14 Most Wonderful Villages In The World

14 Most Wonderful Villages In The World

 

 

HOBBITON VILLAGE, NEW ZEALAND

The Green Dragon™ Inn is a replica of the inn that featured in the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies.

 

FAROE ISLANDS, GUDBRANDADAL, NORWAY

Faroe Islands is situated between the Norwegian ocean and North Atlantic Ocean. Its area is 1.400 km ² with a population of nearly 50,000 residents. The island was originally discovered by an Irish priest “St. Brendan” in the 6th century who was traveling to the northern Atlantic. Faroe Islands as much 47 511 population.On this island there is a strange tradition also embarrassing and damaging the natural populations of dolphins slaughtered not because of natural events, but because of deliberate by the residents who annually organizes activities for young adolescents. Namely to ‘celebrate manhood’ teens. It was a heartbreaking customary for lovers of animals and the environment. The dolphins were not immediately die in the incident, but with less to cut 1 to 3 times, and it was a dolphin noises like a mournful cry of a newborn baby, until finally the dolphins suffocate in pain and blood loss .

No one would blame you if you think of the first time I saw that it was inhabited islands Faroe Hobbits and the Elves of the film The Lord Of The Rings. Faroe Island is located between Iceland and Norway, in the middle of the Gulf Stream in the North Atlantic Ocean. Consisting of 18 islands, the Faroe Islands is truly a house of beautiful and dramatic scenery of the Volcanic peaks and ocean waves hitting the coastline of rocky. Faroe Island is really quite magical and mysterious with a landscape that makes us carry far into the realm of fantasy rather than reality.

 

MOUNTAIN VILLAGE KANDOVAN, IRAN

Houses carved inside rocks are so peculiar; you would definitely want to visit them once. Some of these houses are at least 700 years old and still inhabited. Most of the houses are two to four storeys high. Legend has it that Kandovan’s first inhabitants moved here centuries ago to escape the invading Mongol army.

 

ABI BARAK VILLAGE, AFGHANISTAN

 

AMADIYA VILLAGE, KURDISTAN, IRAQ

Amadiya (Kurdish: Amêdî, Arabic: اميدي‎, Amediyah), is a town along a tributary to the Great Zab in the Duhok Governorate of Iraqi Kurdistan. The city is situated 4,600 feet (1,400 m) above sea level.

The area where the Mosul Commission had to work in 1925.

 

IGLOO VILLAGE, GERMANY

The igloo village on Germany’s highest mountain has become a cult location in just four years. The view over four countries is simply sensational. After a night on the mountain peak, the cosy genuine wood log cabin of the SonnAlpin with a view on the Renn Valley is the best place for a perfect breakfast.

 

VILLAGE ON THE COAST, PENNAN, SCOTLAND

Nestled at the foot of imposing cliffs, away from main roads and the bustle of everyday life, this tiny former fishing village is quiet, peaceful and romantic. Sit out on a summers evening with a glass of wine and watch the setting sun, or get up early with a cup of coffee to see the rising sun – breathtaking.

Seals and dolphins often frequent the local waters, and boat trips can be arranged to see them more closely. There is also an abundance of sea birds and wildlife. Refreshing walks along the beaches or along the cliffs, as well as secluded beaches and hidden coves make Pennan a unique getaway.

 

MYGGEDALEN VILLAGE AT NIGHT, GREENLAND

 

JIAJU TIBETAN VILLAGE, TIBET

Located in Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, Jiaju (literally means a village with one hundred households) Tibetan Village now has more than 160 families.

Since it introduced theme tours featuring Tibetan culture and rural life, the villagers, who used to rely entirely on farming as a major source of their income, have become prosperous.

 

SWISS ALPHINE VILLAGE, GRINDELWALD, SWITZERLAND

Nowhere is folkloric Switzerland as well preserved as at the base of the green foothills of the Alpstein, where this old-fashioned country town still has cowmen in yellow breeches and scarlet waistcoats walking its streets. People in other parts of Switzerland tend to call the locals “hillbillies,” and for many Americans attracted to the quirky and the quaint, it evokes the Ozarks. As you wander its centuries-old streets, sampling pear bread and honey cakes while in pursuit of local embroidery, you’ll know why Appenzell is called the most authentic of Swiss villages.

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KULUSUK, GREENLAND

Located on a small island in southeast Greenland, this settlement was established in 1909 and is dotted with brightly painted wooden homes. The dialect of Greenlandic spoken in Kulusuk (called Tunumiit oraasiat) is considered the most innovative of the dialects and differs greatly from those found in western Greenland.

 

POPEYE VILLAGE, MEDITERRANEAN ISLAND OF MALTA

Popeye Village, is a group of rustic and ramshackle wooden buildings located at Anchor Bay in the north-west corner of the Mediterranean island of Malta.

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FORT BOURTANGE VILLAGE, GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS

Fort Bourtange is a star fort located in the village of Bourtange, Groningen, Netherlands. Groningen has a magnificent and varied countryside, ideal for cycling and walking. The most famous Dutch walking track, Het Pieterpad, starts in Pieterburen. This town is also known for its Seal Rehabilitation

 

Smögen Village, Sweden

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