Here’s a whole bunch of amazing photographs documenting small paradise villages around the world.

Whether it’s skyscrapers or outskirts that you are used to, there is something really magical about these forgotten places in the different corners of the earth and the simple way of life they propably have. Hope you’ll enjoy the view.


Popeye Village, is a group of rustic and ramshackle wooden buildings located at Anchor Bay in the north-west corner of the Mediterranean island of Malta. Photo by: Mosin


Village on the bank of the Niger river, Mali. Photo by: Yann Arthus-Bertrand


Hidden mountain village in Southern China. Photo by: Christian Ortiz


Mist over countryside in Southwest England. Photo by: Bob Small


Hobbiton village – “Lord of the Rings” movie location in New Zealand. Photo by: Weta Workshop


Riomaggiore is a village and comune in the province of La Spezia, situated in a small valley in the Liguria region of Italy. Photo by: James Brandon


Mountain Village, Iran. Photo by: Mohammadreza Momeni


Beautiful African sea side village. Photo by: Michael Poliza


Hallstatt, Upper Austria, is a village in the Salzkammergut, a region in Austria with 946 inhabitants. Photo by: unknown


Gásadalur village, Faroe Islands. There were only sixteen people living in village and several of the houses stand empty today. Photo by: Gareth Codd


Village located in Himalayas, Tibet. Photo by: Coolbie Re


Fort Bourtange is a star fort located in the village of Bourtange, Groningen, Netherlands. Photo by: Jan Koster