27 Jul The World’s beautiful Paths
“A gentle, meandering path is the ultimate escape – the views, romance, and mystery of it all is so seductive we’re almost willing to put our phones away.”
Here’s our list of beautiful paths around the world.
Acorn Street, Boston, USA
True cobblestone streets spread across Acorn Street, which is one of the most photographed parts of the city. Acorn Street is located at Beacon Hill, one of the oldest and most picturesque neighborhoods in the United States.
Boston has its own international airport, Logan International Airport. The nearest metro station to Acorn Street is Charles Station.
What else to see in Boston
Cambridge, MA 02138, United States
Harvard University is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Established in 1636, its history, influence and wealth have made it one of the world’s most prestigious universities.
Quincy Market is filled with unique retail, and delicious food. Here is where you go if you want to experience the unique sights, sounds and flavors of Boston.
Where to Stay
[Luxury] Colonnade Hotel
120 Huntington Avenue, Back Bay, Boston, MA 02116-5730
[Affordable] Chandler Inn
26 Chandler Street, Boston, MA 02116
Here’s another Cobblestone side street. Additionally, there are whitewashed houses, and flower- filled villages. There’s nothing dreamier than this quaint path. Here, you can stroll by charming fountains, palaces, and churches.
Frigiliana is situated just above Nerja. There are regular buses leaving from Nerja to Frigiliana. Journey time is about 15 minutes and costs around one euro. A taxi ride from Nerja to Frigiliana costs between 10-15€.
To get to Nerja, a taxi transfer is the easiest and most comfortable way of travelling from Malaga Airport.
What else to see in Frigiliana
The Old Fountain
Plaza de la Fuente Vieja, Frigiliana, Spain
The Old Fountain in Frigiliana is one of many delightful surprises you might get on an unguided walk around this white hilltop town. The fountain works as well as it did when it was opened for people and animals in 1650 and is an artistic gem.
Church of San Antonio
Calle Real 100, 29788 Frigiliana, Spain
Church of San Antonio is the main religious structure in Frigiliana. It is very beautiful both on the outside and inside. It has a simplistic but neat design.
Where to Stay
[Luxury] Hotel Los Caracoles
Ctra. Frigiliana – Torrox Km 4,6, 29788 Frigiliana, Spain
[Affordable] Hotel Villa Frigiliana
C alle de, Calle San Sebastián, 1, 29788 Frigiliana, Málaga, Spain
Bernese Oberland, Swiss Alps
Switzerland’s best hiking is located in Bernese Oberland valley. At Bernese Oberland, lush green trails bloom with wildflowers, cows graze on the countryside and charming chalets dot the landscape.
Bernese Oberland is also one of Switzerland’s most diverse regions – a picturesque landscape surrounded by countless mountain peaks, more than 800 lakes, living traditions and visible customs.
Get to Bernese Oberland by train. The Regional Pass may be purchased at Swiss railway stations directly in the region for 240CHF.
What Else to See in Bernese Oberland
The Schilthorn is one of the best places to experience the best views of Bernese Oberland. At an altitude of 2970 m, The Schilthorn can be reached by cable car only.
Lake Bachalpsee offers everything a hiker’s heart desires: A magnificently-landscaped path leads through lush flowering alpine meadows. On the opposite side of the valley, ice-capped four-thousand metre mountains tower in the air.
Where to stay:
Seestrasse 22, Boenigen, Interlaken 3806, Switzerland
[Backpacker Hostel] Balmer’s Hostel
Hauptstrasse 23 – 33, Matten bei Interlaken, Interlaken CH-3800, Switzerland
Glass Skywalk, Tianmen Mountain, China
Tianmen Mountain has been called “one of the most beautiful mountains in the world” by many travellers who have been there. On a clear day, walking on the Glass Skywalk can show a sheer drop of thousands of feet below. The Glass Skywalk is definitely not suitable for the faint hearted. Entry to Tianmen Mountain is 258 yuan from March to November and 225 yuan from December to February.
Tianmen Mountain is located on the south of Zhangjiajie city, close to the bus and train stations. However, the trek is long and there are no signs in English. Hence, it is not easy to find the way. Since the mountain tourist area is big, a guide is recommended for this trek.
What Else to See in Zhangjiajie City
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is known as the home of the ‘Avatar Mountains’. Giant sandstone pinnacles rise skyward from the valley floor, some up to 200m tall with tufts of evergreen shrubs clinching to their narrow summits.
Where to stay in Zhangjiajie
[Luxury] Best Western Grand Hotel
China, Hunan, Zhangjiajie, Yongding, 427000
[Affordable] Zhangjiajie Guest House
Jiaochang Road, Yongding District, Zhangjiajie 427000, China
Via Krupp Capri, Italy
One of the world’s most beautiful paths is the Via Krupp in Capri, Italy. The Via Krupp comprises of a series of panoramic flower-decked terraces overlooking the Faraglioni. The Via Krupp is currently closed due to the danger of falling rocks. It can be viewed from above, from the Augustus Gardens.
The only way to reach Capri is by sea. Ferries depart from Naples and Sorrento. During the summer months, there are also ferry routes departing from Positano, Salerno, and Ischia.
What else to see in Capri
From the Belvedere Cannone, there is a fine view of the Faragliono rocks and a huge lake.
Villa San Michele
Villa San Michele on Capri in Italy is a magical place that must be experienced. Villa San Michele was the dream home of the Swedish physician, Axel Munthe. Munthe built his villa on the ruins of an ancient chapel dedicated to San Michele.
[Luxury] Hotel Palatium Mari
Via Marina Grande 217, 80073 Capri, Island of Capri, Italy
Campo Bandiera e Moro, Castello, 3608, 30122 VE, Italy
[Affordable] Hotel Bellavista
Via G. Orlandi 10 Anacapri