Magnificent Mountain Towns

Lakeside at Hallstatt, Austria
Hallstatt, Austria, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and boasts only 946 residents.

Zermatt by the Matterhorn
Zermatt, Switzerland, is a mountaineering and ski resort on the north side of the Matterhorn.

Whistler, British Columbia, is a famed ski resort that offers some of the best skiing in North America.

Vernazza, a True Italian Fishing Village
Vernazza, the fourth of the "five lands" of Cinque Terre, Italy, is a fishing village on the Italian Riviera.

Reykjavik Stays Frosty
Iceland's biggest city is a cluster of interesting Scandinavian architecture all heated by the power of a volcano.

Taormina's Holy Beauty
Sicily's Taormina boasts the Convent of San Domenic, classical architecture, and popular beaches.

Korcula Shelters From the Wind
On the Dalmation Coast, Korcula, Croatia is an ancient fortified city with an ingenious street layout that protects against strong winds while circulating air. It's also surrounded by the region's coves, grottoes, and lovely waters.

Hydra Rears Its Heads
Despite its monstrous name, Hydra, Greece, offers a delightful respite for vacationers, and bans all motor traffic except garbage trucks.

Pretty on the Panhandle
On the Alaska Panhandle and near Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park, Skagway, Alaska, was featured in Jack London's book "The Call of the Wild."

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