There are many romantic and beautiful cities in Europe. Some of them cannot be named, but landscapes are absolutely unforgettable. Today I will recommend 10 best European cities worth visiting. They all have a strong European romantic style, go and feel it!
The Cotswolds are known for having some of best natural scenery in South West of England, with Bibury being most charming village. In Bibury, green meadows surround old, pitched-roof stone cottages, and Kern River that runs through village is teeming with trout. But prettiest area is Arlington Row, a row of jet-black cottages built in 17th century, originally as home of weavers in nearby Arlington Mill.
The fabulous city of Hallstatt is located in central part of Austria, on shores of Lake Hallstatt. Its best views are clear and pristine lake and lush mountain. The thousand-year-old salt mine has brought lasting prosperity to city and is also most prominent building among ivy-covered houses in city.
The streets of Santorini are filled with tourists, but you will find same architecture in Folegandros, in Cyclades. Folegandros not only has blue stone streets, white-walled buildings adorned with bright colors, and bright blue-domed Greek Orthodox churches, but it also lacks crowds. For a secluded swim, head to Catergo Beach. On this secluded beach, you will find gentle blue waters lapping against pebbly shores.
This well-preserved Alsatian village is heavily influenced by French and German civilizations. Local bakeries sell not only French croissants, but also German sweet biscuits with pralines; local restaurants offer not only French foie gras, but also German sauerkraut; in old town, saved from destruction in World War II, there are not only German Gothic buildings, there are also French Neo-Baroque buildings. Cobbled streets, quiet canals and half-timbered cottages are part of its historic beauty.
North of Arctic Circle, Reine is a beautiful fishing village in Lofoten Islands. It is full of beauty of Scandinavian wilderness and blue harbor is nestled between fjords and mountains. Many of bright red fishermen's huts have now been converted into comfortable accommodations, all of which have direct access to Norwegian Sea. Staying in these cabins offers stunning night skies and some breathtaking unique experiences like midnight sun in summer and northern lights in winter.
The picturesque town of Kong lies between Counties Mayo and Galway. The city, surrounded by streams, also has lakes, green meadows and grazing sheep. Kong has many stone bridges, remains of a medieval manor and a few thatched cottages. Ashford Castle was originally a magnificent Victorian mansion that has been converted into a romantic and luxurious hotel.
This long, well-preserved medieval Spanish village, surrounded by defensive walls, is surrounded by barren hills in Aragonese region. Walking through narrow streets and winding streets of Albarracín, you will see towering stone towers, brown castles and chapels. At top of village, there is a Mudihar-style cathedral, decoration of which goes back to Islamic art.
Buses and yachts dock on Croatia's sunny coast of Dalmatia, so visitors can experience charm of Dubrovnik's Old Town and ancient island village of Hvar. It can be difficult for tourists to find their way to Puciska on island of Brac, but reward for hard work is a charming seaside village. White-stone villas with terracotta roofs, narrow cobbled streets and a stone-paved square. You can also find many pristine and secluded beaches on Adriatic Sea.
The winding cliff-top roads and small harbor protect Tellaro from crowds of tourists that fill Vernazza and Portofino. Tellaro is located in easternmost corner of Gulf of Poets (Golfo dei Poeti), with pastel buildings clinging to steep cliffs. Named after literary giants Byron and David Herbert Lawrence, who were inspired here, Poets' Bay is heaven on earth in Mediterranean.