Country Trips

A cup of tea, a good book, a picture-book cottage window rimmed with flowers, and the promise of a nice long walk—what’s not to like about country vacations? Sure, the theme parks, the cruise ships, the high-paced cities, the rugged adventures are all fun, but are they really that relaxing? Sometimes, even the most adventurous travelers need a rest, and nothing fits the bill like country holiday breaks. Living + Nomads’s editors and contributors have searched the world for the best rural retreats so vacationers can have the relaxing countryside refuge of their dreams.

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