From the islands of the Mediterranean to the peaks of the Alps, Europe's postcard-perfect towns continue to inspire travelers with distinct architecture preserved from 1,000 years ago. Filled with plenty of charm, many of these treasured areas contain historic ruins, cobblestone streets, and ancient churches to explore. While they may be flocked with tourists during the day, staying overnight in the area can inhance your travel experience and give you the chance to stroll the cobblestone streets or ride a boat along the canals in peace. If you're looking for a trip back in time on your next European adventure, be sure to visit one of these picturesque towns.
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