many castles and loved it. I love the modern buildings and infrastructure in Berlin. I always knew I would feel like this was "second home" to me, very happy to have German descendant blood in me. Thanks dad!

Stop talking about Jesus-many during World War II! Talk about today.

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2 France France France, officially the French Republic, is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The European part of France, called metropolitan France, extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to more.

So fascinating and diversified country, do not hesitate to go outside Paris and French Riviera, in the country side.
The food are so various and delicious, each region has is own architecture(s), dishes, traditions, cultures, accents..

And also there are the famous French Polynesia and so many other Islands that make France one of the most fabulous country to visit and for this diversity and biodiversity; Imagine that part of Amazon is a French department, we have been there it's more than wonderful.

But most of people do not know this hidden and not enough known parts of France, maybe better like that to preserve such treasures...

Vive la France!

Everybody knowns that France is a marvelous country.

The best way of life

Paris truly is a nice city

From an Indian resident and Japanese lover this is my favorite country of Europe. This country is amazing with their food.

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3 Italy Italy Italy, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe. more.

Italy is wonderful. People are so friendly and nice and the lifestyle is so beautiful. I love Italy so much. I'm from the US and honestly, I like Italy better. Best country EVER.

There is always a hate comment about Italy on the lists on this site, and I can tell that they're all from the same person - Kast

If you want to be stolen and not by foreign immigrants, no by aboriginal, go there.
They drive like crazy, they never say hello, the cities are old and dirty, It smells sewers everywhere. Impossible to find a restaurant which is not Italian.
Hotels are really low quality and extremely expensive.
Be careful with policemen, they do not like foreigners, they arrest you and make mess.
Nobody in this country speaks something else than Italian.
It's a very old and boring country.
And for the beaches they are all private or full of rubbishes.

And for visiting only ruins, when it's possible to visit because of continuous strikes.
Escape to other countries around, it's close and really more funny.

Most beautiful cities and landacapes + best cuisine in the world

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4 Sweden Sweden Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. more.

I love Sweden. My father is Swedish and my mother is Norwegian, I visited Sweden so many times and I never want to leave. I'm kinda sad I wasen't born there :( but who cares. Sweden here I come again. Love from your Norway. :) Proud to be half Swedish

I'm from Denmark and I think Sweden is the best European country.

Yeah! sweden number one in europe! - TopTen10

Good beautiful country.

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5 England England

Beautiful Countryside, London is amazing! England brings so much to the world, Food, Music, Films, Language. People are friendly. Good summers, good winters.

Lived here all my life. The government need to sort out a few things, but after that we'll be up there again as one of the world's superpowers

I want to visit england even in my dreams because it looks beautiful...

Cumbrian hills, Cornish shores and Lancastrian cities.

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6 Ireland Ireland Formed in 1916 after the Easter uprising, Ireland is a small country with a population of roughly 5 million.

Every school day since I can remember, I woke up, got dressed and packed my bag for school, walked out the door to be covered in rain, smelling cow crap from my neighbours farm, then get in a car and drive on a badly made road in the middle of nowhere until I get to the city which is half the time busy, and half the time empty. When school is finished, I go home on the same roads in the same rainy conditions and do my homework. Then I go to bed and start the whole thing again the next day, and I absolutely love it.

Definitely the best place in the world! Although I'm English, I actually prefer Ireland. the nightlife during summertime is awesome!

Lovely country with friendly people and great pubs. Beautiful scenery along the West.

Ireland is my favorite place in the world. That's saying something. - Beatlesboy9

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7 Norway Norway Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a sovereign and unitary monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the island Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.

They're not just the best European country, but the best country in the world.

You have absolute freedom in Norway

Norway whether is best

Go go Norway!

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8 Switzerland Switzerland Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal republic in Europe . It consists of 26 cantons, and the city of Bern is the seat of the federal authorities . more.

My grandmother lives there and J visit it every year, everything is clean, the people are friendly, the economy is good, very low criminality, the sites are beautiful, there are wonderful lakes and river, mountains are beautiful, the drinking water is one of the cleanser in the world, and life there is simply amazing.

Best place to live in, economy is good, everything is clean, people are very nice, the sites are beautiful, everything is, the community is!

