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Core Europe Country High Points

RankCountryPeak Elev-M Range (Level 2)Ascents
1.FranceMont Blanc4810Alps290
1.ItalyMont Blanc4810Alps290
3.SwitzerlandMonte Rosa4634Alps103
5.SpainPico de Teide3718Mid-Atlantic Islands166
7.AndorraPic de Coma Pedrosa2945Iberian Peninsula104
8.BulgariaMusala2925Balkan Peninsula113
9.GreeceOlympus2917Balkan Peninsula117
11.AlbaniaKorab2764Balkan Peninsula61
11.North MacedoniaKorab2764Balkan Peninsula61
13.KosovoVelika Rudoka2660Balkan Peninsula26
14.SlovakiaGerlachovský štít2654Eastern Europe Ranges89
16.RomaniaMoldoveanu2544Eastern Europe Ranges68
17.MontenegroMaja Kolata2525Balkan Peninsula45
18.PolandRysy-North Peak2499Eastern Europe Ranges165
19.NorwayGaldhøpiggen2469Scandinavia-European Arctic160
20.Bosnia and HerzegovinaMaglić2386Balkan Peninsula53
21.PortugalMontanha do Pico2351Mid-Atlantic Islands63
22.SerbiaMidžor2169Balkan Peninsula54
23.IcelandHvannadalshnúkur2110Scandinavia-European Arctic65
24.SwedenKebnekaise-Nordtoppen2097Scandinavia-European Arctic19
25.UkraineGora Goverla2061Eastern Europe Ranges73
26.CroatiaDinara1831Balkan Peninsula72
27.Czech RepublicSněžka1603Eastern Europe Ranges231
28.United KingdomBen Nevis1345Northwest Europe697
29.FinlandHálditšohkka1324Scandinavia-European Arctic43
30.IrelandCarrauntoohil1039Northwest Europe238
31.HungaryKékes1014Eastern Europe Ranges131
32.Faroe IslandsSlættaratindur880Scandinavia-European Arctic26
33.San MarinoMonte Titano739Italian Peninsula and Islands94
34.BelgiumSignal de Botrange694Northwest Europe185
35.Isle of ManSnaefell621Northwest Europe71
36.LuxembourgKneiff560Northwest Europe151
37.MoldovaBalanesti430Eastern Europe Ranges36
38.GibraltarRock of Gibraltar426Iberian Peninsula113
39.BelarusHara Dzyarzhynskaya345Eastern Europe Ranges45
40.NetherlandsVaalserberg321Northwest Europe189
41.EstoniaSuur Munamagi318Eastern Europe Ranges73
42.LatviaGaizinkalns312Eastern Europe Ranges71
43.LithuaniaAukstojas294Eastern Europe Ranges72
44.MaltaDingli Cliffs253Italian Peninsula and Islands93
45.DenmarkMøllehøj171Northwest Europe100
46.MonacoChemin des Révoires162Alps93
47.JerseyLes Platons143Northwest Europe31
48.GuernseyLe Moulin114Northwest Europe24
49.Vatican CityVatican Hill78Italian Peninsula and Islands124

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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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