15 Most Magical Villages on Earth That Are Truly Enchanting
12 Júzcar, Andalusia, Spain
Hollywood has made this village in Andalusia, Spain famous because of its unique blue houses. Once a village full of the standard white bungalows, the walls of houses were painted blue in 2011 in celebration of the Premier of “the Smurfs” movie. The effect was so magical that the residents refused to allow Sony to repaint the hoses back to normal.
11 Cemoro Lawang Village, Java, Indonesia
Cemoro Lawang is a quaint and exotic hamlet in East Java Indonesia. The most spectacular feature of the village is the fact that it lies cradled in the vicinity of Mt Pananjakan and amidst volcanoes scattered in the area. The hike to Mt Penanjakan or Mt Bromo starts from Cemoro Lawang which is an experience never to be forgotten.
10 Grindelwald, Switzerland
Grindewald is a trademark Swiss village and as enchanting as all mountain hamlets. Located in the Berne municipality. Situated at a height of 1000 m above sea level, the beautiful Hamlet dates back to 1146. With a population of just 3,500 people, the major attraction is the Jungfraubahn or mountain railway that takes you up to Mt Jungfrau overlooking the village.
9 Peruvian Oasis Town, Huacachina, Peru
Who says the desert cannot give you a magical experience. If you were to see the truly spectacular Village of Huacachina located in the middle of the Desert in Peru, just 5 km from the city of ICA, you’ll think you’re watching a mirage and no less. The village is built around an oasis whose water and mud is said to possess curative powers according to local legend.