When it comes to France, the first thing that comes to your mind is Eiffel tower and that is the only destination you only have in mind if you were in France. Do you know that aside from Eiffel as the romantic symbol for couple, Eiffel is also so crowded with tourist? So, in the end you will find that nothing romantic with Eiffel but France still have its perks of being a romantic country and below are some quite and beautiful small towns you should visit with your partner for a romantic gateway in France.
Locronan is the first beautiful village recommended for you. In this village, you could experience the Breton culture directly accompanied by the finest architectures like Church of Saint Ronan.
Looking for a beautiful small village with altitude of over 2,000 meters and then Saint-Veran is where you should go. This village is packed with tourist during both winter and summer. Winter for the ski experiences while summer is for hiking since the village is surrounded by mountains. Just pick which season suits you best.
In this beautiful village is where you could find a Baroque-style church which was built in the late 18th century, L’eglise de Sainte Marie. This village is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1983. The main attraction of this village is the stunning formations of red rocks that sculpted into the cliffs that are surrounding the village.
If you have a chance to visit Lyon don’t miss this village which is located in the northeast. This village has been well-known since the medieval era due to wine-making industry located in this beautiful village. Besides that, if you have watched Three Musketeers, this village is where the setting is taken place.
When it comes to one of the oldest village in France perhaps Veules-les-Roses is one in the top of the list. This village has been occupied since the 4th century. In this village is also located the smallest river in France. Furthermore, if you are a fans of oyster, this village is also famous of Veulaise oyster.
One of the thing that makes Collonges-La-Rauge is one of the villages you should visit for a romantic gateway in France is because of the stunning architectures of this village. During summertime you would be able to enjoy the row of red-tone houses with green fields in the background.
If you were in this small village 400 years ago and then (probably) you will still find the exact same thing now. This village is also well known as ‘Gem of the Alsace Vineyard’ because of the combination of old style cobble stones street and half-timbered houses.
This village has been the inspiration of some famous writer like Andre Breton and Henri Martin. Furthermore, to add the romantic aspect there is a ruin of Saint-Cirq-Lapopie that will bring you back to the 13th Century.
Etretat is a typical of village located in the coast but the beautiful scenery with the dramatic white cliffs and stunning rock arches. One more attraction of this beautiful village is the pebble beach which is totally pretty and the best place to spend a weekend gateway with your loved one.
Henri le Sidaner, a famous painter, found Gerberoy so charming and bought a house in this village. And then he created a rose garden and since then it is becoming the trend. Every June, you could visit this village to celebrate a Rose Festival.
Those ten beautiful villages are highly recommended for you who are currently looking for a romantic gateway in France. You must be surprised that France is more than just a tourist destination but a sanctuary for those who are looking for a peaceful village to spend the day with the loved one.