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Core Europe Country High Points

RankCountryPeak Elev-M Range (Level 2)Ascents
1.FranceMont Blanc4810Alps329
1.ItalyMont Blanc4810Alps329
3.SwitzerlandMonte Rosa4634Alps115
5.SpainPico de Teide3718Mid-Atlantic Islands196
7.AndorraPic de Coma Pedrosa2943Iberian Peninsula119
8.BulgariaMusala2925Balkan Peninsula121
9.GreeceOlympus2918Balkan Peninsula138
11.AlbaniaKorab2764Balkan Peninsula71
11.North MacedoniaKorab2764Balkan Peninsula71
13.KosovoVelika Rudoka2660Balkan Peninsula29
14.SlovakiaGerlachovský štít2654Eastern Europe Ranges106
16.RomaniaMoldoveanu2544Eastern Europe Ranges82
17.MontenegroMaja Kolata2525Balkan Peninsula65
18.PolandRysy-North Peak2499Eastern Europe Ranges188
19.NorwayGaldhøpiggen2469Scandinavia-European Arctic185
20.Bosnia and HerzegovinaMaglić2386Balkan Peninsula66
21.PortugalMontanha do Pico2351Mid-Atlantic Islands71
22.SerbiaMidžor2169Balkan Peninsula63
23.IcelandHvannadalshnúkur2110Scandinavia-European Arctic69
24.SwedenKebnekaise-Nordtoppen2097Scandinavia-European Arctic26
25.UkraineGora Goverla2061Eastern Europe Ranges85
26.CroatiaDinara1831Balkan Peninsula90
27.Czech RepublicSněžka1603Eastern Europe Ranges273
28.United KingdomBen Nevis1345Northwest Europe851
29.FinlandHálditšohkka1324Scandinavia-European Arctic49
30.IrelandCarrauntoohil1039Northwest Europe271
31.HungaryKékes1014Eastern Europe Ranges149
32.Faroe IslandsSlættaratindur880Scandinavia-European Arctic31
33.San MarinoMonte Titano739Italian Peninsula and Islands112
34.BelgiumSignal de Botrange694Northwest Europe212
35.Isle of ManSnaefell621Northwest Europe81
36.LuxembourgKneiff560Northwest Europe185
37.MoldovaBalanesti430Eastern Europe Ranges41
38.GibraltarRock of Gibraltar426Iberian Peninsula132
39.BelarusHara Dzyarzhynskaya345Eastern Europe Ranges49
40.NetherlandsVaalserberg321Northwest Europe222
41.EstoniaSuur Munamagi318Eastern Europe Ranges93
42.LatviaGaizinkalns312Eastern Europe Ranges89
43.LithuaniaAukstojas294Eastern Europe Ranges88
44.MaltaDingli Cliffs253Italian Peninsula and Islands111
45.DenmarkMøllehøj171Northwest Europe113
46.MonacoChemin des Révoires162Alps103
47.JerseyLes Platons143Northwest Europe35
48.GuernseyLe Moulin114Northwest Europe25
49.Vatican CityVatican Hill78Italian Peninsula and Islands136

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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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