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7 beautiful towns like fairy in Germany

4. MEISSEN

Meissen is one of the oldest towns in Saxony. From the first glance, Meissen has seduced visitors by the brilliant red brick roofs, ancient castles or churches. Meissen’s long-standing culture is also an interesting thing to learn, and you should know that 100% of the people here speak German.

To Meissen, you can visit the 15th-century Albrechtsburg castle and considered the oldest castle in Germany, the castle’s Gothic architecture is unique and worth a look. Besides, you can also visit the Gothic cathedral – a place that regularly organizes classical concerts!

But the biggest attraction in this town is the Meissen Porcelain Museum, which will tell you all about the history of the town and allow you to experience historic demonstrations. You can also browse through porcelain shops to choose for yourself a favorite item.

5. LINDAU

Lindau is a small town next to Lake Constance – one of Germany’s largest lakes, in the state of Bavaria. The town is adjacent to Austria and Switzerland, about 2 hours away from Munich (Germany) by car. The old town operates mainly in tourism with a population of about 270,000 people.

The center of Lindau is Lindau Island, which focuses on shopping and entertainment shops, can go from town to bridge, take a car for about 5 minutes. From Lindau, you can look out on the picturesque Lake Constance or the magnificent Alps in the distance.

6. TRIBERG

The town not only has beautiful scenery but also helps visitors learn about the history of the famous Black Forest Mountains in Germany, as well as participating in attractive outdoor activities.

The first place to visit in the town of Triberg is the Black Forest museum with many artifacts on display here. After that, you can explore the 1000 watch gallery with different types. Nor can you miss the ancient buildings or experience hiking to the highest Triberg waterfall in Germany.

7. WORMS

Worms is one of the oldest cities in Germany, it is located right along the Rhine creating a romantic crisis. Worms has been a religious city for centuries, this is the reason it attracts many religious believers from around the world.

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7 beautiful towns like fairy in Germany (Part 1)

 It would be a pity if you visit Germany without visiting an old town. Ancient wooden houses, mesmerizing medieval castles, along with the magnificent mountain scenery and green nature will mark unforgettable memories in the tourists. Let’s take a look at 10 beautiful towns like the fairy of Germany.

1. ROTHENBURG OB DER TAUBER

Rothenburg ob der Tauber Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a small town located in the German state of Bavaria. Because, this place exists an old town with medieval history. Although quite small, but the old town has extremely beautiful and ancient architecture that makes people think of the fairy land.

The ancient town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber was built in 1803 and is preserved fully to this day. This is the most beautiful town on a romantic road running through Bavaria, connecting Frankfurt and Munich. Visitors who come here, will surely enjoy being able to hang out in a small village in Grim’s old stories that we often read the day.

2. DINKELSBÜHL

Rothenburg ob der Tauber is home to a huge number of tourists each year in Germany, especially during the summer months and December. So if you travel at these times and want to find a quiet town , more peaceful, then Dinkelsbühl is the perfect choice.

Dinkelsbühl has unique architectural styles, including Gothic (St. George’s Cathedral), late Roman (St. Paul’s), Rococo (chapel in the Teutonic Order’s castle) and more. Travel here, you can walk around the streets to see and record the most impressive moments. Or if you have more time, choose a café on the street corner to sip a fragrant coffee while watching the daily life of indigenous people.

3. LUBECK

Lubeck town founded in 1143, is a small island near the Baltic coast. It is also one of the most famous old towns in northern Germany. So far, Lubeck has kept the red brick gates since the 15th century and many other valuable architectures.

If you have the opportunity to visit Lubeck, one of the tourist experiences not to be missed is watching boats and boats in Museumshafen harbor, or enjoying Lubeck’s famous Marzipan cake.

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The most unique small towns to visit in Italy

Alberobello – the town of fairy houses

Alberobello is dubbed the “dwarf mushroom” hobbit village. This small town brings the tranquil breath of the countryside with strange architecture. The houses here are just stones that are stacked on top of each other without mortar. The roof is designed in the form of arches, cones or pyramids and painted magic or pagan symbols like the houses of witches in an ancient story.

