Now that more countries are opening back up to international tourism again, our minds have turned to where we’re going to explore next. And the chocolate-box villages of France are a strong contender. But where to start?
It could be Hunspach, which has just been named the nation’s favourite village. The tiny town in the Alsace region won its new title as part of annual French TV show ‘Le Village Préféré des Français’. Tourism is expected to rise by 30 per cent in the town, thanks to its new crown. Luckily, for those looking to skip the crowds, another 13 delightful French villages appear on the competition shortlist – and they’re all among the most beautiful places to visit in France.
Here’s the full rundown of the best villages in France in 2020, as voted by the public, so you can start planning your picture-perfect road trip. Bon voyage!