Do you like Europe? You must know that Europe has many old cities, and most of the old towns are well maintained.
Here is a list of the most beautiful old towns in Europe that are still well preserved.
1. Bruges, Belgium
Sometimes referred to as “Venice of the North”, this beautiful and charming old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The heart of this historic city is a beautiful market and the Belfort tower stands 83 meters. Chocolate from Bruges is also worth a try.
2. Regensburg, Germany
One of the oldest cities in Germany, Regensburg was founded by Romans almost 2,000 years ago. The main attraction of Regensburg is the well-preserved medieval town center, with its cathedral and stone bridge, and many Gothic buildings in the old quarter. The old town of Regensburg has also entered the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
3. York, England
An ancient cathedral city since ancient Rome, York offers some of the finest historical buildings in Europe. This makes York the second most visited city in the UK after London. The main attraction is York Minster-the largest Gothic cathedral in northern Europe.
4. Collioure, France
Collioure is an amalgamation of two nearby villages located on either side of a charming castle. The main attractions are the old church of Notre-Dame-des-Agnes, an old light tower with beautiful sea views, as well as the 13th century Château Royal.
5. Tallinn, Estonia
Tallinn is the capital of Estonia. Its medieval center is situated on the Toompea hill. The area is well preserved, with its medieval houses and city alleys still protected by the remains of the city walls.
6. Carcassonne, France
Located in the south-west of France, the city of Carcassonne is known as the walled old city. The most remarkable attraction is the Cité, the historic castle featured in the Robin Hood film – Prince of Thieves.
7. San Gimignano, Italy
This old town is located in Tuscany. The most famous of San Gimignano is Piazza del Duomo, the square of the city church. The square is surrounded by several towers thousands of years old.
8. Toledo, Spain
Toledo had existed since the Roman occupation of about 192 BC, and the ruins of the Roman circus were still visible from outside the city walls. The main cathedral is the center of Toledo and not to miss.
9. Prague , Czech Republic
Prague is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. The old city of Prague is one of the most famous tours in the world. The heart of the old city is the Old Town Square. All the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque buildings are still well maintained. This site also entered UNESCO heritage site.
10. Stockholm, Sweden
Stockholm old town, called Gamla Stan, is a well-preserved old town. The main attractions are the Royal Palace and Stockholm Cathedral.