Admit it, we’ve all experienced the fantasy of wanting to escape our everyday lives and settle down in a gorgeous, fairy tale land, where it’s all happiness and merriment. I see you shaking your head with enthusiasm already. Well, well – it is no longer a far-fetched idea. These villages look like they’ve jumped straight out of a storybook, complete with its countryside feel, quirky homes, colorful natural beauty and ever-charming people. The best part- these are all real villages that actually exist. So you know where to head when the escape bug bites.

1. Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstat features a pristine alpine landscape that is a part of the Salzkammergut Eastern Alps. Its high visual appeal combined with narrow valleys and medieval era prosperity makes it one of the most sought after Austrian hamlets. Halstatt (translating to salt settlement), an erstwhile salt settlement community is known for its picturesque perfect homes, pristine natural beauty and gorgeous Baroque-style structures. Yes you’ll be forgiven for thinking, you’re in the middle of a story-book village, it’s so perfect! Click On the Next Button to See Next.



  1. Our type of villages for sure, we’ve visited 1,2,5&7….keen to visit more on our next visit form Australia to Europe especially ..Thanks for the advice.


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