Modica town – the land of Chocolate 

The town of Modica not only attracts four-way tourists because of its peaceful setting but also because of the wonderful taste of the famous chocolate. This place is keeping a secret about the unique method of processing chocolate from the Aztecs hundreds of years ago, nowhere else.

The people of Modica used stone from volcanic Etna to form a circle and crush cocoa. Then they mixed with sugar into a paste rather than heating it to create a wonderful sweet crunch, accompanied by traditional additives like lemon oil or pistachio. Today, aromas are changed to suit the more modern taste, however, the delicious taste still does not change thanks to the traditional method.

Bolgheri – the town of great wines

Bolgheri is considered one of Italy’s finest wine producers. Tourists come here not only to enjoy excellent wine with attractive local dishes, but also to hear about the stories of wine from the time of Etruscan civilization.

In addition, a special thing at Bolgheri is the three-mile road to the village with 2500 Cypress trees, and the immense vineyards on either side. How wonderful it is to see the beautiful scenery of nature and enjoy the fascinating wine glasses!

The colorful Cinque Terre

The Cinque Terre is a town consisting of five colorful villages located on steep slopes and reflecting the waters of the Ligurian Sea such as Manarola, Riomaggiore, Corniglia, Monterosso al Mare, and Vernazza. All these villages have their own unique beauty that you can’t ignore anywhere when you visit.

You can wander sightseeing from village to village on the asphalt roads surrounded by vineyards and lemon trees, and the opposite side are rocks on one side and the deep blue sea. Certainly Cinque Terre will be an ideal place for your family tour.

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10 most beautiful small towns in Europe (Part 2)

If you are passionate about nostalgia, Europe is a great destination. Especially this place has the old town but very romantic and lovely. Remember these destinations and don’t forget to share them with your friends and relatives!

Let’s continue the list of 10 most beautiful towns in Europe!

5. Spello, Italy – Beautiful old town

Spello is an ancient Italian town, in Perugia province in the eastern center of Umbria. The town lies on a gradual slope to the plains. From here, you can see the Umbrian plain under the mountainside. There is a railway from Rome to Florence via Perugia.

It used to be the land of the Romans in the 1st century BC. Spello Italy is a town of 6,000 inhabitants and a great place to experience walking. Nearby there are two medieval villages of Collepino and San Giovanni.

6. Town of Vernazza, Italy

Vernazza is a picturesque town that is located in La Spezia, Liguria, Italy. In it, the Cinque Terre is the most beautiful city compared to 4 other towns, Monterosso, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore. It is quiet here, with few vehicles, once a coastal fishing village. Colorful old houses are built on cliffs. A small town harbor is located next to a magnificent old castle and a splendid church.

7. Ronda, Spain

Ronda is a traditional old town with about 35,000 inhabitants located on high slopes, surrounded by lush river valleys.

Founded in the 9th century BC, the Ronda Malaga is a city rich in history on a 750m high mountain. It attracts and mesmerizes travelers around the world. The highlight is the stone painting of Cueva de la Pileta and the annual bullfighting match at Feria Goyesca. Ronda, Spain is a cradle of the country’s modern bullfighting event.

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10 most beautiful small towns in Europe (Part 1)

Europe owns many beautiful small towns with beautiful nature and breathtaking scenery. Below are 10 such beautiful towns in Europe to explore!

1. Mostar Bosnia

Mostar Bosnia is an ancient city located deep in the valley of the Neretva river in southern Bosnia and Herzegovina. With 113,169 inhabitants, it is the third largest town in the country, founded in the 13th century. There are many ancient Ottoman, Austrian architectures.

Mostar Bosnia is located on the Neretva river in turquoise color with elegant ancient towers and colorful markets. In particular, the Old Bridge dating to the 16th century was built by the Ottomans, characterized by Islamic architecture in the Balkan.

2. Town of Positano, Italy

Positano is a beautiful little coastal city, on the coast of Amalfi, Campania, Italy. There are many colorful houses with many picturesque stone stairs. The town is located on a hill with below the Amalfi Sea. In the past, this was a less developed fishing village until the first half of the 20th century. After that, the attractiveness of the place became more and more popular in the 1950s.

