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Village View: Shaftesbury In Southern England (4K)

There are some beautiful places in England and Shaftesbury with its famous Gold Hill and Blackmore Vale view has to be one of them. Shaftesbury is in our top 10 Beautiful Places in England and we’ll take you on a walking tour of the town in this video. In addition to the beautiful view at Gold Hill, the small market town has some cute independent shops, a museum charting the history of the town including a special gallery about the Hovis Bread Advert from the 1970s that made it so famous, wonderful walks and the ancient Shaftesbury Abbey ruins built by King Alfred the Great. So join us for a lovely walk around this beautiful town.

Chapters:- 0:00 Intro 0:30 Visit Shaftesbury 1:38 Gold Hill 3:53 Gold Hill Museum 5:52 Shaftesbury Abbey

Walking Tour: Sovana In Tuscany, Italy (4K)

Sovana is a one street town with an intriguing Romanesque Cathedral. A stone’s throw from the most impressive Etruscan necropolis in Tuscany, Italy. It’s one of the most picturesque villages in the region.

Sovana lies just a few kilometres from Pitigliano, at the southern end of Tuscany. It doesn’t take long to see the town, but it leaves a lasting impression nonetheless. It’s one of the tufa towns and highlights of the Maremma.

Resort View: Kandersteg In West Switzerland (4K)

Kandersteg is a high-altitude resort village in the Bernese Oberland region of Switzerland. Trails, like the challenging Allmenalp, and a cable car head east to Lake Oeschinen. Set at the foot of the Blüemlisalp massif, the lake is also a popular ski area, as is Sunnbüel to the southwest. In the forested Blausee Nature Park to the north, Blausee is a small, trout-filled lake fed by subterranean springs. 

Village Walks: Tellaro In Liguria, Northwest Italy

Tellaro is a small fishing village, perched on a cliff on the east coast of the Gulf of La Spezia in Liguria, northern Italy. It is a frazione of the comune of Lerici. It has been rated as one of the most beautiful villages in Italy Tellaro has been the destination for many Italian and foreign artists.

Village Walks: Varenna On Lake Como In Italy (4K)

Varenna is a comune on Lake Como in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 60 kilometres north of Milan and about 20 kilometres northwest of Lecco. Varenna was founded by local fishermen in 769, and was later allied with the commune of Milan. 

The Cotswolds: History Of Village Of Charlbury

Nestling in the Evenlode Valley, sequestered down winding B roads but with its own railway station, Charlbury is a vibrant yet picturesque Oxfordshire town. A centre for festivals, full of welcoming pubs, and ideal for walking and cycling, there’s always something going on in Charlbury.

Walks: Lungern Village And Lake, Switzerland (4K)

Lungern is a municipality in the canton of Obwalden in Switzerland. It encompasses Lake Lungern and, besides the village of Lungern, the settlements of Bürglen, Kaiserstuhl and Obsee.

Lake Lungern is a natural lake in Obwalden, Switzerland which is named after the town Lungern on its shore. The lake is drained by the Sarner Aa river, which flows through the Sarnersee and into Lake Lucerne. The lake was originally much larger, and covered a large part of the valley it is situated in. 

The Cotswolds: History Of Glympton, Oxfordshire

We continue our travels into the Cotswolds proper, stopping off at the secluded village of Glympton. A large country estate encircles the church here, but ancient English laws allow us right of access.

Glympton is a village and civil parish on the River Glyme about 3 miles north of Woodstock, Oxfordshire. The 2001 Census recorded the parish’s population as 80.