The medieval town of Rothenburg can be found along Germany’s legendary Romantic Road. Travel guru Rick Steves once called it a “fairy-tale dream town,”…and as soon as you set eyes on it you’ll understand why.
The hilly Cotswold region is a designated “Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty” in southwestern England, and one of its most picturesque villages is Bibury.Its fairytale good looks makes it one of Europe’s most beautiful towns, with much of it still standing as it did centuries ago.
Situated ον the Arctic Circle in the Lofoten archipelago, the tiny fishing village of Reine is surrounded by sapphire bays, soaring fjords and dramatic mountain peaks.
French and German influences fuse in this in this well-preserved storybook village that dates back to the 13th century. Often called “Little Venice,” due to its tourist boat-filled waterways that wind through the medieval streets.
This small Alpine town in northwestern Slovenia rings the shores of Lake Bled and is considered to be one of Europe’s best kept secrets.With its glacial blue waters surrounded by mountains, it makes this another spot that looks as if it came from the pages of a fairytale story.
The Amalfi Coast is famous for its striking beauty, but Positano may be its most breathtaking and romantic town of all. This glamorous seaside hamlet blends pastel-colored buildings that spill down the mountain with winding streets, postcard-perfect beaches and intense blue waters, not to mention jaw-dropping sunsets.
Ιn 1809, Lord Byron penned a letter to his friend Francis Hodgson after visiting Sintra.He wrote, “I must just observe that the village of Cintra (sic) in Estremadura is the most beautiful in the world.”
Gruyeres is famous for its namesake cheese, known for its mild, nutty flavor which melts so well in fondue. But few know much about the town itself.Exquisitely beautiful, this medieval hamlet sits in the upper valley of the Saane River in the heart of the Swiss Alps.
Hallstatt is often ranked among Europe’s, and even the world’s, most beautiful places. Much of its beauty can be thanked to the lake it sits along, Lake Hallstatt.
Sometimes referred to as the “Venice of the North,” due its nearly 200 bridges that cross over peaceful canals,where the loudest sounds you’re likely to hear are of ducks quaking, this dreamy village is made even more tranquil as motorized vehicles are banned,