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Discover the fairytale villages of Europe

4th July 2021 Print

Undoubtedly, Europe is a beautiful continent with cosmopolitan cities, full of character. Beauty, however, is not only found in its big cities. But also in the picturesque, mountainous and traditional villages of Europe. Thus, there is hidden history, the beauty and the essence of this continent. Below, you will find seven of these villages worth visiting and taste the different European “flavors” through its fairytale villages.

Arties, Spain

Spain is a Mediterranean city ideal for summer excursions. Although it does not predispose you to mountain adventures, there are many places that may seem worthy of your expectations. One of them is the village of Arties. It is located 7 km east of Vielha. The accessibility of the Baqueira-Beret-Bonaigua ski resort has made its hotels and the surrounding area flourish. This village, therefore, remains a pleasant passage and an excellent opportunity for a stop from a road trip.

Hallstatt, Austria

This town-village is a "fairy tale" for every traveller. It is located between Salzburg and Graz. It is situated at an altitude of 508 meters and is built on Lake Hallstättersee. It is one of the protected areas of Europe by UNESCO and has about 1000 permanent residents. You can go boating on the lake and enjoy it. In one of its traditional chalets, you can enjoy the view of the Alps. It is also especially worth a visit to the salt mine.

Cavalese, Trentino, Italy

It is a community in northern Italy with 4000 inhabitants. It is part of the Magnifica Comunità di Fiemme and, together with Predazzo, is the valley's administrative, cultural and historical centre. During the winter, the city is a famous tourist location for cross-country and alpine skies and during the summer for excursions.

Le Chinaillon, France

Another winter and top-rated destination. Especially for lovers of winter sports and especially skiing. There you will escape from the cosmopolitan character of France, and you will come in contact with nature and the locals. You will experience the wooden and warm chalets.

Livigno, Italy

It is located in the Italian Alps near the border with Switzerland and is one of the most picturesque villages in Europe. Extremely "mountainous" since it is located at an altitude of 1800 meters. It is another destination suitable for the winter months despite the bitter cold. The main river of Livigno is called Aqua Grande or Spöl. Livigno has a frigid, humid climate. Most of the winter is spent under the freezer, and the snow is plentiful.

Olden, Norway

Olden is a village and urban area in the municipality of Stryn in the county of Vestland, Norway. It is located at the mouth of the Oldeelva River. It is an important tourist area. Briksdalsbreen Glacier, a popular hiking destination, is located about 25 miles south of Olden at the Oldedalen Valley. There are many churches that you can visit. You can also enjoy the blooming greenery and the beautiful lake.

Morzine, France

Another village in France, the picturesque Morzine, is located between Lake Geneva and the imposing Mont Blanc. The area is famous as a modern and modern ski resort during the winter, while in summer, its space becomes a destination for hiking and mountaineering for its visitors. What this village can be proud of is the efficient lifts system for travel throughout. Furthermore, Morzine's strategic location allows you to move to Portes du Soleil and Avoriaz and Les Gets nearby impressive ski resorts to spend endless hours on your ski boots. So if you are looking for a dream ski vacation in the country that is adored like no other sport, then you can book your ski holidays in the village of Morzine through Erna Low for financial offers and a program of activities that will meet every need.