6 Cute French Towns To Discover This Summer

Summer is an opportunity to discover cute French towns that many people don’t know about! Between sea and mountains, you are spoiled for choice for a relaxing and romantic stay.

cute french towns

Rocamadour

Rocamadour is one of my favourite French villages. Located on the edge of a cliff in the south of central France, it is known for its historical monuments and sanctuary, as well as its small goat cheese of the same name. Do not miss exploring the ramparts of the castle and the monkey’s forest!

cute french town rocamadour

Annecy

Annecy is a town in the Alps renowned for its lake, cobbled streets and pastel-colored houses. You can do a lot of wonderful walks and hikes, as well as taste the Savoie Mont Blanc gastronomy!

cute french town annecy

Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo is a port city in the north-west of France. Granite walls encircle the city, a vestige of when the corsairs where there! Go on an excursion on the sea or discover the beaches and museums of the city, rich in history.

cute french town saint malo

Hyères

Hyères is located on the shore of the Mediterranean, not far from Toulon. There are a lot of magnificent places to discover around: Port-Cros, the island of Gens and the national park of Port-Clos. Also stroll around the old town and the beach of Almanarre, well known to the locals.

cute town hyeres

Bonifacio

Located at the southern tip of the French island of Corsica, Bonifacio will impress you with its beauty. The “city of cliffs” in the middle of an expanse of blue offers many activities, cultural or relaxation. Stroll on the port, hike on the coasts or explore the citadel!

cute town bonifacio

Colmar

Colmar has that little air of French Venice! Located in the northeast of France, the city is known for its cobbled streets, its medieval buildings and the canals of “The Little Venise“. Visit the cellars of the city and the famous wines of Alsace. “Rue des Boulangers” is one of the streets with several beautiful half-timbered houses, not to be missed!

cute french town colmar

So, which city do you want to visit? Did you know some of them?

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Comments

  1. Wow they’re all so beautiful! I would love to go to one of these places once travelling opens up.

    1. Stephanie says:

      Yes, hopefully soon! 🙌🏼

  2. Holly says:

    They are all beautiful and seem like a sweet getaway!!!

    1. Stephanie says:

      They are ☺️

  3. Suroopi says:

    These places are beautiful! We had to cancel our vacation to France due to COVID19. Would love to visit these places!

    1. Stephanie says:

      Thank you! Hopefully, you can visit them soon! 🙏🏼

  4. This is giving me the travel bug!! I really hope things go back to normal next year so we can travel. These places look gorgeous!!

    1. Stephanie says:

      I know right! Would be amazing to travel the world again! 🤩

  5. I’ve always wanted to go to Paris, but seems like I need to try other places in France too!

    1. Stephanie says:

      Oh yes, Paris is amazing but there’s a loooot of other places to discover in France 😍

  6. Sharon says:

    Why have I never been to Rocamadour… it looks beautiful! Adding this to my list for next I get to visit France!

    1. Stephanie says:

      It’s gorgeous! 🤩

  7. Tracy says:

    I haven’t been to France but all of these towns sound amazing! Def on my travel bucket list!

    -Tracy
    Find Your Dazzle

    1. Stephanie says:

      They’re really amazing places to visit 😊

  8. Nicole says:

    All of these places look so beautiful! I can’t wait to be able to go to France one day!

    1. Stephanie says:

      Hopefully soon! 🙌🏼

  9. Ashleigh says:

    Adding Bonificio to my bucket list! How pretty!

    1. Stephanie says:

      Good choice, this town is magnificent!

  10. I can’t wait to get back to France after reading this. So many new towns to add to my long list of places to explore!

    1. Stephanie says:

      Yes, it is a neverending list, isn’t it! 🙈

  11. I was supposed to visit France this summer! Keeping this on hand for whenever I can get there post pandemic.

    1. Stephanie says:

      Yes, it can be helpful anytime 😊

  12. Jeannie says:

    so nice to visit this places. should be on the travel bucketlist

    1. Stephanie says:

      Yes, they are definitely places to visit once in a lifetime!

  13. Definitely saving this post to refer to later because I’ve really been wanting to travel to this area! Great read!

    1. Stephanie says:

      Awesome 😊 Thank you!

  14. Britt K says:

    I have never been to these cute little towns, but they look like amazing places to visit. The views in your picture of Bonifacio are absolutely breathtaking. I can only imagine how much more incredible that would be in person.

    1. Stephanie says:

      Yes, they’re even more gorgeous in “real life” 😍

  15. Rachel says:

    I am dying to get back to Europe! How gorgeous are these towns! ❤️ Can’t wait to travel again!

    1. Stephanie says:

      They’re so pretty! 💞 I know, same! ✈️

  16. Cathy says:

    I miss traveling and France! Can’t wait to get over there again :).

    1. Stephanie says:

      I feel you! 🙌🏼✈️

  17. Rachel IRL says:

    Wow! I’ve never heard of any of these, but now they’re all making it to my must-visit list. Beautiful!

    1. Stephanie says:

      So happy to hear that 😍

  18. Mmmh fantastic, I just yearn to explore french towns and villages.
    Annecy, I’ve been and it’s amazing..

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