Top 10 villages to visit in Europe ASAP

Small towns have their own sense of living and offer a lot more than you can first think of. Fresh air, fresh water and a great deal of amazing landscapes. If you tired of urban city here is a list of top 10 most beautiful villages in Europe. Start packing, it`s travel time.

#10 Reine, Norway

If you are looking for amazing night sky vistas, stunning northern lights, breathtaking mountains and fjords this is the perfect place for you. Reine is a tiny fishing village on the arctic island of Moskenesoya. It was voted Norway`s most beautiful village, and funny thing is that it has a population of just a little over 300. You can stay cosy visitor cottages with a direct access to the Norwegian Sea and enjoy your holiday in picturesque landscape.  

#9 Hallstatt, Austria

This is one of Austria`s oldest settlements, and it is famous for salt mining and stunning landscape. Hallstatt is like a fairytale village during every period of the year. Frozen in winter and unbelievable green in spring and summer. It is charming place with its gorgeous setting on the bank of the Hallstätter See, between the pristine lake and a lush mountain, dramatically rising from water’s edge.

#8 Cochem, Germany

This is one of the most charming towns in entire Germany. There are many legend, folklore and rich history related to this place. It is set in the scenic Mosel river valley between Eifel and Hundsruck. Steep vineyards and quant wine villages surround this place. Don`t forget to try their white wine made from Riesling grapes!

#7 Eze, France

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People sometimes describe Eze as “eagle’s nest” due to its location overlooking a high cliff 1,400 feet above the Mediterranean Sea along the exotic French Riviera. This village is famous for jaw-dropping, panoramic views. Interesting fact is that the oldest building in the village is Chapelle de la Sainte Croix, dating back to 1306!

#6 Murren, Bernese Oberland, Switzerland

This is an amazing mountain village located at an altitude of 5413 ft in the Bernese Oberland in Switzerland. From Murren you can enjoy the stunning three famous Alpine peaks – Monch, Eiger and Jungfrau. Also, the place place is ideal for base jumpers, but has a lot to offer to everyone. Breathing landscapes and fresh air, unique look and cozy hotels – more than enough for a great holiday!

#5 Albarracin, Spain

This charming village is located just a two hour from Valencija and a 30 minute train ride from Teruel. With its charming streets and scent of traditional Spain it is one of the most beautiful villages in entire Spain, and many travellers agree to that! Don`t trust us, check for yourself!

#4 Bruges, Belgium

This is incredibly popular place for travellers/photographers, because of amazing lego-like houses in the city centre. It is with no doubt one of Europe`s prettiest little towns. If you are not convinced watch a movie In Bruges with Collin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson, in which you will catch just a glimpse of this place beauty!

#3 Bled, Slovenia

Bled was established in 1004, and it was considered so beautiful by the Holy Roman Emperor that it was gifted to Bishop of Brixen. Look for Bled Castle, that sits in the center of amazing Lake Bled with its glacial blue water surrounding the tiny island and you will understand why.
Try hiking to the medieval hilltop castle, it provides especially stunning panoramic vistas.

#2 Bibury, England

This small village located in England can is famous for its old world charm, it is beautiful, it has soul and it is the most charming town in England. Wandering around the streets of Bibury is interesting experience of time traveling you will never forget!

#1 Manarola, Italy

This is one of the famous villages from Cinque Terre towns, filled with a vibrant, rainbow-colored homes carved into an impenetrable wall of stone on the Mediterranean coast.

It is famous for fabulous wine (try Sciacchetra) and the paintings of Antonio Discovolors. No cars, no traffic lights – perfect holiday for everyone looking to relax and enjoy something different than usual.

Where would you go first?

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