European towns

10 most romantic towns in France (part 1)

France is not only famous for fashion, wine or perfume. The most romantic country in the world also makes us captivated by the peaceful countryside with fairy colors.

Not owning many modern shops, luxury restaurants or art museums, the 10 charming towns below have charming, rustic and original beauty. These are vivid examples of the impressive Renaissance architectural style as well as the everlasting cultural and historical flow and the French people’s dream of conquering new lands.

ANNECY, HAUTE-SAVOIE

E nestled on the green Lake Annecy, Annecy is like a jewel of the Alps. 300 km southeast of Paris, this peaceful town is famous for its lovely old houses, lush green canals all year round and pure, fresh plateau atmosphere.

Coming to Annecy, visitors can not ignore the Pont des Amours, where couples hand knitting stroll leisurely and exchange the most passionate kisses. In addition, if you are passionate about learning about culture and history, you must definitely visit the Château d’Annecy castle and museum! This place has many interesting surprises waiting for you to discover.

CARCASSONNE, LANGUEDOC

Located in a high hill of the Languedoc region in southwestern France, Carcassone is one of the typical medieval towns in the country of hexagon. From the majestic castles looking down, the majestic, spectacular landscape here will make you feel like you are becoming the hegemony of the world.

Carcassone used to be on the arterial axis of traffic between the ancient nations of France and Spain. Therefore, past wars have turned the town into a major military base with a series of fortified fortresses. Located on a windy high hill, the citadels built of gray stone are still intact to this day. Despite the harsh flow of time, these buildings still stand silhouetted against a deep blue sky.

CLUNY, BURGUNDY

The romantic town of Cluny is surrounded by Burgundy, a peaceful, quiet countryside with immense green hills. Not only possessing charming natural scenery, this place is also the cradle of many ancient monasteries. In contrast to the vibrant green of the vineyards, Cluny Monastery stands out by its solid stone wall and numerous sculptures imbued with religious breath.

Benedictine, the second largest monastery in the West of Christendom, is also the great pride of the people here. In addition, the ancient Abbot Jean de Bourbon palace will bring visitors unique cultural and historical experiences. If conditional, you should choose to stay at the hotel Château d’Igé. This magnificent building is tucked away in the famous wine region of Mâconnais, and is cuddled with shady old trees and beautiful rose gardens.

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7 most beautiful towns in the Philippines (part 1)

The Philippines consists of 7,107 islands, bringing beautiful near-endless corners to explore. Here are 10 of the most beautiful towns in the Philippines to add to your list of must-see destinations.

1. Lazybones Town

With historic towns, idyllic beaches, sunny climates and diverse landscapes, the Philippines quickly emerged as a destination to compete with Southeast Asian tourist hotspots, such as Thailand and Indonesia.

2. Baclayon

Baclayon is the first municipality to be established on the island of Bohol, founded by the Spaniards at the end of the 16th century. The main attraction of this charming town is the Cathedral of Baclayaon, which is a national cultural treasure. as well as a national historical monument.

Although this historic church was severely damaged during the 2013 earthquake, its adjacent museum remains open to discovery. In addition to the church, the town has dozens of lovely Spanish colonial houses, dating from 1853. Baclayon is an ideal base for excursions to whales and dolphins to nearby Pamilacan island.

3. Daraga

Daraga is an ancient town located in southeastern Luzon. This rural town is located under the shadow of Mount Mayon, with Daraga church located on a hill overlooking a volcano. Built in 1773, the church is built of volcanic rock and has some intricately carved reliefs on its columns.

Just northwest of the town is Cagsawa Cathedral, one of the region’s most iconic locations. In the early 19th century, hundreds of people sought refuge in the church in a devastating eruption of Mayon Mountain, but were killed when lava engulfed the building. The rest of the church looks quite haunting in the context of the green fields and towering Mayon mountains.

Check out the most unique towns in the world
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Check out the most unique towns in the world

Not only are small houses, trees and peaceful people, but the towns listed below contain strange and somewhat unique features, which attracts lots of tourists.

Chamula town, Mexico

This remote Mexican highland town has a very special practice, that is, they don’t like taking pictures. The Chamula people thought that taking photos would take a part of their souls, the tourists and reporters who came here only dared to sneak from afar, but few could take people close-up.

Chamula is as beautiful and attractive as other highlands, with a clean and cool environment, but this town often hosts witchcraft ceremonies that visitors are not allowed to attend. Hundreds of candles will be lit up, christmas music pops across town, every citizen hugs a raw chicken and sips… coke. They believe that belching after drinking carbonated water will chase out the evil air, make people healthier.

The town of Dwarf, China

This town is called Dwarf as literally, residents of this place are not allowed to be taller than 1.3 meters. Even the jobs that need height like firefighters are also taken care of by dwarves.

The dwarf town is located in Kunming Province, China. The town was established in 2009 by a group of dwarfs living in the nearby city. They built houses and parks in the size of dwarves, attracting very much many tourists come here every year.

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Coober Pedy town, Australia

Coober Pedy town is home to about 3,500 people. They are ordinary people, no bizarre practices, where Coober people live with enough churches, museums, exhibitions, bars and hotels. This underground town is located in southern Australia, which is a long-established Opal stone mining system. The air is always cool, airy and dry.

Above are 3 of the most unique towns in the world, which worth visiting if you want a new experience.