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Destinations 20 fairy tale towns you can actually visit

If you have ever felt like escaping your everyday life into a fairy tale, well, there are several fairy tale towns you can visit.

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Oia, Greece


It is in fact possible to live a fairy tale in real life without disappearing down a rabbit hole like Alice.

These villages and towns actually look like scenes out of a storybook or a fairy tale themed movie, but they are actually real.

If you're feeling the need to take a break, back your bags and head to your nearest fantasy village.

Do you live in a village that looks like something from a fairy tale? Then share your pictures below and don't forget to vote for your favorite!

1. Shirakawa, Japan:

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Shirakawa, Japan



2. Manarola, Italy:

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Manarola, Italy

(Shirakawa, Japan)

3. Eguisheim, France:

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Hamnoy, Norway

(Shirakawa, Japan)


4. Hamnoy, Norway:

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Hamnoy, Norway

(Shirakawa, Japan)

5. Rothenburg, Germany:

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Rothenburg, Germany


6. Bibury, UK:

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Bibury, UK


7. Hallstatt, Austria:

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Hallstatt, Austria


8. Burano, Venice, Italy:

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Burano, Venice, Italy


9. Fenghuang County, China:

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Fenghuang County, China


10. Zermatt, Switzerland:

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Zermatt, Switzerland


11. The beautiful city of York:

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12. Dehang, Hunan, China:

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Dehang, Hunan, China


13. Sighisoara Medieval Citadel, Romania:

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Sighisoara Medieval Citadel, Romania


14. Peles Castle, Sinaia Romania:

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Peles Castle, Sinaia Romania


15. Colmar, France:

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Colmar, France


16. Reine, Norway:

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Reine, Norway


17. Portmerion , North Wales:
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Portmerion , North Wales


18. Giethoorn, Netherlands:

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Giethoorn, Netherlands


19. Bled, Slovenia:

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Bled, Slovenia


20. Røros, Norway:

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Røros, Norway


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