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Fairytale destinations in Europe

 

Come and discover the most beautiful European destinations in this selection of the best fairytale destinations in Europe.

 

Visit the Neuschwanstein Castle and Castle Eltz in Germany and walk in the footsteps of the kings of Europe. Discover magical villages such as Rothenburg and the Popeye Village in Malta. Visit Dark Hedges in Ireland or let yourself be engulfed by the "Orcus Mouth" in Italy.

 

Book your flight tickets, accommodation and activities at the best price guaranteed to discover these magical destinations. Make your dream come true!

 


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1. Eltz Castle

Germany

Eltz Castle has belonged to the same family since the 12th century, which is very rare in Europe. The castle is fabulous! It has never been destroyed.

 

Book your flights to Frankfurt, Cologne or Bonn, the three closest airports and visit the Eltz Castle. This medieval castle seems to come out of a children's storybook.

 

If you want an accommodation near the castle we recommend the "Hotel Villa Vinum Cochem", located 13 km from  Eltz Castle; it offers direct views on the River Moselle.

 


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2. Mont-Saint-Michel

France

Mont-Saint-Michel makes travellers from around the world dream. Come to Normandy and discover this unique site. Book your hotel, guesthouse, B&B or appartment at Mont Saint Michel or near the bay and book a Mont Saint Michel guided tour or even better, treat yourself to a visit of Mont Saint Michel and castles of the region. We have selected for you the best activities and tours in Normandy. 

 


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3. Tossa de Mar

Spain

Blue sky, blue sea and  fine sand are awaiting you! Tossa de Mar is magical Its forest very near the sea and medieval walls are a magical setting for a perfect holiday in Europe.

 

Book your plane tickets and your hotel, apartment, guesthouse or B&B at the best price guaranteed in Tossa de Mar and your best activities and tours in Catalonia to make the most of your holiday in one of the most magical places in Europe.

 


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4. Dark Hedges

Ireland

Dark Hedges is a fascinating place! It became very popular after the series "Game of Thrones" was shot. This beautiful tree lane is an ideal setting for photographers or for nature lovers. Do not be scared, this forest is safe and the area is so charming!

 

Book your flights to Dublin or Belfast, your accommodation at the best price and your guided tours such as "a full day guided tour to explore all the exciting places featured in "Game of Thrones ". 

 


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5. Colmar

France

Colmar is a fairytale destination for young and old; you can visit it at any time of the year. Colmar is a magical place in winter: its traditional Christmas market has been rewarded for the beauty of its Christmas lights. Colmar also celebrates spring; come and visit its many spring markets. In summer  enjoy a cruise on the river in the mild and sunny climate of Colmar or a nice Alsatian white  wine on a terrace.

 


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6. Neuschwanstein Castle

Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle is certainly the most magical castle in Europe. It has been open to the public since 1886 and is one of the jewels of tourism in Bavaria. It is also one of the most popular castles in Europe with more than one million visitors each year.

 

King Ludwig II, nicknamed the "Shy King" used to take refuge in the castle because he hated society life. The castle and region are worth a visit. Book your flights to Munich, your accommodation at the best price and your best things to do in Bavaria and discover one of the most magical regions in Europe.

 


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7. Rothenburg-ob-der-Tauber

Germany

Welcome to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, the postcard destination. It is one of the most beautiful villages in Germany and one of the most magical destinations in Europe.

 

Whether in spring, autumn or summer this village is beautiful. You want to experience a magical moment and magical holidays? We recommend Rothenburg Ob der Tauber in December. Its Christmas market is  amazing, authentic, charming and unforgettable.

 

Book your accommodation in Rothenburg at the best price and your best activities and tours for an unforgettable holiday.

 


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8. Bled

Slovenia

Bled is a hidden gem of tourism in Europe,a fairytale destination. It is a small village of 9000 inhabitants; it is best known for its lake on which a tiny island has become one of Slovenia's most important tourist destinations in a few years.

 

Book your flight tickets to Ljubljana, accommodation, best activities and tours at the best price guaranteed to discover this great destination.

 


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9. Riquewihr

France

You may have guessed the origin of this destination: we are in Alsace again. This time we recommend Riquewihr, a picturesque medieval city that was not bombed during the Second World War and has remained intact.

 

Located 13 kilometres from Colmar, another magical destination, Riquewihr is certainly a must see destination for lovers of history, magical landscapes, vineyards and gastronomy.

 

Book your accommodation at the best price  guaranteed in Alsace and book your best activities and tours in Alsace such as a full-day wine tour for an unforgettable stay in this beautiful region of France. 

