Saint Guilhem le Desert: a gorgeous UNESCO village in South France

saint guilhem le desert

  Nestled in the valley of the Gellone river in the Montpellier region of France, you’ll find the magnificent medieval village of Saint Guilhem le Desert. The village is a UNESCO world heritage site, and part of the pilgrim route to Saint Jaques de Compostelle (Galicia, Spain).   Why visit Saint Guilhem le Desert? This ancient village is so picturesque that you’ll probably have to pinch yourself when you see it, just to check you aren’t dreaming! Winding cobbled laneways and beautiful painted doorways make this place a very romantic spot. The narrow little streets are dotted with art and … Continue reading