18 Picturesque Villages from around the World

1. View of the Li River, Yangshuo China

yangshuo-china-1Photo: Peter Steward

2. Village at Kastellorizo Island, Greece

kastellorizo-island-greecePhoto: Hercules Milas

3. Bled, Slovenia


4. Colmar, France

Colmar-FrancePhoto: MorBCN

5. Fort Bourtange, Groningen, Netherlands

fort-bourtange-groningen-netherlandsPhoto: Jan Koster

6. Hallstatt, Austria


7. Hobbiton village (“Lord of the Rings”) in New Zealand

hobbiton-village-new-zealandPhoto: Weta Workshop

8. Igloo village, Germany

igloo_village_germanyPhoto: Michaela Rehle

9. Village complex for nuns, Kham, Tibet

kham-tibetPhoto: Shinya Itahana

10. Vernazza, Italy

mebaggio-lake como-italy

11. Myggedalen, Greenland


12. Oia, Santorini. Greece


13. Riomaggiore, Italy

riomaggiore-italyPhoto: Pasquale Di Pilato

14. Sapa, Vietnam


15. Reine, Norway


16. Village on the bank of the Niger river, Mali

village-niger-river-maliPhoto: Yann Arthus-Bertrand

17. Village in Southern China

village-chinaPhoto: Christian Ortiz

18 Floating village, Borneo



18 thoughts on “18 Picturesque Villages from around the World

    1. Paton

      These pictures are surrealistic, enhanced, and far removed from the essence of great photography. They are some form of picture making that relies on the a camera for its basic statement. Have we come full circle from painting to photo painting? Paton


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