From the England and France to Italy and Germany, European countries are full of vibrant cities known for museums, restaurants, nightlife and architecture, so deciding which one to visit on vacation can be difficult.
That’s why U.S. News considered these factors – as well as user votes – to round up the 17 best travel destinations in Europe. Use this list to guide your next trip, and cast your vote to help us compile next year’s list.
It may be one of the smaller continents, but what Europe lacks in size, it makes up for in style: staggering alpine views, fields of lavender and vine, limestone cliffs, and art and architecture threatening to upstage some of nature’s finest. Here, take a look at the most breathtaking sites across Europe.
Monaco, French Riviera
Sveti Stefan, Montenegro
St. Tropez, France
Lake Como, Italy