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10 Most Beautiful Countries in the World

Sucheta Pradhan Jul 19, 2021

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Every country has something beautiful and unique to offer, which is why every country is different from the other. Here’s our list of the 10 most beautiful countries in the world, in no particular order!
Nestled in the beautiful Alps, Switzerland is an obvious name on this list. This European country boasts clean, crisp air and spellbinding natural beauty.
Switzerland
Come winter and entire landscape turns into a powdery-white wonderland of snow-covered mountains and frozen lakes. Matterhorn in Zermatt is the key skiing destinations.
In the warmer months, marvel at Switzerland’s lush countryside and emerald lakes. The medieval and Renaissance architecture in Bern will also amaze you!
A small Scandinavian country in a relatively untrodden corner of Europe, Finland is full of cultural & historical attractions and natural beauty.
Finland

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Visit the Finnish Lapland in winters to experience its vast subarctic wilderness, ski resorts, and of course, Northern Lights.
In the so-called Finnish summer, the midnight sun phenomenon will enchant you. Don’t miss Helsinki, the capital city with a plethora of museums and architecture.
Fancy a desert vacation? The fascinating amber sand dunes of the Namib desert will bow your mind.
Namibia
Combine expansive desert landscape with seemingly endless savannas, mesmerizing wetlands, and abundant wildlife, and you’ll have the African country – Namibia – that is unlike any other!
And that’s not it. Believe it or not, Namibia is actually a coastal country, so beaches are a default feature, which you simply cannot miss.
Pura vida is the Costa Rican term for “pure life”, which actually is the USP of this island nation. Boasting several palm-lined beaches and turquoise waters, this is a beach lover’s paradise.
Costa Rica
From misty waterfalls to mystical jungles and from glacial valleys to tropical alpine grassland, this place has it all, and then some more.
As the only island on the eastern Pacific coast that boasts a tropical rainforest, Costa Rica indeed packs quite the punch.
Did you think Greece was only about historical Athens and the cube-shaped, whitewashed, blue-domed structures of Santorini? If yes, you’re highly mistaken.
Greece
Greece is home to over 6,000 islands and islets, each offering spectacular vistas, tangerine sunsets, and cliff-lined beaches.
If you’re not really a beach person, head to Epirus in northwestern Greece – a region filled with exotic forests and soaring mountains.
With a varied terrain, favorable weather conditions, and continuously evolving culture, India is a hotchpotch of incredible experiences.
India
This huge Asian country boasts the majestic Himalayas in the North and Indian Ocean in the South. And in between North and South, nature has blessed India with plentiful bounties.
Tea plantations of Assam, backwaters of Kerala, architecture of Rajasthan, and beaches of Goa are just some of the things making this country beautiful.
Over 9,000 miles of idyllic black-sand beaches and turquoise lakes flowing through mountain trenches make New Zealand beautiful beyond comprehension.
New Zealand
Boasting some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the world and endless lupin fields, New Zealand is rugged beauty redefined.
The country also boasts many beautiful urban centers such as Wellington, Christchurch, and Auckland.
From moon-like landscape of Valle de la Luna to swirling walls and façade of Marble Caves, Chile always leaves one awestruck.
Chile
While in Chile, how can one miss the blue icebergs, soaring peaks, and heavenly glacial lakes and lagoons of Patagonia?
And if you thought; that was it, the country’s rolling vineyards of the Elqui Valley will leave you absolutely speechless.

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Natural beauty, cultural beauty, historical beauty, romance, pizza – you name it and Italy has it all!
Italy
From jaw-dropping Cyprus-lined roads of Tuscany to picture-perfect pastel villages of the Italian Riviera, this country surprises at every step of the way.
And while speaking of Italy, how can one not mention Naples and Venice, the two crowning glories of this charming country?
With blissful white-pebble beaches and picturesque limestone caves, Croatia is subtly tucked between the Balkans and central Europe.
Croatia
Located along beautiful and visually unrivaled Adriatic seacoast, Croatia boasts unspoiled natural beauty and peaceful Mediterranean sunshine.
Many of the country’s harbor towns have a centuries-old history, glimpses of which can be seen in their magical architecture and local culture.

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The world comprises a total of 195 countries, each extremely beautiful in its own right. But we hope you’ll include at least a couple of these countries in your travel bucket list!