Top Ten Lists
Of European Travel

This is a series of articles about the Top Ten Lists of Europe. My readers have asked me to describe my best sites, and I am giving here my opinion of which are the best and top of the different segments of this wonderful continent. In the coming articles we describe the sights one by one.



The Rhine River through the town of Boppard, Germany

The Rhine River through the town of Boppard, Germany

Top Ten Rivers 

  • Volga River
  • Danube River
  • Dnieper River
  • Don River
  • Rhine River
  • Elbe River
  • Vistula River
  • Tagus River
  • Oder River
  • Seine River



Length in Km

3,692
2,860
2,290
1,950
1,236
1,091
1,047
1,038
   854
   776

Savica Waterfall in Slovenia

Savica Waterfall in Slovenia

Top Ten European Waterfalls

  • Cascate del Serio
  • Grande Cascade de Gavornie
  • Gullfoss Falls 
  • Henrhyd Falls 
  • Konigsbach Falls 
  • Krimmler Falls
  • Njupeskar Falls 
  • Rhine Falls 
  • Savica Waterfall 
  • Skradinsky Waterfall 


Italy
France
Iceland
United Kingdom
Germany
Austria
Sweden
Switzerland
Slovenia
Croatia

Top Ten Lists

The peak of Mount Etna in Sicily, Italy

The peak of Mount Etna in Sicily, Italy

Mountain Peaks

  • Mount Elbrus
  • Teide
  • Mulhacen
  • Mount Etna
  • Musala
  • Mount Olympus
  • Gerlachovsky Stit
  • Galdhopiggen
  • Hvannadashnukur
  • Puy de Sancy


5642
3718
3479
3323
2925
2919
2655
2469
2110
1885


Russia
Spain Canary Islands
Spain
Italy
Bulgaria
Greece
Slovakia
Norway
Iceland
France



San Marino is one of the Smallest Countries of Europe

San Marino is one of the Smallest Countries of Europe

Top Ten Smallest Countries of Europe - Area in Km2

Vatican City
Monaco
San Marino
Liechtenstein
Malta
Andorra
Luxembourg
Cyprus
Kosovo
Montenegro

       0.44
       1.95
      61
    160
    316
    468
  2,586
  9,251
10,908
13,812

Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Netherlands

European Museums

  • Louvre Museum
  • Vatican Museums
  • Museo del Prado
  • Galeria degli Uffizi
  • Musee d'Orsay
  • Tate Modern
  • Museum Oslands
  • Rijksmuseum
  • Nationalmuseet
  • Guggenheim Museum


Paris, France
Vatican City
Madrid, Spain
Florence, Italy
Paris France
London, England
Berlin, Germany
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Copenhagen, Denmark
Bilbao, Spain

The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy

The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy

European Landmarks

  • Louvre Museum 
  • Leaning Tower 
  • Buckingham Palace 
  • Acropolis
  • Brandenburg Gate 
  • La Sagrada Familia
  • Hermitage Museum 
  • Charles Bridge 
  • The Little Mermaid 
  • Belem Tower 



Paris, France
Pisa, Italy
London, England
Athens, Greece
Berlin, Germany
Barcelona, Spain
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Prague, Czech Republic
Copenhagen, Denmark
Lisbon, Portugal

The Small Town of Kazimierz Dolny in Poland

The Small Town of Kazimierz Dolny in Poland

Top Ten Small Towns

  • Casaneuve
  • Molyvdoskepasti
  • Bormio
  • Kazimierz Dolny
  • Tarifa
  • Schwartzenberg
  • Korcula
  • Telc
  • Castle Comb
  • Kuressaare


France
Greece
Italy
Poland
Spain
Austria
Croatia
Czech Republic
England
Estonia

Palermo in Sicily the larges Island in the Mediterranean

Palermo in Sicily the largest Island in the Mediterranean

Top Ten Mediterranean Islands

  • Sicily 
  • Sardinia 
  • Cyprus 
  • Corsica 
  • Crete 
  • Euboea 
  • Majorca 
  • Lesbos 
  • Rhodes 
  • Chios 

Country

Italy
Italy
Cyprus 
France
Greece  
Greece  
Spain  
Greece  
Greece  
Greece 

Area in Km2

25,460
24,090
  9,251
  8,681
  8,312
  3,655
  3,640
  1,630
  1,398
     842



image credits for top ten lists:

rhine by reinhard hunsher
savica by siziga
mount etna by renalias
san marino n/a
rijksmuseum by beatriz busaniche
kazimierz dolny n/a
palermo n/a

all courtesy of wikimedia commons





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