Hidden Jewels in Europe - 5 Amazing Towns You Should Visit
Location: Thira, Greece
Recommendation Rate: ★★★★★
First Impression: volcano island, sunshine & sunrise, a world of blue & white, sea
How to get there: regular ferries and 4 flights from Athens to Santorini everyday
Highlights: A lot of people choose to visit this volcanic island because of its dramatic landscape, breathtaking sunset and the blue and white buildings. Start your once-in-a-lifetime experience now by embarking on an amazing Santorini cruise and visit the charming Oia village to see the wonderful sunset!
Location: South Bohemian, Czech Republic
Recommendation Rate: ★★★★☆
First Impression: UNESCO World Heritage Site, slippery cobblestone, river & bridge, warped house, old castle
How to get there: five direct buses leave every day from Prague to
Highlights: Built by Vltava River in the late 13th Century, Český Krumlov is an important stop on trade route in Bohemia and also one of the oldest towns in Europe. Its fine architectures, long history and rich cultural relics will you to a quaint, colorful and fairytale-like world that you will never forget in your life. Explore the town's historic center and visit its castle from Prague!
3. Cinque Terre
Location: Liguria, Italy
Recommendation Rate: ★★★★
First Impression: UNESCO World Heritage Site, amazing sunshine, colorful world, Via Dell’amore
How to get there: regular buses, trains, flights from Milan, Rome, Florence or Pisa
Highlights: Cinque Terre, the Five Lands comprises 5 charming villages: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore. It’s a world of colors, cozy sunshine and great wine-tasting feasts. Notably, if you are travelling with the your beloved one, don’t miss the chance of carving your eternal love on Via dell’Amore. Enjoy the best of Cinque Terre from Florence and admire the cultivated terraces and the pastel colored villages hovering between the sky and sea!
Location: Central Dalmatian, Croatia
Recommendation Rate: ★★★☆
First Impression: heavy rain, happy festivals, wine & seafood, different architects
How to get there: some flights and regular ferries from Dubrovnik to Korčula everyday
Highlights: Rich in Roman and Croatian cultures, Korčula has veiled with tremendous mysteries and legends. Want to be part of the annual Korkyra Baroque Festival and stay 10 days over 12 concerts of traditional Baroque music and supporting events at your choice? Come to Korčula and explore it on your own!
Location: Gloucestershire, England
Recommendation Rate: ★★★
First Impression: cottages & church, horse racing club, honey-color architects
How to get there: regular buses and trains from London to Bibury every day
Highlights: Named as “the most beautiful village in England” by William Morris, the 19 Century artist and craftsman, Bibury will bring you to a world of wonder with honey-colored cottages and old-fashioned decorations. What’s worth mentioning is a number of famous movies such as Stardust and Bridget Jones’s Diary were filmed here!