Abbaye de Senanque, Gordes


15 June 2023  |  Architecture, Holidays, Tourism

The Most Beautiful Villages In France

Come and discover The Most Beautiful Villages In France. 'Les Plus Beaux Villages De France' is an official association which awards the title to villages throughout France based on several criteria. There are currently 159 villages which hold the title - located between the sea and the mountains, rich with their heritage, architecture, culture and gastronomy.

1) Domme in Dordogne

Located on a vertical cliff, Domme enjoys exceptional views over the Dordogne valley. In the Périgord Noir, this old medieval bastide makes this village a very popular place for travelers.

2) Gordes in The Vaucluse

At the heart of the Luberon Park and the Mont du Vaucluse is Gordes. Rich for its history, its architecture and its heritage. Its cultural sites such as the Abbey of Sénanque, the Chaplaincy Saint Jacques or the Cave du Palais Saint Firmin make it a great holiday destination. More information here.



3) Roussillon in The Vaucluse

Located among the famously red earth territory, Roussillon a very colourful village ! The red, yellow and brown shades of the earth form a striking contrast with the lush green pine trees.

Ocre - Roussillon

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Roussillon - Vaucluse


4) Rocamadour in The Lot

On the edge of the cliff, Rocamadour is full of many religious monuments and particularly known for its Religious City - with onuments accessible by the Grand Staircase. In particular the Notre-Dame Chapel, and its Saint-Sauveur basilica.



5) Beaux de Provence in the Bouches-du-Rhône

Located in the Alpilles massif surrounded by delightful landscapes. Perched on a rocky outcrop, a magical inspiring artists, artisans and other producers.

6) Monflanquin and Monpazier in the Périgord

Find here our latest article on these villages located in the Périgord countryside Discover more beautiful villages in France and don't hesitate to share your best photos @purefrancefr.

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Amélie Roca

I am a Community Manager for Pure France as well as the host of Pure France TV, presenting high quality rental homes all over France.

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