Saint Antoine l’Abbaye (38 Isère, ARA) is classified as one of the most Beautiful Villages (un des plus Beaux Villages de France) and holds it annual Truffle Fair and Market on 15 January 2017:

truflfe market posterFrom about twenty kilometers from Romans-sur-Isère, in the heart of an undulating landscape, the abbey of Saint-Antoine watches over the village. Close to the imposing monument, considered as one of the most beautiful gothic heritage of the region, this medieval site shows different faces : the modest half-timbered houses of the suburb, the shopping quarter with its covered market, the small alleys leading to the top of the village and the rich residences with its mullioned windows…


Lo0cated to the north-east of Valance and the A7 autoroute (l’autoroute du Soleil), this pretty village which was once the home to Benedictine monks is worth a detour.

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Now available: The Official Guide to the Most Beautiful Villages of France

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