50 of Europe's most beautiful towns and villages
Posted on 22/03/2018 223 shares

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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.

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  • Norwich, England
    Norwich, England

    The cobbled streets and beautiful churches of this Norfolk town are a perfect introduction to this rural English region.

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  • Lucca, Italy
    Lucca, Italy

    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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  • Angles-sur-l'Anglin, France
    Angles-sur-l'Anglin, France

    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.

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  • Peñíscola, Spain
    Peñíscola, Spain

    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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  • Ghent, Belgium
    Ghent, Belgium

    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.

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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.