Take to the open road with Back Roads France and discover 24 leisurely drives through the country's beautiful villages and stunning landscapes. Tour the Champagne region, drive through the hilltop villages and picturesque lavender fields of Provence or discover Normandy's wild west coast. Packed with insider tips and information, this easy-to-use guide reveals incredible sights, hidden gems and authentic local experiences that can only be discovered by road.
An insider's tour of France's most beloved and beautiful villages uncovers the country's hidden treasures. The Best Loved Villages of France brings the reader on a tour of forty-four of the country's most treasured destinations. Always picturesque, but often well-kept secrets, the book offers insight into village life and local history. Take a tour of a crumbling medieval fortress with the mayor of Lavardin or peruse the maritime objects found at sea by a mustached fisherman in Saint-Suliac.