LIFESTYLE PLACES

16 peaceful villages where you can escape from the hustle and bustle cities

Village life is almost natural life, filled with peace, unity, serene landscapes, grasslands, cattle, farms, fields, and all fresh vegetables and fruits. No traffic jams, no congestions, no noise are here on the roads. This means life in villages is contented, far removed from the hustle and bustle of the madding crowd of the cities. No smoke or effluent pollutes the atmosphere or the water bodies. So, your health and longevity improves.

Though not all villages match this standard, there are quite a number of them proving ideal for peaceful living the world over. Some such villages are listed here. Eze of France, Shirakava -go of Japan, Hallstatt of Austria, Colmar of France, Zaanse Schans of Netherlands, Hamnoy of Norway, Pittenweem of Scotland, Bavaria of Germany and many others. via: brightside

1. Hamnøy, Norway
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2. Hallstatt, Austria
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3. Èze, France
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4. Saint-Jean-d’Arves, France
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5. Undredal, Norway
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6. Shirakawa-gō, Japan
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7. Colmar, France
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8. Olden, Norway
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9. Pittenweem, Scotland
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10. Yangshuo, China
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11. Castellfollit de la Roca, Spain
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12. Kvívík, Faroe Islands
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13. Torla, Spain
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14. Reine, Norway
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15. Zaanstad, Netherlands
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16. Bavaria, Germany
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