Ever have one of those days when you just want to escape your life and disappear into a fairy tale world? Well, if you're furiously nodding at your screen right now then you'll be glad to hear that it is in fact entirely possible to do so.

Take a look at this list compiled by Bored Panda to see just what we mean. These villages might look like something out of a storybook but we promise you that each and every one of them are real. So next time you're looking to escape it all, don't hide in your bedroom. Just search for your nearest fantasy village and hide out there instead!

Do you live in a village that looks like something from a fairy tale? Then share your pictures below and don't forget to vote for your favorite!

#1

Small Town In Provence, France

Small Town In Provence, France

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Gnaf UTOPIE
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

"Small Town" is a really pretty name for a town !!!

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#3

Rothenburg, Germany

Rothenburg, Germany

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Michel Guntern
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I've been here. Has one of the best Christmas shops on the planet.

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#4

Gasadalur, Faroe Islands

Gasadalur, Faroe Islands

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#5

Bagnone, Italy

Bagnone, Italy

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Mike Cassels
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

So many little nooks and viewpoints to explore . The kind of place you visit during a day out and wish you could stay for a month or more ,to take photographs of every thing from every possible angle and even some impossible angles! Captivating!

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#6

Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt, Austria

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#7

Manarola, Italy

Manarola, Italy

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Ciccionetto Pomodoro
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Manarola, actually. "Cinque terre" means "Five lands" and Manarola is just one out of those five

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#8

Gokayama, Japan

Gokayama, Japan

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Eliza Qty
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

You should see winter in Romania! Breathtaking!!!

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#10

Abandoned Fishing Village In Shengsi, China

Abandoned Fishing Village In Shengsi, China

Abandoned Fishing Village In Shengsi, China

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Zeinab Ayoub
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

i always hide in my bedroom cuz i don't have money to travel but oneday i'll travel to these village cuz it's so amazzing and i love it.

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#11

Renndølsetra, Norway

Renndølsetra, Norway

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Daria B
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The next quest is on that mountain. The villagers eill tell me not to go because it's too dangerous. But I'll go because I'm the hero of the story and I need it to complete the game anyway. There's a powerful boss up there and a dungeon filled with treasure.

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#12

Eguisheim, France

Eguisheim, France

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Jade Bentzinger
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Yeah at this point just make a tour of Alsace, Eguisheim is not the prettiest place there.

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#13

Shirakawa, Japan

Shirakawa, Japan

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#14

Monemvasia, Greece

Monemvasia, Greece

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#15

Mountain Village In China

Mountain Village In China

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Billy of China
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

China has many mountain villages!!These villages is so beautiful,has long history(Possible grammar is wrong, my English is not good, hope understanding)

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#17

Village De Penne, France

Village De Penne, France

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Daria B
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Those stairs lead to a bonus stage.

#18

Bled, Slovenia

Bled, Slovenia

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Michel Guntern
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I love Bled. Been there three times. Have walked around the lake but never actually sailed out to the island. It always pays to save something for next time.

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#19

Foroglio, Switzerland

Foroglio, Switzerland

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Michel Guntern
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Not what most people would expect to see in Switzerland's Italian-speaking region, Ticino.

#20

Røros, Norway

Røros, Norway

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Luis Milian
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

love the snow in pictures...hate the snow in real life

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#21

La Petite-Pierre, France

La Petite-Pierre, France

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#23

Giethoorn, Netherlands

Giethoorn, Netherlands

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Cherie van Gelder
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I think I was 5 when we first went there... On pushbikes! Well, not me. I had a seat on my father's bike.

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#25

Valldal, Norway

Valldal, Norway

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Janice Delight
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

love the pathway to the barn loft. Easy to fill with hay.

