5 Iconic Road Trips Through the French Countryside (Mr & Mrs Smith)
Sheep amble on hillsides, dirt roads lead to family-owned cheese farms, people actually do bike with baguettes in their baskets – the idyllic French countryside of your lavender-scented fantasies is most definitely out there. Sure, you’ll get there quicker if you take the train from one city to the next (all hail Le TGV), but the most memorable discoveries are made when you hit the road, get a little lost and take the time to explore the French countryside as it was meant to be seen – from behind the wheel of a Citroën 2CV.
Even if you can’t get your hands on a vintage deux chevaux, the following five French road trips have the sights and scenery to more than make up for it. (continued…)