Historic villages that are still alive (part 1)
The World Health Organization estimates that approximately 54 percent of the world’s population is urban, up 34 percent from 1960. In today’s world, people who are tired of the noise and crowds in big cities prefer to migrate to the suburbs or rural areas. In every country, you can find villages with good weather and a low population that saves us from the crowds of the city. However, some villages, in addition to the usual attractions for daily life, have a historical and vivid texture and the experience of living in them will be more exciting.
In this article, we introduce 14 villages of the world that are famous for their historical features but are still habitable, and people who are looking for peace and away from today’s fast-paced world can visit these villages for their travel, temporary residence, or permanent residence. To choose.
Tend village, France
The small village of Tend has located 16 km from the French-Italian border on the edge of a national park in the foothills of the Alps. Estimating rapid dating is difficult. Some experts date its construction to the late 7th century, but what has been conclusively confirmed is that the carvings and masonry found in this area date back to BC. The village is built on lower hills and is full of vineyards. Today, less than 3,000 people live in this medieval city.
From a distance, it seems that Picasso’s paintings reached Algeria, froze, and formed the villages of Gardena; As Simone de Beauvoir likens the view of the village to “a very beautiful Cubist painting.” The northern desert of the village consists of an ancient town and a series of white, pink, and red houses built along the plateau. This village was established in 1048 AD to defend against nomadic tribes.
The village of Jeski Kromlu, Czech Republic
Jeski Kromlu is an old village located in the south of the Czech Republic and its architecture is done in the style of 14th to 17th-century architecture. The structures of this village are built along the banks of the Vltava River and are mainly designed in Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque styles. In 1992, the Jesuit Castle of Cromello (built around 1240) was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.