*by the website European best destinations

Europe is the number 1 tourist destination in the world, the very large variety of its landscapes, the diversity of its climates and its history make it travellers’ favourite place for a holiday. The European continent has more than 50 countries and it is not always easy to make a choice when planning a trip to visit Europe.

Our site is visited by more than 6 million travellers per year, thanks to traffic data and research in recent months we have been able to set up a ranking of the best countries to visit in 2021.

Whether for a city break in Italy, a nature holiday in Croatia, a cultural trip in France or a beach holiday in Portugal, discover  travellers’ favourite European countries for a trip in 2021.


Located in the north of the country, the city of Braga was voted best European Destination 2021  and will be a must-see during your visit to Portugal this year. World famous for its wine, Porto is an ideal destination for a city break of a few days. 

The beaches of Cascais and the Algarve region are perfect for recharging your batteries in the sun.  If you are nature lovers, be sure to visit the archipelagos of Madeira and the Azores.

Portugal  is the most searched country in recent months on our site and therefore ranks first among countries to visit in 2021!

Portugal is recognized for the beauty of its landscapes, its gastronomy, its rich history and its magnificent beaches. 

Maria Ines Amaral
Founder and CEO of Portuguese Association of Tourism for the Middle East