Are you planning to take a trip? Now that the pandemic seems to be giving us some respite and there are very few restrictions on mobility, maybe you’re planning a getaway that lets you take a breath of fresh air after the maelstrom. Therefore, as we usually do, from LOS40.com we want to inspire you and today we present to you the 25 cities that the prestigious American travel blog Road Affair has designated in 2022 as the most beautiful in the world. And we had already warned you that among them there is a Spaniard!
Here we tell you which are the 25 selected by bloggers:
25. Staiths, England
In the The North Yorkshire coast is Staithes, a beautiful fishing village with colorful houses in which a natural port and several cliffs prepare the ground for a unique enclave in which the history, nature and social customs of the region intertwine.
24. Qasigiannguit, Greenland
In Disko Bay, Greenland is Qasigiannguit, a small town surrounded by mountains that rise up to 450 meters and in which marine life is the real protagonist, in addition to the colorful little houses.
23. Hobbiton, New Zealand
Although it is not a real town, Hobbiton is included in the list of the most beautiful towns in the world for the artistic quality of the movie sets The Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit. This city, although it was built to be dismantled at the end of filming, is still standing and can be visited.
22. Larung Gar, Tibet
Lagurgar is a monastic village, a cultural, historical and religious center which, despite its beauty, risks demolition.
21. Gásadalur Village, Faroe Islands
Gásaldalur had only 20 inhabitants in 2002. This beautiful village in the Faroe Islands is historically dedicated to animal husbandry and this, combined with its difficult access, has meant that its beauty remains unspoiled despite the fact that a tunnel was opened in 2004 which facilitates access by tourists and other islanders.
20. Palangan, Iran
In this rural city of Iran, the construction in the form of terraces that emanate from the mountains has camouflaged the houses in nature, offering a unique image.
19. Fenghuang Ancient Town, China
The Fenghuang Ancient Town, dating back to 1704offers its visitors a totally realistic picture of what China was like before modernization and that is why it has become one of the favorite destinations for history buffs if they travel to the Asian country.
18. Colmar, France
Without a doubt, if there is a city in this list that all lovers of beautiful cities know, it is Colmar. This Alsatian village has traditional houses and buildings from the Middle Ages that make up a landscape like no other.
17. Bibury, England
Birbury, in the Gloucestershire Costwolds is a very small town in England in which stone houses built in a row in the 14th century contrasts with the green of the meadows offering a postcard image.
16. Burano, Italy
Just seven kilometers from Venice is the burano islandan enclave in which the color of the houses is the real protagonist and in which it is impossible not to want to get lost for a while.
15. Wengen, Switzerland
At number 15 on the list compiled by travel bloggers is Wengen, a tourist town in Switzerland where skiers and hikers enjoy the mountains every year.
14. Pingan, China
Located 1,200 meters above the sea, surrounded by what are known as Chinese rice terraces, is Pingan, a small picturesque town which, due to its beauty and that of the nature that surrounds itHe certainly deserves to be on this list.
13. Sidi boy Said, Tunisia
One of the most beautiful cities bathed by the Mediterranean is Sidi Bou Said, in Tunisia. this pretty common with cobbled streets and houses painted white and blue It’s the favorite destination for locals to enjoy a few days of sun and beach, and that doesn’t surprise us at all! He is handsome!
12. Queen, Norway
Reine is one of the small towns in Norway where the fewest tourists come. Located at the mouth of the Reinefjord This town stands out for the beauty offered by the contrast between its wooden houses painted red, the intense blue that the sea has in this area and the white of the snow. Moreover, it is a perfect place to enjoy the Northern Lights.
11. Juzcar, Spain
The only Spanish city that appears in the list of the 25 most beautiful in the world compiled by the travel blog Road Affair is Júzcar, in the mountains of Malaga. Known in our country as ‘The Smurfs’ Village’, Júzcar stands out for the blue of its facades which came to promote a film and which finally remained to become part of the landscape.
10. Alberobello, Italy
the 14th century houses with conical roofs, called “trulli” they are without a doubt the most characteristic of Alberobello, a beautiful municipality in the Italian region of Apulla that is a must-see for anyone passing by. In Alberobello, grey, white and green, in contrast with the blue of the sky, give shape to a unique image that deserves to be enjoyed live.
9. Cua Van, Vietnam
The environment in which it finds itself finds the Cua Van Floating Village Undoubtedly, this set of buildings deserves a place in this ranking. Halong Bay is the star of Cua Van and its natural beauty is so immense that it is impossible not to be impressed upon seeing it.
8. Ait Ben Haddou
In the south of Morocco is the fortified city of Berber origin Ait Ben-Haddoua city in which all the constructions are made of adobe and wood, which allows the buildings to blend completely into the environment and which was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987 for its high historical, architectural and cultural.
7. Shakirawa Go, Japan
At the foot of Mount Haku-san is the village of Shrakawa Go, a very picturesque township with houses that have existed for over two and a half centuries.
6. Oia, Greece
Sixth in the ranking of American bloggers is Oia, Greece. This town is known worldwide for the labyrinthine complex formed by its steep alleys, blue-domed churches and whitewashed walls, but on top of that, Oia offers unique views of the Santorini volcano.
5. Ortahisar, Turkey
The small town of Orahisar, in the province of Nevsehir, opens the ‘top 5’ of the 25 most beautiful cities in the world according to Road Affair and it is not for less. Although not an internationally renowned tourist destination, this rural town is in one of the most beautiful places in the world and everyone who visits falls in love with it.
4. Cinque Terre, Italy
Another of the best-known destinations in this ranking is Cinque Terre. This set of fishing villages in Italy appears in most lists in which the most beautiful destinations in the world are listed and the truth is that we are not surprised. Just take a look at the photos to verify the beauty that houses the union of constructions, mountain and sea.
3. Simiane-la-rotonde, France
In the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region is Simiane-la-Rotonde, the village that the blog places at number 3 of the most beautiful in the world. Without a doubt, its privileged location, on top of a hill and surrounded by fields of olive trees and lavenderwith its stone houses and cobbled streets, are worth the detour.
2. Hallstatt, Austria
Hallstatt is Austria’s oldest town, the most photographed and undoubtedly one of the most beautiful in the country and the world. This city, which Road Affair ranks second in the world for the most beautiful, can be enjoy architecture and nature at its best. Without a doubt, it’s a postcard place!
1. Popeye Village, Malta
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Designed for filming the Popeye Musicallater abandoned and now rehabilitated as an outdoor recreation center, from Road Affair they consider that the city of Popeye, on the island of Malta, is currently the most beautiful in the world thanks to its wooden constructions and above all, to the Mediterranean Sea that bathes it.