The traditional village is the witness of farming civilization, but also the most important carrier of China’s excellent traditional culture. However, in the process of high-speed urbanization, more and more traditional villages get gradually depressed and have problems of survival crisis. Fully exploring the value of traditional villages and protecting and activating them have attracted wide attention. This paper firstly introduced definition of traditional villages and analyzed the influence of urbanization on traditional Chinese villages. Then, it came up with recommendations for survival of Traditional Chinese villages in the context of urbanization from establishing the protection mechanism, raising the protection awareness, and strengthening dynamic inheritance, to provide some ideas and methods for protection and upgrade of traditional villages.