From the medieval villages of France to the sunkissed villages of Italy's Mediterranean, the best way to explore Europe is through its towns and villages.
The cobbled streets and beautiful churches of this Norfolk town are a perfect introduction to this rural English region.
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An easy drive from Pisa, this small Tuscan town is famous for the Renaissance-style walls that still encircle its old town.
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A quintessential Medieval French town, Angles-sur-l'Anglin still preserves its tortuous narrow streets. It lies an easy distance from France's Atlantic coast and larger cities such as Nantes and the region's Roman capital Poitiers.
This picturesque seaside town can be found in the region of Castellón, dominated by the castillo del Papa Luna which rises above the houses.
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Not far from the Belgian capital Brussels and popular tourist spot Bruges, Ghent manages to conserve its medieval charm without losing its sense of buzzing city life.