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Core Europe Country High Points

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RankCountryPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 2)
1.FranceMont Blanc15,781Alps
1.ItalyMont Blanc15,781Alps
3.SwitzerlandMonte Rosa15,203Alps
5.SpainPico de Teide12,198Mid-Atlantic Islands
7.AndorraPic de Coma Pedrosa9662Iberian Peninsula
8.BulgariaMusala9596Balkan Peninsula
9.GreeceOlympus9570Balkan Peninsula
11.AlbaniaKorab9068Balkan Peninsula
11.MacedoniaKorab9068Balkan Peninsula
13.KosovoVelika Rudoka8730Balkan Peninsula
14.SlovakiaGerlachovský štít8707Eastern Europe Ranges
16.RomaniaMoldoveanu8346Eastern Europe Ranges
17.MontenegroMaja Kolata8314Balkan Peninsula
18.PolandRysy-North Peak8199Eastern Europe Ranges
19.NorwayGaldhøpiggen8100Scandinavia-European Arctic
20.Bosnia and HerzegovinaMaglic7831Balkan Peninsula
21.PortugalMontanha do Pico7713Mid-Atlantic Islands
22.SerbiaMidzor7116Balkan Peninsula
23.IcelandHvannadalshnúkur6923Scandinavia-European Arctic
24.SwedenKebnekaise6909Scandinavia-European Arctic
25.UkraineGora Goverla6762Eastern Europe Ranges
26.CroatiaDinara6007Balkan Peninsula
27.Czech RepublicSněžka5259Eastern Europe Ranges
28.United KingdomBen Nevis4409Northwest Europe
29.FinlandHálditšohkka4344Scandinavia-European Arctic
30.IrelandCarrauntoohil3409Northwest Europe
31.HungaryKékes3327Eastern Europe Ranges
32.Faroe IslandsSlættaratindur2894Scandinavia-European Arctic
33.San MarinoMonte Titano2425Italian Peninsula and Islands
34.BelgiumSignal de Botrange2277Northwest Europe
35.Isle of ManSnaefell2037Northwest Europe
36.LuxembourgKneiff1837Northwest Europe
37.MoldovaBalanesti1411Eastern Europe Ranges
38.GibraltarRock of Gibraltar1398Iberian Peninsula
39.BelarusHara Dzyarzhynskaya1132Eastern Europe Ranges
40.NetherlandsVaalserberg1053Northwest Europe
41.EstoniaSuur Munamagi1043Eastern Europe Ranges
42.LatviaGaizinkalns1024Eastern Europe Ranges
43.LithuaniaAukstojas965Eastern Europe Ranges
44.MaltaDingli Cliffs830Italian Peninsula and Islands
45.DenmarkMøllehøj561Northwest Europe
46.MonacoChemin des Révoires531Alps
47.JerseyJersey High Point446Northwest Europe
48.GuernseyLe Moulin374Northwest Europe
49.Vatican CityVatican Hill256Italian Peninsula and Islands

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List Description

The main Europe Country High Point list on this site has some issues that make it a somewhat unsatisfactory list. First of all, it does not include the high points of Spain and Portugal, since those peaks are on mid-Atlantic islands grouped as part of Africa in the continent scheme. Second, it includes several peaks in the Caucasus Mountains, which are far removed from the heart of the area traditionally considered "European". Finally, that list also includes peaks on the remote islands of Svalbard and Jan Mayen, well north of the Arctic Circle.

Therefore, this list was created to address all those issues. The result is a list that conforms to a more common-sense notion of "Europe Country High Points". Also, is also easier to complete, avoiding the treacherous icy peaks of the Caucasus and major Arctic expeditions to Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       Europe's High Points (McKeating, Crolla)

Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.


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