National Parks in Europe

The GANP is here to help you discover, explore, and learn more about the national parks in Europe and why we need to protect them.

Bavarian Forest National Park

Bavarian Forest National Park was the first in Germany and it works with a neighboring park to create the largest protected forest in Europe.

Europe / Germany
Butrint National Park

Butrint National Park Albania is unique offering visitors with a special combination of archaeological and natural features.

Europe / Albania
Cinque Terre National Park

Although the smallest national park in Italy, Cinque Terre National Park, is one of the most culturally relevant.

Europe / Italy
Dolomiti Bellunesi National Park

Dolomiti Bellunesi National Park is home to the Dolomites which are some of the most renowned and beautiful mountains in the world.

Europe / Italy
Durmitor National Park

Durmitor National Park is located in Montenegro featuring mountains, rivers, wildlife, and the Tara River Canyon one of Europe's largest.

Europe / Montenegro
Hoge Veluwe National Park

Although a smaller country, the Netherlands offers escapes into the wilderness, and Hoge Veluwe National Park is just the place.

Europe / Netherlands
Jotunheimen National Park

Incredible mountains and landscapes provide panoramic views making Jotunheimen National Park one of Norway's greatest escapes.

Europe / Norway
Kalkalpen National Park

Wurbauerkogel lookout offers spectacular panoramic views of Kalkalpen National Park and is a leading destination for Austria.

Europe / Austria
Killarney National Park

Bogs, cliffs, crags, heath, lakes, moorland, mountains, rivers, and rock formations make Killarney National Park a special place.

Europe / Ireland
Mercantour National Park

Mercantour National Park features Mont Bego and 37,000 petroglyphs making it a unique protected area for France.

Europe / France
New Forest National Park

New Forest National Park has the largest contiguous tract of natural pasture, heath, and forest in southern England.

Europe / United Kingdom
Nuuksio National Park

Only minutes away from Helsinki, Nuuksio National Park is a Finland favorite way to escape and enjoy the natural outdoors.

Europe / Finland
Olympus National Park

Mount Olympus is the heart of the national park and home to the Greek gods. It is the tallest mountain in Greece.

Europe / Greece
Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park

Ordesa & Monte Perdido National Park is the protected area of the Pyrenees in Spain with Mont Perdido reaching a peak of 11,000 feet.

Europe / Spain
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of the most beautiful collections of colorful lakes and waterfalls, Croatia's leading attraction.

Europe / Croatia
Prielbrusye National Park

Mount Elbrus is the tallest mountain in Europe and the pinnacle attraction for Prielbrusye National Park.

Europe / Russia / Kabardino-Balkaria
Pyrenees National Park

Pyrenees National Park is the France protected area that protects the French side of the Pyrenees.

Europe / France
Rodna Mountains National Park

Rodna National Park features the longest mountain range in Romania and delivers caves, crevasses, and valleys to park visitors.

Europe / Romania
Sarek National Park

Sarek National Park is home to 6 of the 13 tallest mountains in Sweden of which Sarektjakka is the tallest in the park.

Europe / Sweden
Saxon Switzerland National Park

Saxon Switzerland National Park in Germany is home to the Elbe Sandstone Mountains full of stunning rock formations and forests.

Europe / Germany
Tatra National Park

Over 600 caves combine with the renowned Tatras mountains to create bountiful reasons to explore Tatra National Park.

Europe / Poland
Triglav National Park

Triglav National Park showcases Mount Triglav and the beautifully colored Soca River making Slovenia’s only national park worth the visit.

Europe / Slovenia
Vatnajokull National Park

Vatnajokull National Park in Iceland is home to Vatnajokull which is the largest glacier in Europe and one of the largest in the world.

Europe / Iceland
Abisko National Park

Abisko National Park in Sweden is one of the best places to experience the aurora borealis affectionately known as the northern lights.

Europe / Sweden
Aggtelek National Park

Aggtelek National Park in Hungary features an extensive cave system with around 280 different caves scattered across the park.

Europe / Hungary
Bieszczady National Park

Bieszczady National Park in Poland features a magnificent region of the Carpathian mountains part of the Polish Crown Peaks.

Europe / Poland
Cairngorms National Park

Cairngorms National Park in Scotland is home to the only population of reindeer throughout the entire United Kingdom.

Europe / United Kingdom
Connemara National Park

Connemara National Park in Ireland displays the majestic Twelve Bens mountains while celebrating the glory of Kylemore Abbey.

