There are 161 villages in France rated as a Plus Beaux Village (as of 2013). The ratings are awarded by the Plus Beaux Villages de France association. The basic requirements to be considered by the association are: population under 2000, at least two village sites or buildings classified as "protected", and the municipality requests that the village be considered. As you can see, these requirements could exclude some otherwise lovely places.

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Here are all of the Plus Beaux Villages de France.

Alsace Region, Department 67 Bas-Rhin
Hunspach This Alsatian village has lovely half-timbered houses of a bright white contrasting with dark brown timbers and roofs. The village is in the North Vosgers Natural Park, south of Wissembourg. [area map]
Mittelbergheim Mittelbergheim is an ancient Alsatian winemaking village, surrounded by vineyards and the foot of Mount Saint Odile, south of Strasbourg. [area map]
Alsace Region, Department 68 Haut-Rhin
Eguisheim (since 2003)
Hunawihr Hunawihr is a 16th-century Alsatian wine growing village set in the midst of vineyards, with a Medieval fortified church overlooking the houses. [area map]
Riquewihr Riquewihr is a jewel of a Medieval town in the Alsace wine-growing region, just north of Colmar, and beside the Plus-Beaux village of Hunawihr. [area map]
Aquitaine Region, Department 24 Dordogne
Belvès Belvès is a compact Medieval town perched on a hill overlooking the Nauze Valley in the Périgord Noir, south of the Dordogne. There's a lovely covered market and seven bell towers. [area map]
Beynac-et-Cazenac On the Dordogne, 8 km southwest of Sarlat-la-Canéda. Beside two other Plus Beaux Villages de France of La Roque-Gageac and Domme. [area map]
Castelnaud-la-Chapelle (since 2010)
Domme 10 km south of Sarlat-la-Canéda. Beside two other Plus Beaux Villages de France of Beynac-et-Cazenac and La Roque-Gageac. [area map]
Limeuil 30 km west of Sarlat-la-Canéda; 5 km southwest of La Bugue and Campagne. 15 km northwest of Belves (another Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Monpazier 50 km northwest of Cahors; [area map]
La Roque-Gageac 8 km south of Sarlat-la-Canéda. Between two other Plus Beaux Villages de France of Beynac-et-Cazenac and Domme.
Saint Amand-de-Coly (since 2007)
Saint Jean-de-Côle Near the Grottes de Villars. [area map]
Saint Léon-sur-Vézère In the Vézère Valley in the midst of the prehistoric dwellings of Laugerie and the Lascaux caves; 8 km southwest of Montignac and the Grotte de Lascaux; 40 km southeast of Périgueux [area map]
Aquitaine Region, Department 47 Lot-et-Garonne
Monflanquin 15 km north of Villeneuve-sur-Lot. [area map]
Pujols-le-Haut 13th century archetecture. [area map]
Aquitaine Region, Department 64 Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Aïnhoa At the western end of the Pyréenes next to the Spanish border. 20 km south of Biarritz. Aïnhoa and Sare are 10k apart. [area map]
La Bastide-Clairence 20 km southeast of Biarritz and Bayonne; 20 km northwest of St Palais. [area map]
Sare At the western end of the Pyréenes next to the Spanish border. 20 km south of Biarritz. Aïnhoa and Sare are 10k apart. [area map]
Auvergne Region, Department 03 Allier
Charroux 20 km northwest of Vichy.