I am from Switzerland and this place is better than dreams

...because of Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka.

9 Spain Spain Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a sovereign state largely located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe, with archipelagos in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, and several small territories on and near the north African coast.

Love Spain, great cities, great heathcare system and great way of life and really hard working people. Love the weather and the nature but cities are amazing, really! Way bigger and cooler than Finnish cities, but I also think Finland should be up in terms of quality life, not up from Spain but in this list

Popular, peaceful ( mind the bullfights )

Please gringos visit Spain and help me find my donkey


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10 Denmark

The best Scandinavian country, with the best of norway, sweden, and finland without all the snow. Also the oldest country in Europe except for San Marino. - dinofs

Denmark is a beautiful, cozy and a bit like an adventure land, it is the Best.

Denmark is so beautiful, with all the coasts and old cities/buldings. And the danes is really friendly (and good looking).

The Contenders

11 United Kingdom United Kingdom The United Kingdom (UK) is a sovereign state which consists of the political and economic union of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It was a member of the European Union (EU) from 1973 to 2016. more.

I'd love to spend 3 years explaining how they are far from the same but I have stuff to do. Go watch the difference between Great Britain the uk and so much more on YouTube

Why would you put England and the UK on the same thing? - captainwill

12 Greece Greece Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, also known since ancient times as Hellas is a country located in southeastern Europe.

What? I'm from Sweden and Greece is the most beautiful and country in Europe? Sweden first? Good joke. Greek food amazing Greek islands and cities! Greeks are funny and warm people and the girls are just hot! Greece must be in top 10! - Swedishboy

I wish everyone was greek! I am greek and I am proud for that! Greece is where everything started where the civilazation began!

The history is here: past presnet future - ronluna

Has to be number 1...

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13 Netherlands Netherlands

Holland is probably the best sub sea level country in the world apart from the Netherlands, although the dutch might have something to say about that

Come to the Netherlands! Those people are really friendly, nice, funny and polite.

The Netherlands should be number 1 on this list because they are so awesome

14 Scotland Scotland Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

Aaahhh! The freedom to roam those those beautiful mountains. - wizardryuk

Scotland is the best country. - BrideiMacBella

What?! This country is amazing, lovely lakes, beautiful mountains, no country is better.

15 Finland Finland

Most peaceful country in Europe and even the world maybe

A country that other countries should look up to.

Finland must be in a better position

16 Belgium Belgium

It's like if you mix the best of France, The Netherlands and Germany and you create a country with the best chocolate in the world, full of beer lovers and crazy parties

Chocolate, waffles and fries where invented here! - Monkles

Wonderful cities, best food and great languages. That's Belgium, my second most favourite country!

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17 Croatia Croatia Croatia, officially the Republic of Croatia (independence since 1991), is a sovereign state at the crossroads of Central Europe, Southeast Europe, and the Mediterranean. Its capital city is Zagreb. It is a member of the European Union. During the Cold War it was part of Yugoslavia. It is a cultural more.

Its nice not having a cop on your back everywhere. People are nice cities are beautiful. Its just amazing how you get so much freedom.

Crazy people, but nice, and sea coast best in world! Girls are so good there, and seems like on man come three women! Lucky bastards!

Best! Serbia sucks

I love Croatia!

18 Hungary Hungary Hungary is a sovereign state in Europe. It is situated in the Carpathian Basin and is bordered by Slovakia to the north, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, Slovenia to the west, Austria to the northwest, and Ukraine to the northeast.

I have to say the economy kind of sucks in Hungary, but everyone lives a peaceful life and don't desire a lot, that's good!

It is a beautiful country because of the waters

Good food, pretty girls, cute children, amazing movies, DO I HAVE TO SAY ANYTHING MORE? No, I don't think so.

Visit,you will see for yourself! Hungary is epic!

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19 Wales Wales Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Located on the island of Great Britain, it is bordered by England to the east, the Irish Sea to the north and west, and the Bristol Channel to the south.
20 Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine is a sovereign country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast, Belarus to the northwest, Poland and Slovakia to the west, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova to the southwest, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.

Yeaaaaaaaaah! hot blonde chicks everywere. - Axlrose

One of the biggest nations in Europe :o

Glory Ukraine!

Brilliant! IF russia could get out of donetsk

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