 


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10. Castle in Love with the Wind

Sozopol - Bulgaria

It is one of the most beautiful castles in Europe and one of the most visited monuments in Bulgaria. The Castle of Ravadinovo, also called "Castle in Love with the Wind" is the work of one of the last knights of modern times: Georgi Tumpalov.

 

Knight Tumpalov transformed his childhood dream into reality: he created a castle himself, drawing each of its outlines, each of the sumptuous rooms and the beautiful garden around the castle.

 

Book your flights to Burgas and your hotel at the best price in Sozopol seaside resort and discover this magical place. We propose about a hundred accommodations at the best price in Sozopol including the "Sea Sense Boutique Hotel" featuring a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and a terrace.

 


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11. Orcus Mouth

Gardens of Bomarzo - Italy

Fairy tales can sometimes be very scary! Welcome to the Gardens of Bomarzo in Italy (province of Viterbo). Come discover these amazing gardens. There is not much to say about them  except that the park was created in the 16th century. Its exact origin is quite vague. Come discover some amazing sculptures and surprising buildinds in the middle of the forest (some of them can be frightening).

 

This park was abandoned for decades until Salvatore Dali directed a short film about it in the 50s and gave the  owner  the opportunity to restore it and open it again to the public.

 

Book your flights to Rome and your accommodation in Rome or Bomarzo at the best price guaranteed and discover the Orcus Mouth.

 


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12. Popeye Village

Mellieha - Malta

Malta is a fabulous holiday destination  in Europe. It has recently been ranked among the best winter sun destinations in Europe. It is also a beautiful destination for its natural scenery that inspired great filmmakers.

 

Mellieha, located on the island of Malta, has been awarded the title of "European Destinations of Excellence" for its sustainable and ecological tourism. There is an exceptional village  especially built for the movie shooting of "Popeye" .The film in which Robin Williams had the starring role, was not as successful as expected  but the village of Popeye is very well preserved and has become very popular among tourists.

 

Book your plane tickets to Malta and your accommodation at the best price, plan your excursions on the island and do not miss a visit to the village of Popeye in Mellieha.

 


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13. Prague

Czech Republic

Prague is one of lovers’ favourite destinations in Europe. This is probably because Prague is a fairytale destination with its castle,  medieval streets and unique atmosphere. To make your stay in Prague a fairy tale one we have selected for you the best activities to do in Prague. All you have to do is book your accommodation in Prague at the best price guaranteed and book your flight tickets to discover this enchanting destination.

 

For a magical holiday, book your room at the "Smetana Hotel" situated in the heart of Prague. 

 


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14. Kaysersberg

France

The whole region of Alsace is a magical destination but we recommend Colmar and Kaysersberg (The mountain of the emperor). Kayserberg is a beautiful small town with a famous Christmas market. This small town is located 12 km from Colmar.

 

Book your hotel, guesthouse or B&B in Kaysersberg at the best price guaranteed and treat yourself to the best activities and tours in Alsace such as a "Alsace Villages half-day tour from Colmar". 

 


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15. Alcazar Castle

Segovia - Spain

The Alcázar of Segovia (literally, Segovia Castle) is a stone fortification, located in the old city of Segovia, Spain. Rising out on a rocky crag above the confluence of the rivers Eresma and Clamores near the Guadarrama mountains, it is one of the most distinctive castle-palaces in Spain by virtue of its shape - like the bow of a ship.

 

The Alcázar was originally built as a royal palace, a state prison, a Royal Artillery College and a military academy. The castle was also one of the inspirations for Walt Disney's Cinderella Castle.

 

From Madrid you can take a Toledo & Segovia Tour with Alcázar Ticket.

 


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16. Isola Bella

Tropea - Italy

Italy is  one of the best European countries for a perfect holiday. Tropea in the south-west of Italy is a paradise on earth.

 

Come and enjoy the blue sea of Tropea, its warm and pleasant climate, its typical narrow streets and enjoy your stay in Tropea; do not miss the Stromboli or the Aeolian Islands.

 

Book your flight tickets to the Lamezia Terme airport, (50minutes drive from Tropea), your accommodation at the best price guaranteed as well as your best activities in Tropea.

 


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17. Sintra

Portugal

Located just a few minutes by train from Lisbon, Sintra is a fairytale destination. Its atmosphere is magical. You will be captivated by the beauty of the architectural heritage, the National Palace of Pena, the Castle of the Moors, the Palace of Regaleira.

 

Stroll through its enchanted woods and be enchanted by the beauty of Sintra. Pick some wild laurel on your way and cook a savoury dinner.

 

Book your flights, your hotel and your best things to do in Sintra.

 


 

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