When it comes to places to take a vacation, it’s easy to think of such big tourist hot spots as Paris, New York, Rome etc. But our world is filled with small towns and villages that are less well-known, but no less impressive, from the magnificent Scandinavian fishing villages to the tiny ancient Native American towns nestled at the foot of mountains in the southwestern United States or a dreamy surreal rural county in China. Here is my top 17 picks of the world’s most amazing small towns to visit this year. Enjoy!
This picturesque village on Sweden’s West coast is known for its fish markets where you always can buy fresh just-caught fish, for the 600-meter long wooden pier packed with shops and restaurants and it’s also noted for the wild landscapes you see, that are visible land-side.