Rochefort-en-Terre (Brittany), elected the favorite village of French people

Tuesday, June 7, 2016, upon issuance of the Favorite Village, Stéphane Bern announced the winner village.

After all the votes of users and dissemination of all reports on competing 13 villages, the village of Rochefort-en-Terre, boiling, was awarded the title of Favorite Village 2016. To relive the announcement of the results, visit the website of France 3 Bretagne / émission / Village Préféré

An honor for this small Breton village, located in the heart of Morbihan, who maintains its riches for years and already earned the title of most beautiful villages in France, City of Character and Flowered Village with 4 flowers.

The mayor of Rochefort-en-Terre, Jean-François Humeau, is glad such a spotlight on his village: “We previously hosted 500,000 to 600,000 visitors. In 2017, we will host nearly 1.2 million and then we will come down again between 30 and 50%. But we will remain 900 000 visitors. It’s still huge. ”

Recognized, appreciated and loved by all its inhabitants and passing travelers, Rochefort-en-Terre is known for its stone houses carved into the surrounding sandstone, slate roofs and multicolored flowers in profusion. Its artisans are the soul of this village that knows how to welcome travelers from around the world. It is not unusual to see Spanish, English, Dutch and also Japanese, Australians, Koreans, Americans, Brazilians …

Frenchy Travel, whose headquarters is in Rochefort-en-Terre, is proud to highlight his village. The French incoming agency is also very grateful for the initiative of such issue to discover the regions of France and heritage that constitute the wealth of our territory. So it is with great interest that we followed the presentation of all the villages representing 13 French regions.

In 2016, the French villages selected were :

Arbois, region Franche-Comté-Bourgogne

Candé-Saint-Martin, region Centre-Val de Loire

Courances, region Île-de-France

Gordes, region Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur

Béhurad, region Pays de la Loire

Montreuil-sur-Mer, region Hauts-de-France

Nonza, region Corse

Plombières-les-Bains, region région Grand-Est

Rocamadour, region Languedoc Roussillon Midi-Pyrénées

Rochefort-en-Terre, region Bretagne

Sare, region Aquitaine Limousin Poitou-Charente

Varengeville-sur-Mer, region Normandie

Vogüé, region Auvergne Rhône-Alpes