10 Less Traveled To Amazing European Villages

Viscri, Romania

Deep in the heart of Transylvania lies a village of such beauty to be worthy of the UNESCO World Heritage title. With its german influences and candid inhabitants, you will feel at home.Viscri is best known for its highly fortified church, originally built around 1100 AD by the Szecklers. In 1185 the church was taken over by Saxon colonists, and the Szecklers were forced to settle in southeast Transylvania. In the 14th century the eastern part of the church was rebuilt and in 1525, the first fortifications with towers were added. In the 18th century the church was enclosed by a second defense wall.

Kardamili, Greece

Kardamili is a spectacularly beautiful seaside village set dramatically against a backdrop of crystalline aqua-blue waters, majestic cypress trees, wild olive groves, verdant rolling hills and distant snowcapped mountains, it is one of the prettiest of villages that overlook the calm seas and splendid sunsets of the Messinian Gulf. It remains one of the south Mediterranean’s best-kept secrets: an exclusive, small, unspoilt resort that boasts stately villas, enchanting stone maisonettes, lush gardens, a picturesque harbour and fantastic beaches.

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