Auvergne Region, Department 15 Cantal
Salers 15 km southeast of Mauriac, in the Cantal Mountains. 10 km north of Tournemire (another Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Tournemire 15 km north of Aurillac, in the Cantal Mountains. 10 km south of Salers (another Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Auvergne Region, Department 43 Haut-Loire
Arlempdes 20 km south of Le Puy-en-Velay. 10 km north of Pradelles (another Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Blesle 15 km west of Brioude. [area map]
Lavaudieu 7 km southeast of Brioude. [area map]
Pradelles 30 km south of Le Puy-en-Velay. 10 km south of Arlempdes (another Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Auvergne Region, Department 63 Puy-de-Dôme
Montpeyroux 15 km southeast of Clermont-Ferrand; 8 km northwest of Issoire. 8 km southeast of St Saturnin (another Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Saint Floret 25 km south of Clermont-Ferrand; 10 km west of Issoire. 10 km south of Saint Saturnin (another Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Saint Saturnin 15 km south of Clermont-Ferrand; 15 km northwest of Issoire. 10 km north of Saint Floret (another Plus Beaux Villages de France). 8 km northwest of Montpeyroux (another Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Usson 7 km southeast of Issoire. [area map]
Bourgogne Region, Department 21 Côte-d'Or
Châteauneuf 30 km southwest of Dijon; 25 km northwest of Nuits-St-Georges. [area map]
Flavigny-sur-Ozerain 20 km southeast of Montbard. [area map]
Bourgogne Region, Department 71 Saône-et-Loire
Semur-en-Brionnais 25 km north of Roanne. [area map]
Bourgogne Region, Department 89 Yonne
Noyers-sur-Serein 30 km southeast of Auxerre; 20 km south of Tonnerre; 25 km northwest of Montbard; 30 km northeast of Vézelay. [area map]
Vézelay Abbey The Vézela abbey church and the hill are a World Heritage site. [area map]
Britanny Region, Department 22 Côtes-d'Armor
Moncontour (since 2010)
Britanny Region, Department 29 Finistère
Le Faou 25 km southeast of Brest. [area map]
Ile-de-Sein (ex Plus Beaux Village) [area map]
Locronan 10 km east of Douarnenez; 15 km northwest of Quimper. [area map]
Britanny Region, Department 35 Ille-et-Vilaine
Saint Suliac 7 km south of St Malo. [area map]
Britanny Region, Department 56 Morbihan
Rochefort-en-Terre (since 2009) Nearby Parc de la Préhistorie.
Center Region, Department 18 Cher
Apremont-sur-Allier 15 km southwest of Nevers; 10 km northwest of the autoracing circuit Magny-Cours. [area map]
Center Region, Department 36 Indre
Gargilesse-Dampierre On the Creuse, 10 km southeast of Argenton-sur-Creuse; 30 km southwest of La Chatre. [area map]
Saint Benoît-du-Sault Saint Benoît-du-Sault is a medieval village, perched in a curve on a rocky butte. It has picturesque little streets and squares, and some ancient archetecture. The Mairie (town hall) was the chateau des vicomtes de Limoges. There are vestiges of ancient fortifications and ramparts. This was the site of a Benedictine priory, attached to the Abbey de Fleury-sur-Loire, founded in the 8th century, and moved here at the end of the 10th century. [area map]
Center Region, Department 37 Indre-et-Loire
Candes-Saint-Martin On the Loire river, 10 km southeast of Saumur, 10 km northwest of Chinon. Candes-St-Martin and Montsoreau are side-by-side. [area map]
Crissay-sur-Manse By the Crissay forest. [area map]
Montrésor 20 km east of Loches; 20 km south of Montrichard (on the Cher). [area map]
Center Region, Department 41 Loir-et-Cher
Lavardin On the upper Loire river, 20 km southwest of Vendome, 40 km northwest of Blois. [area map]
Center Region, Department 45 Loiret
Yèvre-le-Châtel (since 2002) in the commune of Yèvre-la-Ville
Champagne Region, Department 51 Marne
Saint Amand-sur-Fion GR41 hiking trail. (ex Plus Beaux Village) [area map]
Corsica Region, Department 20 Corsica
Piana West coast on the Golfe de Porto; 10 km southwest of Porto. [area map]
Sant'Antonino In the northwest hills of Corsica, 12 km northeast of Calvi; 10 km south of l'Ile-Rousse. [area map]
Franche-Comté Region, Department 25 Doubs
Lods 30 km southeast of Besançon; 20 km northwest of Pontarlier. [area map]
Franche-Comté Region, Department 39 Jura
Baume-les-Messieurs 8 km northeast of Lons-le-Saunier [area map]
Château-Chalon 10 km northeast of Lons-le-Saunier; 10 km southwest of Poligny. [area map]
Franche-Comté Region, Department 70 Haute-Saône
Pesmes 25 km northeast of Dole; 30 km west of Besançon. [area map]
Ile-de-France Region, Department 95 Val-d'Oise
La Roche-Guyon 10 km east of Vernon; 10 km northwest of Mantes-la-Jolie. [area map]
Languedoc Region, Department 11 Aude
Lagrasse 30 km SE of Carcassonne; 30 km SW of Narbonne.