In the midst of a picturesque coastal town, the highlight is the old Collegiata di Santa Maria Assunta church with a great roof with Mediterranean beaches, attractive harbor, shops, restaurants, and 13th-century architecture.

3. Wengen, Switzerland

Wengen is a resort city in Bernese Oberland, Canton of Bern, located in central Switzerland. Wengen is located on a 400m high slopes against the Lauterbrunnen valley, from here can admire the beauty of the 4,000m high Bernese Alps. Above there are villages with traditional wooden houses. Wengen ski resort is surrounded by the Eiger, Mönch, Jungfrau, and Lauberhorn mountains.

4. Bibury, England

Bibury attracts many tourists located in Gloucestershire, England, on the River Coln and the beautiful romantic stone river houses along the Saxon Church, St Mary’s Church. With water meadows and romantic rivers, Bibury is loved by visitors with forests and grasslands of many wildlife species. It is particularly beautiful on sunny summer evenings or in cold winter.

Bibury attracts many tourists located in Gloucestershire, England, on the River Coln and the beautiful romantic stone river houses along the Saxon Church, St Mary’s Church. With water meadows and romantic rivers, Bibury is loved by visitors with forests and grasslands of many wildlife species. It is particularly beautiful on sunny summer evenings or in cold winter.

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Top three small towns to visit in Europe

Hallstatt, Brano, and Colmar are the three famous towns that many tourists are always looking for when visiting Europe. If you want to find out more about these 3 beautiful towns, check out the article below!

Colmar, France

Colmar is the old town of France, with a history of up to 1,000 years. Located in the center of Alsake, northeastern France, the town of Colmar is a frequent destination for many tourists. Arriving here, you will be attracted by small lanes, colorful wooden houses, and the peaceful life. The town of Colmar, considered by many people, is a quiet world of fairy tales.

Colmar is not only a favorite European tourist destination for many guests but also a place for wine connoisseurs. This town has long been known as the capital of the Alsace wine road. Visit the vineyards with wineries to give you more interesting experiences.

Burano, Italy

If you love the colors, Burano is the ideal destination for you. This town is considered the most colorful place in the world. In the town of Burano, houses are built close to each other and decorated with colorful colors. This is a way for the fishermen in Burano to easily recognize each other’s homes.

Here, you can take a walk and take photos with these eye-catching blocks. In Burano town, you will feel the peaceful and peaceful beauty of people’s lives as well as the natural scenery.

Hallstatt, Austria

On the list of the 20 most beautiful towns in Europe, Hallstatt is a small town located between Salzburg and Graz. Located on Lake Salzkammergut, Hallstatt is a poetic and peaceful town. Visiting the town of Hallstatt, you will admire the very beautiful and impressive beauty. Every corner of the town is an interesting attraction for tourists from many parts of the world.

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Freudenberg – The most unique town in Germany

Freudenberg is one of the most unique towns in the world. There are dozens of houses looks the same. Coming to this town, looking for an arduous house is like “finding a needle in the bottom of the sea”.

However, it is the uniformity that makes it unique, turning this town into an ideal tourist destination when visiting Germany.

Located in southern Westphalia, in the Siegen-Wittgenstein district, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, Freudenberg is rated as one of the most interesting medieval towns that exist today.

The Alter Flecken area is the oldest area and is also a unique highlight that helps the town attract a large number of tourists every year.

After being heavily devastated in the 17th century, the people of Alter Flecken began to rebuild their houses. The whole center has a total of 50 houses built in the same architectural style (whitewashed walls and wooden roofs), almost the same size and close to each other.

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These buildings are all selling timber, half are made of wood and the other half is made of other materials. It looks so simple but Alter Flecken is considered by the German government as one of “projects of international importance”.

The first time you set foot in the town center of Freudenberg, you may be dazzled by the architecture of the houses. It will be a real nightmare if anyone gets lost.

Alter Flecken is not only historically iconic, but it is also given a charming natural setting when its location is in the middle of the majestic mountains.

Besides, mild climate and romantic weather help this place become a famous tourist destination in Germany. Most visitors visiting Alter Flecken choose to walk or ride a bike to enjoy the romantic atmosphere.

If you have a chance, come visit this special town!