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#26

Colmar, France

Colmar, France

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#27

Gasadalur, Faroe Islands

Gasadalur, Faroe Islands

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Beinta Jógvansdóttir
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This is not Gásadalur, but a small village called Saksun. It's located in the north on the island of Streymoy, the Faroe Islands

#28

Peles Castle, Sinaia Romania

Peles Castle, Sinaia Romania

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#29

Stráž - Vrbice, Czech Republic

Stráž - Vrbice, Czech Republic

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#31

Portmerion , North Wales One Of The Most Beautiful And Quirky Town, Worth Seeing!

Portmerion , North Wales One Of The Most Beautiful And Quirky Town, Worth Seeing!

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#32

Sighisoara Medieval Citadel, Romania

Sighisoara Medieval Citadel, Romania

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#33

Alberobello, Italy

Alberobello, Italy

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#34

Suzdal, Russia

Suzdal, Russia

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Daria B
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The story of the little duckling who will soon leave home for an amazing adventure. This is his/her parent's moment telling an inspirational legend about bravery.

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#35

Grožnjan, Croatia

Grožnjan, Croatia

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#36

Fenghuang County, China

Fenghuang County, China

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#37

Èze, France

Èze, France

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#38

Riomaggiore, Italy

Riomaggiore, Italy

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Janice Delight
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Only thing pretty about this village is the water.

#39

Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt, Switzerland

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#40

Aldeias Do Xisto, Portugal

Aldeias Do Xisto, Portugal

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Serpe Escarpetim
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

"Aldeias do Xisto" (literally "Schist Villages") is actually a group/organization of historical villages mainly of schist construction. This one is called Foz D'Égua and it's beautiful! (Foz means river mouth, and Égua means mare.) You should check the other "Aldeias do Xisto", they're all awesome.

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#42

The Beautiful City Of York

The Beautiful City Of York

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Suzanne Haigh
Community Member
1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Many towns in England had "Shambles", but the intelligent councils plowed them down in the 1960's, thank goodness York was left alone.

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#43

Čičmany, Slovakia

Čičmany, Slovakia

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#44

Burano, Venice, Italy

Burano, Venice, Italy

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Mandy Holt
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

this looks exactly like the photo -its amazing but the streets of Venice arent as colourful but just as facinating,

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#45

Frigilliana, Spain

Frigilliana, Spain

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#46

Castle Combe, Wiltshire, Uk

Castle Combe, Wiltshire, Uk

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Jing Garcellano
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

A place we see in an old christmas card or post cards!

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#47

Popeye Village, Malta

Popeye Village, Malta

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Michel Guntern
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I missed this when I was in Malta. Just read about it in this month's Air Berlin magazine.

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#48

Positano, Italy

Positano, Italy

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Michel Guntern
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I walked down (and back up) all those steps last weekend.

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#49

Asos, Kefalonia

Asos, Kefalonia

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#50

A Small Floating Village Near Shanghai, China

A Small Floating Village Near Shanghai, China

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#51

Garmisch-partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany

Garmisch-partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany

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Michel Guntern
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

You've caught this street scene perfectly.

#52

Gimmelwald, Switzerland

Gimmelwald, Switzerland

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Aly Lopez
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Every town in Switzerland looks amazing!!!

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#53

Brugge, Belgium

Brugge, Belgium

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Zuzanna Czajkowska
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's not the best picture of Brugge :) Brugge is beautiful!

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#54

Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

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Michel Guntern
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I've stayed in that hotel (Imperial). Nice views from up there.

#55

A Small Village On The Water, Lofoten, Norway

A Small Village On The Water, Lofoten, Norway

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#56

Uplistsikhe, Georgia

Uplistsikhe, Georgia

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Ia Khachapuridze
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The most interesting and fairy countries in the world - Georgia... <3

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#57

Folegandros, Greece

Folegandros, Greece

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Daria B
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Wow, immagine the view from those houses on the edge! Afraid of heights, anyone? ^_-

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#58

Santa Caterina Dello Ionio, Italy

Santa Caterina Dello Ionio, Italy

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#59

Schiltach. Germany.

Schiltach. Germany.

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#60

Porvoo, Finland

Porvoo, Finland