France is one of those countries where you can explore vast amounts of narrow streets and alleys thanks to the many strategically built cities. Therefore it is no surprise that quite often one can find the most charming cobblestone paths in the old town centres. Today they serve as tourist magnets, overpriced restaurant miles, claustrophobia-causing housing quarters or creative refuge for many artists, artisans and traders.
Here is my personal selection of the 12 most beautiful French alleys I was able to discover during the past 12 months:
Which French alleys would you recommend?
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