3 French villages to visit during your roadtrip this summer

Saint-Paul-De-Vence

This picturesque village has a lot of history, starting with the gates that are from the 13th and 14th centuries. Get lost and explore the old streets while enjoying the many art galleries. The houses are beautifully restored and the village feels very authentic. Just outside the city center you’ll find Foundaton Maeght, an art foundation that features art collections from the 20-th century.

Menton

Menton is close to the border of Ital so you’ll see a lot of Italian influences. Menton has a unique micro climate, which is why it is the only village in France where the French can grow lemons. That’s why you’ll see little shops with lemon products everywhere. Wander in the little streets (be sure to look out for the yellow street!), enjoy a drink on a terrace overlooking the ocean, stroll over a market, chill at the beach or visit one of the botanical gardens.

Avignon

Avignon is also known as the city of Popes. The historic centre is listed by UNESCO and it’s quit impressive. Be sure to visit Palais des Papes, the biggest Gothic building in Europe. Stroll through the medieval streets of the city centre and don’t miss the pont D’Avignon.

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Nathalie