Monemvasia, Greece

Europe, the heart of human civilization, has thousands of places worth writing about. But then, who would take the time to read about all of them?

Monemvasia located in the municipality of Laconia in the southern of the mainland. More specifically it lies on a small island off the east coast of the Peloponnese.

Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh is the Scottish capital since the 15th century and claimed to be a beautiful travel destination with all its medieval remains.

The town is divided into two part; the Old Town with its medieval fortress and the New town with its modern architecture since the 18th century.

Eze, France

Eze is also a medieval town located in the country of France. Its beauty derives not only from its wonderful medieval architecture but also from its location; it is built in the Alps.

Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

Rothenburg located in the Franconia region, a part of Bavaria in Germany. Its name means in German “Red fortress above the Tauber” due to the town’s position.

This well-preserved medieval town has been built above the Tauber River, while the roofs of its dwellings are red because of a local tradition.

Mont Saint Michel

Mont Saint Michel is a tiny town, located in France. More specifically this it is situated at the north coastline of the country providing fantastic views to its visitors.

According to the “myths” this medieval town has been built due to the request of the Archangel Michael and that is why it homes a great abbey.

Prague, Czech Republic

Prague is considered to be a very beloved travel destination because it combines both reasonable prices and great tourist attraction. In the past was also very popular, as it was a cultural, political, and economic European center.

Siena, Italy

Siena is considered to be a Gothic city that had made its appearance on the 12th century. It was built on 3 hills, connected by 3 streets in the form of “Y” letter.

According to historical facts the designers of this medieval town tried to maintain the elements that allowed the town to blend into its natural landscape.

San Gimignano, Italy

San Gimignano is a medieval town located in the region of Tuscany town and was a relay point for pilgrims in the past.

The town’s economy was controlled by certain families. Because of their wealth tower houses were built; 14 of the 72 constructed buildings have passed the test of time!

Carcassonne, France

Carcassonne is a typical example of a medieval town, as it was built having with massive defenses circling its surrounding buildings and its castle.

York, England

York is also a very good example of a town that was built in the medieval ages, as the town is walled and located where the rivers Ouse and Foss meet.

Its natural borders made the location of the town ideal for the Romans, who founded the town in 71 AD. It was considered to be first as a wool trading center.