The destinations in fairy tales are supposed to be magical, idealized, and for the most part imaginary. The destinations in this post seem to fit that description, except that they are real!
Estaing is one of the most beautiful villages in France.
Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany
I wonder who had the idea to build such a beautiful and imposing castle here. AMAZING!
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Avenue of the Baobabs, Madagascar
Yes, those trees are real! Madagascar’s isolation has given rise to some incredibly unique features.
Cappadocia region, Turkey
Hot air balloon flying over Cappadocia region, Turkey
Keep in mind, this picture was probably taken in July.
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Mont Saint Michel, France
Aside from the attractions in Paris, the Mont Saint Michel is the most visited tourist attraction in France. The massive edifice sits on its own island, and not only includes an incredible abbey, but an entire city.
Lavender Fields in Provence, France
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The bloom of these fields from June to August is definitely worth the effort to create them.
I can see Belle from Beauty and the Beast singing “bonjour” going through this little town.
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Dark Hedges, Northern Ireland
The gnarled trees make this drive one of the most beautifully scary paths in the world.
Prague, Czech Republic
This part of the city literally looks too perfect to be real.
Pena Palace in Sintra, Portugal
Fairy Palace against a sunset sky in Sintra, Portugal.
Eilean Donan Castle, Scotland
sI can totally imagine a knight rescuing the damsel in distress from this castle. Fairy tale travel destination
Thankfully the United Kingdom has chosen to preserve this gem.
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St. Basil’s Cathedral (Moscow, Russia)
Legend has it that Tsar Ivan IV blinded the architect after completion of this masterpiece, so the architect could never create something so beautiful again. Ouch, way to say thanks for the hard work.
Espalion Village, France
Espalion, pictorial village in southern France.
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