Top 5 Vietnam villages for a perfect autumn escape.

If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of city life with a bit of tranquillity, try taking some time off exploring one of these rustic villages.

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Cua Van Fishing Village: Covered by majestic limestone mountains, the Cua Van fishing village in Ha Long Bay has been listed among the top 10 most beautiful coastlines in the world by Travel & Leisure Magazine. Photo: Salvador Manaois.
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The US online newspaper, Huffington Post, cited Cua Van fishing village with its pristine waters and colourful raft houses, located six hours from Hanoi, one of the top 11 beautiful towns in the world. Photo: Dave Le
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Tra Que village: Located just a few kilometres Northeast of Hoi An, the Tra Que vegetable village has gained popularity for its 20 varieties of vegetables and herbs including lettuce, basil, and coriander. Photo: Khanh Tam
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Recently, the French newspaper Le Figaro listed Tra Que village in its ten destinations tourists mustn’t miss when visiting Vietnam. Photo: Christof Kugler
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Cu Lan Village: The vast greenness of pine trees at Cu Lan Village, about 20km from Da Lat, has attracted many visitors from near and far. Photo: John
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Visitors have reported its best to walk or ride horses along the valley’s path to enjoy the local wild, natural beauty. Photo: Hai Dang
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Duong Lam ancient village: Duong Lam ancient village has 956 traditional houses which were built long ago from blocks of laterite. Photo: Hoang Ha
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The ancient village was presented the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Award for Cultural Heritage in 2014 Photo: Le Hieu
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Tourists have said they enjoy the scenic charm and legendary stories about Duong Lam best – such as Guom Hill, Ho Gam Hill and tales on the two kings Phuong Hung and Ngo Quyen. Photo: Manh Thang
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Ham Ninh Fish Village: Located 20km northeast of Duong Dong town in the Phu Quoc district, the Ham Ninh fishing village has been long celebrated for its natural scenery, peaceful daily life and seafood. Photo: Cobra78
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Visiting Ham Ninh, travellers have a chance to fish and enjoy flower crabs, mantis shrimp and squid— usually boiled and eaten with a dipping sauce made of salt, pepper and lime juice. Photo: Long Pham Hoang