The world we live in is full of beautiful landscapes, undeniably gorgeous cities, and unique unique cultures. Money aside, I wish I could travel to every town in the world, to get a fill for the life they live there. The photographs below are of tiny towns from across the world that share one thing in common, character. Take a look at these beautiful small towns.
1. Colmar, France
This beautiful town is a unique blend of French and Germany architecture, culture and spirit. The photos do not give this colorful town the justice.
2. Manarola, Italy
This quiet place is a beautiful fishing town. The beauty of this town is not only in the colors and views, but within the people. There are no cars, street lights, horns, or anything a normal city would bring to you.
3. Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
4. Reine, Norway
It’s as if you have stepped into a time warp – small cobblestone roads, bridges every which way you look. The summer months in this town are best so you can raft down the Vltavy River.
Reine is a quaint fishing village that can be found on the beautiful arctic island of Moskenesøya. The port has a population of only 329, but was rightfully voted the most beautiful village in all of Norway.
5. Shirakawa, Japan
This town is famous for its beautiful rustic homes and the life there is more rural.
6. Monsanto, Portugal
Monsanto has been voted as the most “Portuguese town in Portugal” in 1938, with its rich culture and fascinating architecture representative to the classic Portuguese style.
7. Alberobello, Italy
8. Goreme, Turkey
This adorable town has a hundred cone-shaped white-tipped houses that are located on top of a hill, surrounded by lovely olive grove.
This beautiful town is small and quaint but it seems to be growing like crazy. People live simple and happy in this easy going city.
9. Hoi An – Vietnam
Some say that this town has more lanterns in it than people. But the town is known for it’s laid back atmosphere too.
10. Giethoorn, Netherlands
11. Bigbury, England
This town became popular after the movie “Fanfare” came out in the 1950’s. Famous for it’s gorgeous canals that you can float on in the summer or even ice skate on in the winter.
This town is called one of the most beautiful villages in all of England.
12. Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia
The fun and unique blue and white village of Tunisia has a wide reputation as an artistic bohemian sanctuary.
13. Bruges, Belgium
14. Bled, Slovenia
This is a popular photographer destination due to its incredible architecture.
Bled is an Alpine town alongside glacial Lake Bled in northwestern Slovenia.
15. Pucisca, Croatia
This beautiful town is situated on the Dalmation Coast and it is absolutely breathtaking.
16. Mostar, Bosnia
17. Odense, Denmark
This gorgeous town is very underrated and unpopular, but don’t let the ratings full you. This town is full of charm.
Although it is the third largest city in Denmark, Odense has a small town charm that can’t be found elsewhere in Denmark – a true treasure.
18. Morro de São Paulo, Brazil
This town is so tranquil that the only way to get to the village is by boat or charter flight because no cars are allowed on the island.
19. Pucon, Chile
This unique town is located next to a lake on one side and a volcano on the other. It is full of popular recreational activities too.
20. Tibetan Village, China
21. Leavenworth, Washington
This town has one project, a non-profit, non-political organization dedicated to promoting sustainable development while preserving the rich cultural heritage of Tibet.
This adorable town was originally a small lumber community built in 1906, but struggled economically. In 1962, a local committee had the idea to completely transform the town into what it is today, a charming city.
22. Rothenberg, Germany
Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a preserved medieval town in Bavaria, and it is more stunning in person.
23. Arosa, Switzerland –
This gorgeous small town is a popular tourist attraction during all months of year for its breathtaking scenery.
24. Hallstatt, Austria
This town is one of Austria’s oldest settlements, was originally founded in 5000 BC to exploit the vast salt reserves in the breathtaking mountains that surround the town.
25. Marsaxlokk, Malta
Marsaxlokk is a traditional fishing village located in the south-eastern part of Malta, with a population of only 3,499 people.
Do any of these amazing small-towns make your your bucket list of places to travel? I know I would want to see all of these in person as I am sure the pictures do not even come close to compare the real life town.