What are some of the most beautiful villages of France ? It is sufficient to note the multiplication of publications of the hit-parades of these sites, except to understand that the French are fond of these lists in the style of Prévert.
The association ” Les Plus Beaux villages de France “, established in 1981, today comprises 159 villages, whereas the tv show ” The village preferred French “ attracts, every year, millions of television viewers. It is therefore in the tour of France-Soir offer you a selection of the most beautiful villages of France.
- Montpeyroux (Puy-de-Dome)
A maze of streets filled with flowers, overlooking the valley, Montpeyroux is the promise of a change of scenery. A city vineyard only a few kilometres from the capital of the auvergne region.
- Hunspach, Bas-Rhin)
Village preferred French, in 2020, it concentrates the charm of the alsatian villages with their towering houses made of wattle and daub timber-framed.
- Cordes-sur-Ciel (Tarn)
Perched on its rocky spur, this medieval village is a jewel of gothic art, to discover urgently to enter the vineyard of Gaillac and the forest of the Grésine.
- Pont-Aven (Finistère)
On the port or in the centre of the city, the city in brittany, Pont-Aven is full of treasures to discover. An idyllic setting that is now his nickname deserved well of the City of the painters.
- Les Baux de Provence (Bouches du Rhône)
Offering exceptional views over the Camargue, Arles and the Alpilles, les Baux de Provence is a landmark of Provence, then check out quickly this huge fortress of stone.
- Saint Véran (Hautes-Alpes)
Come and succumb to the charm of this city of the regional natural Park of Queyras. Perched at 2042 metres altitude, the city is also the inhabited village the highest in Europe. Lovers of Big spaces, the site is essential.
- Rocamadour (Lot)
Clinging to the edge of the cliff, Rocamadour overlooks the canyon of the Alzou. Step of importance to the pilgrimage of Saint Jacques de Compostela, this medieval city is home to treasures classified as world heritage of humanity.
- Saint-Quirin (Moselle)
At the heart of the vosges massif, this village in lorraine, occupied since the gallo-roman period, keeps track of each of the major periods of sound history. A past to rediscover a history lesson in the open air.
- Le Crotoy (Somme)
Place of inspiration for painters, Le Crotoy seduced by the authentic charm of these villages of the Bay of the Somme. A historic site in a natural frame of exception.
- Mouthier-Haute-Pierre (Doubs)
In the valley of the Loue, the village offers a stunning natural beauty with its rocky walls shelter the traces of a past as fascinating, in particular, with its church of the Fifteenth century.
We could continue this list, so as not to offend anyone, but also and especially because many other villages deserve them-also appear in this top 10 of the most beautiful villages of France. A subjective selection, but nothing prevents you to propose us your own ranking, and we will be happy to come back on your own selection …