Published on : Tuesday, September 21, 2021
As global tourism opens its doors, Europe has many small and secret towns where you can take a rest after long hectic work life. You can even plan to enjoy and relax your retirement life. From Switzerland’s small and quaint town to the sun-kissed Greek towns, here is the list of best European destinations where you roam, relax and enjoy the best part of your life.
Manarola is Italy’s, one of the most popular scenic secret towns. This is famed for Cinque Terre towns and it is filled with an array of vibrant rainbow-coloured homes carved right into an impenetrable wall of stone along the Mediterranean coast.
Garmisch-Partenkirchen is an attractive Bavarian mountain resort town in Europe. Noted as one of the best small secret towns in Europe, it is just 80 minutes by train from Munich. Partenkirchen dates back to 15 AD and this mall quaint town is filled with narrow, cobblestoned streets lined with historic buildings in Bavarian Gasthaus style.
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
Cesky Krumlov in southern Bohemia of Czech Republic is a famous small secret town where you can just relax. As far as secret small towns of Europe go, Cesky Krumlov is one might border on “discovered”. But if you visit in the wintertime you will have the town almost entirely to yourself. A short day trip from Prague will definitely give you relaxation.
Colmar is a French small town and it has a unique blend of French and German architecture, culture and spirit. This colourful small town looks to be in the photos and is one of France’s true hidden gems.
Dubrovnik is one of the best small town in Croatia and it is a popular spot for the Game of Thrones web series. Till now, Dubrovnik has become the most visited destination in Croatia and is a great starting point for your explorations on the Dalmatian coast.
Brasov is a true Romanian town to unwind. Brasov is also noted as the crowning jewel. This quaint and charming small town is the gateway to Transylvania’s castle region and epic landscapes.
Ribe is the oldest and small town in Denmark that carries a history of more than 1,300 years. This Scandinavian city was established in the early eighth century, and this town has picturesque cathedrals and half-timbered houses on cobblestoned streets are well worth a visit.
Giethoorn is Netherlands’ small town and it is also noted as the “Venice of Netherlands”. Explore Giethoorn’s roof farmhouses and wooden arch bridges by boat, or by ice skating on the canals during the frozen winter months.
Reine is beautiful small town in Norway. This beautiful fishing village has become one of the most sought small towns in Europe. However, due to its remote location, travellers only ever dream of visiting. If you have time on your hands, be sure to add this to your bucket list.