If you know where to look, you can find entire cities in every shade and hue imaginable, from a magical, monochromatic Moroccan town to the vivid vistas of a village in seaside France.More
A popular weekend trip from Medellin, Guatapé is where both Colombians and tourists go to get lost in a wonderful maze of winding streets and blindingly bright colors. Nearly all of the dazzling buildings lining the streets are decorated with "sockets" which are tiles of imagery often related to the town's history, or sometimes even the wares within a particular shop.
Compared to glitzier destinations in Italy—Venice, Cinque Terre, Amalfi—the sleepy but brilliantly colored island of Procida hasn't received the attention it deserves. (Maybe they prefer it that way?) But, if you find yourself in Naples, you won't regret the day trip to this pastel-tinted fishing island.
India is filled with cities awash in a jumble of beautiful colors, but Jodhpur is perhaps the most awe-inspiring of all. Known as the "Blue City," many of its cube houses were painted the color long ago to symbolize that they were the homes of either priests or teachers from the Brahmin caste. It wasn't long before the entire city followed suit.