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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

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Rothenburg, Germany

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Gasadalur, Faroe Islands

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Bagnone, Italy

Bagnone, Italy

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Mike Cassels
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8 years ago DotsCreated 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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Manarola, Italy

Manarola, Italy

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Ciccionetto Pomodoro
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8 years ago DotsCreated 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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Gokayama, Japan

Gokayama, Japan

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#10

Abandoned Fishing Village In Shengsi, China

Abandoned Fishing Village In Shengsi, China

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Zeinab Ayoub
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8 years ago DotsCreated 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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Renndølsetra, Norway

Renndølsetra, Norway

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Daria B
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8 years ago DotsCreated 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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Eguisheim, France

Eguisheim, France

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Jade Bentzinger
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8 years ago DotsCreated 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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#15

Mountain Village In China

Mountain Village In China

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Billy of China
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8 years ago DotsCreated 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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Bled, Slovenia

Bled, Slovenia

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Michel Guntern
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7 years ago DotsCreated 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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Foroglio, Switzerland

Foroglio, Switzerland

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Michel Guntern
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7 years ago DotsCreated 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.

#21

La Petite-Pierre, France

La Petite-Pierre, France

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Giethoorn, Netherlands

Giethoorn, Netherlands

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Cherie van Gelder
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8 years ago DotsCreated 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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#27

Gasadalur, Faroe Islands

Gasadalur, Faroe Islands

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Beinta Jógvansdóttir
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8 years ago DotsCreated 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

#29

Stráž - Vrbice, Czech Republic

Stráž - Vrbice, Czech Republic

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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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Sighisoara Medieval Citadel, Romania

Sighisoara Medieval Citadel, Romania

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Suzdal, Russia

Suzdal, Russia

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Daria B
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8 years ago DotsCreated 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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Fenghuang County, China

Fenghuang County, China

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Riomaggiore, Italy

Riomaggiore, Italy

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#40

Aldeias Do Xisto, Portugal

Aldeias Do Xisto, Portugal

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Serpe Escarpetim
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6 years ago DotsCreated 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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The Beautiful City Of York

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Suzanne Haigh
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3 years ago DotsCreated 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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Burano, Venice, Italy

Burano, Venice, Italy

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Mandy Holt
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6 years ago DotsCreated 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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#46

Castle Combe, Wiltshire, Uk

Castle Combe, Wiltshire, Uk

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Popeye Village, Malta

Popeye Village, Malta

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Michel Guntern
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7 years ago DotsCreated 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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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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Gimmelwald, Switzerland

Gimmelwald, Switzerland

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#53

Brugge, Belgium

Brugge, Belgium

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#54

Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

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#55

A Small Village On The Water, Lofoten, Norway

A Small Village On The Water, Lofoten, Norway

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Uplistsikhe, Georgia

Uplistsikhe, Georgia

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Folegandros, Greece

Folegandros, Greece

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Daria B
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8 years ago DotsCreated 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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Schiltach. Germany.

Schiltach. Germany.

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#60

Porvoo, Finland

Porvoo, Finland

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Iffley Village, Oxfordshire Great Britain

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Sintra, Portugal

Sintra, Portugal

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Sighisoara, Romania

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Laura Op
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6 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The most beautiful place in Romania. My hometown. Worth a visit..

#67

Takayama Prefecture, Japan

Takayama Prefecture, Japan

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James Floyd
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8 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Takayama isn't a prefecture. It's a city in Gifu Prefecture (and very close to #13 entry Shirakawago and #8 Gokayama) Worth a visit!

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Iacobeni, Romania

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Burano, Italy

Burano, Italy

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8 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

A small island off the shore of Venice. All the houses are bright colors and filled with little shops of hand made art and jewelry!

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Riomaggiore, Cinque Terre, Italy

Riomaggiore, Cinque Terre, Italy

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Bale - Croatia

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Neuschwanstein Castle, Schwangau, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle, Schwangau, Germany

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Tisha M. Scott
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8 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This is My favorite castle of all time. It is absolutely beautiful inside and out!

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Cappadocia, Turkey

Cappadocia, Turkey

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Oia, Santorini, Greece

Oia, Santorini, Greece

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Gotland, Sweden

Gotland, Sweden

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Kasol, Himachal Pradesh, India

Kasol, Himachal Pradesh, India

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Conwy. Wales

Conwy. Wales

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Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico

Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico

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Rethymno, Crete, Greece

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Solvang, California

Solvang, California

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Bozhentsi, Bulgaria

Bozhentsi, Bulgaria

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#92

Polperro, England

Polperro, England

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#93

St. Ives, Cornwall, Uk

St. Ives, Cornwall, Uk

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#94

Mirror Lake France

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Vlkolínec, Slovakia

Vlkolínec, Slovakia

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Castro, Chiloé, Chile

Castro, Chiloé, Chile

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