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European Stories

European Bedtime Stories, Folktales, and Fairytales

Europe is a continent which is also recognised as part of Eurasia, located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere of the world. Stories to Grow By provides the Internet's best collection of Kid-Tested and Kid-Approved European Stories, European Bedtime Stories, European Folktales, and European Fairy Tales. Stories from several European countries including Russia, Spain, Italy, England, Greece, and much more! Our European stories are multicultural, non-denominational and feature themes of human ethics.


Explore our collection of European Stories by country:

Stories from Greece, Italy & Spain:

Greece is a country in southeastern Europe with thousands of islands throughout the Aegean and Ionian seas. It is often called the cradle of Western civilization. Italy, a European country with a long Mediterranean coastline, has left a powerful mark on Western culture and cuisine. Its capital, Rome, is home to the Vatican. Spain, a country on Europe’s Iberian Peninsula, includes 17 autonomous regions with diverse geography and cultures.


Stories from Ireland, Scotland & Wales:

The Republic of Ireland occupies most of the island of Ireland, off the coast of England and Wales. Its capital is Dublin. Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Covering the northern third of the island of Great Britain. Wales is a country in southwest Great Britain known for its rugged coastline, mountainous national parks, distinctive Welsh language and Celtic culture. 


Stories from Iceland, Norway & Sweden:

Iceland, a Nordic island nation, is defined by its dramatic landscape with volcanoes, geysers, hot springs and lava fields. Norway is a Scandinavian country encompassing mountains, glaciers and deep coastal fjords. Oslo is the capital. Sweden is a Scandinavian nation with thousands of coastal islands and inland lakes, along with vast forests and mountains.


Stories from Belgium, France & Germany:

Belgium, a country in Western Europe, is known for medieval towns, Renaissance architecture and as headquarters of the European Union. Germany is a Western European country with a landscape of forests, rivers, mountain ranges and North Sea beaches. Berlin is its capital. France, in Western Europe, encompasses medieval cities, villages and Mediterranean beaches. Paris is its capital. 


Stories from Denmark, Finland, & Sweden:

Denmark is a Scandinavian country comprised of numerous islands. Copenhagen is its capital. Finland is a Northern European nation bordering Sweden, Norway and Russia. Its capital is Helsinki. Sweden is a Scandinavian nation with thousands of coastal islands and lakes, along with vast forests and mountains.


Stories from England:

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Wales to its west and Scotland to its north. 

Read our entire collection of Stories from England by clicking HERE!


Stories from Russia:

Russia is a country spanning Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. It is the largest country in the world

Read our entire collection of Russian Stories by clicking HERE!


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Teaching Resources from Stories to Grow By

In addition to our World Tales, Stories to Grow By also offers a multitude of other stories and even teaching resources! We provide over 100 free bedtime stories, fairy tales, folk tales, readers theater play scripts, and performance notes!

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