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Europe Top 10 Tourist Arrivals Countries by 2017

In 2017, the most tourist arrival country is France and second ranked is Spain according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization. Over 670 million international tourist arrivals to Europe, an increase of 8.3% over 2016.

#10 Portugal


21.2 million (2017)
18.2 million (2016)
Number of Tourist Increase 16.5

Portugal Population: 10,276,617 (2018)
Portugal Per Capita: $33,166

# of visitors portugal cities in 2016

Portugal tourist destinations

#9 Russia


24.4 million (2017)
24.6 million (2016)
Number of Tourist Decrease 0.7

Russia Population: 146,793,744 (2019)
Russia Per Capita: $11,191

#8 Greece


27.2 million (2017)
24.8 million (2016)
Number of Tourist Increase 9.7

Greece Population: 10,768,477 (2017)
Greece Per Capita: $20,930

Countries number of tourists visiting Greece in 2015

Number of hotels and bed in Greece 2016

Where are beach resorts located beach in greece

Archaeological sites and cities in greece

#7 Austria


29.5 million (2017)
28.1 million (2016)
Number of Tourist Increase 4.8

Austria Population: 8,857,960 (2018)
Austria Per Capita: $53,764

Visitors arriving to Austria 2014 & 2015

#6 Germany


37.5 million (2017)
35.6 million (2016)
Number of Tourist Increase 5.2

Germany Population: 83,019,200 (2018)
Germany Per Capita: $54,983

Visitors arriving to Germany 2014 & 2016

#5 Turkey


37.6 million (2017)
30.3 million (2016)
Number of Tourist Increase 24.1

Turkey Population: 40,290 (2018)
Turkey Per Capita: $9,346

2015 – 2018 foreign visitor arrivals in turkey

1995 – 2018 number of turkey tourists received

#4 United Kingdom


37.7 million (2017)
35.8 million (2016)
Number of Tourist Increase 5.1

United Kingdom Population: 54,983 (2019)
United Kingdom Per Capita: $44,177

Visitors arriving in united kingdom in 2016 from countries

#3 Italy


58.3 million (2017)
52.4 million (2016)
Number of Tourist Increase 11.2

Italy Population: 60,483,973 (2017)
Italy Per Capita: $33,353

Countries visitors arriving in Italy in 2015

Top 10 Italian cities visitor nights in 2017

#2 Spain


81.8 million (2017)
75.3 million (2016)
Number of Tourist Increase 8.6

Spain Population: 46,934,632 (2019)
Spain Per Capita: $40,290

Arrivals by country (2016, 2017, 2018)

#1 France


86.9 million (2017)
82.7 million (2016)
Number of Tourist Increase 5.1

France Population: 66,998,000 (2018)
France Per Capita: $43,500 (22nd in the world)

Most tourists arriving to France in 2014;

Most nights spent in France in 2014 by tourists;

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