Europe, the heart of human civilization, has thousands of places worth writing about. But then, who would take the time to read about all of them?
Within the heart of Salamanca lies Spain’s oldest university (and one of the oldest in all of Europe), dating back to 1134.
Located an hour north of Portugal’s capital city of Lisbon is the medieval village of Óbidos. Wander the cobblestone streets, admire the colorful doorways, explore a medieval castle, and walk along the city’s precarious fortified walls.
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
Despite its relatively small size,
Resembling an enchanted village straight out of a fairytale, complete with winding cobblestone streets and colorful half-timbered buildings,
Looking for another medieval town where you can walk the beautifully preserved city walls? In York, you’ll find the world’s largest railway museum,
This picturesque lakeside village is said to be the oldest still-inhabited village in all of Europe. Located about an hour outside of Salzburg, Hallstatt offers some of the most spectacular views in the Salzkammergut region of Austria.
San Gimignano, Italy
San Gimignano is a medieval town located in the region of Tuscany town and was a relay point for pilgrims in the past.
Cinque Terre, Italy
The villages of Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore make up what is known as the Cinque Terre along the Italian Riviera.