Languedoc Region, Department 30 Gard
Aiguèze Fortified Medieval village on the cliff-top overlooking the Ardèche
Montclus A tiny Medieval village perched beside an isolated part of the Cèze river
La Roque-sur-Cèze Very picturesque village perched on a rocky peak, in the woods beside the Cèze river
Languedoc Region, Department 34 Hérault
Minerve 25 km northwest of Narbonne.
Olargues 40 km northwest of Béziers. [area map]
Saint Guilhem-le-Désert 35 km east of Lodève; 44 km NW of Montpellier; 3 km north of Pont du Diable.
Languedoc Region, Department 48 Lozère
La Garde-Guérin In the Cevennes national park area, 40 km north of Alès. [area map]
Sainte Enimie On the Tarn, 20 km southwest of Mende; 15 km west of Florac. [area map]
Languedoc Region, Department 66 Pyrénées-Orientales
Castelnou Small village 20 km southwest of Perpignan; 4 km southwest of Thiur. [area map]
Eus Small village 4 km northeast of Prades; 40 km west of Perpignan. 10 km northeast of Villefranche-de-Conflent (another Plus Beaux Villages de France)
Evol in the commune of Olette
Mosset
Villefranche-de-Conflent Picturesque medieval village in the French Pyrenées, one of the "Most Beautiful Villages of France", and site of the Fort Liberia by Vauban.
Limousin Region, Department 19 Corrèze
Collonges-la-Rouge 15 km southeast of Brive-la-Gaillarde. 5 km east of Turenne (another Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Curemonte 25 km southeast of Brive-la-Gaillarde; 15 km northwest of Beaulieu-sur Dordogne. 10 km southeast of Collonges-la-Rouge and Turenne (two other Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Saint Robert 20 km northwest of Brive-la-Gaillarde; 15 km north of Terrasson-la-Villedieu. 20 km south of Ségur-le-Château (another Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Ségur-le-Château 20 km west of Uzerche. 20 km north of Saint Robert (another Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Treignac-sur-Vézère (ex Plus Beaux Village) At the southern end of the Lac des Barrrousses. [area map]
Turenne 12 km southeast of Brive-la-Gaillarde. 5 km west of Collonges-la-Rouge (another Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Limousin Region, Department 87 Haute-Vienne
Mortemart Small village 10 km southwest of Bellac; 20 km northeast of St Junien. [area map]
Loire Valley Region, Department 49 Maine-et-Loire
Montsoreau On the Loire river, 10 km southeast of Saumur, 10 km northwest of Chinon. Candes-St-Martin and Montsoreau are side-by-side. [area map]
Loire Valley Region, Department 53 Mayenne
Sainte Suzanne (since 2010)
Loire Valley Region, Department 85 Vendée
Vouvant Beside the Grotte du Pére Montfort and the Mervent forest. [area map]
Lorraine Region, Department 57 Moselle
Rodemack 15 km northeast of Thionville. [area map]
Saint Quirin 50 km west of Strasbourg; 15 km south of Sarrebourg. [area map]
Normandy-lower Region, Department 14 Calvados
Beuvron-en-Auge 25 km east of Caen; 20 km northwest of Lisieux. [area map]
Normandy-lower Region, Department 50 Manche
Barfleur Seaside town, 30 km east of Cherbourg, just south of the Pointe de Barfleur. [area map]
Normandy-lower Region, Department 61 Orne
Saint Céneri-le-Gérei 10 km southwest of Alençon. [area map]
Normandy-upper Region, Department 27 Eure
Le Bec-Hellouin (since 2006)
Lyons-la-Forêt In the center of the lovely Forêt de Lyons. [area map]
Picardie Region, Department 02 Aisne
Parfondeval Village, 20 km southeast of Vervins, 40 km west of Charleville-Mezieres. [area map]
Picardie Region, Department 60 Oise
Gerberoy The "City of Roses" is classed as one of the 100 most beautiful villages of France. [area map]
Poitou-Charentes Region, Department 16 Charente
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne 40 km south of Angoulême; 40 km west of Périgueux. [area map]
Poitou-Charentes Region, Department 17 Charente-Maritime
Ars-en-Ré At the western end of the Ile-de-Ré; 30 km west of La Rochelle. [area map]
La Flotte-en-Ré On the Ile-de-Ré, 4 km southeat of St martin-de-Ré; 12 km west of La Rochelle. [area map]
Mornac-sur-Seudre 10 km north of Royan; 10 km northwest of Saujon. [area map]
Talmont-sur-Gironde River-mouth town, 15 km southeast of Royan. [area map]
Poitou-Charentes Region, Department 79 Deux-Sèvres
Coulon (ex Plus Beaux Village) [area map]
Poitou-Charentes Region, Department 86 Vienne
Angles-sur-l'Anglin 30 km southeast of Chatellerault, 40 km NE of Potiers, 15 km north of St Savin. [area map]
Provence-Cote d'Azur Region, Department 04 Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Moustiers-Sainte-Marie A lovely medieval village in a gorgeous setting, near the Gorges de Verdon, known for its faïence pottery. The 12th-century Notre-Dame church with its 4-level Italianate bell tower. Many gift and pottery shops, and excellent dining choices.
