vacations The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe

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List Rules Any Western European small town good for travel

This is a list of the best small cities to visit in Western Europe. While nearly every town in Europe is rich in culture and attraction, some outshine their neighbors next door. It has been said that the lesser known places are hidden gems in which one can truly discover the beauty of Europe. Travel can be tricky when you have so many places to choose from. Hopefully, this comprehensive list will help you decide where to take that well-deserved getaway. Then, click here for great hotel deals!

Have you and your husband always dreamed of flying to see the lush, green mountains that breathe in the sky? Then to Murren, Switzerland it is! Have you and your girlfriend forever wondered what it would be like to ride a donkey down cobbled, carless streets? Then to Clovelly, England it is! Have you and your best friend been wanting to have an authentic small medieval town experience? Then you simply must travel to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, in Germany.
 
What is your favorite small Western European city to travel to? What gems have you discovered, or heard of? Which European cities offer the greatest non-touristy experience? Make your voice heard, and give credit to those small cities that deserve it.

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Salzburg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Salzburg Salzburg, Austria

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Toledo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Toledo Spain

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Siena is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Siena Tuscany, Italy

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Bruges is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Bruges West Flanders, Belgium

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Bath, Somerset is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Bath, Somerset Somerset, United Kingdom

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Delft is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Delft South Holland, Netherlands

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Córdoba is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Córdoba Province of Córdoba, Spain

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Edinburgh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Edinburgh Scotland

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Heidelberg is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Heidelberg Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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Hallstatt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Hallstatt Upper Austria, Austria

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Cuenca is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Cuenca Province of Cuenca, Spain

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Colmar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Colmar Haut-Rhin, France

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Rothenburg ob der Tauber is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Rothenburg ob der Tauber Bavaria, Germany

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York is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
York England

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Versailles is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Versailles Yvelines, France

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Lisbon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Lisbon Lisbon District, Portugal

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Cinque Terre is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Cinque Terre Italy

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Ulm is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Ulm Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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Saint Paul de Vence is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Saint Paul de Vence French Riviera, France

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Évora is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Évora Évora District, Portugal

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Garmisch-Partenkirchen Bavaria, Germany

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Ávila, Spain is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Ávila, Spain Province of Ávila, Spain

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Nantes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Nantes Pays de la Loire, France

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Tours is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Tours Loire Valley, France

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Amboise is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Amboise Centre, France

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Graz is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Graz Styria, Austria

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Ljubljana is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Ljubljana Slovenia

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Dinant is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Dinant Namur, Belgium

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Vannes is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Vannes Brittany, France

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Le Mans is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Le Mans Pays de la Loire, France

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Tübingen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Tübingen Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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Passau is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Passau Bavaria, Germany

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Bayeux is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Bayeux Lower Normandy, France

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Český Krumlov is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Český Krumlov Český Krumlov District, Austria-Hungary

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Saint-Tropez is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Saint-Tropez French Riviera, France

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Ghent is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Ghent East Flanders, Belgium

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Dingle is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Dingle Ireland

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Lindau is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Lindau Bavaria, Germany

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Deauville is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Deauville Normandy, France

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Konstanz is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Konstanz Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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San Gimignano is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
San Gimignano Tuscany, Italy

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Rocamadour is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Rocamadour Lot, France

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Èze is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Èze Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

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Trouville-sur-Mer is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Trouville-sur-Mer Normandy, France

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La Baule-Escoublac is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
La Baule Loire-Atlantique, France

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Granada is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Granada Andalusia, Spain

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Haarlem is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Haarlem North Holland, Netherlands

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Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Luxembourg Luxembourg, Luxembourg

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Amsterdam is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Amsterdam North Holland, Netherlands

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Pont-Aven is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Western Europe
Pont-Aven Brittany, France