Top 10 Romantic Villages

Top 10 Romantic Villages

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Have you ever dreamed of escaping the big city and spending a weekend in a romantic small village? Where everything is idyllic – from the nature to architecture. Here are ten options, that will help you make up your mind whenever you will decide it is time to take a little trip. Enjoy!

10. Gearrannan Blackhouse Village, Garenin, Scotland

A really really small village, consisting of nine restored traditional cottages. The tourists are offered a self-catering accommodation. The village provides the most authentic experience, while exploring the unspoiled nature of Isle of Lewis.

How to get there?

Travel by car or bus in the Isle of Lewis.

Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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9. Gásadalur, Vagar Island, Faroe Islands

Faroe Islands have a lot of small villages spread across the unspoiled nature, which is so enigmatic. The village of Gásadalur is situated on the edge of a steep cliff with a waterfall. From the other side the mountains of Vagar surround the village.

How to get there?

Go there by boat or fly to Vagar.

Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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 8. Fjällbacka, Tanum, Sweden

The village is a favorite tourist destination in summer. The settlement, situated above a harbor in the Fjällbacka archipelago, is a classic example of an idyllic Scandinavian village. The tourists explore the nature and restaurants, where the fresh seafood attracts the gourmands.

How to get there?

The best way is to go there by train.

Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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7. Alesund, Norway

An adorable sea port, whose history dates back to the 10th century, is famous for its Art Nouveau houses. The whole town is spread across the seven islands, surrounded with majestic fjords. Both – the architecture and nature – attract many tourists to Alesund.

How to get there?

Catch a direct flight to the local airport from Amsterdam, London, Alicante, Copenhagen and Riga. Also get there by bus, train or boat.

Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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6. Wengen, Canton of Bern, Switzerland

The hiking and skiing village is a nice place to visit at any time of the year. Switzerland is famous for its small villages, surrounded with amazing nature. In Wengen the tourist agencies will offer various activities, which will let you explore the Jungfrau-Aletsch site protected by UNESCO.

How to get there?

There are many options. Take a bus, train or drive by car from the airports at Bern, Zurich, Basel or Geneva.

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Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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5. Yvoire, Rhône-Alpes, France

The Medieval town situated on the shores of Lake Geneva has it all: historic architecture, beautiful nature and is accessible. Its streets are decorated with flowers during summer and it is fun to simply wander around the town.

How to get there?

Take the D25 road by car. Get here by boat from Evian and Thonon-les-Bains.

Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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4. Monschau, Eifel, Germany

A small resort town dates back to the 12th century. French and Belgians tried to annex it, however, it remained in Germany’s territory. Patients who need a healthy climate come to Monschau. The historic architecture and the beautiful castle also attract the tourists.

How to get there?

Easy access by public transport.

Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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3. Spello, Umbria, Italy

A Medieval town was built on the Roman foundations. The hikers love to get lost in the town’s streets web. In summer its streets get decorated with hundreds of flowers and justly is called one of the most beautiful villages in Italy.

How to get there?

Catch a train from Rome, Florence or Perugia. Get a taxi from Perugia’s airport, which is 30 km (18 mi) away.

Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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2. Bibury, Gloucestershire, England

Often referred as the most beautiful village in England, Bibury is famous for its 17th century sandstone cottages. The old buildings, the River Coln and the nature makes it look like a classic English village you read about in literature.

How to get there?

By train or bus. Bibury is only 1,45 h drive from London.

Read more: Bibury

Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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1. Colmar, Alsace Region, France

Situated in the north-eastern France, Colmar is stunningly beautiful. Its well preserved old town and the diversity of architectural styles make the city one of the most popular destinations in France. The tourists have a very romantic weekend in this historic town.

How to get there?

By bus, train or plane – there is a small local Colmar Airport.

Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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Top 10 Romantic Historic Villages

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