La vue du toit de l’Europe.

Prepare your camera. Once you have laid eyes on the most charming mountain villages of Europe, you will not come to divert. You even might want to get settled there forever. These are places worthy of fairy tales, though they do exist. Medieval villages of Spain with traditional Swiss chalets logs, through the fortresses carved into the side of the mountain in San Marino (English or Italian), these small towns functional a warm welcome to all visitors.  

A walk in Gimmelwald is Accompanied by lots of great views.

When we think of a typical mountain village of Europe, the classical landscape of the novel Heidi in the Swiss Alps certainly comes to mind. And you would not be totally wrong. But Switzerland is only the starting point for your adventure. Europe abounds with picturesque mountain villages, nestled in some of the most impressive landscapes in the world. Discover them in the snowy Dolomites in Italy, in the Pyrenees in France and Spain, Scandinavia and elsewhere.

The view from the top of the walls of Albarracin offer the best look at the majesty of a whole.

Time slows in cities like Grimmelwald perfectly perched on the edge of a cliff Highlands Oberland in
Switzerland. Located in the shadow of Mount Jungfrau, it is a little off the beaten path, but its stunning alpine views are well worth a visit. The « Alpomanes » are crazy Grimmelwald, from where they can easily indulge in climbing or hiking. Take the modern gondola to the top of 3300 m Schilthorn, where a rotating panoramic restaurant offers an unforgettable view. Descend on foot to an additional challenge.

You are fond of medieval history? Do not miss Albarracin, an idyllic village at the foot of a cliff in the Montes Universales, Aragon, in northern Spain. In this village, renowned as one of the finest in Spain you back in time as you explore its cobbled streets. Take pictures of the castle of Albarracin at the top of the hill and admire the Flemish tapestries in the museum of the diocese, attached to Dolz del Espejoe, the palace of the bishop.

During the summer Marmolada is one of the greenest places in Italy.

Naturalists and sports fans will fall in love with the friendly Canazei, Val di Fassa Trentino. This town of 2000 inhabitants, surrounded by the majestic Dolomites, offers fabulous views of the highest peaks of Italy, whose august Marmolada. In winter, the area offers to sports 40 km of ski runs, but the summer, it turns into a paradise for hikers with its green meadows and old forests. Sport does not tempt you? Do you worry: you can relax and unwind in one of the many spas and wellness centers Canazei.


Vagues, soleil et sable.

Search the best beach in Europe can be a difficult task, especially in an area that you do not know well. But in Europe, you’ll know you’ve found the ideal place to surf or sunbathe with a symbol – a blue flag. The Beaches European Blue Flag must meet selective water quality criteria, safety and environmental compliance to qualify as ideal place to sunbathe, swim or play. Luckily, there are more than 4,000 beaches which have met the criteria Blue Flag in the world, and Europe has the majority.