Aiguèze

the perfect south of france road trip

the perfect south of france road trip

Exactly a year ago, we were in the middle of an 11-day road trip around the South of France.  It was an absolutely massive undertaking to plan, inspired by cheap flights from Madrid to Toulouse and Lonely Planet's France's Best Trips book.  I pieced together many of the different road trip itineraries in the book and added in some additional stops based on blogs and sites I'd read online.  The final plan was very ambitious and had us covering quite a bit of southern France, but the end result was...fabulous (if I do say so myself).  Now, when I think about going anywhere in Europe on vacation, a few places come to mind, and the South of France is without a doubt at the top of that list.

aiguèze, france

aiguèze, france

To be honest, as I was going through my notes and pictures from our trip and I saw the name of this village, I didn't recognize it at all.  I figured it was one we decided not to stop in as that definitely happened due to overplanning and time constraints throughout the trip, but once I looked at a few more pictures, I started remembering the town, even if the name still sounds completely foreign to me...and because my French is so abysmal, I hardly know where to start on trying to pronounce it.