The World’s beautiful Paths

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.

  1. 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.

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Getting there:

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

Harvard University

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.

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Quincy Market

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.

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Where to Stay

[Luxury] Colonnade Hotel

120 Huntington Avenue, Back Bay, Boston, MA 02116-5730

$$$

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[Affordable] Chandler Inn

26 Chandler Street, Boston, MA 02116

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  1. Frigiliana, Spain

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.

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Getting there:

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

$$$

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[Affordable] Hotel Villa Frigiliana

C alle de, Calle San Sebastián, 1, 29788 Frigiliana, Málaga, Spain

$$

 

  1. 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.

Switzerland. get natural. Kleine Scheidegg in the Bernese Oberland, point of departure for the Jungfrau cogwheel railroad. In the background Mt. Eiger and Mt. Moench. Schweiz. ganz natuerlich. Kleine Scheidegg im Berner Oberland, Ausgangspunkt der Jungfrau-Zahnradbahn, mit Blick auf Eiger und Moench. Suisse. tout naturellement. Petite-Scheidegg dans l'Oberland bernois, point de depart de la ligne a cremaillere de la Jungfrau. Au fond, l'Eiger et le Moench. Copyright by Switzerland Tourism By-line: swiss-image.ch/Robert Boesch

Getting there:

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

Schilithorn

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.

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Lake Bachalpsee

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.

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Where to stay:
Seehotel Bonigen

Seestrasse 22, Boenigen, Interlaken 3806, Switzerland

$$$

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[Backpacker Hostel] Balmer’s Hostel

Hauptstrasse 23 – 33, Matten bei Interlaken, Interlaken CH-3800, Switzerland

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  1. 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.

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Getting there:

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.

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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

$$

  1. 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.

 

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Getting there:

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

Belvedere Cannone

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.

13Where To Stay in Capri

[Luxury] Hotel Palatium Mari

Via Marina Grande 217, 80073 Capri, Island of Capri, Italy

$$$

14[Luxury] Hotel La Residenza

Campo Bandiera e Moro, Castello, 3608, 30122 VE, Italy

$$$

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[Affordable] Hotel Bellavista

Via G. Orlandi 10 Anacapri

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