Provence-Cote d'Azur Region, Department 05 Hautes-Alpes
La Grave-la-Meije At the foot of the glaciers, in the Massif de l'Oisans. 20 km east of Le Bourg-d'Oisans; 15 km northwest of Le Monêtier-les-Bains. [area map]
Saint Véran 30 km southeast of Briançon.
Provence-Cote d'Azur Region, Department 06 Alpes-Maritimes
Coaraze A perched village in the Alpes Maritimes north of Nice, with a great collection of sundials.
Gourdon one of the most picturesque of all the perched villages, with a château originated as a Saracen fortress in the 9th-12th centuries
Sainte Agnès a little village perched on the flank of a mountain, high above the Mediterranean
Provence-Cote d'Azur Region, Department 13 Bouches-du-Rhône
Les Baux-de-Provence A very picturesque village with a royal history and high fortified ruins, sitting in the beautiful Alpilles mountains south of Avignon. Several museums; the Cathédral d'Images picture palace in a cave; olive oil mills.
Provence-Cote d'Azur Region, Department 83 Var
Bargème The highest village in the Var, with the ruins of a medieval fortress and near the Route Napoleon.
Gassin A lovely perched village in the hills just southwest of Saint-Tropez.
Seillans a very ancient village nestled back against the base of a forested mountain
Tourtour a tiny village in the central Var, called Pontus Tortorii in the 4th century
Provence-Cote d'Azur Region, Department 84 Vaucluse
Ansouis ancient perched village north of Aix-en-Provence, with medieval chateau.
Gordes beautiful old village perched on the edge of the Plateau de Vaucluse cliffs, 12th-c castle; Borie stone village, nearby Senanque Abbaye and lavender fields.
Lourmarin a popular little town in the Vaucluse, with a Medieval castle
Ménerbes a beautiful stone village perched along the top of a long ridge overlooking vineyards, occupied since neolithic times
Roussillon This ocre-red village by the Plateau de Vauluse is one of the Plus Beaux Villages de France.
Séguret 5 km southwest of Vaison-la-Romaine; 20 km northeast of Orange; 30 km north of Carpentras.
