The Most Beautiful Villages

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  1. Book ImageThe Most Beautiful Villages of Tuscany

    James Bentley, Hugh Palmer

    A celebration of one of the most rich and varied landscapes in Europe, here are thirty-six villages and towns from all over Tuscany chosen both for their intrinsic beauty and for the part they have played in Tuscan history.More

  2. Book ImageThe Most Beautiful Villages of Provence

    Michael Jacobs, Hugh Palmer

    True Provencal spirit comes alive here through photographs and evocative accounts of the best-loved of all French provinces.More

  3. Book ImageThe Most Beautiful Villages of Greece

    Mark Ottaway, Hugh Palmer

    The loveliest villages created by the indomitable Greek spirit, all set in a landscape of overwhelming magnificence.More

  4. Book ImageThe Most Beautiful Villages of Ireland

    Christopher Fitz-Simon, Hugh Palmer

    A visual trip through the Emerald Isle: an unparalleled portrayal of the rural beauty and charm of Ireland.More

  5. Book ImageThe Most Beautiful Villages and Towns of the Pacific Northwest

    Joan Tapper, Nik Wheeler

    A tour in words and photographs of the picturesque small towns of Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia— their architectural treasures, charming inns, quaint main streets, and magnificent scenery.More

  6. Book ImageThe Most Beautiful Villages and Towns of the Southwest

    Joan Tapper, Nik Wheeler

    From pueblos to Victorian storefronts to ski resorts: a vision of the Southwest that evokes both America’s frontier heritage and the expansive vistas of its future.More

  7. Book ImageThe Most Beautiful Villages of England

    James Bentley

    Clustered around the parish church and green, or winding along an eccentrically curving street, villages are the very embodiment of Englishness. The village inn and the local farm, great houses, humble cottages, and beautiful country gardens speak of a way of life that has developed peacefully since Anglo-Saxon times.More

  8. Book ImageThe Most Beautiful Villages of Scotland

    Hugh Palmer

    An unprecedented treasure trove of delightful villages from the land of mist and mystery, of hidden glens and peaceful lochs.More

  9. Book ImageThe Most Beautiful Villages and Towns of the South

    Bonnie Ramsey, Dennis O'Kain

    Nowhere is the quintessence of Southern life so intensely expressed as in the villages and towns photographed and described in this book. Marked sometimes by the violent events of history—first settlement, the Revolutionary War, and the Civil War—and the explosive growth of the cotton economy, these towns and villages appear in the book as they developed across the South.More

  10. Book ImageThe Most Beautiful Villages of New England

    Tom Shachtman, Len Rubenstein

    With this book, Thames and Hudson's renowned Most Beautiful Villages series turns its attention for the first time to America.More