1. Manarola, Italy
One of the five villages of Cinque Terre on the Italian Riviera, Manarola is a bright little town known for its sweet Sciacchetrà wine, medieval relics and the rugged coastline. Celebrated in paintings by the famous Italian painter Antonio Discovolo, Manarola is one of the secret European little towns which have gained immense popularity in recent years. The wonderful trails up in the hills and picturesque vineyards are the main highlights of this little town packed with tourists during the summer.