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Core Europe Country High Points

RankCountryPeak Elev-M Range (Level 2)Ascents
1.FranceMont Blanc4810Alps375
1.ItalyMont Blanc4810Alps375
3.SwitzerlandMonte Rosa4634Alps124
5.SpainPico de Teide3715Mid-Atlantic Islands229
7.AndorraPic de Coma Pedrosa2943Iberian Peninsula142
8.BulgariaMusala2925Balkan Peninsula140
9.GreeceOlympus2918Balkan Peninsula156
11.AlbaniaKorab2764Balkan Peninsula84
11.North MacedoniaKorab2764Balkan Peninsula84
13.KosovoVelika Rudoka2660Balkan Peninsula38
14.SlovakiaGerlachovský štít2654Eastern Europe Ranges113
16.RomaniaMoldoveanu2544Eastern Europe Ranges98
17.MontenegroMaja Kolata2525Balkan Peninsula72
18.PolandRysy - Northwest Peak2499Eastern Europe Ranges206
19.NorwayGaldhøpiggen2469Scandinavia-European Arctic204
20.Bosnia and HerzegovinaMaglić2386Balkan Peninsula74
21.PortugalMontanha do Pico2351Mid-Atlantic Islands85
22.SerbiaMidžor2169Balkan Peninsula75
23.IcelandHvannadalshnúkur2110Scandinavia-European Arctic76
24.SwedenKebnekaise - Nordtoppen2097Scandinavia-European Arctic29
25.UkraineGora Goverla2061Eastern Europe Ranges89
26.CroatiaDinara1831Balkan Peninsula102
27.Czech RepublicSněžka1603Eastern Europe Ranges313
28.United KingdomBen Nevis1345Northwest Europe993
29.FinlandHálditšohkka1324Scandinavia-European Arctic49
30.IrelandCarrauntoohil1039Northwest Europe305
31.HungaryKékes1014Eastern Europe Ranges157
32.Faroe IslandsSlættaratindur880Scandinavia-European Arctic37
33.San MarinoMonte Titano739Italian Peninsula and Islands123
34.BelgiumSignal de Botrange694Northwest Europe237
35.Isle of ManSnaefell621Northwest Europe93
36.LuxembourgKneiff560Northwest Europe203
37.MoldovaBalanesti430Eastern Europe Ranges45
38.GibraltarRock of Gibraltar426Iberian Peninsula155
39.BelarusHara Dzyarzhynskaya345Eastern Europe Ranges49
40.NetherlandsVaalserberg321Northwest Europe250
41.EstoniaSuur Munamagi318Eastern Europe Ranges99
42.LatviaGaizinkalns312Eastern Europe Ranges96
43.LithuaniaAukstojas294Eastern Europe Ranges93
44.MaltaDingli Cliffs253Italian Peninsula and Islands125
45.DenmarkMøllehøj171Northwest Europe127
46.MonacoChemin des Révoires162Alps116
47.JerseyLes Platons143Northwest Europe39
48.GuernseyLe Moulin114Northwest Europe27
49.Vatican CityVatican Hill78Italian Peninsula and Islands150

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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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