Jingzhu

JINGZHUCHINAJINGZHUCHINAJINGZHUCHINA JINGZHU CHINA 2022 Contact Jingzhu – Chongqing – CHINA xnsntr.com/index A countryside garden paradise Jingzhu village has integrated agriculture with tourism activities. Alongside it’s beautiful countryside, the village has built Guiyuan Tourist Hamlet as an agriculture-based artistic pastoral complex with various ethnic features under the theme of “Garden Manor Paradise”. The village is working…

Rupit

RUPITSPAINRUPITSPAINRUPITSPAIN RUPIT SPAIN 2022 Contact Rupit – Cataluña- SPAINrupitpruit.cat A European Charming Village In the northeast of the Iberian Peninsula, Rupit is one of the jewels of Catalonia in Spain. The village, of medieval origin, preserves baroque buildings from the 17ᵗʰ century. Located in the heart of the Collsacabra Space of Natural Interest, the town…

Birgi

BIRGITÜRKIYEBIRGITÜRKIYEBIRGITÜRKIYE BIRGI TÜRKIYE 2022 Contact Birgi – TÜRKIYEgoturkiyevillages.com/birgi A hub for silk production and weaving The picturesque Aegean village of Birgi is in the Ödemiş district of Izmir, with a history of settlements dating back over 5,000 years from the ancient Lydian Empire up until the Ottoman Civilization. For centuries, Birgi has been one of…

Alquézar

ALQUÉZARSPAINALQUÉZARSPAINALQUÉZARSPAIN ALQUÉZAR SPAIN 2022 Contact Alquézar – Huesca – SPAINturismoalquezar.es Alquézar – A UNESCO World Heritage Site If stones could speak, then Alquézar would be one of its favourite spokespersons. This village is a municipality in the province of Huesca, in the autonomous community of Aragon. The name of the village originates from the Arabic…

Castelo Novo

CASTELO NOVOPORTUGALCASTELO NOVOPORTUGALCASTELO NOVOPORTUGAL CASTELO NOVO PORTUGAL 2022 Contact Castelo Novo – PORTUGALaldeiashistoricasdeportugal.com Architecture from a range of historical periods: Gothic and Medieval The oldest mention of Castelo Novo, then called Alpreada, dates back to around 1202 AD. To protect his kingdom against any potential threats, King Dinis rebuilt the village castle adopting typical Gothic…

Sauris Zahre

SAURIS ZAHREITALYSAURIS ZAHREITALYSAURIS ZAHREITALY SAURIS ZAHRE ITALY 2022 Contact Sauris Zahre – Udine – ITALYsauris.org A language that speaks of endless historical tales Sauris or Zahre as it was called in the old German dialect, is a village immersed in the nature of the Carnic Alps. The municipality, located in a green valley dominated by…

Guadalupe

GUADALUPESPAINGUADALUPESPAINGUADALUPESPAIN GUADALUPE SPAIN 2022 Contact Guadalupe – Cáceres – SPAINayuntamientodeguadalupe.es A well-known conquistador brings valuable books to Guadalupe The Royal Monastery of Guadalupe offers an insight to the vast ancient heritage of the region. It possesses accredited historical sources that provide estimated data from more than 200 Incunabula “books printed before the 16th century”. Currently…

Murten

MURTENSWITZERLANDMURTENSWITZERLANDMURTENSWITZERLAND MURTEN SWITZERLAND 2022 Contact Murten – SWITZERLAND A lakeside medieval town The town has a history that precedes more than 6,000 years and, as the scene of a great battle, has played a major role in shaping Swiss history. Murten is known for its perfectly preserved and accessible city walls. Strolling through the old…

Isola Del Giglio

ISOLA DEL GIGLIOITALYISOLA DEL GIGLIOITALYISOLA DEL GIGLIOITALY ISOLA DEL GIGLIO ITALY 2022 Contact Isola Del Giglio – Grosetto – ITALYvisitgiglioisland.com A village which actively seeks to promote the past, present and future The village stands on two small islands, Giglio and Giannutri, in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Rich in history, in a unique natural environment, Isola…

Wagrain

WAGRAINAUSTRIAWAGRAINAUSTRIAWAGRAINAUSTRIA WAGRAIN AUSTRIA 2022 Contact Wagrain – Salzburg – AUSTRIA wagrain-kleinarl.at A skiing and hiking hotspot Wagrain is a market town in the Pongau region of Salzburg, Austria. With a total population of approximately 3,000 people, the village is situated some 9 km east of the county town St. Johann im Pongau. It is a…