Some are framed by impossibly high peaks. Others are lush landscapes with lazy rivers meandering through them. Some are full of vineyards and orchards and some are deserts, dotted with massive stone towers. We’ve travelled the world to bring you 20 of the most scenic (and diverse) valleys in the world. Which ones do you want to visit?
1. Lauterbrunnen Valley, Switzerland
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2. Kalalau Valley, Hawaii
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3. Okanagan Valley, BC
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4. Napa Valley, California
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5. Verde Valley, Arizona
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6. Lotschental, Switzerland
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7. Romsdalen, Norway
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8. Yosemite, California
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9. Valley of the Ten Peaks, Banff, Alberta
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10. Douro Valley, Portugal
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11. Simplon Valley, Italy/Switzerland
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12. Haa Valley, Bhutan
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13. The Valley of Geysers, Russia
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14. Logar Valley, Slovenia
15. Jiuzhaigou, China
16. Kaghan Valley, Pakistan
17. Shenandoah Valley, Virginia
18. Monument Valley, Arizona/Utah
19. Loire Valley, France
20. Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia
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