Venasque a Medieval walled village with some lovely fountains
Pyrenees Region, Department 09 Ariège
Camon 10 km southeast of Mirepoix; 40 km southwest of Carcassonne. [area map]
Saint Lizier 2 km north of St Girons. [area map]
Pyrenees Region, Department 12 Aveyron
Belcastel Small village, 20 km west of Rodez; 25 km east of Villefranche-de-Rouergue (another Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Brousse-le-Château 10 km north of St Sernin-sur-Rance. [area map]
Conques 30 km east of Figeac; 40 km south of Aurillac. [area map]
La Couvertoirade Medieval village, founded by the Templiers in the 14th century. [area map]
Estaing In the Gorges du Lot; 15 km southeast of Entraygues; 10 km northwest of Espailion; 25 km north of Rodez. [area map]
Najac 20 km south of Villefranche de-Rouergue (another Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Peyre (since 2003) in the commune of Comprégnac
Saint Côme-d'Olt 3 km east of Espalion; 25 km northeast of Rodez. 15 km southeast of Estaing, 10 km northwest of Sainte Eulalie-d'Olt (2 other Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Sainte Eulalie-d'Olt 2 km west of St Geniez-d'Olt; 30 km northeast of Rodez; 10 km southeast of Saint Côme-d'Olt (another Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Sauveterre-de-Rouergue 25 km southwest of Rodez; 30 km southeast of Villefranche de-Rouergue (another Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Pyrenees Region, Department 31 Haute-Garonne
Saint Bertrand-de-Comminges Has a wonderful 14th-c cathedral. [area map]
Pyrenees Region, Department 32 Gers
Fourcès (since 2005)
Larressingle
Lavardens (since 2011)
Montréal-du-Gers Mid way between Bordeaux and Lourdes; 20 km east of Barbotan-les-Thermes; 15 km west of Condom. [area map]
Sarrant 40 km northwest of Toulouse; 30 km southeast of Lectoure (another Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Pyrenees Region, Department 46 Lot
Autoire 15 km northeast of Gramat; beside Loubressac (another Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Capdenac-le-Haut (since 2010)
Cardaillac 8 km north of Figeac; 4 km northeast of Fons; 10 km southeast of Lacapelle-Marival (another Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Carennac On the Dordogne, 20 km north of Gramat; 20 km east of Souillac; 8 km northwest of Loubressac and Autoire (two other Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Lacapelle-Marival (ex Plus Beaux Village) [area map]
Loubressac 15 km northeast of Gramat; beside Autoire (another Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Saint Cirq-Lapopie 20 km east of Cahors. [area map]
Pyrenees Region, Department 81 Tarn
Castelnau-de-Montmiral 25 km west of Albi. 10 km northwest of Gaillac, 10 km southeast of Puycelsi-Grésigne (two other Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Lautrec 15 km northwest of Castres. [area map]
Monestiés (since 2001)
Puycelsi-Grésigne 30 km east of Montauban. 8 km southast of Bruniquel, 15 km northwest of Castelnau-de-Montmiral (two other Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Pyrenees Region, Department 82 Tarn-et-Garonne
Auvillar On the Garonne, 15 km west of Moissac; 30 km southeast of Agen. [area map]
Bruniquel In the Gorges de l'Aveyron; 25 km east of Montauban. 8 km northwest of Puycelsi-Grésigne, 15 km northwest of Castelnau-de-Montmiral (two other Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Lauzerte 15 km north of Moissac. [area map]
Rhone-Alpes Region, Department 01 Ain
Pérouges 30 km northeast of Lyon. [area map]
Rhone-Alpes Region, Department 07 Ardèche
Balazuc On the Ardèche 10 km south of Aubenas. 5 km northeast of Vogüé (another Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Vogüé On the Ardèche 15 km south of Aubenas. 5 km southwest of Balazuc (another Plus Beaux Villages de France). [area map]
Rhone-Alpes Region, Department 26 Drôme
La Garde-Adhémar 5 km north of St Paul-Trois-Chateaux; 30 km north of Orange. [area map]
Mirmande 15 km northeast of Montélimar; 15 km southwest of Crest; 5 km northeast of Les Tourrettes. [area map]
Montbrun-les-Bains 10 km north of Sault. [area map]
Le Pöet-Laval 20 km east of Montélimar; 25 km south of Crest. [area map]
Rhone-Alpes Region, Department 38 Isère
Saint Antoine-l'Abbaye (since 2009)
Rhone-Alpes Region, Department 42 Loire
Sainte Croix-en-Jarez 10 km east of St Chamond; 20 km southwest of Vienne. [area map]
Rhone-Alpes Region, Department 69 Rhône
Oingt (since 2007)
Rhone-Alpes Region, Department 73 Savoie
Bonneval-sur-Arc 10 km south of Val-d'Isère; 30 km east of Pralognan-la-Vanoise; 20 km northeast of Lac du Mont Cenis. [area map]
Rhone-Alpes Region, Department 74 Haute-Savoie
Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval 15 km east of Cluses. [area map]
Yvoire Lake-side village on Lac Léman; 10 km west of Thonon-les-Bains; 25 km northeast of Geneva (Switzerland). [area map]