5 Most Beautiful Small Countries In Europe You Should Visit

Europe is an amazing continent to visit. Whenever the name “Europe” is mentioned, all I think of is incredible landscapes, rich cultural history, snowy mountain peaks, amazing people, and much more.

This continent is really endowed with the most exotic destinations and that is the reason every person dreams about taking a vacation in this magical continent at least once in their lifetime.

There are many beautiful small countries in Europe to visit if you want to make a change to the routine of visiting big countries.

The following are 5 most beautiful small countries in Europe.

  1. Croatia

Dubrovnik CroatiaCroatia is one small country that should never miss in your itinerary when visiting Europe. This beautiful country located between eastern and western Europe offers travelers a full range of things to do and see in fascinating destinations.

The beautiful coastline, sandy beaches, cultural treasures, crystal clear sea, and natural beauty will leave you yearning for more. Then there is Dubrovnik with its varied architecture and breathtaking views of orange tiled roofs.

For an experience of the magnificent nature, you can visit Plitvice Lakes National Park where you’ll see beautiful flora and fauna, the famous 16 interconnected waterfalls and have some fun if you love to hike and even zipline.

When you want to relax in a calm place, visit the Island of Hvar which is famous for its good weather and a beautiful surrounding. Alternatively, you can go for a Croatia sailing along the coastline and explore hundreds of idyllic islands in this country.

There are many beautiful cities in Croatia you can visit and get an insight into the nature of Croatian cities. Some of the best cities are Zagreb, Rovinj, Split, and Istria.

  1. Vatican City

Vatican CityThis is one of the smallest countries in Europe which receives more than 5 million visitors every year. This city is home St. Peter’s Basilica – the largest Catholic church in the world. If you are a person who loves the religious stuff, you should consider visiting Vatican city.

This is the city where you’ll find the best artistic masterpieces and the world’s most beautiful buildings. Some of the places in Vatican city you should add to your itinerary are; Vatican museums, Sistine Chapel, Vatican Gardens, and Castel Sant’Angelo.

You can also get a blessing from The Pope when he holds a public audience on Wednesdays.

  1. LuxembourgLuxembourg

Luxembourg is a small country in Europe. It is bordered by Belgium, France and Germany. This tiny country is one of the amazing places you can ever visit in Europe. Luxembourg is renowned for its abundant medieval castles, magnificent scenery, entertainment and much more. One thing not known to many travelers is that this country produces the finest wines in Europe.

Luxembourg is also a cycling wonderland with more than 700 kilometers of cycle paths and bike tracks.

If you are a foodie, it’s only in this country where you’ll find a combination of Belgium, Germany and French cuisines.

And if you did not know, Luxembourg is one of the safest countries in Europe hence you don’t have to worry about your safety in the country. The locals are very courteous and friendly.

  1. San Marino

While it’s the most underrated tourist destination in Europe, this tiny country surrounded by Italy has breathtaking things to offer. Lying in the mountains adjacent to the Adriatic sea, San Marino is famous for its medieval streets, simple and delicious cuisines, scenic hills, guard towers, small shops and cafes. San Marino is a great place for relaxation and enjoyment of the tranquility of the surroundings.

This country boasts spectacular museums where you can view traditional paintings and artistic collections.

  1. Malta

Despite its small size, Malta has a lot to offer for its visitors. In case you did not know, Malta has the cleanest beaches in Europe. It is also home to some of the oldest temples in the world where you can take a breathtaking walk through. Besides, almost every person in Malta speaks English, meaning you won’t have difficulties communicating with the locals.

With year-round sunshine, ample choice of hotels, vibrant nightlife, peace and tranquility, plenty of seafood, Malta is more than just a holiday destination.

These are some of the best small countries to visit in Europe. These countries are great options for your vacation and holidays.