Europe / Ireland
Danube-Auen National Park

Danube Auen National Park in Austria protects some of the most magical landscapes as well as Central Europe's most extensive floodplain.

Europe / Austria
Domogled-Valea Cernei National Park

Domogled Valea Cernei National Park features waterfalls, mountains, caves, sinkholes, & lakes that highlight the beauty of Romania.

Europe / Romania
Dovrefjell-Sunndalsfjella National Park

Dovrefjell Sunndalsfjella National Park in Noway celebrates the majestic Dovrefjell mountain range which is home to the unique musk oxen.

Europe / Norway
Dunes of Texel National Park

Dunes of Texel National Park in the Netherlands is a spectacular coastal and dunes ecosystem that supports a variety of bird species.

Europe / Netherlands
Exmoor National Park

Exmoor National Park in England features a Heritage Coast shoreline that displays some of the most stunning facets of nature.

Europe / United Kingdom
Gesause National Park

Gesause National Park in Austria is renowned for astounding and captivating mountainous landscapes and white-water rapids.

Europe / Austria
Hohe Tauern National Park

Hohe Tauern National Park is the largest in Austria and it features Grossglockner mountain which is the tallest summit in the country.

Europe / Austria
Karkonosze National Park

Karkonosze National Park in Poland takes visitors into astounding mountainous landscapes, beautiful waterfalls, and pristine wilderness.

Europe / Poland
Lake District National Park

Lake District National Park in England is home to the longest lake, tallest mountain, and deepest lake in the country.

Europe / United Kingdom
Llogara National Park

As the second smallest, Llogara National Park in Albania is packed with amazing natural wonder experiences and stunning landscapes.

Europe / Albania
Losiny Ostrov National Park

Losiny Ostrov National Park in Russia is pristine wilderness with parts of it actually located in the metropolitan area of Moscow. Come explore.

Europe / Russia / Moscow Oblast
Neusiedler See-Seewinkel National Park

Neusiedler see Seewinkel National Park in Austria features Lake Neusiedl and a diverse wetland and meadow landscape for many bird species.

Europe / Austria
Nock Mountains National Park

Nock Mountains National Park delivers stunning green meadows dotted with colors from blooming wildflowers amongst the rolling mountains.

Europe / Austria
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

Pallas Yllastunturi National Park features striking landscapes in both the summer and winter serving as the most popular park in Finland.

Europe / Finland
Peak District National Park

Peak District is the first national park established within the United Kingdom protecting amazing landscapes.

Europe / United Kingdom
Repovesi National Park

Repovesi National Park delivers ponds, streams, and lakes nestled in astounding forested landscapes with lookout towers with stellar panoramic views.

Europe / Finland
Retezat National Park

Retezat National Park displays over 80 glacial lakes across some of the largest massifs and most extensive old-growth forest in Romania.

Europe / Romania
Rondane National Park

Rondane National Park was the first national park established in Norway honoring the astounding and diverse mountainous region.

Europe / Norway
Samaria National Park

Samaria National Park on the island Crete is home to Samaria Gorge which is the largest in Europe.

Europe / Greece
Thayatal National Park

Thayatal National Park in Austria provides both natural and cultural heritage wonders in the country's smallest national park.

Europe / Austria
Theth National Park

Theth National Park in Albania is renowned for striking rugged mountains with steep sharp summits creating amazing picturesque landscapes.

Europe / Albania
Tyresta National Park

Tyresta National Park features one of the largest forested areas in southern Sweden while delivering a series of lakes for those who love the water.

Europe / Sweden
Veluwezoom National Park

Veluwezoom National Park in the Netherlands delivers a combination of cultural, historical, and natural attractions that make this place special.

Europe / Netherlands
Vikos-Aoos National Park

Vikos-Aoos National Park in Greece is named after two amazing gorges known as Vikos Gorge and Aoos Gorge.

Europe / Greece
Vodlozersky National Park

Vodlozersky National Park delivers a pristine wilderness blanketed with forested hills that surround several lakes creating one of Russia's most amazing parks.

Europe / Russia / Arkhangelsk Oblast
Wicklow Mountains National Park

Wicklow Mountains National Park celebrates a combination of historical, cultural, and natural gems of Ireland. Come Explore.

Europe / Ireland
Yorkshire Dales National Park

Yorkshire Dales National Park in England is argued as one of the country's most scenic natural attractions.

Europe / United Kingdom