Soak up the wondrous sights and sounds of these beautiful villages around the world and learn how to just lose yourself to the bounty of nature. Pure, unadulterated joy awaits you as you explore the true essence of these places.
Hobbit Village, Matamata
The location for the famous film trilogy of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, Hobbit Village is a picturesque farmland in the Northern Islands of New Zealand.
Take a guided tour and revisit your fantasies with iconic structures such as hobbit holes, double-arched bridges, green dragon inn, and the mill. You never know, it may be one of your reasons to visit New Zealand! 🙂
Anjuna Village, Goa
One of the most popular beaches in Goa, Anjuna Village is also a collector’s paradise as it hosts flea markets every week. The idyllic silver waves and golden sunsets coupled with the right dose of fun make this village an ideal holiday destination!
Poetically referred to as the “most beautiful village in England”, Bibury is famous for its honey-coloured 14 BCE stone cottages. This picturesque riverside village is perfect for a leisurely holiday.
A culturally and historically rich land, Leh is also referred to as the “lost kingdom”. Go on a spiritual discovery of your inner self in this beautiful cold desert.
Accommodation won’t be an issue here as Leh has many resorts and hotels to suit all budget needs! It is, without doubt, among the most beautiful villages around the world!
Popeye Village, Malta
Once the set for the famous musical production of Popeye, the village is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Malta today. The extensive film set is the perfect place for romantic sojourns and fun activities.
Once a favourite hill retreat of the British rulers, Munnar is the country’s most sought-after tea producing region.
Stately plantation homes, aromatic fields, and the faint smell of eucalyptus in the air welcome you to this picturesque village. Whatever be your reason to visit Munnar, you are sure to come back rejuvenated!
With a population of just 788, the quaint village of Hallstatt in Upper Austria is a thriving hub of history, culture and art. Also known as the “pearl of Austria”, the village is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Sandakphu, West Bengal
The highest peak of the Singalila Ridge in West Bengal, Sandakphu also houses a small village and a few hostels at its peak.
A trek to Sandakphu leads you to the top from where you can view four majestic summits of Everest, Lhotse, Kanchenjunga, and Makalu. How’s that for a view!
Nestled between a lake and a volcano, Pucon was originally built as a fort! During the summer months, this Chilean retreat comes alive with tourists. Known as Chile’s “adventure capital”, it is famous for hiking, trekking, rafting, and canoeing.
A country is best experienced through its villages and with this compilation, you can now go on your own personal journey of self-discovery! There are many beautiful villages around the world and you are free to add your own to this list.