Travelling is the lifeline of explorers. Especially during holidays, it seems unfulfilling to sit at home and not enjoy some famous destinations. While there are so many places, Cap d’Agde is unique for its seaside resort. It is also very easy to find accommodation in Cap d’Agde. Here are few holiday villages in France which will blow your mind with their unique beauty, originality and cultural Heritage.
★ Locronan, Brittany
Locronan is a community in the Finistère department of Brittany, north-western France. It stands among the most important medieval villages in France. It is World famous for its Divine historical beauty. It is a very place to admire cultural heritage. The name Locronan is derived from Saint Ronan, a pilgrim monk and hermit originating from Ireland, who lies entombed in the soil of Locronan. As per the stories, he is the one responsible for teaching weaving to the regional people in the 15th century.
This town gives off a lot of reasons to visit. This is also the reason for the tourism in Locronan. The town is a pedestrian precinct and usually remains closed to traffic. Locronan is about 35 km from Crozon.
★ Rochefort-en-Terre, Brittany
Rochefort-en-Terre is a town on a raised promontory in the quiet countryside of the Morbihan department. It has been officially mentioned as one of the most beautiful villages in France. This makes it an amazing tourist attraction throughout the year. People from all over comes to enjoy a few days stay admiring the ravishing views. The village is based around a beautiful central square and main street which have some stunning ancient houses from the very 17th century.
Château de Rochefort-en-Terre is one of the most exclusive features of the town built in the 12th century but was damaged in the 19th century. The castle was later bought by an American painter in 1907, Alfred Klotz, who had it renovated. If you’re an admirer of artwork, then this place should definitely make it into your list.
★ Montrésor, Loire Valley
The popular town of Montresor is situated just northeast of Loches for about 1hr from the gite. Montrésor, the initial name of the village was Indre-et-Loire, reminiscent of the French for “my treasure”, tilted as one of the most beautiful villages in France, it never once failed in owing this title. People from different parts of the world come to admire the quality of their heritage, history, culture and the authenticity of this remarkable place. The architecture of this place is simply ravishing. The initiatives of the residents to protect this heritage is absolutely plausible. This place has the potential to be the heavens for nature lovers.
★ La Romieu, Gers
Famous for its originality, this village never fails to attract tourists, bewitching them with its beauty. There were originally m three gates into the village however, now one can see one of them standing in its original form. The village is very special as a religious place. La Romieu has witnessed many religious wars and is still standing straight today. In 1999, the Collegiate was listed by Unesco as a World Heritage Site.
Many past tourists have recommended visiting the churches and towers. Roses are one of the most amazing features of the village. In the summer the villagers host a rose festival in May, which could be the best time to visit this flowery town.
It is a flourishing old merchant city where hemp, flax and saffron were traded. It possesses a charm that leaves the walker with an unforgettable impression. The narrow roads leading to the castle, with the side view of houses made of stones and those curved doors will definitely satisfy your thirst for both exploring and admiring the architecture. This fortified town is well recognised for its uniqueness in every aspect. The best time to visit this town of miracle is spring.
★ Domme Dordogne
Founded as a stronghold in 1281 by Philip the Bold following his campaign along the Dordogne river, Domme is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. In ancient times, Domme obtained the privilege of minting its own currency. It is famous for its fortifications, which were completed by 1310. Domme prospered during the seventeenth century only to decline thereafter, which greatly facilitated its preservation in modern times.
Tourists can help but be fascinated by this amazing place. Its history contributes greatly to its prestigious image.
★ Saint-Céneri-le-Gérei, Normandy
Saint-Céneri-le-Gérei is a community in the Orne department in north-western France. The exquisiteness of the village’s setting is the wooded loop of the River Sarthe which has attracted and inspired many artists since the 19th century including Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Gustav Courbet and Henri Harpignies.
It is situated in the Orne department of the region of Normandy and is located in the beautiful Mancillas Alps in the heart of the Normandie-Maine Regional Nature Park. The village attracts nature enthusiasts and adventurers to its hills, rocky cliffs, steep river valleys and patchwork of farmland meadows defined by hedgerows.
At last, do not forget to check Hossegor Hotel when planning a trip to Holiday Villages In France.