Certain mental pictures rise before the collector of memories at the simple mention, written or spoken, of the places he has loved.
— Henry James, Italian Hours
Top 10 lists are necessarily selective. They are also intensely personal. Mine reflect my own interests and biases, but with that caveat in mind I gladly offer them here—one at a time over the next few months—in the hope that it will inspire others to visit Europe and create memories of their own.