10 magical villages
Be amazed by the beauty of the little villages that fill the Pays de la Loire! To give you a taster, here's a tour in pictures of a few of these gems, among the most beautiful in France...
There are some delightful discoveries that you might want to keep to yourself. One-of-a-kind places, real bubbles of calm that carefully cultivate their charm far away from the unbridled urbanisation and frantic city life. The Pays de la Loire region combines charming villages and small characterful towns, and we've chosen a sample few to show you.
We could have introduced you to Le Thoureil, Paimbœuf, Saint-Léonard-des-Bois, Malicorne, Turquant, Le Puy-Notre-Dame, Jublains, Fresnay-sur-Sarthe, Maillezais, Montreuil-Bellay, Piriac-sur-Mer, Foussais-Payré, Faymoreau, Beaumont-sur-Sarthe, Solesmes, Apremont, Parné-sur-Roc, Trentemoult, Mareuil-sur-Lay, Chenillé-Changé and Sallertaine, just some of the extra walks that are bound to enchant you!