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Europe Defining the Best "Slowtrav" Towns in Europe  

JE Flege
283 votes 50 voters

List Rules We're focused on qualities of a European town that will directly impact the experiences of a visitor

For folks who plan to stay put in a wonderful European town for authentic cultural immersion

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Historic - notable ruins, monu... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Defining the Best "Slowtrav" Towns in Europe
Historic - notable ruins, monuments, museums

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Pituresque - charming piazzas,... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Defining the Best "Slowtrav" Towns in Europe
Pituresque - charming piazzas, churches, palaces, parks & caffes

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Good train & bus links to ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Defining the Best "Slowtrav" Towns in Europe
Good train & bus links to nearby towns, international airport

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Good restaurants offer range o... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Defining the Best "Slowtrav" Towns in Europe
Good restaurants offer range of prices, specialties, wines

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Frequent sunny & infrequen... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Defining the Best "Slowtrav" Towns in Europe
Frequent sunny & infrequent rainy days thru the year

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Safe - local cops greet folks ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Defining the Best "Slowtrav" Towns in Europe
Safe - local cops greet folks as they pass, the streets well lit at night

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Uncrowded - I can find my way ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Defining the Best "Slowtrav" Towns in Europe
Uncrowded - I can find my way around easily

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Nature - lots of parks in town... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Defining the Best "Slowtrav" Towns in Europe
Nature - lots of parks in town, easy access to the countryside

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Some pedestrians streets, all ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Defining the Best "Slowtrav" Towns in Europe
Some pedestrians streets, all others easy to walk & cross

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Lots to do - including languag... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Defining the Best "Slowtrav" Towns in Europe
Lots to do - including language, art & gym classes

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Easy to find a furn. efficienc... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Defining the Best "Slowtrav" Towns in Europe
Easy to find a furn. efficiency w/ kitchen & all utilities

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Tourist office offers maps &am... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Defining the Best "Slowtrav" Towns in Europe
Tourist office offers maps & info re: housing, museums, festivals

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Pharmacies, Emergency room, En... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Defining the Best "Slowtrav" Towns in Europe
Pharmacies, Emergency room, Eng-speaking doctors

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Near the sea or large lake; be... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Defining the Best "Slowtrav" Towns in Europe
Near the sea or large lake; beaches for summer swimming

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Good Bookstores That Sell News... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Defining the Best "Slowtrav" Towns in Europe
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