The Official Guide to the Most Beautiful Villages of France (Flammarion Travel)

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Discover the hidden treasures of the 153 most picturesque villages to visit in France with this fully illustrated comprehensive travel guide. From the half-timbered Alsatian houses of Eguisheim to the lavender fields of Montclus in the Languedoc-Roussillon, this fully illustrated guide unveils the beauty of rural France, providing visitor’s information for these exceptionally preserved destinations. Carefully chosen each year through a rigorous selection process, the French villages featured in this official guide are replete with historical, architectural, and natural riches. An introductory paragraph presents the location and history of each village and is accompanied by recommendations for monuments, museums, and other notable places to visit. Practical information includes accommodation options ranging from hotels to campsites, restaurants and markets, and artisanal produce and local specialties. Details on leisure activities encompass festivals and events, sports, golf, and other excursions that encourage visitors to explore the surrounding area on walks and hikes, by canoe, or on horseback. The book includes an overview map of France, and each village is featured on an easy-to-read road map, accompanied by the best way to arrive by road, train, and airplane. Suggestions for neighboring villages and sites that should not be missed, along with their proximity, simplifies itinerary planning. Cross-references and an index by region complete this practical, authoritative, and accessible guide.

Product Details

  • Series: Flammarion Travel
  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Flammarion (September 6, 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 2080202669
  • ISBN-13: 978-2080202666
  • Product Dimensions: 7 x 0.9 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.7 pounds

Customer Reviews

Five Stars

 on May 20, 2017
By Saffi15
This is the first time its been published in English and well worth the wait!

This is a beautiful book and is the first time the French guide …

 on April 28, 2017
By Jojo
This is a beautiful book and is the first time the French guide to the “Most Beatiful Village in France” is available in English.

Five Stars

 on May 30, 2017
By Amazon Customer
A wonder guide with amazing pictures that we look forward to using on our next trip in France.


 on January 13, 2017
By Rainy
Beautiful, perfect gift!
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