European Fairytale: 7 Enchanting Villages 

by: Yatriinfo.com

Hallstatt, Austria 

Nestled beside a pristine alpine lake, Hallstatt is a postcard-perfect village with charming pastel houses, cobblestone streets, and a rich history dating back thousands of years. 

Giethoorn, Netherlands 

Known as the "Venice of the North," Giethoorn offers a serene experience with its idyllic canals, quaint thatched-roof cottages, and charming bridges, perfect for a peaceful getaway. 

Riquewihr, France 

Step into a medieval fairytale in Riquewihr, a village surrounded by vineyards. Wander through its narrow, cobbled streets and admire the well-preserved half-timbered houses. 

Bled, Slovenia 

Bled's fairytale setting revolves around a picturesque island in the middle of Lake Bled. Visit Bled Castle, take a traditional pletna boat ride, and savor the famous Bled cream cake. 

Portree, Scotland 

The capital of the Isle of Skye, Portree's colorful harbor and dramatic landscapes create a captivating scene. Explore the rugged beauty of Scotland's Highlands from this charming village. 

Cinque Terre, Italy 

The five villages of Cinque Terre are perched on the cliffs of the Italian Riviera. Their vibrant pastel facades, terraced vineyards, and stunning coastal trails make for an unforgettable adventure. 

Český Krumlov, Czech Republic 

Wander through the winding streets of Český Krumlov, a UNESCO-listed town with a fairy tale castle, charming squares, and a riverside setting that's sure to enchant your soul. 

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