Nestled between France and Spain in the Pyrenees, Andorra enjoys one of the world’s highest standards of living thanks to a booming economy
About halfway between Norway and Iceland, the Faroe Islands are a self-governed country within the Kingdom of Denmark.
Malta, an archipelago about 50 miles south of Sicily, draws 1.2 million visitors annually, about three times the country’s population.
A tiny principality on the Swiss-Austrian border, Liechtenstein’s largest town, Schaan, is an important banking and commerce center.
A landlocked enclave within Italy, San Marino is a popular day trip for visitors to the famous beaches of nearby Rimini. Most travelers come to take in the sites of the historic center of the capital city, also named San Marino.
The Aland Islands, a Swedish-speaking autonomous region of Finland located between the two countries, is blessed with more hours of sunshine than anywhere else in Scandinavia, gorgeous meadows and forests, and sandy beaches.
Vatican City is also the world’s smallest sovereign state, at just 110 acres surrounded entirely by Rome and with 800 residents (only 450 of whom are citizens).
The second smallest country in the world, Monaco packs a lot into 0.78 square miles. The Monte Carlo casino, opened in 1858, and the Monaco Grand Prix,